JUSTICE A S ANAND APPOINTED AS ARBITRATOR IN BAUXITE MINING CASE:21-12-2008The Supreme Court has appointed former Chief Justice of India Justice A S Anand as the sole arbitrator in the bauxite mining case between the VISA International Limited and th ..
PUNJAB : MEGA LOK ADALAT SETTLE OVER 2 LAKH CASES21-12-2008In a remarkable endeavour in the history of Judiciary, around 2.84 lakh cases were disposed of in Punjab during the two-day Mega Lok Adalats known as Samadhan-2008. Besides Punjab, the Mega l ..
CJI: MORE EVENING COURTS TO BE OPENEDChief Justice of India (CJI) K G Balakrishnan said more evening courts would be opened across the country to reduce the pendency of cases in various courts.Inaugurating the training of judicial officers and lawyer ..
NHRC's Human Rights Day Function 10TH DEC, 2008The Lok Sabha Speaker, Mr. Somnath Chatterjee today released a commemorative postal stamp in observance of 60 years of the Universal Declaration of the Human Rights at a special function organized by the ..
ALLAHABAD HC EXPRESS ANGUISH OVER SECURIT PROVIDING SYSTEM12/18/2008The Allahabad High Court expressed its dissatisfaction and anguish on the system of providing gunners/security personnel to individuals in the matter it has been implemented, at the ..
LAWYERS TURN TO FACEBOOK TO SERVE LEGAL PAPERS (Reuters) – Lawyers in Australia expect the internet social network site Facebook to become a new way of tracking down defendants after a landmark court ruling.The Supreme Court in Australia's capital ..
Of all the provisions in India's draft safeguards agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency, the termination clause in Paragraph 29 has occasioned considerable debate. One of India's lead negotiators, Dr R B Grover of the Department of At ..
India's woefully underfunded court system, with its shortfall of judges but excess of corrupt lawyers, is also saddled with a gargantuan backlog of 29.2 million cases pending across hundreds of subordinate state-level courts, 21 high courts and the S ..
India became one of the few developing countries to launch the ‘e-passports scheme’ with External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee presenting the first copy to President Pratibha Patil at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Wednesday. The e-passports wil ..