Justice Chandrachud took the oath at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, which was attended by Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, former Chief Justice of India U.U. Lalit, Supreme Court judges' and other dignitaries.
Justice Chandrachud will be sworn in as India's 50th CJI on November 9.
Justice Chandrachud would become the 50th CJI on November 9, a day after the incumbent CJI would demit office.
Justice Uday Umesh Lalit will assume charge on August 27 after incumbent N V Ramana demits office the day before.
Justice Ramana, who is set to demit office on August 26 on superannuation, on Wednesday received a communication from the Minister of Law and Justice to nominate his successor.
According to the convention, the CJI recommends the name of the senior-most judge as the successor. Justice Uday Umesh Lalit is next in seniority to Ramana.
Chief Justice of India (CJI) N.V. Ramana on Saturday said peace shall only prevail when people's dignity and rights are recognised and protected.
Chief Justice N V Ramana on Saturday expressed concern over frivolous litigations in courts and said the concept of PIL has now turned into personal interest litigation and is at times being misused to stall projects or put pressure on public authorities.
Cuttack: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Sunday stressed on coming up with a concrete action plan to ensure that juvenile offenders return to the main stream through proper rehabilitation programme. While speaking at the State-level conference on Juvenile Justice: Issues and Challenges in Cuttack, Misra said State government as well as corporate houses […]
Cuttack: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra on Sunday inaugurated the Orissa High Court Museum near Barabati Killa here in Cuttack. Built in 1904, the heritage structure in the Barabati Killa which was earlier used as the residence of Orissa High Court Chief Justice, has now been converted into a museum. Showcasing the glorious […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday slapped a fine of Rs 10 lakh on controversial godman Swami Om and Delhi-based industrialist Mukesh Jain while hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed against appointment of Odisha born Justice Dipak Mishra as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI). A division bench headed by Chief Justice […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Odisha born Justice Dipak Mishra is going to be the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. He will be the 45th Chief Justice of India. Justice Mishra is the third Odia to be appointed to this prestigious position after Justice Ranganath Mishra and Justice Gopal Ballav Pattanaik. Current incumbent Chief Justice J […]
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice TS Thakur on Sunday said the judiciary has maintained its credibility despite the fact that the challenges of credibility have kept multiplying
Cuttack: Chief Justice of India Justice TS Thakur will attend the centenary celebrations of the first sitting of the circuit Court of Patna High Court, precursor of the Orissa High Court, here on Sunday. Among others, Supreme Court judge Justice Dipak Mishra, Chief Justice of Orissa High Court Justice Vineet Saran, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court entered 2018 on a tumultuous note with four senior-most judges, on January 12, going public over its functioning and the allocation of cases, including certain cases being selectively allocated to select benches. What was not said then was recently revealed by Justice Kurian Joseph — one of the four “rebel […]