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Prabhati Nayak Mishra

  • Collegium system has failed, say ex-CJs, eminent jurists

    The collegium system for appointment of judges has failed and it needs to be replaced, eminent jurists and former chief justices have told the government during consultations on the issue. "Majority were of the opinion that the collegium system has failed and it needs to be changed," said attorney...

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 7:20am
  • Supreme Court names RS Cheema as SPP in coal block allocation scam case

    After finding no unanimous choice for the appointment prosecutor in the illegal coal block allocation related cases, the Supreme Court on Friday appointed senior advocate RS Cheema as the special public prosecutor in the matter. It also appointed additional sessions judge as special court for the...

    Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 6:20am
  • Most unwanted job: Government finds it difficult to find a special public prosecutor to try coal scam

    There is no taker for the job of special public prosecutor to try the illegal coal block allocation cases involving Jindal Steel, Aditya Birla group and others. Miffed by the NDA (National Democratic Alliance) government for spoiling his chances to become a Supreme Court judge, senior advocate...

    Friday, 25 July 2014 - 6:15am
  • Supreme Court refuses to release Subrata Roy on bail or parole

    We will let you hold talks outside Tihar if you get buyers for you property, court tells Sahara chief

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 6:50am
  • Markandey Katju poses six questions to former CJI RC Lahoti

    Launching another salvo against former Chief Justice of India RC Lahoti, Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju on Tuesday posed six direct questions to him pertaining to the appointment of a corrupt judge of the Madras high court. Recounting his communication to the then CJI Lahoti, Katju...

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 7:45am
  • Law intern wants case to be transferred to Bangalore

    The law intern who has accused a former Supreme Court judge of sexual harassment on Monday sought transfer of the defamation case filed by the retired judge against her and some media houses in Delhi high court to a place in Bangalore saying the accused is "influential and enjoy the high position...

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 7:15am
  • Supreme Court relieves Sunil Gavaskar of BCCI duty

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday relieved former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar of his duties as the interim president (IPL-related affairs) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Taking on record the statement of BCCI counsel CA Sundaram that the seventh edition of the IPL concluded...

    Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 7:25am
  • Supreme Court orders setting up of special court to try coalgate cases

    The name of senior advocate Gopal Subramanium, who has recently withdrawn his consent for elevation to Supreme Court as judge after the Modi government's reservation against him, was on Friday suggested as "first choice" for the appointment as special public prosecutor (SPP) in the coal block...

    Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 6:30am
  • Supreme Court issues notice to states, UTs on plea on passive euthanasia

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine the issue of passive euthanasia be legalised as a fundamental right along with right to live with dignity guaranteed under the Constitution. Passive euthanasia is allowing a patient, who is terminally ill or in a permanent vegetative state, to die by...

    Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 7:15am
  • No Supreme Court relief for CBI additional director

    As the Supreme Court on Monday declined to vacate its restrain order against her, IPS office Archana Ramasundaram cannot take up her assignment in CBI as additional director. The court also raised questions on how she had joined CBI as an additional director when she was allegedly not relieved by...

    Tuesday, 15 July 2014 - 8:00am

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