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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Chief Justice of India (CJI)


At Delhi's Supreme Court Museum, relive the subcontinent's legal history

February 07, 2020 3:54 pm

The museum has a display of over 1,500 items, incorporating case files and documents of the Indira Gandhi assassination documents, Mahatma Gandhi assassination case, and the Shah Bano case, to name a few. Add to these, accessories like wigs and gowns of judges, court furniture, mementoes, and paintings.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi retires as CJI

November 17, 2019 10:05 pm

Sworn on October 3, 2018, as the 46th Chief Justice of India, Justice Gogoi also headed a bench which, by a 3:2 majority verdict, referred the pleas seeking review of the apex court's historic 2018 judgement allowing women and girls of all ages to enter Sabarimala temple.

Timeline of events in office of Chief Justice of India falling under RTI Act case

November 13, 2019 6:47 pm

On November 13, 2019, SC upheld 2010 Delhi High Court verdict, held that office of the Chief Justice of India is a public authority and falls within the ambit of RTI.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde as successor

October 19, 2019 4:45 am

Justice Bobde played a key role in settling differences between the four Supreme Court judges who held a press conference against then CJI Dipak Misra in January 2018.

Hajela not efficient in discharging NRC duty, review needed: Tarun Gogoi writes to CJI

September 06, 2019 6:31 pm

In a letter to the CJI, Tarun Gogoi alleged that Hajela did not follow the direction of the apex court although over 50,000 government officials were engaged in the NRC updation job and around Rs 1,200 crore was spent at the cost of development work of the state.

Duty of judiciary to stand up to populist forces, protect Constitutional ethos: CJI Ranjan Gogoi

June 19, 2019 3:37 pm

Underlining the importance of independence of judiciary, he said: “Whatever be the political system of governance, people across nations aspire for a free and independent judicial system to serve them.”

Protected rights fulcrum of any free, democratic society: CJI Dipak Misra

September 09, 2018 3:28 am

Reminding the audience that the rule of law will collapse if justice is not served, he said, “Interests are recognised and protected by the rule of justice. If this collapses, the rule of law shall automatically collapse.”

Supreme Court expresses anguish over lawyers targeting judges, court orders

May 09, 2018 10:04 pm

The bench was hearing the matter in which it had recently stayed the Kerala government's ordinance which sought to protect certain medical admissions that were set aside.

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu rejects CJI Dipak Misra impeachment notice: Here is what he said

April 23, 2018 1:17 pm

On Friday, a delegation led by leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and comprising MPs from Congress, SP, BSP, IUML, NCP, CPI(M) and CPI met Naidu and submitted the notice for impeachment.

Notice to impeach Chief Justice of India sheer stupidity of Congress: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

April 22, 2018 9:50 pm

Seven Opposition parties, led by the Congress, had on Friday initiated the unprecedented step to impeach CJI Misra, levelling charges against him.