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Four held for attack on Delhi judges (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Four people have been arrested for the attack on three judges and their driver here in an incident of road rage, while lawyers in all ... Read more...

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Attack on judges: Delhi lawyers observe strike


May 18th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Protesting the attack on three judges by bike-borne men in yet another incident of road rage in the capital, lawyers in all the six district ... Read more...

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Haryana judges told to move high court over promotion


May 17th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has asked officers of the Haryana Judicial Service to move the Punjab and Haryana High Court to challenge their promotion criteria framed ... Read more...

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Court wants government study on bus corridor


March 7th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor in south Delhi is creating chaos, the Delhi High Court said Wednesday while suggesting to the government that it ... Read more...

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Judging the judiciary: 32 million pending cases clog up courts


September 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A few days from now, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government will complete two years of a promise that it gave with great fanfare in ... Read more...

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Don’t disclose rape victim’s identity, says Himachal court


July 18th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) Taking serious note of disclosure of a rape victim's identity by a subordinate court, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday directed the trial courts not to ... Read more...

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Delhi to have human rights courts soon


July 2nd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) After a petition was filed in the Delhi High Court questioning the absence of human rights courts in the national capital, Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna ... Read more...

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Court dismisses plea of judges seeking reinstatement


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 21 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday dismissed petitions of four former ad-hoc fast track court (FTC) judges seeking reinstatement in the judicial service on regular basis.The bench ... Read more...

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Apex court cautions against maligning judges


June 20th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) While cautioning against the "dangerous trend" of making false allegations against judicial officers of subordinate courts, the Supreme Court has said that judges were not ... Read more...

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High court ultimatum to Gujarat government on pay revision


June 20th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 20 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday issued a final ultimatum to the state government to comply by July 4 with a Supreme Court directive and recommendations of ... Read more...

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Gujarat court summons officials on pay hike issue


June 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 14 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday pulled up the state government for inaction on a Supreme Court directive regarding pay hike to judicial officers in the state ... Read more...

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‘Legally literate’ Chandigarh students to help needy


May 25th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Thanks to a novel initiative, legal nitty-gritty will be taught to students in government schools and colleges in Chandigarh so that they can help the poor ... Read more...

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Life term for BSP legislator in engineer’s murder (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) A special trial court here Friday awarded the life term to Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Shekhar Tiwari and nine others, including ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh judges to train at army management institute


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, May 2 (IANS) A batch of 30 judicial officers from Uttar Pradesh Monday began their management skills programme at Army Institute of Management and Technology (AIMT) here in ... Read more...

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Pak needs vibrant, dynamic, independent judiciary: Chief Justice


April 25th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 25(ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said an independent judiciary is a prerequisite for a strong nation.Addressing the concluding session of the three-day National Judicial ... Read more...

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Gujarat to change work profile of fast track courts


April 5th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 4 (IANS) The Gujarat government plans to convert the state's fast track courts, financially supported by the central government till March 31, into those of additional district judges.The ... Read more...

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Davis case: Pak SC told to initiate contempt proceedings against two judges


March 20th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 20 (ANI): The case of double murder American accused Raymond Davis has taken a new twist with a lawyer petitioning Pakistan's Supreme Court to initiate court contempt proceedings against Additional ... Read more...

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Court orders better facilities for mentally ill prisoners


March 9th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi government to implement the guidelines framed by experts for providing better facilities to under-trials and convicts in ... Read more...

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No party wants strong judiciary, moans Supreme Court


February 11th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) In a dig at every political party, the Supreme Court Friday said that "no government wants judiciary to be strong", and cited the paltry allocation of 0.76 ... Read more...

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Bihar to speed up prosecution of corrupt officials


January 24th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 24 (IANS) After setting an example by conducting speedy trials of criminals to rid the state of its image of being lawless, the Bihar government has decided to speed ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh child adoptions under court scanner


January 10th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 9 (IANS) Inter-country adoption of orphans and the destitute through the family court in Lucknow has come under the scrutiny of the Allahabad High Court following allegations of irregularities.Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani judges lobbying for promotion face action


December 31st, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Two Pakistani judges have been issued show-cause notices for trying to influence the Lahore High court chief justice for their promotion and posting.The Daily Times reported Friday that ... Read more...

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Gujarat warned on delay in labour court judges’ pay hike


December 28th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday came down heavily on the state government for not complying with the Supreme Court's directions to hike salaries of judicial officers posted in ... Read more...

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Sixth pay panel scales for Gujarat judicial officers soon


November 29th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) The judicial officers in Gujarat will soon get pay and perks in keeping with the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission as the state finance minister has ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects CBI plea to transfer UP PF scam trial to Delhi


November 19th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea for transferring the trial of a case involving fraudulent withdrawal of provident fund of ... Read more...

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Provident Fund case to remain in Uttar Pradesh


November 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea seeking the transfer of trial in the Provident Fund case from Ghaziabad to outside Uttar ... Read more...

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Himachal court judges contribute for Leh victims


October 28th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 28 (IANS) The judicial officers of Himachal Pradesh have collected over Rs.4 lakh to rehabilitate people affected by the flashfloods in Leh in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said here ... Read more...

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Five Pakistani judges suspended for graft


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Five judges in Pakistan have been suspended on charges of corruption.Dawn reported that two district and sessions judges and three additional district and sessions judges were suspended Thursday ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh cabinet stands divided on regional lines


September 20th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet stands divided on regional lines with ministers accusing one another of promoting interests of their respective regions in the background of the demand ... Read more...

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Student group calls for anti-Telangana protests


September 19th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is again witnessing protests and counter-protests over the demand for separate statehood to Telangana with a students' body calling for demonstrations in universities in Andhra ... Read more...

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Telangana lawyers call off protest (Lead)


September 19th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Telangana lawyers called off their protest Saturday night after the Andhra Pradesh government agreed to provide 42 percent share to the region in the appointment of judicial ... Read more...

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Stalemate over Telangana lawyers’ agitation continues


September 18th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The stalemate over the agitation of Telangana lawyers who are seeking 42 percent share in the appointment of judicial officers continued Saturday as the hunger strike by ... Read more...

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Telangana lawyers clash with police at high court (Lead)


September 17th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Fresh trouble broke out at the Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday as a group of agitating lawyers tried to break into the court complex and clashed ... Read more...

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Lawyers demand more women courts and judges


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A group of lawyers has sent a representation to the chief justice of Delhi High Court seeking more women courts as well as judges to deal with ... Read more...

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Termination of 12 Gujarat judges set aside


August 11th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday set aside the termination of 12 ad-hoc fast track court judges and asked the authorities to consider their reinstatement. A plea filed ... Read more...

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