Supreme Court directs High Courts to register suo moto case for speedy disposal of criminal cases against legislators
A year ago, there were more than 5000 criminal cases pending across the country against current or former legislators
18th Nov 2023More
DESK BRIEF: Recent Collegium recommendations show a renewed attention towards ensuring regional and gender diversity in Indian courts.
8th Jul 2023More
With hardly any senior women judges in India's High Courts, gender diversity at the Supreme Court will take a hit.
30th Jun 2023More
With no fixed rules about it, and the recent appointment of nine new judges, regional representation in the Supreme Court has changed.
30th Sep 2021More
What are the criteria for appointing SC judges? Recent collegium resolutions have been taking a need for 'due representation' into account.
28th Sep 2021More
Courts often exercise their suo moto jurisdiction by taking up matters based on media reports or act on letters written to them.
17th Sep 2021More
The Delhi and Bombay High Courts has sent the most number of judges to the Supreme Court. Some High Courts in the North East have sent none.
29th Jul 2021More
11.7% of all the current judges of the 25 High Courts in India, are women.
24th Jun 2021More
We examine the average High Court tenure of the current sitting judges.
3rd Jun 2021More
There is no absolute proposition of law governing the power to transfer cases from a High Court to the Supreme Court under Article 139A.
18th Aug 2020More
This post discusses regional diversity in the Supreme Court.
7th May 2020More