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President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed four new judges to the Supreme Court based on the proposals sent by the Ministry of Law. These appointments took the number of judges in Supreme Court to 34 and it is highest ever in the history of the Apex Court. Elevation to Supreme Court The Law Ministry acting ..
The Union Cabinet has approved the increase in the number of judges in the Supreme Court from 31 to 34. This comes at the time when the number of court cases in the country is rising and the time for litigation has increased significantly. It is expected that the increase in the number of judges ..
Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal which has challenged the constitutional authenticity of an ordinance which makes the practice of instant triple talaq a punishable offence. The bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi dismissed the plea of a Kerala-based outfit and said it will not like to interfere. The Muslim Women Ordinance ..
Topics: Divorce in Islam • Islam in India • Judges • Judiciary of India • Law in India • Marriage in Islam • Ranjan Gogoi • Supreme Court of India • The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill • Triple talaq in India • Women's rights in India
Justice Tahira Safdar has been sworn-in as the first woman Chief Justice of Balochistan High Court at a ceremony held at the Governor House in Balochistan. She will remain in this post until 4 October 2019. With this, she became the first female chief justice of any court in the history of Pakistan. Earlier, Safdar ..
Topics: Amir-ul-Mulk Mengal • Balochistan High Court • Chief Justices of Pakistan • Government of Pakistan • Judges • Judiciary of Pakistan • Pervez Musharraf • Political history of Pakistan • Safdar Sarki • Tahira Safdar
Justice Manjula Chellur has been appointed the new chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (ATE), which is under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Power. Prior to this, she was Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. The tribunal has been established by Central Government for those who are not satisfied with the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission ..
Topics: Bombay High Court • Calcutta High Court • Central Electricity Regulatory Commission • Girish Chandra Gupta • Government of India • High Courts of India • Judges • Kerala High Court • Manjula Chellur • Tribunal