Tag Archives: judges

Medical college bribe case: Damage done, outcome does not matter, says SC

Verdict today; bench asks if petition amounts to forum shopping, contempt Attorney General of India K K Venugopal told the Supreme Court Monday that developments in the wake of two petitions seeking an SIT probe into alleged judicial corruption involving ...

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Pro bono criterion for judges too?

Govt. encourages pro bono lawyering, says Ravi Shankar Prasad Taking its cue from the Supreme Court’s guidelines issued last Thursday which stated that a lawyer should have fought a certain number of cases pro bono (free of cost) in order to be ...

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Unfair to say we have pro-government judges: Supreme Court bench

Harish Salve, who is an amicus curiae in the case, said people holding high offices like ministers cannot make irresponsible statements on matters under investigation. A hearing in the Supreme Court Thursday on a petition dealing with irresponsible remarks by ...

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Vacancies of judges in SC rise to six

As Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant retired on Tuesday, the strength of the Supreme Court has come down to 25 judges from 31. One of the top-most priorities before newly appointed Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra will be to fill ...

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Triple Talaq: 5 Judges, 5 Faiths, What They Said

The constitution bench of the Supreme Court heard seven petitions filed by Muslim women challenging the 1,400-year-old practice of triple talaq, including by one who was divorced on WhatsApp. NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court today declared in a majority judgement that ...

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