10 Apr 2011
The recent stand of Gandhian Anna Hazare against corruption and Lokpal Bill has raised several questions even on the functioning of investigating agencies like Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
12 Mar 2016
Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today mooted a novel idea of courts coming out with an annual bulletin to highlight the oldest cases being tried by them to help create sensitivity on pendency of cases in the country.
20 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The latest consolidated figures of district-wise pending cases would be now a click away following the launch of the National Judicial Data Grid (NJDG).
27 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Honest officers need not worry about CBI or CAG as genuine errors are differentiated from deliberate ones while deciding corruption cases, Vigilance Commissioner in CVC, TM Bhasin said here on Sunday.
28 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission has done away with a 50-year-old practice and asked ministries to decide on their own cases where corruption angle is ruled out against senior babus. The relaxation in the rule is aimed at speeding up the probe in cases involving allegations of "administrative lapse".
22 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Despite there being fast track courts to deal with rape cases, trial of more than 93 percent of them are pending for the last three years. Prosecution records reveal that the police worked out 3,936 of the 4,508 rape cases which is slightly more than 87 percent reported between 2012 and 2014. Charge-sheets were filed in 3,575 of the 3,936 cases worked out.
15 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Going against the advice of his own babus, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has decided not to pursue nearly 4,000 disability pension cases pending against his ministry in courts, a move which will benefit thousands of soldiers waging a long legal battle.
27 Nov 2014
Agartala: A mobile court has been flagged off in Tripura to resolve pending cases and to make people aware about the nitty-gritty of various laws. Tripura High Court Chief Justice Deepak Gupta launched the mobile court here at a function Wednesday evening under the legal service aid scheme.
06 Apr 2015
New Delhi: With nearly three crore cases pending in Indian courts, Chief Justice of India H L Dattu said a deadline has been set to ensure that the trial of a case does not go beyond five years.
09 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The already over-burdened judiciary has been aided by the alternate dispute redressal mechanism of Lok Adalats which have decided 8.25 crore pre- litigation and pending cases in over 15.14 lakh sittings in the last two decades, senior Supreme Court judge TS Thakur said today.