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 »

Courts should show deference towards arbitral awards: CJI

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Admitting that there was a general perception about courts in India making undue interference in arbitration process, Chief Justice of India (CJI) T S Thakur on Sunday observed that courts should show deference towards arbitral adjudication. The CJI’s remarks came during his presidential address at the valedictory session of a three-day international conference on National… Read more »

HC irked with Lokayukta’s functioning

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The Bombay High Court has expressed shock over the arbitrary manner in which Maharashtra Lokayukta was functioning and warned its chief with a contempt notice if it fails to comply with the court’s orders. A division bench of justices V M Kanade and Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi was irked when it was informed that Lokayukta M L… Read more »