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Tag: Ranjan Gogoi

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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 […]

SC panel of judges to probe charges against CJI

New Delhi: In the wake of alleged sexual harassment charges against the Chief Justice of India, a three-member committee of the top court judges, led by Justice S.A. Bobde, was constituted on Tuesday to probe the allegations by a former staffer, sources said. According to a source, Justices N.V. Ramana and Indira Banerjee have been […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Independence of Judiciary under threat: CJI Ranjan Gogoi

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday claimed that the independence of the judiciary was under threat. “I will sit on this bench and discharge my duties without fear and favour till my tenure is over,” Chief Justice Gogoi said at an urgent hearing on a matter of great public importance after […]

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Go and sit in the corner: CJI to CBI official

New Delhi: “Go and sit in the corner,” Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told former acting CBI Director M. Nageswara Rao, after holding him guilty of contempt of the Supreme Court on Tuesday. A bench headed by the Chief Justice was in no mood to listen to Rao’s explanations on the issue of transferring out Additional […]

Assam NRC claims, objections can be filed till Dec 31: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended till December 31 the deadline for filing claims and objection by around 40 lakh people who were left out of Assam’s draft National Register of Citizens (NRC). A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman said that issuance of notice to those who […]

Rafale deal: Supreme Court reserves order on Rafale

New Delhi:The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a batch of petitions seeking a probe into the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. A bench comprising of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S.K. Kaul and K.M. Joseph, reserved the order as Attorney General K.K. Venugopal defended the Narendra Modi government’s […]

SC seeks pricing, offset partner details on Rafale deal

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought more information from the government on the Rafale combat jet deal, including its pricing and deemed advantages. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told the Centre it should state in an affidavit the “difficulty” in sharing the information on pricing after Attorney General K.K. Venugopal said […]

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Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as Chief Justice of India

New Delhi: Justice Ranjan Gogoi was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Justice of India. He was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind in the Rashtrapati Bhawan. He is India’s 46th Chief Justice succeeds Chief Justice Dipak Misra, who demitted office on October 2, with Monday being his last working […]

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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 […]

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Chief Justice Misra recommends Justice Gogoi as his successor

New Delhi: Following the principle of seniority, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra has recommended the name of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor, said informed sources on Saturday. Justice Gogoi is the senior-most judge of the top court after Chief Justice Misra. As per convention, the outgoing Chief Justice sends the recommendation for […]

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