Category: Judiciary

Lawyer appears in virtual hearing while lying on bed; SC says minimum court etiquette be followed

New Delhi, Jun 20: A lawyer appeared in a virtual hearing in the Supreme Court while lying on bed and donning a T-shirt, drawing displeasure of the judge who observed that “minimum court etiquette” should be followed given the public nature of hearings. The apex court observed that lawyers […]


Identify private hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients for free or at nominal cost: SC to Centre

New Delhi, May 27 : The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Centre to identify private hospitals where COVID-19 infected patients could get treatment for free or at a nominal cost. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, hearing the matter via video-conferencing, observed that there are private […]

SC comes up with new guidelines for hearing matters from May 18 to June 19

New Delhi, May 17: The Supreme Court will hear all cases via video and audio links between May 18 and June 19, and has scaled up its ‘1881’ helpline to assist advocates and litigants in e-filing and virtual hearing, according to a standard operating procedure (SoP) released on Sunday […]

Clarification from Central Administrative Tribunal on cases related to J&K

open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 16: Following is the text of the clarification from Justice L. Narasimha Reddy, Chairman, Central Administrative Tribunal regarding CAT benches in the UTs of J&K and Ladakh:- “A News item appeared in print as well as electronic media on the basis […]

SC orders setting up of panel headed by MHA secy to consider pleas seeking 4G in J-K

New Delhi, May 11: The Supreme Court Monday ordered setting up of a high-powered committee headed by MHA Secretary to consider pleas seeking restoration of 4G internet services in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. A bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, Justices R Subhash Reddy and B […]

New guidelines for hearing of cases by CAT in Green, Orange & Red Zones

open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 2: As directed by the Hon’ble Chairman, Central Administrative Tribunal, New Delhi, the following Notification is issued: The functioning of the Principal Bench of the Central Administrative Tribunal and its other Benches across the Country was suspended in view of the […]

SC grants 3-week protection to journalist Arnab Goswami

New Delhi, Apr 24:  The Supreme Court Friday granted protection against any coercive steps for three weeks to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami in connection with some FIRs lodged against him in various states for alleged defamatory statements made during the news shows on recent Palghar mob-lynching of […]

The High Court in coordination with the J&K LSA generating awareness about Covid 19 through text msgs

open view news desk JAMMU, APRIL 19: Making optimum use of mobile numbers and email IDs of lawyers and litigants available in databases of High Court as well as District Courts of UTs of J&K and Ladakh, High Court of Jammu and Kashmir is using SMS as one […]

Three High Court judges administered oath of office by Chief Justice

open view news desk JAMMU, APRIL 07: Chief Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal today administered oath of office to three newly appointed Judges of the common High Court for the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. Justice Vinod Chatterji Koul, Justice Sanjay […]

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