Judicial Standards And Accountability Bill

  • Media should hold itself back a bit: Khurshid 16-10-2011 10:55 AM

    New Delhi: Media should "hold itself back a bit", says Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid, reflecting growing concern over "trial by the media". Arguments are going on in the Supreme Court in the 2G matter and later the same matter gets discussed in TV studios with one particular anchor playing...
  • Judges must declare their assets: Bill 30-08-2011 07:33 AM

    New Delhi: A Standing Committee report on the Judicial Accountability Bill was presented in Parliament on Tuesday. According to the Bill, judges should restrain from making unwarranted comments against constitution statutory body while hearing cases. The judgement is regarding the need to change behaviour of judges within the purview of...
  • Cabinet approves judicial accountability bill 05-10-2010 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has approved Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill, 2010 on Tuesday. A five-member oversight committee, headed by a former Chief Justice of India, to be formed as part of the Judicial Standards and Accontablity Bill approved by the cabinet, will look into complaints of misconduct by...