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Tag: Judges

Supreme Court Relaxes Dress Code Requirements For Lawyers For COVID-19

New Delhi: Hours after Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde suggested putting away jackets and long gowns for judges and lawyers during hearings via video conferencing to prevent spread of coronavirus, the Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a formal notification to put the direction into effect. “It is notified for the information of all concerned […]

SC Collegium recommends 2 names for appointment as Orissa High Court Judges

Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court collegium has recommended names of advocate Sanjeeb Kumar Panigrahi and judicial officer Bibhu Prasad Routray to be appointed as Orissa High Court Judges. The names were finalised from a list of recommendees sent by the by the Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court on May 7 in consultation with his […]

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Judges Should Possess Sterling Quality Of Integrity: SC

New Delhi: The judiciary is an institution founded on honesty and integrity, the Supreme Court has said, reasserting that it is necessary judicial officers possess the “sterling quality of integrity” to be able to serve the public. It made the observation while refusing to show any leniency to a Maharashtra-based judicial magistrate, who had challenged […]

'MasterChef Australia' loses its star judges

Los Angeles: After 11 successful seasons, “MasterChef Australia” judges Matt Preston, Gary Mehigan and George Calombaris will not be returning in the next season of the reality TV cookery show. The news of their exit from the show was shared on the official Twitter handle of “MasterChef Australia”. “After 11 sensational seasons, we bid a […]

Duty of judges to show respect to lawyers, says CJI Dipak Misra

  New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today said it was the duty of the judges to show respect to the lawyers despite their age or status. Justice Misra was speaking at a function to bid farewell to Justice R K Agrawal, who retired from the apex court today. “The Supreme Court is […]

7th Pay Commission: SC, HC judges get around 200% salary hike

New Delhi: Supreme Court and high court judges have got a nearly two-fold salary hike with President Ram Nath Kovind giving nod to a bill passed by Parliament in this regard. The Chief Justice of India will now get a monthly salary of Rs 2.80 lakh, up from the present Rs one lakh. Similarly, judges […]

Lawyers cease work in Orissa High Court

Cuttack: High court lawyers have staged cease-work demanding recruitment of judges for the posts lying vacant in the High Court here on Friday. According to reports, they ceased their work from lunch session on Thursday and have not joined back work yet. As per the allegation of the protesting lawyers, the number of judges in […]

Bribery in judges' names: SC sets up bench of 5 snr judges

New Delhi: In an unprecedented development, the Supreme Court today referred to a constitution bench, comprising five senior-most judges, a plea claiming that alleged bribes were being taken using the names of apex court judges promising to secure favourable settlement of a case. Terming as “disturbing” the allegations levelled in CBI’s FIR that also made […]