Judiciary(Search results - 27)
Top Stories2, Dec 2020, 11:51 AM
Amid 'Love Jihad' debate, courts reinforce freedom to choose partner
Even as states like Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have gone ahead with legal options to curb "love Jihad" and with others mulling over taking the same course of action, the judiciary has in the last few days reinforced an individual's freedom and fundamental right to choose a partner. Here are some of the recent judgments by courts across India.
India1, Nov 2020, 1:34 PM
Supreme Court and HCs have 1113 judges; only 80 are women
Andhra Pradesh High Court judge Justice Lalitha Kanneganti urged women lawyers to accept and fight the challenges that came their way. "You need to do that to succeed in this male-dominated profession," she said.
India22, Oct 2020, 9:44 AM
Uddhav Thackeray withdraws general consent to CBI from probing cases in state
The Uddhav Thackeray-led coalition government on Wednesday blocked the central agency from investigating any case in Maharashtra without the prior consent of the state or the permission of the higher judiciary.
WORLD21, Oct 2020, 5:52 PM
Sindh cops revolt against Pakistan army
In a damning indictment of the Pakistan Army and the country's judiciary, the Sindh Bar Council has slammed both establishments over the reported abduction of the inspector general of the Sindh Police.
India12, Oct 2020, 8:37 PM
Andhra HC: People in high posts waging war on judiciary
The bench observed that since April 2020, a new trend has developed in the state to abuse the high court and its judges on different sites of social media and in interviews given to electronic media.
India11, Oct 2020, 12:10 PM
Andhra CM shoots explosive letter to CJI, alleges Justice Ramana of colluding with TDP to topple his govt
Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy’s ongoing confrontation with the higher judiciary took a dramatic turn Saturday evening when he levelled serious allegations against Justice NV Ramana of the Supreme Court – the judge who is due to become the next chief justice of India (CJI) – as well as the chief justice and several other judges of the Andhra high court.
India14, Aug 2020, 12:43 PM
SC holds Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for tweets against Judiciary, CJI SA Bobde
The Supreme Court has held senior advocate Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt of court for his tweets against Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and Supreme Court.
India30, Jul 2020, 1:57 PM
PM Modi, Mauritian counterpart inaugurate new Supreme Court building in Mauritius
The inauguration took place through video conference in the presence of senior members of Judiciary from Mauritius and other dignitaries from both the countries.
India16, May 2020, 12:50 PM
Karnataka's district judiciary, family, labour courts, industrial tribunals to be closed till June 6
With the coronavirus tally breaching 1,000-mark on Friday, the courts in the state have decided to remain closed till June 6, 2020
WORLD17, Mar 2020, 7:00 PM
Coronavirus: Iran releases 85,000 prisoners over deadly virus outbreak
Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said to media that Iran has freed its 85,000 prisoners in response to coronavirus
India2, Mar 2020, 12:06 PM
Don’t delay execution of convicts: Nirbhaya’s mother urges Supreme Court
Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on the curative petition of one of the convicts, Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi has urged the top court to avoid further delay in the execution of the perpetrators, who are scheduled to be hanged on March 3.
SOUTH23, Jun 2018, 6:09 PM
'Higher courts are corrupted,' says Justice Chelamewswar
"If democracy should exist there should be an independent judiciary. Now the Indian judiciary is facing some kind of threat," he said, talking to the media about the issues in the Indian judiciary.
20, May 2018, 11:00 AM
HD Kumaraswamy congratulates the judiciary post Yeddyurappa's resignation
HD Kumaraswamy speaks after staking claim to form the government in Karnataka as part of the Congress-JDS combine