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Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy

13 December 2016

Taxation is the most litigated subject matter by the government which files a large proportion of its tax cases without application of mind, indicates research by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy.

07 December 2016

70 out of the 100 Supreme Court judges, who retired as on 12 February 2016, took up post-retirement jobs with various permanent and ad hoc bodies and committees, with the greatest number taking up quasi-judicial posts, according to data collected by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy.

09 November 2016

An initiative funded and conceived by Rohini Nilekani, the wife of Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, and incubated by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, where she is a patron, seeks to explain all Indian laws and legal problems in easy-to-understand English.

15 September 2015

As reported in Mint on 8 September, senior advocates charge anywhere between Rs 75,000 and Rs 16.5 lakh per hearing in the Supreme Court, and many appear in several matters per day.

07 July 2015

SC judges' salariesThe Chief Justice of India (CJI) used to earn Rs 5,000 per month in 1957, which is equivalent to Rs 3.05 lakh per month in today’s money accounting for inflation. The CJI’s actual salary is Rs 1 lakh per month. We have a problem.