Supreme Court decided that lawmakers convicted of any crime will be immediately disqualified...
In a move likely to clean the political system, the Supreme Court on Wednesday decided that lawmakers convicted of any crime will be immediately disqualified. The court struck down a provision in the electoral law, which ensures that convicted lawmakers cannot be disqualified if they appeal in a higher court within three months. ....... [read more...]
P Sathasivam to be new Chief Justice of India
Supreme court Judge P Sathasivam will be appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) after the expiry of present incumbent Altamas Kabir's tenure. President Pranab Mukherjee has given his nod for the appointment of Sathasivam as the next Chief Justice, ....... [read more...]
Indian judiciary one of the most powerful in the world: Chief Justice Altamas Kabir
Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir has described the Indian judicial system as one of the most powerful in the world due to the power of judicial review enjoyed by it. Speaking on Sunday at an event after inaugurating the Jammu and Kashmir Judicial Academy complex built [read more...]