Opinion  /  Published 17.09.19

Judicial transfers should be made transparent

In 1981, when the chief justice of Patna High Court, K.B.N. Singh, was transferred to the Madras High Court, he challenged his transfer order in the Supreme Court. He alleged that the transfer was pun...
By Arghya Sengupta

India  /  Published 04.10.19

Suspense continues on judge

The Centre has cleared the appointment of chief justices of seven high courts but refrained from taking any decision on the elevation of Justice Akil Kureshi.The Supreme Court collegium had initially ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

World  /  Published 23.11.18

Boast and roast on Trump's Thanksgiving menu

President Donald Trump used a Thanksgiving Day call to troops deployed overseas to pat himself on the back and air grievances about the courts, trade and migrants heading to the US-Mexico border.Trump...
By AP in Palm Beach (Florida)

India  /  Published 04.03.19

Supreme Court proposal: re-appoint ex-judges

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the rare step of re-appointing retired judges after it received “adverse reports” against every nominee for the high courts in Telangana and Andhra Prad...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.12.19

Cops 'abruptly withdraw' security to retired Kerala HC judge

The Kerala police on Saturday 'abruptly withdrew' security provided to retired High Court judge Justice B. Kemal Pasha, who had been vocal against the CPI(M)-led LDF government's 'failure' in handling...
By PTI in Kochi


Opinion  /  Published 25.07.19

Decolonizing the language of the courtroom

The relationship between equality and authority — whether among citizens or institutions — has always been a complicated one. On the face of it, both notions are seemingly at odds with each other,...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 09.09.19

Supreme Court damages for sacked judge

The Supreme Court has awarded Rs 20 lakh as compensation to a former Gujarat district judge on the ground that he had been erroneously removed from service on unsubstantiated charges of corruption.A b...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.07.19

Brahmins should be at the helm: Judge

A Kerala High Court judge has claimed that Brahmins “should always be at the helm of affairs” because of their “certain distinct” qualities but insisted he was not expressing any opinion.Justi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

World  /  Published 22.11.18

Trump spars with chief justice over 'Obama judge'

President Donald Trump and Chief Justice John Roberts clashed in an extraordinary public dispute over the independence of America's judiciary, with Roberts bluntly rebuking the President for denouncin...
By AP in Washington

India  /  Published 29.08.19

Rein on judge who stunned judiciary

An 11-judge bench of Patna High Court has withdrawn all cases from a fellow judge who ordered a CBI investigation into alleged corruption in Bihar’s lower judiciary.The judge, Justice Rakesh Kumar, ...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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