Judiciary of India Current Affairs, GK & News
On 13 Nov, the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogai said that the office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is a ‘public authority ‘under the purview of the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005. The court decision dismissed the earlier three appeals filed by ..
Topics: Chief Justice of India • Freedom of information laws by country • Government of India • In India • Judiciary of India • K. G. Balakrishnan • Law in India • Right to Information Act • Right to Privacy • Subhash Chandra Agrawal • Supreme Court of India
Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde has been appointed as the 47th Chief Justice of India (CJI) & will take oath as CJI on November 18. He will have tenure of 17 months and would demit office on April 23, 2021.
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 ..
Indian Judicial System is haunted with delays. The Ease of Doing Business Report of the World Bank for 2018 and 2019 shows that the time taken to decide a case has remained static at 1,445 days. These inordinate delays are hampering socio-economic development of the country. Forward and Backward Effects of Judicial Delay The government ..
Topics: Current Affairs – June, 2017 • E-Courts Project in the Judgeship of Rayagada • Judicial Activism • Judicial Allocation • Judiciary of Austria • Judiciary of India • Judiciary of Russia • Justice Delayed • Justice Delivery • Supreme Court of India • Supreme Court of the United States
In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has recently held that a judicial magistrate can order an accused to give his voice samples even against his consent in the course of a criminal investigation. This judgment was rendered by a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and comprising Justices Deepak Gupta and ..
Topics: Chief Justice of India • Code of Criminal Procedure • Gogoi • Government of India • Judiciary of India • Law in India • Legal professions • Magistrate • Ranjan Gogoi • Sanjiv Khanna • Supreme Court of India