The Supreme Court of India has designated four lawyers as Senior Advocates, including three women. Vibha Dutta Makhija, Meenakshi Arora, Kiran Suri and Sushil Jain were awarded the prestigious designation by the Full
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The Delhi High Court is hearing a petition seeking an increase in the salaries of Supreme Court and High Court judges in India. The petition was filed by Deepak Khosla, and the respondents are the Union of India, the
The Supreme Court of India has appointed a new judge, elevating the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Arjan Kumar Sikri. The Supreme Court collegium approved his nomination the appointment is set to be made
The Full Court of the Supreme Court of India has awarded the title of Senior Advocate to 15 retired High Court judges and two practicing Advocates. The distinction is extremely difficult to attain for practicing
According to the author of this article in The Hindu, the present method of selection and appointment to the superior courts - with selections made by other judges - does not function to ensure a top quality judiciary.
Of 397 lawyers designated as Senior Advocates by the Supreme Court of India since 1962, just 5 are women - according to a new report on the challenges faced by female lawyers in India. The report, prepared by legal
Experts say that the landmark Vodafone tax case in the Supreme Court of India has boosted India’s image and reinforced standards of fairness and impartiality in the application of the law. Supporters hail the
Kian Ganz, the publishing editor of www.LegallyIndia.com, here gives a brief anatomy of the legal services industry in India. The scale of the industry in India is staggering. India has approximately 1.2 million
The Supreme Court of India has appointed Justice Ranjana Desai to the bench. Desai leaves her former post at the Bombay High Court to become te fifth woman to join the Supreme Court, and the second sitting female judge.
In the past year, the Court has put itself into policy making and governance roles, issuing orders to agencies on issues from malnutrition to caste violence to education. Last week, for example, after hearing a case on
The Supreme Court of India has given a ruling in favor of Daiichi to pay to the shareholders of Zenotech Laboratories Limited an exit price of Rs. 113.62 ($2.52) per share in the open offer, instead of Rs. 160 ($3.50)