A three-judge bench headed by CJI NV Ramana also questioned the government over not arresting the accused against whom FIR has been lodged in connection with the violence.
Supreme Court Judge P S Narasimha said large number of laws and interpretations from last 70 years need a relook.
Chief Justice of India N V Ramana exhorted upon women lawyers that reservation is a ‘matter of right, and not a matter a charity’ to them.
While observing that "Cherry-Picking" was done in Tribunal appointments, the Supreme Court pulled up centre after it also missed the deadline for appointments. Important tribunals in the country are facing a shortage of presiding officers, judicial and technical members.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that a committee of domain experts will be constituted and its report would be made available to the Supreme Court.
Justices Soumitra Saikia, Parthivjyoti Saikia and S Hukato Swu would get permanent appointments.
Following the Allahabad High Court Verdict in 1975, Emergency was imposed in the country.
Chief Justice of India N V Ramana administered the oath of office to the new judges in a swearing-in ceremony
The Collegium has recommended elevation of three women judges to the apex judiciary, including that of Justice B.V. Nagarathna, who could, even if just for a month, become the country’s first woman CJI in 2027 if the Centre clears her appointment.
CJI Ramana said the process of judges' appointment is 'sacrosanct and has dignity attached to it'
Speaking at an event organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association to mark 75 years of independence, NV Ramana said that the absence of quality debate leaves many aspects of laws unclear and increases the burden on courts.
Chief Justice of India N V Ramana said custodial torture and other police atrocities still prevail in India and batted for a nationwide effort for the 'sensitisation of police officers'.
A two-judge bench consisting of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justice Surya Kant will be hearing the petitions by senior journalists N Ram, Sashi Kumar, and politician John Brittas.
Additional District Judge Uttam Anand was killed on Wednesday during his morning walk after being hit by a rogue autorickshaw near the district court in Dhanbad.
High time for de-mystifying justice delivery system, says CJI on live streaming of court proceedings
Asking if India still needed the colonial-era law, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana sought a Centre on pleas including the one filed by the Editors Guild of India challenging the validity of the provision.
A former journalist, Chief Justice Ramana said during the launch of an application for granting access of virtual proceedings of the Supreme Court to media persons.
Justice NV Ramana was sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind in Rashtrapati Bhawan, earlier today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Governor of Uttarakhand, Lt General Gurmit Singh (Retd) in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Surya Kiran fighters of Indian Air Force flypast over the city as part of the celebrations of the golden jubilee of victory over Pakistan during Bangladesh war in 1971, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Farmers block railway tracks as part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's 'Rail Roko' protest demanding the dismissal and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Oct. 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, in...PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, right, and his wife Kyoko Jaishankar sign a guestbook during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo
Policemen carry an activist of Congress party's youth wing during a protest against recent killings of civilians in Kashmir, in New Delhi.AP Photo/Manish Swarup
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
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