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.
10 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Public sector banks have delayed action against nearly 100 corrupt officers despite the uproar over cases of bank fraud and non-performing assets, according to a CVC report.
06 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Forty-two of the 523 candidates contesting in the second phase of Assam Assembly polls have criminal cases and 32 of them face serious offences like murder, kidnapping and crime against women, according to an analysis by two think thanks.
28 Mar 2016
Kolkata: Congress today claimed that the tie- up between Congress and CPI(M) in West Bengal has "disturbed the poll arithmetic" of Trinamool Congress and that is why it has sought shelter from BJP in scams ranging from "Saradha to the Narada".
15 Mar 2016
New Delhi: With the controversial Land Acquisition Bill pending for long, government today made a strong pitch in the Lok Sabha for "some sort of understanding" on it, saying passage of the legislation is necessary to make land available for the programme of 'Housing-for-All' by 2020.
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.
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.
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.
04 Feb 2016
Ranchi: Pending irrigation projects, several of them conceived over four decades back, were draining Jharkhand's exchequer, with the cost in some cases leapfrogging 50 times the original estimates.