Pending cases set for disposal in National Lok Adalat

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More than 55,000 pending cases has been identified for disposal in National Lok Adalat to be held here on December 12.   The District Judge R N Kakad said here today that more than 55,000 cases (35,000 in District Court and 20,000 in Executive Magistrate Court) have been identified for disposal in National Lok Adalat…. Read more »

Karnataka court to inform listing of cases through SMS

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The Karnataka High Court will provide information on the listing of cases through SMS to litigants and lawyers, the court’s registrar said Wednesday. ‘Listing of cases in the cause-list filed in the high court and its circuit benches will be made available to the interested parties through SMS. Litigants, lawyers and others have to register… Read more »

Exercise caution in reopening cases: Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court has held that a frivolous application for reopening a case and recalling witnesses for adducing evidence should be rejected with exemplary costs on the petitioner. ‘If the application is found to be mischievous, or frivolous, or to cover up negligence or lacunae, it should be rejected with heavy costs,’ said an apex… Read more »

Plan to settle all pending cases within three years: Moily

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The central government has taken initiatives to dispose of all pending cases in various courts across the country within three years, union Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily said here Saturday.  “The union government, besides taking steps for judicial reforms, is also modernising court administration across the country with the latest information technology,” Moily… Read more »

Two cases filed over MCD’s ghost staff, court told

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Delhi Police Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that two criminal cases had been registered on the issue of ghost employees in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). The two first information reports (FIRs) were registered under penal provisions related to cheating, forgery and harbouring offenders. Police counsel Najmi Waziri informed the division bench of… Read more »

Karnataka rebel lawmakers’ cases referred to new benches

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The Karnataka High Court chief justice and another judge Monday differed on the disqualification of 11 rebel legislators of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and decided to refer the issue to another judge. Chief Justice J.S. Khehar and Judge N. Kumar, in view of their differing view on the rebel BJP legislators issue, also… Read more »

Now Haryana judge decides 148 cases on single day

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A judge in this Haryana town created a record of sorts when he settled 148 cases in a single day, close on the heels of a peer in Andhra Pradesh hogging the headlines for deciding 111 cases in one day. This time it was Additional District and Sessions Judge A.K. Shori’s turn, who is known… Read more »

‘Holiday court’ to help clear backlog of cases in Tripura

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The Guwahati High Court has decided to set up a ‘holiday court’ in Tripura to deal with the huge backlog of pending cases, a judge said here Monday. ‘The ‘holiday court’ would be held on the last Sunday of each month. The first such court would be held Aug 29, as told by’ West Tripura… Read more »

41,827 decade-old cases pending in Delhi courts

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As many as 41,827 cases have been pending in five district courts in the national capital for over 10 years, an official report said. As per the Delhi government’s law and justice department, 202,493 civil matters and 720,807 criminal cases were pending in Tis Hazari, Patiala House, Karkardooma, Rohini and Dwarka district courts till July… Read more »