Undisclosed income of Rs 71,941 cr found in 3 yrs: Govt to SC

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Massive searches, seizures and surveys by the Income Tax (IT) department over the last three years have led to the detection of around Rs 71,941 crore of “undisclosed income”, the Centre has told the Supreme Court. During the period of demonetisation from November 9 last year to January 10 this year, “The total undisclosed income… Read more »

HC lashes out at Centre on issue of dearth of judges

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 In a scathing attack on the Centre for delaying the appointment of judges, the Calcutta High Court has warned of “appropriate action” if urgent steps are not taken on it, while asking whether the nation could think of the Parliament functioning with half its strength. The “continued silence” of the Centre on appointing judges, despite… Read more »

Justice P N Bhagwati cremated

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(PTI) Former Chief Justice of India P N Bhagwati, who died on Thursday, was today cremated here. The cremation took place at the the Lodhi Road Electric crematorium and was attended by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Union minister Arun Jaitely and senior advocate Soli Sorabjee among others. Former Chief Justice of India A S… Read more »

Niti Aayog for ‘judicial performance index’ to check pendency

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The Niti Aayog has suggested introduction of a ‘judicial performance index’ to check delay in trial and address the issue of pendency of cases. Asserting that corruption cases get held up in the judicial system inordinately, the policy think-tank has also recommended putting a time-limit for processing them. In its draft three-year action agenda (for… Read more »