SC to list cases related to death penalty and family laws for hearing through web-based video-conferencing system ‘VIDYO’

Death penalty cases and those related to family laws may be listed for hearing through video-conferencing mode, the Supreme Court said on Saturday. In a notice issued on its website, the apex court said this, however, would be subject to availability of the bench concerned and prior approval of Chief Justice of India S A […]

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SCBA appeals to CJI for cancellation of summer vacation of Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court Bar Association appealed to Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and his companion judges on Saturday to cancel the summer vacation this year and treat it as a working period in the larger interest of litigants and justice. The lawyers’ body said now that restrictions are likely to continue after the […]

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SC collegium recommends appointment of 3 judicial officers as Judges of Jammu & Kashmir HC

The Supreme Court Collegium has approved the proposal for appointment of three judicial officers as Judges of Jammu and Kashmir High Court. The officers are — Vinod Chatterji Koul, Sanjay Dhar and Puneet Gupta. The collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde, in a meeting on February 19, also recommended the proposal […]

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PM Modi hails judiciary for striking balance between development & environment protection.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday hailed the Indian judiciary for redefining environmental jurisprudence to strike a balance between development and ecological protection. Speaking at the inaugural function of the International Judicial Conference 2020 ‘judiciary and the changing world’ at the Supreme Court, the Prime Minister referred to gender justice and said no country or society […]

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Country going through difficult times : Supreme Court

Chief Justice of India S A Bobde on Thursday observed that the country is going through difficult times and there is so much violence going on as the Supreme Court refused urgent hearing on a plea seeking to declare the Citizenship Amendment Act as constitutional. A bench headed by CJI Bobde expressed surprise over the […]

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New roster released by SC to hear works like PILs by CJI S A Bobde.

 The Supreme Court has released a new roster of work saying that PILs would now be heard by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and three other senior most judges of the apex court. In the roster of allocation of work that took effect from November 26, CJI Bobde has kept Public Interest Litigations […]

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