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Pendency In Indian Courts Rising by 2.8% Annually: Report By Delhi-Based Non-Profit

Oct 20, 2021 Jyotika Sood

As of September 15, over 4.5 crore cases were pending across all courts in India. The data collated and analysed, shows that this huge backlog is courtesy of the huge number of vacancies in the Indian judiciary system

Eight Judges Elevated As Chief Justices Of High Courts, Five CJs Transferred

Oct 10, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The list of judges elevated as chief justices includes acting chief justice of the Calcutta High Court Justice Rajesh Bindal. The list of transferred chief justices includes Justice A A Kureshi.


'Rarest Of The Rare Case': UP Man Awarded Death Sentence For Raping And Murdering 5 Month Old Cousin

'In our country, little girls are considered to be incarnations of goddesses and people worship them... In such circumstances, raping and murdering a little girl brings the matter in rarest of the rare cases,' Judge Arvind Mishra said.

Strongly Recommend 50% Reservation In Judiciary For Women Lawyers: CJI

Sep 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Chief Justice of India N V Ramana exhorted upon women lawyers that reservation is a ‘matter of right, and not a matter a charity’ to them.


Kangana Ranaut Files Counter Complaint In Javed Akhtar Defamation Case

She accused him of extortion and criminal intimidation for asking her to apologize to actor Hrithik Roshan. The Mumbai court would have issued an arrest warrant had Kangana skipped this hearing.

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14 September, 2021

Javed Akhtar Defamation Case: Will Issue Warrant If Kangana Does Not Appear In 6 Days, Says Mumbai Court

Outlook Web Desk

The court ruled in the favour of Kangana Ranaut's plea seeking exemption from personal appearance for the day in the criminal defamation complaint filed by lyricist Javed Akhtar. The next date has been set to 20th September


13 September, 2021

SC Collegium Approves Names Of Three New Judges For Gauhati HC

Outlook Web Desk

Justices Soumitra Saikia, Parthivjyoti Saikia and S Hukato Swu would get permanent appointments.


13 September, 2021

This US Supreme Court Judge Is Concerned About The Institution's Public Image

Associated Press (AP)

Justice Amy Coney Barret of the US Supreme Court was speaking at Rep Senator Mitch McConnell's McConnell Center's 30th anniversary.


10 September, 2021

US Justice Department Challenges Texas' New Anti-Abortion Law

Associated Press (AP)

Immediate injunction seeked. Meanwhile, the Texas Government spokesperson said, “Texas passed a law that ensures that the life of every child with a heartbeat will be spared from the ravages of abortion,”


22 July, 2021

108-Year-Old Man Dies Just Before Supreme Court Admits Case He Pursued Since 1968

Outlook Web Bureau

Sopan Narsinga Gaikwad will be now represented in the court through legal heirs.


25 April, 2021

Right To Life: Dead In India?

Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Constitution and national health policies should have been the guiding philosophy for leaders and planners. But did we even read them?


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06 April, 2021

Justice NV Ramana Appointed Next Chief Justice Of India

Outlook Web Bureau

Justice NV Ramana was recommended by the outgoing CJI SA Bobde as his successor.


08 March, 2021

Police, Politics, Judiciary: How India Fails Its Women Everyday

Shruti Gupta

The Hathras rape case brought forward the barbarism of those who sit at the top of gender and caste hierarchical systems.


18 February, 2021

Sexual Harassment Allegations A Conspiracy Against Ranjan Gogoi: SC; Case Closed

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court said that two years have passed and the possibility of retrieving electronic records is very unlikely.


31 December, 2020

Four HC Chief Justices Transferred, 4 Judges Elevated As High Court Chief Justice

PTI

A couple of transfers and elevations may take place in January, sources said.


31 December, 2020

Sonal Sharma, Daughter Of A Milkman, Is Set To Become Judge In Her First Attempt

Outlook Web Bureau

She will be posted as a first-class magistrate in a Sessions court in Rajasthan


24 December, 2020

Kerala Journalist Siddique Kappan's Case Transferred To Additional District And Sessions Judge

PTI

Journalist Kappan and three others were arrested by Mathura police on October 5 when they were on their way to a village in Hathras to meet the family of gangrape victim.


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17 December, 2020

Kashmir Court Allows Relatives To Meet Prisoners Without Court Permission

Naseer Ganai

Lawyers say every day around three applications are moved by relatives seeking directions to meet relatives in prisons.


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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after scoring a point against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.

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Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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