High Court Judge
16 Mar 2019
The Rajasthan HC has recently ruled out against the state government for taking action against two government employees for having an extra-marital affair.
18 Feb 2019
In a worrisome news, an unidentified man made calls to two High Court judges impersonating as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, recently.
01 Jan 2019
Thottathil B Radhakrishnan today took over as the first Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court, which came into existence on the first day of 2019.
03 Nov 2018
The Allahabad High Court, today, stayed admissions till November 12 in Ayurveda and Unani colleges through NEET on the basis of lowered percentage marks.
28 Oct 2018
The Supreme Court is likely to hear Monday a batch of pleas challenging the Allahabad HC's 2010 verdict by which the disputed land on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid area in Ayodhya was divided into three parts.
12 Oct 2018
Having scorched media and entertainment, and having touched industry, the #MeToo fire has now spread to the Indian judiciary.
12 Oct 2018
Two days after taking charge on October 5, newly-appointed CJI, Justice Ranjan Gogoi reportedly held a video conference with chief justices and senior judges of various high courts, asking them to focus on getting work done, clearing pending cases, and combating corruption in the judiciary.
16 Sep 2018
Given the current rate at which new judges are being appointed in all the 24 High Courts, and accounting that 75-85 judges retire every year, it's estimated to take at least 15 years for filling up the currently existing 427 vacancies.
04 Aug 2018
"Hooliganism has to be the last thing in Bengaluru," thundered Karnataka HC Chief justice yesterday, while taking serious note on the attack on BBMP workers and officials who were removing illegal hoardings in Ramamurthynagar on Thursday.
04 Aug 2018
Justice Geeta Mittal was today appointed as the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, becoming the first woman judge in the history to head it, according to the law ministry notifications.
20 Jul 2018
Highlighting the need to enable women breastfeed in public, Delhi HC recently asked the Central and state authorities to provide facilities for the same.
20 Jul 2018
The Central government has rejected a recommendation of the SC collegium to appoint Aniruddha Bose, a judge of the Calcutta HC, as the chief justice of the Delhi HC.
17 May 2018
A 48-year-old woman has appealed to the Karnataka High Court to strike down a government order that is preventing her from donating one of her kidneys to a family friend.
31 Jan 2018
The President has finally approved massive hikes for judges of the Supreme Court (SC) and the 24 high courts (HC), a nearly 200% rise.
30 Jan 2018
Having found merit in allegations related to a medical scam against Allahabad HC Justice SN Shukla, CJI Dipak Misra has paved the way for his removal.
11 Jan 2018
Senior advocate Indu Malhotra has made history.
21 Dec 2017
A special CBI court led by Judge Om Prakash Saini acquitted politicians A Raja, Kanimozhi and others in the 2G spectrum allocation case.
14 Nov 2017
The SC rejected a plea filed by lawyer Kamini Jaiswal requesting a court-monitored SIT for investigating an alleged bribery racket involving judges.
06 Nov 2017
Judges of the SC and 24 HCs will now get raised dearness allowance (DA) in accordance with the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission (CPC).
01 Sep 2017
On 31 August, Delhi High Court judges conducted a surprise inspection of the six district courts in New Delhi.
25 Aug 2017
Fifteen years after the crime, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted for sexually exploiting two female followers at his Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters in Sirsa in 2002.
13 Aug 2017
The Indian judiciary is facing an acute shortage of judges; in January, an SC report said that district courts across the country were short of about 5,000 judicial officers.
17 Jul 2017
A probe against two sitting Odisha High Court judges saw the name of a senior Supreme Court Justice crop up during the course.
06 Jul 2017
The SC justified a six-month jail term awarded to the controversial Justice CS Karnan, who they said "turned the judicial system into a laughing stock".
21 Jun 2017
The SC has refused to suspend a six-month jail term for former Calcutta HC judge CS Karnan, who was arrested yesterday after staying in hiding for more than a month.
20 Jun 2017
CS Karnan, a retired Calcutta High Court Justice, who was in hiding since 9 May was arrested today.
12 Jun 2017
Justice CS Karnan, a man of many firsts, breaks another record today: he is now the first HC judge to retire while absconding.
10 Jun 2017
A Hyderabad HC judge, while dismissing the case of a cattle trader whose 63 cows and 2 bulls were seized said that cows were "sacred national wealth".
07 Jun 2017
The SC has denied relief to Justice CS Karnan, who has been sentenced to six-month imprisonment for contempt of court.
01 Jun 2017
The Law Ministry recently notified the appointment of 14 additional judges to the Bombay High Court, after President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent.
12 May 2017
After being charged with contempt of court on Tuesday, Calcutta HC judge Justice CS Karnan moved the Supreme Court to recall the 9th May order, saying it was "illegal."
09 May 2017
Taking suo moto cognizance of several letters written by Justice Karnan against judges in the Madras HC and the SC, the SC held him guilty of contempt of court.
07 May 2017
Leila Seth, eminent jurist, India's first female Chief Justice of a High Court and mother of famous author Vikram Seth died from a cardiac arrest on Saturday night.
25 Apr 2017
Big B had once said on silver screen, "I can talk English, I can walk English.. I can run English, because English is such a funny language."
22 Apr 2017
When an SC bench received a judgement from a Himachal Pradesh judge, they could only stare in bemusement.
17 Apr 2017
The Supreme Court Collegium has cleared 51 names for appointments as judges to 10 high courts in India. The announcement was made shortly after finalizing the memorandum of procedure for the appointment of judges to constitutional courts.
15 Mar 2017
Sources said the Supreme Court has finalized the memorandum of procedure (MoP) for appointing judges to constitutional courts.
20 Nov 2016
The Collegium presided by the Chief Justice of India reiterated its appointment of 43 HC judges.
11 Nov 2016
The government has informed the Supreme Court that 34 out of 77 names put up for High Court appointments have been approved; it added that the remaining 43 names have been sent back to the collegium.
29 Oct 2016
The Supreme Court reprimanded the Modi government of "stalling" the appointments of high court judges.