Thursday, April 18, 2024



‘Need to safeguard judiciary from unwarranted pressures’: 21 judges write to CJI Chandrachud alleging efforts to undermine judiciary

The ex-judges pointed to the spread of false theories meant to harm the judiciary's reputation and the "overt and covert attempts to influence judicial outcomes in their favour."

Singham set a wrong precedent by glorifying instant justice by cops: Bombay HC judge says movies show judges as docile, timid and badly dressed

Justice Gautam Patel questioned impatience of public with process of law, and slammed movies like Singham for glorifying instant justice by police

‘No refreshments served, nobody answered phone’: Allahabad HC judge outraged over ‘inconvenience’ during train journey, seeks explanation from railways

The letter further stated that the incident “caused great inconvenience and displeasure to his Lordship. In this regard, the Honourable Judge wishes that explanation may be called from the erring officials of the Railways, the GRP personnel and the pantry car manager.”

SC stays Allahabad HC order to put UP govt secretaries under custody for failing to provide domestic helps for retired judges

On April 4, 2023, the state government was ordered by the high court to implement/notify Rules/Guidelines established by the Chief Justice for providing benefits, including domestic help, to retired judges. However, the court stated on Wednesday that the officers did not comply with the April 4 directive.

On the question of former judges being part of ‘anti-India gang’, Kiran Rijiju says that ‘Centre receives complaints against judges from time to time

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju informed the Rajya Sabha that the Department of Justice receives complaints against sitting and retired Judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts

Supreme Court rejects plea seeking details of Collegium meeting, says only final decision needs to be made public, not discussions

Supreme Court rejects plea to disclose agenda, discussions and resolution of collegium meeting, says only decision is needed to be made public

The history and unconstitutionality of the Collegium system: It is time for our Judiciary to reform before the public loses faith

The Collegium System is an archaic, unconstitutional system that needs to be reformed urgently because law fails when people lose faith

‘Supreme Court showed prejudice in favour of Md Zubair and against Nupur Sharma’: Retired Justice SN Dhingra says judges have no knowledge of criminal...

Retired Justice SN Dhingra said that the Supreme Court bench should have explained its change in position in Nupur Sharma petition

The Judicial Brief: The need for accountability and transparency in the judicial system and imperfections that must be addressed urgently

When judiciary is at the receiving end of mockery, it is a cause of concern. It is an indication that people’s trust in the institution is wavering.

Allahabad High Court rejects petition seeking to open the ‘closed rooms’ of the Taj Mahal, says matter should be left to historians

Dr. Rajneesh Singh had said in his petition that the Taj Mahal is an old Shiva Temple which was known as 'Tejo Mahalaya'.

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