One judge per one lakh people in Bangladesh only: law minister

Highlighting the lack of judges in the country, Law Minister Anisul Huq today told parliament that there was one judge for every one lakh people in Bangladesh, while it was one for 50,000 in India.

2 judges warned for not following rules in dealing with bail plea

The High Court cautions two lower court judges for not following relevant rules in dealing with a bail petition in connection with a case filed under Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.

SC admin urges govt to beef up security at courts

The Supreme Court administration requests the government to tighten security of judges, lawyers, court officials and litigants at the courts across the country.

Judges must sign verdicts promptly

The Supreme Court has ruled that its judges must sign the judgments or orders in normal cases promptly and within six months of delivering them in exceptional cases.

Supreme Court’s instructions on judges’ code of conduct

The Supreme Court comes up with 40 observations about the code of conduct of its judges.

Sign judgement by 6 months of delivering order: SC

The Supreme Court tells its judges to sign the judgements or orders within six months after delivering them, even in the case of any special cases.

Pay hike for judges

The cabinet yesterday approved a proposal to increase salaries of judges in line with the Eight National Pay Scale.

SC Judges / Law minister for proper code of conduct

The code of conduct for the Supreme Court judges should be one that every judge follows ensuring their accountability, Law Minister Anisul Huq said yesterday.

Follow norms, values of the judiciary

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday expressed his hopes that the judges, who enjoy state facilities, would follow the norms and values of the judiciary.

October 27, 2015
October 27, 2015

How to make the judiciary more independent?

It has been a long settled principle across the globe that without upholding the independence of the judiciary, no country will be able to strengthen democracy. It is because independent courts are the hallmark of a strong democratic society.

August 4, 2015
August 4, 2015

Need more judges for judiciary to work: Suranjit

Suranjit Sengupta, chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on law, says the country’s judiciary is bound to collapse due to inadequate number of judges.

August 3, 2015
August 3, 2015

2 HC judges take oath Wednesday

President Abdul Hamid confirms services of two High Court judges, as their two years’ tenure as additional judge will expire tomorrow.

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