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Indian Supreme Court appoints three female SCs

Sep 9, 2013 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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Petition seeks increase in pay for Indian judges

Apr 18, 2013 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…

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New judge appointed to Supreme Court of India

Mar 26, 2013 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…

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Supreme Court of India makes 17 Senior Advocates

Nov 30, 2012 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…

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Judicial activism from India's Supreme Court

May 20, 2011 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…

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