Appointments, transfers pivotal to justice system; interference doesn’t augur well: Supreme Court

Appointment and transfer of judges form “the root of the administration of justice” and interference in that “does not augur well” for the institution, the Supreme Court said on Monday. It made the observation while deciding to keep the Gujarat High Court Advocate Association’s plea pending which has sought a direction to the Centre to […]

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Tripura HC notice on journalist killing

The Tripura High Court has issued separate notices to the state government, the Centre and the CBI seeking a reply as to why a CBI probe should not be ordered into the killing of TV journalist Shantanu Bhowmik. The journalist was hacked to death on September 20 last when he went to Mandai in West […]

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Crime against women unusually high in state: Tripura HC Chief Justice

Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court Deepak Gupta today praised the governance by the Manik Sarkar government but said the crime against women was “unusually high” in the state. “Governance in the state is good. There is honesty at the helm of affairs. I find good roads, good libraries and good dispensaries even in remote […]

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Give job to victim’s kin: Court

The Tripura High Court has directed the state government to provide a job to a woman whose father was killed by the terrorists 14 years ago, a lawyer said here Saturday. A division bench of Chief Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Swapan Chandra Das also imposed a fine of Rs.20,000 for not providing jobs to […]

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Tripura may get a separate high court

Supreme court and Union Law Ministry has decided to set up a separate High court for Tripura on March 25, so that Tripura will get a seprate High court this month Though we have not received any official letter yet, the union Law Secretary has discussed the matter with us verbally and asked us to remain ready for […]

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