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Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP amid protests
Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP amid protests

New Delhi: Ranjan Gogoi on Thursday took oath as a nominated member of Rajya Sabha amidst unprecedented scenes of opposition members shouting slogans and walking out of the House. This is the first time ever that the House has witnessed slogan shouting and walkout during oath-taking. Gogoi, 65, who retired as the Chief Justice of […]

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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 […]

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President's nod to increase number of Supreme Court judges

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind has signed into law a Bill which seeks to increase the sanctioned strength of judges in the Supreme Court from 30 to 33 besides the Chief Justice of India. The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill was passed by Parliament earlier this week. With no vacancy, the present […]

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Unnao rape survivor battles severe blood infection

Lucknow: The Unnao rape survivor is battling severe blood infection because of which six of the seven antibiotics being given to her have been rendered ineffective. The report of a blood culture examination of the girl showed she has serious infection in her blood. The report came after she was shifted to the AIIMS in […]

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Unnao rape: Driver says truck skidded due to rain

Lucknow: Ashish Pal, the driver whose truck crashed into the car carrying the Unnao rape survivor on July 28 in Rae Bareli, has told the CBI that his truck had skidded due to heavy rain on the day of the accident. Ashish Pal said that he was returning after off-loading ‘maurang’ (mortar) in Rae Bareli […]

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Unnao rape case: CBI sleuths question Sengar in Sitapur prison

Lucknow: The CBI on Saturday quizzed expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is lodged in a prison in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district on charges of raping a minor girl two years ago. A three-member team of the central investigation agency visited the Sitapur district jail and questioned the Bangermau MLA for several hours. On […]

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Unnao rape survivor to remain in Lucknow: Family

Lucknow: The Unnao rape survivor’s mother, on Friday, said that she does not want to shift her daughter to Delhi for treatment because she is satisfied with the treatment at Lucknow’s King George’s Medical University (KGMU) hospital. The Supreme Court had, on Thursday, offered to transfer the 19-year-old rape survivor from the Lucknow hospital to […]

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Unnao rape survivor's family at liberty to take call on shifting her to AIIMS from Lucknow: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said the Unnao rape survivor’s family is at liberty to take a call on shifting her to AIIMS here from the Lucknow hospital where she is undergoing treatment following a road accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Raebareli district. The apex court took note of a statement made by senior […]

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SC seeks personal appearance of CBI officers probing Unnao cases in court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will consider transfer of the trial in Unnao rape case to Delhi. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the CBI officer supervising the cases connected with Unnao rape victim to make personal appearance before the court on Thursday at 12 p.m. The court sought full details of […]

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Mob Lynching: SC issues notice on plea for implementing order

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on a petition seeking direction to stop increasing mob lynching incidents targeting the minority community in the country. A set of directions was laid down by the top court in its 2018 judgement to prevent mob lynching. The petition was listed before a bench headed by […]

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Karnataka drama: 5 more Congress rebels to petition SC on resignations

Bengaluru: Five more Karnataka Congress rebel legislators are set to petition the Supreme Court asking it to direct Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar to accept their resignations, sources said on Saturday. “The five rebel legislators, who also resigned from their Assembly seats, are likely to petition the apex court on Monday for its direction to […]

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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 […]

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Give fair chance to people not included in NRC: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the NRC Coordinator to provide a fair chance to those who have challenged the non-inclusion of their names in the National Register of Citizen (NRC) in Assam. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told Coordinator Prateek Hajela: “Don’t cut short the process just because you have […]

Four new Supreme Court judges sworn in

New Delhi: Four new judges were administered the oath of office by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi at the Supreme Court on Friday, two of whom will go on to be the Chief Justices of India following the order of seniority. With the swearing in of Justices B.R. Gavai, Surya Kant, Aniruddha Bose and A.S. Bopanna, […]

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For first time, CJI to be part of SC vacation bench

New Delhi: In an unprecedented development, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi will be part of the Supreme Court’s vacation bench from May 25 to May 30, mainly to take care of any dispute that may arise in government formation after the Lok Sabha election results are declared on May 23. The Supreme Court will […]

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Women activists detained while protesting against CJI

New Delhi: A large number of women activists and lawyers were on Friday detained and taken to the Mandir Marg police station while they protested against the clean chit given to Supreme Court Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in a sexual harassment probe. The protesters, who started their protest from Mandi House in the heart of […]

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Rajiv Gandhi killing: SC dismisses plea against convicts' release

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the plea by families of those killed along with former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi by a LTTE suicide bomber at Tamil Nadu’s Sriperumbudur on May 21, 1991, opposing the release of the seven remaining convicts in the case. A bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, said: […]

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SC must take steps to come out of crises: CPI-M

New Delhi: The CPI-M on Thursday asked Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and the Supreme Court to “take the court out of the crises in which it is currently mired”. An editorial in the CPI-M organ “People’s Democracy” said the crises in the Supreme Court had been aggravated by the way in which Gogoi and the […]

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Row over CJI clean chit, SC protesters detained

New Delhi: Many women lawyers and activists were among protesters outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday as they questioned the clean chit given to Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in a sexual harassment case a day ago. As it is not allowed to gather outside the apex court for any kind of demonstration, the Delhi Police […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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CJI appears before probe panel in sexual harassment case

New Delhi: Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday appeared before the in-house committee led by Justice S.A. Bobde, looking into allegations of sexual harassment against him by a former staffer of the Supreme Court, said an official source familiar with the proceedings. The source said the committee had asked the Chief Justice Gogoi to appear […]

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CJI case: Woman pulls out of in-house inquiry

New Delhi: The former employee of the Supreme Court, who accused Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, on Tuesday pulled out from the in-house inquiry set up by the apex court to probe the charges against the CJI. In a statement to the media, she said: “I felt I was not likely to get […]

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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 […]

Rich and powerful want to control court: SC on CJI matter

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said some rich and powerful people want to control its functioning, as it heard for the third time the matter related to allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. The court said these “fixers” must go. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said “people with […]