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 »

SC issues arrest warrant against Calcutta HC judge C S Karnan

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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. A seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice of India… Read more »