West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.22

HC: 9 judges sworn in

The active strength of judiciary at the Calcutta High Court rose to 54, the highest in several decades according to senior advocates, with the swearing-in of nine new judges on Wednesday. The High Co...
By PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 12.08.22

CBI gets custody of accused duo in SSC hiring scam

An investigator said old records had been “deliberately wiped off” to remove the trail of crime. Sinha and Saha have been charged with issuing fake recommendation letters to undeserving c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 28.11.21

Kovind prod on case backlog

President R.M. Kovind on Saturday said the independence of the judiciary was “non-negotiable” but expressed concern at the huge backlog of cases, which he said affected the country’s...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.11.21

High Courts get new judges

A little over 110 new judges have been appointed to various high courts so far this year, sources aware of the procedure of appointment to the higher judiciary have said. In 2016, a record 126 high co...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.09.21

Four HCs to get new judges

The Supreme Court collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana, has recommended 16 names for elevation as judges of the high courts of Bombay, Gujarat, Orissa and Punjab and Haryana. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 19.09.21

Govt yet to take call on judges

 The government is yet to take a call on the recommendations made by the Supreme Court collegium on appointing a total of 68 judicial officers and advocates as judges of various high courts, sour...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.21

Letters to the Editor: Golden grease

Sir — The Supreme Court judge, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, has highlighted the special duty of public intellectuals to “question the state” and sustain democracy. However, the ability ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 05.09.21

SC: Judges chosen on merit basis

The process of appointment of judges to high courts is through a well-established process where the HC collegium considers seniority, merit and all inputs received by the government, the Supreme Court...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.09.21

Modi alerted to CVC vacuum

A group of former judges, advocates and activists have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to express grave concern over the failure to appoint the chairperson and a vigilance commissioner of the ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.09.21

Nine Supreme Court judges sworn in

Nine new judges were sworn in to the Supreme Court on Tuesday by Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana who administered the oath of office and secrecy at a solemn function held at the auditorium of the n...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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