Delhi HC rejects PIL to discontinue summer vacations in courts

(UNI) The Delhi High Court dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking to discontinue its summer vacation on the grounds that pendency of cases is mounting and said that the courts do not close as the judges keep working during this time. A bench comprising Acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice Vibhu Bakhru turned […]

SC judge for bringing pendency of cases to zero

(UNI) Senior Judge of Supreme Court Justice P Sathasivam exhorted the Judicial Officers to take up on priority basis the cases that have been pending in courts for the past five or more years and added that the pendency of the cases should be brought down to zero level. Justice Sathasivam was addressing the newly […]

Justice P Sathasivam to be new CJI

(UNI) Justice P Sathasivam will be the new Chief Justice of India. The seniormost judge of the Supreme Court shall be administered oath of office by President Pranab Mukherjee on July 18. Justice Sathasivam will take over from the present Chief Justice Altamas Kabir. The 40th Chief Justice of India, Justice Sathasivam will have a […]

New judges appointed in the Bombay HC

(UNI) Eight new judges of the Bombay High Court were today sworn in and administered the oath of offices by the Chief Justice Mohit Shah in the Central Hall of the High Court. Following this, the total number of Judges in the various bench of the High Court reached 60. The new judges are Justice […]

Punjab, Haryana to get 169 new Judicial Officers

  (UNI) Punjab and Haryana would soon get 169 new Judicial Officers as their year-long Induction Training Programme is coming to an end. Stating this here today, an official spokesman said they would start holding their courts from July 1. The Chandigarh Judicial Academy would host a valedictory function on June 29 to mark culmination […]

Himachal Pradesh HC implement CMIS streamline functioning of Judicial branch in HP

(UNI) The High Court of Himachal Pradesh has ushered in a new era with the implementation of Case Management Information System (CMIS) designed to streamline the functioning of Judicial Branch. With the system in place, advocates and litigants will get acknowledgment of the cases filed by them and the next date of hearing on e-mail. […]