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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Chief Justice of India


SC asks HC to explore possibility of reappointing former judge

July 15, 2020 7:32 am

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde asked Senior Advocate Ravindra Srivastava, who appeared for the HC, to discuss with the former judge’s counsel to see if the differences over re-employing can be sorted out.

Sabarimala review: SC fixes 10-day period for hearing issues of discrimination against women at religious places

January 28, 2020 12:16 pm

The court's observation came after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta mentioned before the apex court that all the counsels of various parties could not frame the common legal questions to be considered by the nine-judge bench.

Express daily briefing: SC verdicts in Sabarimala, Rafale cases today; BJP raised Rs 700-cr in 2018-19

November 14, 2019 8:40 am

Sabarimala and Rafale review petitions in Supreme Court today; Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena talks off to a rocky start; S Jaishankar delivers Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture today; and more top news this morning.

Verdict bringing CJI under RTI comes 10 years after first plea denied

November 14, 2019 3:20 am

The appeals arose from applications by RTI activist Subhash Chandra Agarwal.

Explained: What bringing the Chief Justice of India’s office under RTI means

November 15, 2019 8:40 am

While the office of the CJI is now under the RTI’s ambit, the CBI is exempt. When the UPA government brought the RTI law on October 12, 2005, the CBI was under it.

Justice DY Chandrachud: ‘Judicial independence doesn’t mean insulation of judges from rule of law’

November 14, 2019 7:17 am

Emphasising the importance of accountability in judiciary, he noted, “The institution cannot be called upon to insulate and protect a judge from actions which have no bearing on the discharge of official duty.”

Supreme Court Today HIGHLIGHTS: SC strikes down Finance Act rules on tribunals

November 13, 2019 5:40 pm

Supreme Court Today HIGHLIGHTS: With three working days remaining before Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires this weekend, all eyes are on the top court.

Next CJI Bobde: ‘Privileged to be hearing (Ayodhya case)... opportunity of a lifetime’

October 31, 2019 8:26 am

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, the most senior judge in the Supreme Court after CJI Ranjan Gogoi who retires on November 17, spoke to The Indian Express on his priorities, ideas and the road ahead.

Explained: Who is Sharad Arvind Bobde, the new Chief Justice of India?

October 29, 2019 7:51 pm

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde's tenure as Chief Justice of India will last for 17 months and he is due to retire in April 2021.

Justice S A Bobde to take oath as next Chief Justice of India on November 18

October 29, 2019 11:11 am

As per convention, CJI Ranjan Gogoi had recommended the name of Justice Bobde as his successor on October 19. Justice Bobde is the senior-most judge in the Supreme Court after the CJI.


What Justice Chandrachud said during the aadhaar verdict

June 22, 2020 6:15 pm

What Justice DY Chandrachud said during the aadhaar verdict, many agree, will have implications in the future. He was the judge who did not agree with the majority opinion of the bench on many key issues. Here's what he said.

Congress has no faith in us or any other institution because it has no faith in itself: Narendra Modi

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Congress party has no faith in the government, the CJI, the RBI or any international organisation that gives data on India's growth. He said it is because Congress has no faith in itself.

Sec 377 profiles: I wrote about my male crushes in my diary and one day my mother read it all

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

INTERVIEW: Debottam Saha, an IITian and a petitioner in the section 377 case tells us, among other things, what he hopes the verdict will change.

Fali S Nariman Interview: Congress' charges for impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra are frivolous

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

In an interview to The Indian Express, senior jurist Fali S Nariman rubbished the charges leveled by the Congress party on the issue of impeaching the Chief Justice of India. This is what he said.