Govt, Judiciary agree to appoint retired judges in high courts to tackle pendency

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An extraordinary provision of the Constitution can now be invoked to appoint retired judges with proven integrity and track record as judges of high courts to tackle rising pendency, the government and the Judiciary have agreed. As per the minutes of the meeting of the Chief Ministers- Chief Justices Conference held in April, approved after… Read more »

Judicial ethics should not be compromised at all: CJI

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Judicial ethics should never be compromised as aberrations could bring disrepute to the entire justice system, Chief Justice of India T S Thakur said today, asking the judges to introspect about the public perception regarding their rectitude. “We need to introspect about public perception about our rectitude. It is painful to see sometimes aberrations occuring… Read more »

Chief Information Commissioner can transfer Commissioners: HC

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The Bombay High Court has held that the State Chief Information Commissioner has powers under Right to Information Act (RTI) to transfer State Information Commissioner from one region to another for the purpose of ensuring that the Commission functions in a smooth manner. This significant ruling was delivered by a bench headed by Justice V… Read more »