‘Everything settled’ as Chief Justice meets all judges in SC

New Delhi, Jan 15 : All the judges of the Supreme Court met here informally on Monday, leading Attorney General K.K. Venugopal to claim that the crisis in the country’s top court “has been settled”. “There was an informal meeting in the morning (before the commencement of the court). Now everything has been settled,” Venugopal […]

Full court must be called to discuss SC situation: Ex-judges

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 : A former Chief Justice of India and two other judges have termed as “unprecedented” the press meet by four senior sitting judges of the Supreme Court on Friday complaining over its administration and wished that a full court meeting be called soon. Former Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan told the media that […]

Lawyers’ conduct in Ramjanambhoomi hearing shameful, says CJI

New Delhi, Dec 7 : Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Thursday lamented the conduct of certain senior lawyers during the hearing in the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute case in the Supreme Court, dubbing it “shameful”. Senior lawyers Kapil Sibal, Rajeev Dhavan and Dushant Dave had threatened to leave on Tuesday after the apex court […]

Air quality improves marginally, NGT rejects plea for odd-even exemptions

New Delhi, Nov 14 : Air quality in the National Capital Region saw a marginal improvement from “severe plus” to “severe” on Tuesday while the National Green Tribunal turned down a Delhi government plea for exemptions from the odd-even traffic scheme. The Delhi government made the fresh plea before the top green court that the […]

Why choppers not used to control pollution, asks NGT

New Delhi, Nov 7 : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday rapped the Centre and the governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab over the spike in pollution in the city and asked why choppers were not used to sprinkle water to control dust pollution. Seeking replies from these state governments along with […]