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Judges
India  /  Published 21.04.21

SC nod to HC on ad hoc judges

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a slew of directions to the Centre for expediting appointment of judges besides exercising its extraordinary powers to permit appointment of retired judges as ad ho...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.03.21

SC plan for ad hoc HC judges

The Supreme Court on Thursday said it was open to the direct appointment of ad hoc judges in various high courts to tide over the backlog of over 3.51 crore cases. Of these, over 80 lakh cases are pe...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.02.21

40 judge seats vacant in Calcutta HC

Calcutta High Court has the second highest number of vacant judge’s posts among high courts — 40 vacancies against a sanctioned strength of 72. Allahabad High Court tops the list with 64 ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Settle judge choice row, HC to state

The state law department should settle its disputes regarding appointment of judges for subordinate courts with the high court administration, Calcutta High Court said on Tuesday.“Filling up vacant ...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.19

Drivers on strike, judges walk to work in Durgapur

Eleven judges and magistrates have been walking 1km from their quarters to the Durgapur sub-divisional magistrate’s court for the past two days because the drivers of their cars have struck work.The...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

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 in

India  /  Published 31.07.19

Bill on more Supreme Court judges

The Union cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to introduce a bill to increase the number of Supreme Court judges to 34 from the existing sanctioned strength of 31.Information and broadcasting mini...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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