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The Times of India: MADURAI: The Madras high court Madurai bench on Wednesday pulled up police officials and doctors in connection with an alleged rape and murder case of 17-year-old girl, after it came to know that police merely registered the case as an unnatural death (Section...
The Times of India: MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court is successfully stepping into its 11th year on Thursday. But, it is entering another new year with a baggage of 78,886 main cases and 79,795 miscellaneous petitions. The bench constructed at a cost of Rs 120...
The Times of India: MADURAI: The MadrasHigh court bench here on Wednesday ruled that not only the StateMedical Council but also Medical Council of India (MCI) was also entitled to initiate proceedings under ethics regulations against medical practitioners. "There is a mushroom...
The Times of India: NEW DELHI: Is there a crisis of finding enough credible lawyers for elevation as high court judges? There are more than 70 vacancies in the Allahabad high court, but very few recommendations have come from the collegium on appointing judges. The higher...
The Times of India: NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday reacted sharply to the Centre's stand that the purpose behind creation of National Tax Tribunal (NTT) was to associate domain experts in deciding taxation disputes as it was often felt that judges lacked expertise in...
The Times of India: NEW DELHI: The BJP-led government as well as the AIADMK on Wednesday demanded an explanation from former PM Manmohan Singh about whether he had pressured the Supreme Court collegium in June 2005, then headed by Chief JusticeR C Lahoti, to confer permanent...
The Times of India: NAGPUR: Press Council of India (PCI) chairman and retired Supreme Court judge JusticeMarkandey Katju's startling revelations on a corrupt judge has stirred the hornet's nest in the Indian judiciary system also casting aspersions on its integrity and...
The Hindu: Justice N. Kirubakaran of the Madras High Court on Wednesday criticised both the DMK and the AIADMK for “indulging in hate politics” by filing cases against each other even over petty issues. He made the observation before reserving orders on a...
The Hindu: Most people feel uncomfortable at the thought of going to a police station, even if for a simple enquiry. But did you know that women can stay at home and field questions from the police? Section 160 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) states that...
The Times of India: SALEM: Members from Tamil NaduPeople Rights Movement (TNPRM) on Wednesday created awareness among public insisting the need of CCTVs in all police stations including All women police stations (AWPS) and police headquarters across the state. "Nearly 90% of the...
The Hindu: The timing of JusticeMarkandey Katju’s revelations is not the point of issue now (July 23); it is the substance in the allegation. But for his move, people would have never known about the misdeeds and wrongdoing committed by the UPA that was...
The Hindu: A day after informing Parliament that the Prime Minister’s Office under Manmohan Singh had pushed with highest judiciary for extension of tenure to a judge of the Madras High Court facing...
The Hindu: The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered a CB-CID probe into how a juvenile sustained a bullet injury in a city police station on January 7, saying that the police version of the incident was not convincing. A...