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Tag: Chief Justice Of India

CJI NV Ramana
Peace shall only prevail when people's rights, dignity protected: CJI

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.

CJI Ramana
PIL has turned into personal interest litigation: CJI Ramana

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.

Justice NV Ramana Sworn-In As New Chief Justice Of India

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday administered oath of office to 48th Chief Justice of India Justice N.V. Ramana in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice-President Venkaiah…

'Time For Woman CJI; But Women Lawyers Cite Family Responsibilities': Bobde
'Time For Woman CJI; But Women Lawyers Cite Family Responsibilities': Bobde

New Delhi: A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Thursday said the time has come for a woman Chief Justice of India, however when…

Chief Justice Of India SA Bobde Recommends Justice NV Ramana As His Successor

New Delhi: Chief Justice S.A. Bobde has recommended to the Centre to appoint Justice N.V. Ramana as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Chief Justice Bobde will retire on April 23. Justice Ramana was appointed to the Supreme Court on February 17, 2014. Justice Ramana will take over as the Chief Justice on […]

Chief Justice Says 'Overcrowding' A Big Issue In Courtrooms

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Wednesday took note on the excessive crowd in the courtroom ahead of the hearing on the 140 petitions challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act and said there was a need to devise a mechanism to tackle the menace. A bench, headed by Chief Justice Bobde and comprising […]

Justice Loses Its Character If It Becomes Revenge: CJI Bobde

Jodhpur: Chief Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde said on Saturday that justice can never become instant, and it loses its character if it becomes revenge. The Chief Justice’s remarks gain significance in the backdrop of “encounter” killings of four persons accused of rape-murder of a veterinarian by Telangana police. The police have faced criticism from various […]

Ravi Shankar Prasad
Law Minister Urges CJI To Ensure Mechanism To Monitor Quick Disposal Of Rape Cases

Jodhpur: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday urged the Chief Justice of India and other senior judges to ensure that there is a mechanism to monitor quick disposal of rape cases, saying that the women of the country are under pain and distress and crying for justice. “I would urge the CJI and other […]

Attorney-General Pitches For Fixed 3-Year Tenure For CJI

New Delhi: The government’s top law officer on Thursday recommended a fixed tenure of three years for the Chief Justice of India. Attorney General K.K. Venugopal, in his address at the felicitation function of the new Chief Justice S.A. Bobde, said: “There must be a fixed term of minimum three years for the Chief Justice […]

Justice Bobde Takes Oath As 47th Chief Justice of India

New Delhi: Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, who has decided several key cases and was part of the recent historic Ayodhya verdict, was on Monday administered oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind. Justice Bobde, 63, succeeds Justice Ranjan Gogoi who demitted office on Sunday. Justice Bobde took oath in […]

Supreme Court Says CJI Office Comes Under RTI

New Delhi: The office of Chief Justice comes under the Right to Information Act, said the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices Sanjeev Khanna and Deepak Gupta pronounced that the Chief Justice Office is as a public authority under RTI, and upheld the Delhi High Court verdict of 2010. The apex court […]

Justice Bobde To Be Next CJI, President Signs Warrant

New Delhi: Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde will be the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) as President Ram Nath Kovind signed a warrant on Tuesday paving the way for him to take over the top post. Justice Bobde will be sworn in as Chief Justice on November 18 and will serve the post for around […]

SC Allows Mehbooba Mufti's Daughter To Meet Her

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Iltija Javed, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, to meet her mother. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi allowed Iltijia Javed to visit Srinagar, provided she first takes permission from the concerned district authorities. The court said […]

CJI writes to PM for removal of HC judge

New Delhi: Months after an in-house panel found Allahabad High Court’s Justice S N Shukla guilty of misconduct by an internal probe, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate a motion for his removal. A three-judge in-house committee, comprising Madras High Court Chief Justice Indira Banerjee, Sikkim […]

SC to hear Rafale review pleas, contempt plea against Rahul on May 10

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing on a bunch of review petitions in Rafale deal, saying it will club the review pleas and the contempt case against Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s “chowkidar chor hai” remark attributing it to the top court on May 10. Interestingly, the court’s direction came after learning […]

CJI Gogoi gets clean chit in sexual harassment case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court appointed three-judge in-house committee probing the allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi on Monday gave a clean chit to the CJI in the matter. A statement issued by the top court said: “The in-house committee has found no substance in the allegations contained in the […]

Ex-judge to probe conspiracy angle in CJI sexual harassment matter

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a probe by former judge of the apex court Justice A.K. Patnaik into allegations about conspiracy against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi who has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman. The top court also directed the Directors of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Intelligence […]

Charges against CJI: SC asks IB, CBI, Delhi Police to look into evidence given

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday called the Directors of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Delhi Police Commissioner to look into the material furnished by lawyer Utsav Bains in support of his allegations in the framing of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in a false sexual harassment case. […]

Lawyers want 'full court' to hear allegations against CJI

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) and the Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association (SCAORA) have expressed deep reservations regarding the suo moto court hearing held on April 20 on the issue related to allegations of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi. The associations said that the allegations of an […]

Protestors gather outside SC over alleged harassment case on CJI

New Delhi: Protesters on Monday gathered outside the Supreme Court complex demanding an independent probe into the sexual harassment allegation raised against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. None of the apex court judges have initiated hearings in their respective courtrooms, which is unusual as the top court is in session by 10.30 a.m. usually.

CJI trashes sexual harassment charge, sees larger plot

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday rubbished an allegation of sexual harassment against him, saying there was a “larger conspiracy” to destabilize the independence of the judiciary, which, he said, is “under very serious threat”. After the allegation leveled by a former employee of the Supreme Court was reported by a […]

Grappling with judges' 'rebellion', SC delivered on morality and gender justice

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 […]

CJI Dipak Misra holds court for one last time

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra held court, along with his successor Ranjan Gogoi, for the last time Monday, stopping a lawyer who broke into song to wish him a long life to say he was “responding from the heart” but will speak from his mind in the evening. CJI Misra, who presided […]

Justice Gogoi to be next CJI

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Justice Ranjan Gogoi, one of the four judges who revolted against Chief Justice Dipak Misra earlier this year, was on Thursday appointed the next Chief Justice of India (CJI). President Ram Nath Kovind designated Justice Gogoi as the next CJI to succeed Chief Justice Dipak Misra who will demit office […]

CJI Dipak Misra recommends Ranjan Gogoi as his successor

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Tuesday sent a letter to the Centre recommending Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor. Following the principle of seniority, Chief Justice Misra picked Justice Gogoi, the senior-most judge of the top court after him. As per convention, the outgoing Chief Justice sends the recommendation for his […]

Two RS members move SC against rejection of CJI impeachment notice

New Delhi: Two Rajya Sabha members on Monday moved the Supreme Court, challenging Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu’s decision to reject a notice seeking impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra. A bench headed by Justice J. Chelameswar on Monday told senior counsel Kapil Sibal “come back tomorrow” as the latter mentioned the matter for listing for […]

Venkaiah Naidu rejects impeachment notice against CJI

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu today rejected the notice given by opposition parties led by the Congress for impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra citing lack of substantial merit in it, sources said. Naidu held extensive consultations with top legal and constitutional experts before taking the decision, they said. The rejection of the […]

BJD not in favour of impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra

Bhubaneswar: The Naveen Patnaik-led BJD on Friday said it was not in favour of the impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. “Impeachment notice against the CJI should be given on rare occasion. There is no point in demeaning the post of the CJI,” BJD spokesperson Amar Prasad Satpathy told reporters here. Seven […]

Opposition gathers signatures seeking impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra

New Delhi: The Congress has begun the process of initiating impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and was collecting signatures of MPs of various opposition parties, leaders of the NCP said. However, there was no confirmation about the move from the Congress and its senior leaders avoided questions on the matter. […]

CJI for employment & rehabilitation of juvenile delinquents

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 […]

CJI meets four senior-most SC judges

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today held a meeting with four senior-most Supreme Court judges to resolve issues raised by them during a press conference on January 12. The meeting between the CJI and four judges– Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph — lasted for around 10-15 […]

CJI HC Museum
CJI Dipak Mishra inaugurates Orissa HC Museum

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 […]

Supreme Court
SC issues guidelines to accord senior designation to lawyers

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today issued a slew of guidelines including setting up of a permanent committee led by the Chief Justice of India to accord senior designation to lawyers. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that besides the CJI, the committee would include a senior most apex court judge or […]

SC fines Swami Om for challenging Justice Mishra’s appointment as CJI

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 […]

Odisha born Justice Dipak Mishra to be the next Chief Justice of India

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 […]

Modi condoles death of former CJI Bhagwati

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his grief over the death of former Chief Justice of India P.N. Bhagwati, who died on Thursday. “The demise of Justice P.N. Bhagwati is saddening. He was a stalwart of India’s legal fraternity. My deepest condolences,” Modi said in a tweet on Thursday. “Justice PN Bhagwati’s remarkable […]

Chief Justice
India becoming hub of international arbitration: CJI

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India J S Khehar today said India is becoming a hub of international arbitration and the government’s initiative to work towards zero interference in the process will promote confidence among foreign traders. Justice Khehar said that potential for international arbitration is increasing due to foreign investment. Speaking at a two-day […]

Judiciary has maintained credibility despite challenges: CJI

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

High Court
CJI to attend centenary celebrations of Orissa HC

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 […]

CJI asks graduates to be torch-bearers of rule of law

Chief Justice of India T S Thakur today called upon the fresh law graduates to touch the lives of the people by helping them in their pursuit for justice -- social, economic and political, as envisioned in the Constitution