DIPAK MISRA

  • SC pulls up Bihar, Jharkhand for nonpayment of salaries November 23, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Friday came down heavily on Bihar and Jharkhand governments for nonpayment of salaries to employees of two corporations for many years due to differences at the time of Bihar bifurcation driving them to brink of starvation, and directed them to pay the dues. A bench of justices...
  • Juvenile's age should depend on emotional maturity, says Swamy March 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Monday told the Supreme Court that before declaring someone as a juvenile it should be assessed that he or she is "emotionally and intellectually" less than 18 years. Swamy told the apex court bench of Justice KS Radhakrishnan and Justice Dipak Misra that...
  • Speedy justice is a right, says Supreme Court February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Frowning upon routine adjournments, the Supreme Court has said that speedy disposal of cases was the "primary morality of justice and ethical fulcrum of the judiciary". "The foundation of justice, apart from other things, rests on the speedy delineation of the list (of cases) pending in courts," said the...
  • Can't direct suspension of MPs facing criminal cases: SC January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to hear a plea for disqualification of MPs and MLAs chargesheeted for crime against women but agreed to go into issues of fast track trial of rape cases and implementation of laws for safety of women. The apex court, which was hearing...
  • Justice Dipak Misra is new Delhi HC chief justice May 24, 2010

    New Delhi: Adopting a humanitarian approach, Delhi High Court's new Chief Justice Dipak Misra disposed 13 cases on his first day in office Monday. He started hearing cases at 11.15 am and disposed 13 of the 36 cases listed for his court on Monday. Misra advised lawyers to refrain from taking adjournment...