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  • Government expedites efforts to select members of Lokpal committee 04-03-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has expedited efforts to select seven members and chairperson of the Search Committee for Lokpal, official sources said. However, the government may not be able to select chairperson and members for the anti-graft body before Lok Sabha polls following refusal of...
  • Centre to seek review of SC verdict on commuting death sentence 29-01-2014 08:51 PM

    New Delhi: In a clear signal that the apex court's verdict holding that death sentence of condemned prisoner can be commuted to life due to delay in deciding mercy plea is not acceptable to it, the Centre on Wednesday said that it is considering to seek review of the judgement....
  • CJI inaugurates 2,648 village legal services clinics 24-01-2014 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: In a significant step to bring legal services to the doorsteps of people, nearly 2,648 legal clinics were opened on Friday in villages across the country to ensure that no citizen "starves from hunger of justice". The Chief Justice of India Justice P Sathasivam on Friday inaugurated the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-11-2013 11:30 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is it difficult for women to speak out in sexual harassment cases involving the powerful? 12-11-2013 10:53 PM

    In a shocking case in Delhi, a custodian of law has allegedly himself broken the laws. A young lawyer has claimed that a recently retired Supreme Court judge had sexually harassed her when she was interning with him. ...
  • News 360: SC panel to probe allegation of harassment by retired judge 12-11-2013 10:01 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a 3-member committee to be set up to probe allegations of sexual harassment against a former apex court judge. A woman lawyer had in a blog claimed that she was sexually assaulted by the judge in December 2012. ...
  • CJI defends collegium system of appointment of judges 14-09-2013 08:10 PM

    New Delhi: The Chief Justice of India, P Sathasivam, on Saturday defended the collegium system for appointment of judges in higher judiciary but said it is a prerogative of the Centre to bring a bill to change it. "Now as CJI, I am not going into the contents of the...
  • Altamas Kabir demands an apology from CJI P Sathasivam 26-07-2013 04:50 PM

    Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Justice Altamas Kabir said he demands an apology for the CJI's observations against him on case related to a corporate group. ...
  • Don't know if medical entrance order was leaked: Ex-CJI Altamas Kabir 26-07-2013 01:35 PM

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir says he is being wrongly indicted by his successor and has demanded an apology for the observations against him on case related to a corporate group. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Justice Kabir hit out at his successor Chief...
  • Ex-CJI Kabir refutes charges of halting Gujarat HC judge's elevation to SC 24-07-2013 10:55 AM

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India Altamash Kabir on Tuesday rejected charges that he stalled the elevation of Gujarat High Court's Chief Bhaskar Bhattacharya to the Supreme court. Altamash Kabir had been accused of stalling Bhattacharya's elevation to the Supreme court after Bhattacharya had opposed Justice Kabir's sister's elevation...
  • Ex-CJI Altamas Kabir denies allegations by Gujarat HC CJ 23-07-2013 11:34 PM

    New Delhi: Former CJI Altamas Kabir on Tuesday rejected allegations that he had scuttled Gujarat High Court Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya's elevation to the Supreme Court and that he had tried to push the candidature of another High Court judge before his term was to end. He dismissed a charge that...
  • Justice Sathasivam sworn in as the Chief Justice of India 19-07-2013 09:56 AM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday administered the oath of office to Justice P Sathasivam as the Chief Justice of India (CJI). Justice Sathasivam, 64, is the 40th Chief Justice of India (CJI) and the first from Tamil Nadu. He will remain in office till April 26, 2014. He...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 18-07-2013 11:57 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: HRD Ministry had warned Bihar about hygiene issues with mid day meals 18-07-2013 09:02 PM

    The Ministry of Human Resource Development had in April 2013 warned the Bihar government over problems faced by the mid day meal scheme in the state. ...
  • Respond on PIL for norms to restrict hate speeches: SC 08-04-2013 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre on a plea seeking framing of guidelines for restricting hate speeches by politicians and leaders of social and religious organisations. A bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir also issued notices to the Governments of Maharashtra and Andhra...
  • CJI cautions against comments on constitutional authorities 08-04-2013 05:32 AM

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Altamas Kabir on Sunday cautioned judges against interfering in the government's policy matters, unless these were in conflict with the statute, and also against making unnecessary comments on constitutional authorities. "Unnecessary comments should not be made...I agree on that," Chief Justice Kabir said...
  • Convicts' families should be informed about execution in advance: CJI 07-04-2013 11:14 PM

    New Delhi: Amid the controversy over the hanging of Afzal Guru, Chief Justice of India(CJI) Altamas Kabir on Sunday said the families of death row convicts should be informed in advance about their execution. However, he sought to play down the controversy on the issue saying the past incidents should...
  • Delhi gangrape wasn't an isolated incident, says CJI Altamas Kabir 07-04-2013 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Sunday said that the Delhi gangrape incident in December 2012 was not an isolated occurrence and episodes like that happened every day. He added that there can't be knee-jerk reactions to such cases and they need to be tackled in a...
  • We need to strengthen our juvenile justice system: CJI 07-04-2013 02:47 PM

    New Delhi: Stressing the need for strengthening the juvenile justice system, Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Sunday said the country could face chaos if it does not provide adequate protection and care to children, especially those in conflict with law. He voiced concern that despite 42 per cent...
  • PM to inaugurate conference of chief ministers, judges 07-04-2013 08:27 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justice of High Court in Delhi on Sunday. The conference will discuss the ways and means to streamline the justice delivery system in the country. Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice Altamas Kabir will...
  • Gangrape could have been prevented: CJI 03-01-2013 12:37 PM

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