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Amy Coney Barrett Takes Oath To Join US Supreme Court

Oct 27, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

A conservative, Barrett fills the vacancy created by the September death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who led the court's liberal voting bloc.

The Judiciary Faces A Crisis Of Character: Retired Justice Ranjit Singh

Oct 16, 2020 Ranjit Singh

'Judges are more often bribed by their ambition and loyalty rather than by money', says Retired Justice Ranjit Singh.


Certain Media Reportage Forbidden In Pending Cases, Attorney General Tells SC

Attorney General K K Venugopal was appearing before a bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar to assist it in the hearing of the 2009 contempt case against activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan and journalist Tarun Tejpal.

AP High Court Orders FIR Against YSR Cong Leaders

Oct 12, 2020 PTI

The court took serious note of the anti-judiciary remarks made by the Speaker, Deputy CM, and others in the ruling party in the state


Judges Becoming Victims Of 'Juicy Gossips', Says SC Judge NV Ramana

Justice Ramana said that life of a judge is no better than others and there has been a misunderstanding that 'judges lead a life of luxury in their ivory towers'.

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09 September, 2020

Examining The Special Prosecution Needs Of Criminal Justice

Chitrakshi Jain

The office of prosecution is often neglected in conversations about criminal justice reform.


05 September, 2020

‘Dangerous’ Jurisdiction When Judges Act In Their Own Cause: Prashant Bhushan

Syed Saad Ahmed

Prashant Bhushan said that scandalising the court or lowering the authority of the court is the problematic part of the contempt case as that is directly in conflict with freedom of speech.


30 May, 2020

Fault Lines Of India's Criminal Justice System: Warning Bells And The Way Forward

Joysheel Shrivastava

The criminal justice system is an integral part of the democratic setup. Therefore, it is imperative that comprehensive steps are taken to make the system more effective.


07 May, 2020

Judges Cannot Live In Ivory Towers, Must Ensure Justice To Poor: Retiring SC Jurist Deepak Gupta

PTI

Justice Gupta, who superannuated on Wednesday became the first judge in the history of the Supreme Court to be given farewell through video conferencing due to the lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, said that judges have to identify the problems and deal with them.


30 April, 2020

Digital Courts: Are We Really Availing Infinite Possibilities Of Technology?

Prashant Nadaraj

'The game of catch-up being played right now has uncovered the fault lines in the system. A reactionary approach can at best serve short term needs.'


14 March, 2020

Intelligence Bureau Jeopardizes Independence Of Judiciary

Utsav Singh Bains

The misuse of the Intelligence Bureau to intimidate independent judges like Justice Muralidhar is worrying and an attack on the independence of the judiciary.


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27 February, 2020

S Muralidhar, Judge Hearing Delhi Riots Case, Transferred To Punjab & Haryana HC

Outlook Web Bureau

A government notification about the transfer was issued on Wednesday which said that after consultation with Chief Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday transferred Justice S Muralidhar, judge of Delhi High Court, as Judge of Punjab and Haryana High court.


24 January, 2020

54 Cases, 426 Murdered And None Convicted: How Police, Judiciary Ensured 1984 Rioters Are Not Punished

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

The SIT concluded that the “lack of interest shown by the police...” during the early stages and the manner in which judges “routinely” handed out acquittals to accused ensured that “there is no possibility of further investigation” in any of the 199 cases it scrutinized.


07 December, 2019

Justice Loses Its Character When It Becomes Revenge: CJI S A Bobde A Day After Hyderabad Encounter

PTI

CJI S A Bobde says justice is never ought to be instant, and must never ever take the form of revenge


28 August, 2019

Justice Sunil Gaur, Who Rejected Chidambaram's Bail Plea, Appointed Chairperson Of PMLA Appellate Tribunal

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi High Court judge, who replaces Justice Manmohan Singh as the chairperson, had kept his verdict on Chidambaram's plea reserved for seven months and pronounced the judgment just 72 hours before he retired.


13 August, 2019

Court Cancels Bail Of 3 UP Cops For Allegedly Framing, Murdering Unnao Rape Survivor's Father

PTI

Earlier in the day, the court framed charges against expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar and others for the alleged murder of the Unnao rape survivor's father in judicial custody.


22 June, 2019

CJI Gogoi Writes To PM Modi, Seeks Increase In Number Of Supreme Court Judges

Outlook Web Bureau

CJI Ranjan Gogoi, who wrote three letters to PM Narendra Modi, said there was a pendency of 58,669 cases in the top court and the number was increasing due to the filing of more fresh cases.


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19 June, 2019

'Independence Of Judiciary Not A One-Time Pill,' Says CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Outlook Web Bureau

Stressing the need for nurturing the leadership in judiciary, CJI Ranjan Gogoi said the institution should endeavour towards protecting Constitutional ethos, even during trying times.


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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after scoring a point against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.

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Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

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