Govt to seeks jurists’ views on bill to scrap collegium system

Displaying earnest, government will seek the views of jurists and former judges on the proposed Judicial Appointments Commission bill it plans to bring in Parliament to replace the present collegium system where judges appoint judges. Sources said Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will listen to top jurists and former judges on Monday to elicit their […]

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Himachal CM caught in a web of legal cases

Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh, who is at the helm for a record sixth innings, finds himself enmeshed in legal wrangles in at least four cases in barely three months. Most of the cases relate to allegations of corruption against him. Virbhadra Singh has, however, denied any wrongdoing during all his tenures. The latest […]

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BJP may revoke Ram Jethmalani’s suspension

According to the sources, “the suspension may be revoked of veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani from the BJP, for daring the party to act against him on the issue of appointment of CBI director.” Indications to this effect were available after Jethmalani met senior leader L K Advani and BJP chief Nitin Gadkari this morning. Jethmalani was […]

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