Tag: Cji

CJI impeachment bid just shallow, divisive politics: BJD

Bhubaneswar: Amidst efforts of Congress backed by several Opposition parties to move an impeachment motion in the Rajya Sabha against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, Odisha’s ruling BJD today strongly condemned the social media messages being circulated against the CJI and termed the whole row as shallow and divisive politics. “We have the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
HC ceasework stir
Orissa HC Bar Association calls off cease-work stir

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court Bar Association today called off its month-long cease-work agitation after having discussions with Chief Justice of India Deepak Mishra and other senior judges of the High Court. As per the decision taken at the Bar Association general body meeting, the lawyers would resume duty from tomorrow. The decision to call off […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Justice Dipak Mishra sworn in as Chief Justice of India

New Delhi:  Odisha born Justice Dipak Mishra was sworn in on Monday as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI). Justice Mishra was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind. He has succeeded Jagdish Singh Khehar who demitted office earlier on Monday. Justice Mishra will preside over the top court for 13 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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
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BREAKING: SC allows 'living will' of terminally ill persons

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said that a person can make an advance “living will” authorising the withdrawal of all life support system if in the opinion of doctor he has reached an irreversible stage of terminal illness. While allowing a person to make a living will, a five judge Constitution Bench headed […]

  • 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
Duty of judges to show respect to lawyers, says CJI Dipak Misra

  New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today said it was the duty of the judges to show respect to the lawyers despite their age or status. Justice Misra was speaking at a function to bid farewell to Justice R K Agrawal, who retired from the apex court today. “The Supreme Court is […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Supreme Court reserves verdict on review pleas of 2 convicts in Dec 16 gangrape case

  New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday reserved its verdict on the plea of two condemned convicts–Vinay Sharma and Pawan Gupta — seeking a review of the 2017 verdict by which they, along with two others, were awarded death penalty in the sensational December 16, 2012 gangrape cum murder case here. The apex court […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Prevailing situation in Supreme Court is 'disastrous': Ex-CJI R M Lodha

  New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Tuesday termed the prevailing situation in the apex judiciary as “disastrous” and said though the CJI is the master of roster, the allocation of cases has to be “fair and in the interest of the institution”. Asserting that the “independence of judiciary is non-negotiable”, […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 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 parties meet vice president, submit notice for impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra

  Opposition parties led by the Congress today met Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu and handed over a notice for impeachment of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. According to sources, over 60 MPs of the Rajya Sabha belonging to seven political parties gave the notice for the impeachment against the […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021