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The Hindu - Supreme Court to hear petitions against scrapping of collegium system on Monday

Four PILs have been filed in the Supreme Court for declaring the NJAC move as unconstitutional

New Delhi, 21 August 2014. The Supreme Court will hear on Monday a batch of petitions challenging the 121st constitutional amendment by which collegium system for appointment of judges in higher judiciary was scrapped and a new mechanism under National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) was proposed to be put in place. 230 more words


Judicial Appointments Commission Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

According to sources, a Constitution Amendment Bill to facilitate establishment of a Commission to appoint judges to higher judiciary was moved to Rajya Sabha on Wednesday night for its consideration. 178 more words


From the PM – in 140 characters!

Nearly two decades ago, as a member of the Pune working journalists union, I remember an occasion during one of our usual protests over something or the other, we had gathered outside the Pune Union of Working Journalists (PUWJ) office, which was then opposite the Congress Bhavan, near Bal Gandharva Rangmandir. 778 more words

Maharashtra Herald

Is India’s legal infrastructure over burdened?

Nitten Gokhaley : Sunday, July 27

New Delhi:

According to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, there are around 63,000 cases pending in the Supreme Court, and 44 lakh cases pending with various High Courts in the country. 546 more words

Money Money Money

Ensure safety of mobile towers from Naxal attacks: Congress

“The problem in Jharkhand is that Naxalites blow up mobile towers to disrupt the network. The mobile towers should be protected to maintain network in Naxal-affected areas,” PCC General Secretary Sailesh Sinha said referring to past incidents in the state, particularly in Palamau region. 50 more words

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