Tag: Chief Justice Of India

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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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. […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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.

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021