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Speculations rife over judges’ reconciliation

Even after Attorney General K.K. Venugopal was quoted in a section of the media on January 15 as having said that the issues between...

SC & CBI: Recent ruckus and institutional trust deficit

The current round of institutional trust deficit that constrained four Supreme Court judges to hold a presser last week is considered by many to...

Malakondaiah will be new DGP, Andhra Pradesh

As Indianmandarins had reported first on December 18 M Malakondiah (IPS:1985:AP) is all set to take over as the new head of police force in...

Judge Saini’s advice to civil servants

CBI Special Court judge O P Saini, who has stunned the country by his verdict in 2G scam case and put on trial the...

Govt to challenge SC order on bottled water pricing

The government may file a review petition to challenge the Supreme Court order allowing hotels and restaurants to charge more than the maximum retail...

Center proses 12 special courts to fast-track cases against legislators

The central government has proposed in an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court on December 11 that 12 special courts may be set up...

SC dismisses PIL against Asthana’s appointment

The Supreme Court on November 28 dismissed lawyer Prashant Bhushan's petition challenging the appointment of Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rakesh Asthana...

CBI files another chargesheet in Vyapam case

The Central Bureau of Investigation filed a chargesheet on November 23 in the Designated Court at Bhopal against 592 accused persons including 4 Vyapam...

SC settles Delhi’s governance issue in favor of LG

A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra has settled once for all the governance issue of Delhi...

CJI turns down order of SC judges

The Supreme Court overturned on October 10 the order of its two-judge bench, issued on October 9, to set up a larger bench to...

ED asks for legal safety to do its job

The penchant of India's judiciary to entertain frivolous and motivated cases is well documented and has been widely commented upon. Now the Enforcement Directorate, which...

Regular DGP for Gujarat; Central deputation for Jha

Indianmandarins has learnt that Shivanand Jha (IPS:1980:GJ) may be posted as a DG in Govt of India on central deputation. Having completed three years...

12 SC judges have yet to disclose their assets

Only 13 of the 25 judges of the Supreme Court have made their assets public in accordance with the resolution passed by the highest...

Appointment of 25 additional judges notified

The appointment of 25 additional judges for the high courts of Allahabad and Calcutta was notified on September 19. Additional judges usually have a...

Housing Ministry petitions SC for transferring all RERA cases to one...

The Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has filed a petition in the Supreme Court to transfer over two dozen cases filed at different HCs...

Dipak Misra appointed next CJI

The Union Law Ministry announced on June 8 that Dipak Misra, senior most judge of the Supreme Court, would be the next Chief Justice of India...

Senkumar’s case: SC issues contempt notice, seeks response from CS

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice on ousted Kerala police chief T.P. Senkumar's (IPS:1983:KL) contempt plea against the State's Chief Secretary, Nalini...

States wag their tail, promise to fill up police vacancies

The sustained pressure from the Supreme Court seems to be finally working: even as it has summoned six states to present their road-maps on...

SC takes up Vande Mataram issue

The Supreme Court on Monday admitted a petition to decide whether or not the singing of national song Vande Matram could be made mandatory...