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Tag: Judiciary

Chief Justice Of India NV Ramana
20 judges per 10 lakh population is alarmingly low: Chief Justice

Chief Justice of India (CJI) N.V. Ramana on Saturday said it is only the judicial process that is adversarial, and not the judges or their judgments, and also pointed out that 20 judges per 10 lakh population was alarmingly low.

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Centre Likely To Make Fresh Attempt To Reach Consensus With States For An All-India Judicial Service

The central government feels that a properly framed All India Judicial Service is important to strengthen the overall justice delivery system of the country.

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Judiciary Must Remain Free From Political Pressures, Can't Have Dual System: SC

India can't have a dual judicial system -- one for the rich and the other for the poor, said the apex court.

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 […]

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Prevailing situation in Supreme Court is 'disastrous': Ex-CJI R M Lodha

  New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Tuesday termed the prevailing situation in the apex judiciary as “disastrous” and said though the CJI is the master of roster, the allocation of cases has to be “fair and in the interest of the institution”. Asserting that the “independence of judiciary is non-negotiable”, […]

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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 […]

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Wheels of Justice Must Move Faster

Two decisions in two days by the higher judiciary have reaffirmed the common man’s faith in the country’s much reviled judicial system. In the first verdict on Thursday, the Bombay High Court not only upheld the conviction of 11 men for gang raping Bilkis Bano, a five-month pregnant Muslim woman fleeing from the worst ever […]

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