Courts: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

President approves Increasing Strength of Supreme Court Judges

President Ramnath Kovind has approved the Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019 which seeks to increase the number of judges in the top court from the present 31 to 34 (including chief justice). ..

Arjan Kumar Sikr appointed as an International Judge of Singapore International Commercial Court

Justice Arjan Kumar Sikr, an eminent jurist and a former judge of the Supreme Court of India (SCI), has been appointed as an International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC). He will assume ..

K S Radhakrishnan appointed as a member of Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT)

Justice (Retd.) K S Radhakrishnan has been appointed as a member of the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal in London. He will render his services as a member of the Tribunal for a period of four ..

Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018

The Union Cabinet approved the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2018 to be put before the Parliament in order to amend the 1996 Act. It is a part of the efforts of the Government to ..

Tripura become India’s first state to set up family welfare committees

Tripura has become the India’s first state to set up family welfare district committees to examine the complaints of women against their husbands, in-laws and relatives of the husband and to find an amicable solution ..