Speaking at a conference of Chief Justices at Sochi in Russia, CJI Justice Ranjan Gogoi pointed out the need of judiciary to stand up to populist forces and protect Constitutional ethos from being desecrated. Stating independence...
The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a PIL on 24 June seeking steps to prevent wildfires in Uttarakhand. The PIL sought urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife, and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand....
On June 1 2016, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) suspended the FCRA registration of Lawyers Collective (LC), a prominent association of lawyers, for 6 months. Senior Advocate Indira Jaising is its Secretary while...
Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) M.N. Venkatachaliah here on Thursday emphasized the need for the Election Commissioners to be appointed by a system of collegium comprising of the Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition,...
A petition was filed by advocates Manohar Pratap and Sanpreet Singh Ajmani, members of Youth Bar Association in the wake of the death of 126 children in Bihar in the past week due to the...
Protector of Fundamental Rights Supreme Court has been rightly said as the guardian of the constitution as it safeguards the fundamental right of the citizens. And this we all recently saw in the two cases concerned...
A Supreme Court Vacation Bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant is going to hear today (18/06/2019) a PIL filed seeking security for doctors in government hospitals across the nation. The PIL was filed by...
The Karnataka High Court, through a notification circular released by its Registrar (Vigilance) has banned the use of mobile phones by its Judicial officers while sitting on the dais of the court. The circular also...
“We are in the era of paid and fake news" remarked Justice A K Sikri on how the media undergone a complete transformation in the digital age. Justice Sikri delivered a speech on "Freedom of press...
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said that litigation fees should not create a divide between the haves and the have-nots — between litigants who can afford and those who cannot afford the considerable fees....