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

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

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

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

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

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

CJI Dipak Misra should consider recusing himself from performing judicial work: Congress

The Congress also attacked the BJP for coming out in "defence" of the CJI and said the ruling party was compromising the position and office of the chief justice as the neutral arbitrator and head of the judiciary.


Impeachment notice against CJI 'attack on judiciary', says Vijay Goel

"The Congress and its friends have an undemocratic approach towards the system. When its leaders were losing elections, they started blaming the Election Commission and EVMs. But, when they won the elections, they didn't refer to it,” Goel said.

Supreme Court may put judges roster in public domain soon

The senior judges were said to have been upset with the CJI for allocating cases while disregarding the roster.

CJI must take the call, set things right: M Veerappa Moily

"I think it is high time the CJI immediately take the call and ensure that the things are brought in order... Otherwise, the outside forces tend to disturb the autonomy of the judiciary and .... we should not allow that to happen," Moily said

SC full court should resolve differences among judges, says Bar Association

The SCBA president, who addressed the media after coming out of an over hour-long closed-door meeting of the executive committee, however, did not comment on whether the senior judges should have gone public with their grievances.