CJI faces revolt from four senior most SC judges

CJI faces revolt from four senior most SC judges

(L-R) Justices Kurian Joseph, Jasti Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi and Madan Lokur address the media at a news conference in New Delhi, India January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer   New Delhi, January 12 (IANS) Divisions in the Supreme Court burst out in the open on Friday when four senior most judges took an unprecedented step of addressing […]

Constitution expects mutual respect between government, courts: CJI

New Delhi, November 26 (IANS) Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Sunday said that government and courts are bonded by the principle of the constitutional sovereignty which expects that the institutions must function with a sense of mutual respect without any claim for supremacy.   “Constitution expected that the institutions must function with a […]

India needs to develop skills among youth: CJI

Shimla, August 20 (IANS) India needs to develop skills among the youth and undergo reforms in the land and market laws that unproductively freeze agricultural land and produce markets, Chief Justice of India Justice T.S. Thakur said here on Saturday.   Moreover, increase in suicide by farmers and resurgence cannot sit together, he said.   […]

Clearing backlog of cases national challenge for judiciary: CJI

Shimla, August 19 (IANS) Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur on Friday said that clearing the huge backlog of cases across the country was a national challenge for the judiciary, and pointed out that such backlog attracts criticism for the entire judicial system.   “Eighty per cent of the backlog is mostly in Uttar Pradesh, […]

India must be aware of emerging international law: CJI

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Chief Justice of India T.S.Thakur on Saturday stressed that in the ever-shrinking world, “we must be aware of the international law” and deal with the emerging scenarios.   “We must be aware of what is happening in the world, prepare for it with an ability to deal with them,” the […]

India needs more judges, pleads CJI; Modi promises action

India needs more judges, pleads CJI; Modi promises action

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Chief Justice T.S. Thakur on Sunday made an emotive appeal to the government to have more judges to ensure justice for all, prompting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to say he will tackle “the serious concerns”.   Addressing a conference of chief ministers, chief justices of high courts and Supreme Court […]

No financial misdemeanour evidence against ex-CJI: Centre to SC

New Delhi, November 17 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the probe by the Income Tax department into allegations that the kith and kin of former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan had amassed wealth during his tenure has found no substance.   Informing the bench of Justice Dipak Misra and […]