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SC directs all HCs to install cameras in Distt Courts on experimental basis
28.03.17 23:51 as Supreme Court - team pt

NEW DELHI: In a fresh bid to ensure judicial accountability, the Supreme Court has decided to test the waters for allowing cameras in court rooms.

A bench comprising justices Adarsh Kumar Goel and U.U. Lalit directed all 24 high courts to install cameras in at least ...
  


Aadhaar Not Mandatory For Social Schemes: Supreme Court
27.03.17 04:34 as Supreme Court - team pt

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today made it clear that Aadhaar cards cannot be made mandatory by the government and its agencies for extending benefits of social welfare schemes. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K ...
  


Kejriwal put on trial in defamation case filed by Arun Jaitley, hearing from May 20
25.03.17 16:38 as Courts - TEAM PT

The Delhi Patiala House Court has given a big blow to the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by putting him on a trial in the defamation case against the current Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. He will now have to justify his comments on Arun Jaitley and ...
  


Justice CS Karnan rejects 'demeaning' SC warrant against him
17.03.17 18:14 as Courts - TEAM PT

Calcutta High Court judge C.S. Karnan has "refused” to accept the bailable warrant issued against him by the Supreme Court in a suo motu contempt of court order. On Friday, a team of police officials led by the State’s Director General of Police (DGP) Surajit ...
  


SC issues arrest warrant against Calcutta HC judge C.S. Karnan
10.03.17 01:27 as Supreme Court - Apurva Vishwanath*

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a bailable arrest warrant against justice C.S. Karnan, a sitting judge of the Calcutta high court, after he failed to personally appear before the apex court for the second time in a contempt case against him.

According to livemint.com,  a ...
  


No need to stand up when National Anthem is played in films: SC
14.02.17 14:50 as General - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court today clarified that the audience need not stand when the National Anthem is played as a part of the storyline of a film, newsreel or documentary.
 
A Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and R. Banumathi made this clear after one of the petitioners ...
  


Courts Lying Vacant: CJI TS Thakur Slams Modi Government, on appointment of HC judges
26.11.16 20:15 as High Court - TEAM PT

Chief Justice of India TS Thakur has lambasted the Centre over the huge vacancies in the higher judiciary. Justice Thakur said, "Today 500 judges' posts are vacant in high courts. Today we have vacant court room but no judges."
 
"There are around 500 vacancies in High ...
  


SC raps Centre over delay in appointing judges to high courts
28.10.16 13:13 as Courts - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court on Friday rapped the government for not appointing judges despite recommendations made by the collegium in this regard.

"There should not be a deadlock in appointment of judges. You (Centre) cannot bring the institution to a grinding halt," said the top court hearing ...
  


Major setback to Kejriwal as HC dismisses plea to dismiss defamation case
19.10.16 18:21 as Courts - TEAM PT

In an another embarrassment to Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal, a Delhi court on Wednesday rejected the plea to dismiss the defamation case filed against him and other party leaders by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
 
"No illegality or question of ...
  


Patna HC cancels Bihar govt’s prohibition law, terms it ‘illegal’
30.09.16 00:58 as General - team pt

Now one can enjoy his drinks in Bihar at his leisure as in a major blow to Nitish Kumar-led government, the Patna High Court on Friday struck down the state's Prohibition of Liquor Act. The court termed the act as 'illegal', reported ANI.
 
The Bihar Prohibition ...
  



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