Suggestions to bring transparency in collegium placed before SC

Several suggestions has been placed before the Supreme Court in order to bring in greater transparency in the collegium system of appointing judges for the higher judiciary, including establishment of a complaint redressal mechanism. The issues of eligibility criteria, establishment of a secretariat for the

Humour- money bags

“The prosecutor says she can produce five witnesses who saw you running from the bank with the money bags,” a defense lawyer confided to a suspect. “That’s nothing, said the suspect. “I can produce 15 witnesses from my group who where with me at the

A lawyer, engineer and surgeon

A lawyer, engineer and surgeon were debating theology. Specifically, what profession did God belong to?       1) The surgeon: “Eve was created when God took a rib out of Adam. This is the first recorded surgical procedure”.       2) The engineer:

India’s Maritime History

Indian Teakwood ship stitched with coir yarn. Indians have been competent mariners for over 5 thousand years. They first sailed in primitive rafts, then on Katamarans made with logs or planks bound together with coir yarn. Such rafts are still in use along our coast.

Humour- A judge

A judge was interviewing a woman regarding her pending divorce, and asked, “What are the grounds for your divorce?”       She replied, “About four acres and a nice little home in the middle of the property with a stream running by.”

Humour- Three wishes

A secretary, a paralegal and a owner of a city law firm were walking through a park on their way to lunch when they find an antique oil lamp. They rub it and a Genie comes out in a puff of smoke. The Genie says,

Guj minister’s fake degree: HC seeks reply from EC

A public interest litigation alleging the genuineness of MBA degree of Gujarat Minister of state Shankar Chaudhari filed by a a Patan-based Congress worker. Chaudhari is minister of state for Health and Family Welfare with independent charge of Urban Housing. The Gujarat High Court has

Immersion of idols polluting the ecosystem: HC

The Madras High Court observed that immersion of idols is polluting the ecosystem and is a threat to the marine life and birds. Justice S Vaidyanathan termed it as “an illiterate attitude towards water that should be put to an end.” Justice S Vaidyanathan made

Humour-A lawyer’s son

A lawyer’s son was about to enter college. He asked his son “Now how did it get into your head that you want to be a doctor instead of a lawyer?” “Well dad,” answered the son, “did you ever hear anybody in a crowd gathered

Homour-A man committed murder

A man committed murder. To fight his case he was advised to hire a good lawyer. He checked one who asked for Rs.10000. He thought this one is not good enough. The next one wanted Rs.50000 per apperance. The next Rs.2lakh. He found a real