"Absolutely shocking", Nariman J tears into Union, States for not appointing ad-hoc judges

Shruti Mahajan July 18 2018

The Supreme Court Bench of JusticesĀ Rohinton Nariman andĀ Indu Malhotra today expressed its immense displeasure over the large number of pending criminal appeals and the failure of the Central and state governments to appoint ad-hoc judges.

Justice Nariman, visibly irked by the situation, pulled up the Union of India and the State of Madhya Pradesh over the appalling number of criminal appeals pending. Noting that the Criminal appeals preferred in the year 2001 and 2002 alone were being taken up for hearing in . . .

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