Delhi High Court notifies Vacation Bench for Summer Break 2019

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has notified its Vacation Bench for Summer Break 2019. The vacation Bench will hear matters which require immediate or prompt intervention.As per the Notification dated May 17, the Judges will sit in Division Benches and also singly to hear urgent Civil and Criminal matters. Ordinarily, the Judges will sit… Read more »

Justice Debasish Kar Gupta was sworn in as the chief justice of the Calcutta High Court

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Justice Debasish Kar Gupta was sworn in as the chief justice of the Calcutta High Court here on Tuesday. Justice Gupta was functioning as the acting chief justice of the high court after Chief Justice Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya retired in September. Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi administered him the oath of office at the high court. Gupta… Read more »

Rajeev Kumar, Neeha Nagpal, Ankur Saigal to take Agrawal Law Associates at new high

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Delhi based law firm Agarwal Law Associates (ALA) got three new associate partners as the company has promoted Rajeev Kumar, Neeha Nagpal and Ankur Saigal to the next level citing their dedication and tremendous performance. Advocate Rajeev Kumar is the most senior among new partners. Established in 1964 by EC Agrawala, the company currently has… Read more »

SC collegium finalises MoP for higher judiciary appointments

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The Supreme Court collegium has finalised the Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) for appointment of judges in the higher judiciary resolving a year-long impasse with the executive by agreeing to include the contentious clause of national security in selection of judges. Sources said the collegium, comprising five seniormost judges of the apex court, had met recently… 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 »