Aug 26, 2021 01:07 PM IST
The Madras High Court has thrown the gauntlet on bringing about independence at the CBI. Will meaningful change happen?
- Aug 20, 2021 08:31 AM IST
The division bench of the court asked the central government to consider putting the CBI on the same footing as the Election Commission of India (ECI) and the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). But that may not be enough
- Aug 19, 2021 03:31 PM IST
The Supreme Court collegium has recommended nine names for appointment to the top court, including one who could become the first female Chief Justice of India, putting the spotlight on the process of selecting members of the higher judiciary
- Aug 16, 2021 02:37 PM IST
The Centre cited threat to national security saying the government cannot be compelled to declare whether Pegasus was procured or not.
- Aug 16, 2021 12:33 PM IST
In its two-page affidavit filed in the Supreme Court, the government also informed the top court that it will soon set up a committee of experts to examine all issues raised in the Pegasus Project row to dispel any wrong narrative spread by certain vested interests.
- Aug 10, 2021 08:46 AM IST
The Supreme Court has said: “Our own suspicion is that some lobbies are working to ensure that these vacancies are not filled"
- Aug 05, 2021 12:31 PM IST
The Court asked the petitioners in the Pegasus Project report case to serve copies of their petitions to the Centre.
- Aug 05, 2021 11:16 AM IST
The petitions will be heard by a Bench of Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and Justice Surya Kant.
- Jul 24, 2021 09:00 PM IST
Three lives, three acts and three genres combine in this narrative set in Auroville. Kapur weaves together memoir, history and ethnography to tell a story of the desire for utopia.
- May 10, 2021 08:38 AM IST
The irony is that the skill for such a plan not only exists in India, but has already been working with the government in another sphere and is now using that model to deliver oxygen
- May 03, 2021 08:24 AM IST
Government should take note of Supreme Court’s posers and make necessary course correction in the COVID vaccination programme
- Apr 26, 2021 08:48 AM IST
The key deficiency of the Indian legal system is the huge backlog of cases – running into millions before all the courts taken together -- and the resultant denial of justice through delay in delivery
- Apr 07, 2021 12:01 PM IST
In the absence of a constitutional provision, the procedure relies on convention. The outgoing CJI recommends his successor – a practice, which is strictly based on seniority
- Mar 09, 2021 12:23 PM IST
A reappraisal of the judgment could mean altering the structure of reservations that has been in place in the country since 1992
- Mar 01, 2021 05:01 PM IST
The personal secretaries of judges have been informed that they can choose between Covaxin or Covishield vaccine and the family members of judges are also included.
- Feb 05, 2021 08:44 AM IST
Commercial disputes often take an inordinately long time to get settled. In particular, India fares extremely poorly in contract enforcement
- Jan 22, 2021 08:33 AM IST
The umbrella body of farm unions on January 21 rejected the government's proposal of putting the implementation of farm laws on hold for 18 months and reiterated that nothing less than repeal of the three farm laws is acceptable to the protesting farmers
- Jan 20, 2021 08:16 PM IST
In the tenth round of talks, while farmer union leaders remained firm on their demand of repealing the three laws, the government offered to stay the implementation of laws. The farmers will discuss the proposal and take a call.
- Jan 20, 2021 09:28 AM IST
The ninth round of talks between the two sides ended on January 15 without any breakthrough with the government refusing to repeal the three laws while insisting on a clause-by-clause discussion
- Jan 15, 2021 05:45 PM IST
Friday's meeting between the two sides was held three days after the Supreme Court order putting a stay on the implementation of the three farm laws until further orders and setting up a committee of agri-experts to speak with both sides. The next meeting will be held on January 19.
- Jan 15, 2021 09:26 AM IST
While the government said it is hopeful of ending the impasse in today’s meeting, farmers are adamant that nothing less than repeal of the three farm laws will end their protest.
- Jan 13, 2021 04:52 PM IST
The Centre argued that defence personnel should continue to be dismissed from service for committing adultery with a colleague’s wife to maintain stability within the Armed Forces.
- Jan 12, 2021 08:18 PM IST
The court said that it is passing the order with the hope and expectation that both parties will take this in the right spirit and attempt to arrive at a fair, equitable and just solution to the problems.
- Jan 12, 2021 09:00 AM IST
During the hearing on January 11, the bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde pulled up the Centre over the handling of the farmers' protest and asked the government, if it would suspend the implementation of the three farm laws or the Court should step in
- Jan 01, 2021 10:35 AM IST
India’s reputation as a justice system to be emulated is taking a hit. The World Justice Project’s Rule of Law index 2020 ranked India at 69 — wedged between Belarus and Burkina Faso, both practically dictatorships