Tag: Chief Justice of India

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar appointed Chief Justice of India

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (2) of article 124 of the Constitution of India, the President today appointed Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Judge of the Supreme Court, to be the Chief Justice of India with effect from 4 January, 2017. The Chief Justice of India and the Judges

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A case for addressing the defective system of justice

Chief Justice of India  justice TS Thakur became emotional speaking about an “overburdened” judiciary in front of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices on Sunday. He was critical of the government for delaying judicial appointments. KK Sethi, a former bureaucrat, takes a pragamatic and objective view of the

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Supreme Court allows publication of photos of Governors, Chief Ministers in Government advertisements

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Supreme Court today, after due consideration, reviewed its earlier judgement of 13 May 2015 and passed an order in response to a writ petition by Karnataka State and extended the exception carved out in its earlier order permitting the publication of the photographs of the President, Prime Minister and Chief Justice

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Supreme Court order: Government advertisements will not carry photos of Governors and Chief Ministers

Newsroom24x7 Desk There should be an exception only in the case of the President, Prime Minister and Chief Justice of the country who may themselves decide the question. Advertisements issued to commemorate the anniversaries of acknowledged personalities like the father of the nation would of course carry the photograph of the departed leader, the supreme court order

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Let there be fireworks on five star activism, introspection, scrutiny and Judicial Reforms

Our World Our Times Anoop Swarup The issue of five star activism and what drives the judiciary has been raked up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and it has become a subject matter of intense debate particularly on new media. The issue does stir up a hornet’s nest and underscores the need for a closer look at the

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2 High Court judges transferred

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb 5: The President, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, has transferred Justice Huluvadi Gangadharappa Ramesh, Judge of the Karnataka High Court, as a Judge of the Allahabad High Court. and directed him to assume charge of his office in the Allahabad High Court on or before February 18.

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