Supreme Court of India
The Supreme Court of India is located in the city of Delhi and is the largest Jurisdictional body in India. It is foreseen by the constitution to function at the same time as Federal Court, Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Appeal of the Country. Here you will find everything you need to know about the Supreme Court of India, its history, its composition, and how to access the Supreme Court Case Status from here. The High Courts in India are governed by the Supreme Court. Know more about the Chief Justice of India as well as Supreme Court Case status and more from here.
Brief history of the Supreme Court of India
This institution born on January 26, 1950, in Tilak Marg, New Delhi, at the same time that India decreed as a Sovereign and the Democratic Republic, and it operated in the Parliament House until 1958, when it transferred to the building in which it continues currently working.
In its first years of operation, had a president of the Supreme Court and seven main judges, who used to witness each of the cases together, but progressively increasing the number of cases and thus had to begin to divide to serve them all, so since then each case attended by two or maximum three judges.
The 1950 constitution protects the independence of the Supreme Court of India by stating that it is not possible to remove its powers unless the presidential order approved by a majority of at least 2/3 of the members of each of the Houses of Parliament.
The composition of the Supreme Court of India
The Court currently consists of a Chief Justice and 31 judges. The Registry led by a General Secretary, assisted in turn by 8 registrars, and other additional and deputy registrars. In total, adding the gazetted officers, non-gazetted officers, and Class IV employees, the Supreme Court of India composed of 1770 employees.
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The Chief Justice of India
The current Chief Justice of India is the Honorable Mr. Dipak Misra. He was born on October 3, 1953, and began practicing as a lawyer in 1977, working on various constitutional, civil, criminal, income, service and sales tax matters. And He began to practice as a judge in the High Court of Orissa in 1996, and also worked in the High Court of Madhya Pradesh, in the Supreme Court of Patna, in the Supreme Court of Justice of Delhi and finally in the Supreme Court of India. He named The Chief Justice of India on August 28, 2017, and his position will valid until October 2, 2018.
Supreme Court Case Status and Daily Orders
Through the website of the Supreme Court of India you can access all the updated information on the pending cases or the already resolved cases of the Supreme Court of India since it automatically connects to the internal databases of the court, that digitized and updated daily.
For this, you only need to access the web page and select the “Supreme Court Case Status” tab, or “Daily Orders” tab in case you are not looking for a case but are waiting for an order to be signed by the Supreme Court.
In order to find your Case Status or your Daily Orders, you will have to enter some simple information such as the case number, the name of the applicant or the defendant, the name of the defender, or the details of the lower court.
Supreme Court Judgement Information System
As with the Case Status and the Daily Orders, the citizen has the possibility of accessing the data of the Supreme Court Judgement Information System, where the information of all the judgments and decisions of the Supreme Court and other Courts found since its beginnings in 1950. This information of the judgments published in SCR Journal, where until 1993 main notes annexed, but at present, they based solely on the text of the sentences.
Accessing the Supreme Court with the Visitor Pass
The building of the Supreme Court qualified as a High-Security Zone, so the income heavily restricted, but even so, it possible to access without being a judge, a lawyer, or being summoned for a trial, you only need to have the requirements to get a Visitor Pass, also known as a “Photo Entry Pass”. The steps are the following:
- Withdraw the Application Form for the Photo Entry Pass in the Reception.
- Fill the Form with Capital Letters.
- Use correct Court N°/Item N° place for which pass required.
- Add a copy of any of the following personal documents: Govt. I Card, Driving License, PAN Card, Ration Card, or Passport.
- Do not leave any column Blank
- Your Advocate on-Record or Senior Advocate should countersign your Form.
Supreme Court of India Website: http://www.supremecourtofindia.nic.in
Supreme Court of India Contact Number: 011-23388942, 23388922
Fax Numbers: 011-23381584,23381508
Supreme Court of India Email id Service: firstname.lastname@example.org
Supreme Court of India Address Info:
Supreme Court of India
Tilak Marg, New Delhi
Updated on 10/11/2018