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Judiciary: Corruption

The Judiciary Faces A Crisis Of Character: Retired Justice Ranjit Singh

Oct 16, 2020 Ranjit Singh

'Judges are more often bribed by their ambition and loyalty rather than by money', says Retired Justice Ranjit Singh.

Judges Cannot Live In Ivory Towers, Must Ensure Justice To Poor: Retiring SC Jurist Deepak Gupta

May 07, 2020 PTI

Justice Gupta, who superannuated on Wednesday became the first judge in the history of the Supreme Court to be given farewell through video conferencing due to the lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, said that judges have to identify the problems and deal with them.

Justice Sunil Gaur, Who Rejected Chidambaram's Bail Plea, Appointed Chairperson Of PMLA Appellate Tribunal

The Delhi High Court judge, who replaces Justice Manmohan Singh as the chairperson, had kept his verdict on Chidambaram's plea reserved for seven months and pronounced the judgment just 72 hours before he retired.

Judge, Two Advocates Held For Accepting Rs 7.5 Lakh As Bribe For Granting Bail

Apr 14, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested an Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge and two advocates in Telangana on the charge of accepting Rs 7.5 lakh bribe for granting bail.

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Held In Libya Financing Probe

Sarkozy, 63, had until now refused to respond to a summons for questioning in the case

17 March, 2018

Verdict Against Lalu, Mishra In Fodder Scam Case Deferred Till March 19

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the second time that the verdict in the case has been postponed

01 March, 2018

Loan Defaulters Will Now Be Turned Back At The Immigration Counter

Outlook Web Bureau

The government is also considering to draft a new law to confiscate assets of those who get away with unpaid liabilities of over Rs 100 crore

31 January, 2018

Medical College Admission Scam: CJI Writes To President, Seeks Removal Of HC Judge, Says Report

Outlook Web Bureau

An in-house committee of judges headed by the CJI had reportedly found him guilty of the charges and said he "disgraced the values of judicial life".

30 January, 2018

Medical Admission Scam: All Judicial Work Withdrawn From Allahabad HC Judge Narayan Shukla

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the list of business released by the Allahabad high court registry for January 30, Shukla’s name does not appear on the roster.

24 January, 2018

'CBI Court Order Not Final, Will Appeal In HC', Tejashwi Yadav Accuses Nitish, BJP Of 'Framing' Lalu

Outlook Web Bureau

Prasad's detractors, he added, have always been scared of his immense popularity.

15 January, 2018

After Hectic Parleys With Lawyers’ Bodies, CJI Dipak Misra Assures End To SC Crisis Soon

Outlook Web Bureau

A seven-member Bar Council India panel led by its chairman Manan Kumar Mishra had a 50-minute meeting with the CJI at the end of the day.


13 January, 2018

In Less Than 5 Months In Office, CJI Dipak Misra Faced Serious Disagreements With Colleagues, Delivered Key Verdicts

Outlook Web Bureau

Misra, who has a 13 month-long tenure till October 2, has been having a tough time in dealing with his colleagues

30 December, 2017

Judicial Paper Leaks: Punjab Haryana HC Likely To Look At 60 Appointments Made In Last Three Years

Ushinor Majumdar

Several crucial developments closely follow an Outlook cover story on touting judgeships in Punjab and Haryana

06 December, 2017

'CBI Has Inglorious History In Being Politically Motivated', Vijay Mallya's Defence Say India's Evidence Amounts To 'Zero'

Outlook Web Bureau

It was claimed that the evidence was "contentious" without any underlying material to support claims being made


20 November, 2017

Amid Corruption Investigations, SC Allows Karti P. Chidambaram To Visit UK In December

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court has, however, imposed conditions on his UK visit, by asking him to furnish an undertaking that he will return as directed.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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