Until August 14, 2018, there were 27.6 million cases pending in subordinate courts across India. The law ministry has increased the sanctioned strength of judges in district and lower courts from 19,518 judges (in 2013) to 22,444 at present. read more
Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the most senior Supreme Court judge, is set to be the country’s next chief justice. He will be the first from the north-east where he had started legal practice as a lawyer 40 years ago. read more
The division bench will take up the opinion submitted by Punjab government’s two-member panel constituted to examine the STF report on the alleged links between former revenue minister and Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia and some drug traffickers. read more
While in a democratic set-up every right matters, no right is absolute, added Misra during a speech, a part of the Dr Patangrao Kadam Memorial Public Lecture Series, at Bharati Vidyapeeth in Pune. read more
A participant in the 2017 Kolkata Rainbow Pride Walk, held from Deshapriya Park to Park Circus on December 10, 2017. India saw its first pride march on July 02 1999, in Kolkata, West Bengal. A small affair, the event saw participants from other cities including Mumbai and Bangalore. Kolkata was chosen as the venue keeping in mind its history of association with political and human rights movements.