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Tag: Indian Judiciary

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Nearly 20% Judges Have No Place To Sit, 42% Courts Lack Toilets: CJI

Of the total sanctioned strength of 24,280 judicial officers in India, there are only 20,143 court halls, including 620 rented premises, and 26 per cent of the court premises have no separate toilets for women and 16 per cent do not even toilets, while only 54 per cent courts have purified drinking water facility.

Maharashtra Tops In Justice Delivery: Report

New Delhi: Maharashtra has topped the list of states in delivering justice to people followed by Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, and Haryana, according to a report by Tata Trusts. Among the small states (where the population is less than one crore each), Goa has topped the list followed by Sikkim and Himachal Pradesh, it said. […]

Judges' vacancies in high courts on the rise: Law Ministry data

New Delhi: While the Supreme Court is working with its full sanctioned strength, vacancy of judges is on the rise in the 25 high courts of the country, according to latest Law Ministry data. The figures released by the ministry on October 1 show that the high courts faced a shortage of 420 judges — […]

Way To Go, Your Lordship!

One does not know if it had anything to do with the open spat over ‘judicial overreach’ between Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and Union Law minister Ravishankar Prasad on the occasion of a Law Day function on Sunday. But the Supreme Court’s sudden rethink today on a set of guidelines to check the […]