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Explained: What happens when judges face allegations?

As SC battles fallout of allegations against CJI, understanding the key questions around ‘misbehaviour’ by judges, the protection they need against accusers, and judicial independence and accountability

Sexual harassment complaint: SC notice to lawyer, wants clarity on charges of 'conspiracy to frame' CJI

In his affidavit, advocate Utsav Bains claimed he was offered a bribe of Rs 50 lakh, which was increased to Rs 1.5 crore, to represent a former woman employee of the Supreme Court, who has filed a case of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi


Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as Chief Justice of India

CJI Ranjan Gogoi is the first Chief Justice of India from the North-east and his tenure will end in November next year.

Who is Justice Ranjan Gogoi?

Justice Ranjan Gogoi is the first person from the Northeast to claim a top position in the Supreme Court.

The next CJI

Chief Justice of India names successor, signals that transition in apex court will not be derailed by turmoil in and around it

SC rules CJI is 'master of roster', says can't be interpreted as Collegium

The Supreme Court upheld the Chief Justice of India's role as "Master of Roster". In his petition, Shanti Bhushan had questioned the CJI as the 'Master of Roster' and wanted either the Collegium or a full court to decide the allocation of cases.


CJI impeachment: Five-judge bench to hear plea by Congress MPs today

The petition contends that once a removal motion signed by MPs is submitted to the Rajya Sabha Chairman, he has no option but to constitute an inquiry committee to look into the charges.

SC to hear plea on 'contemptuous remarks' by advocates, politicians against judges

The plea was moved by advocate Gaurav Bhatia, who is also a spokesperson for the BJP. In his petition, he alleged that the remarks were being made on social media and news channels.

45 years on, recalling Kesavananda Bharati, the verdict that identified the basic structure of the Constitution

In Kesavananda Bharati vs State of Kerala, the court ruled that the basic structure of the Constitution is inviolable, and could not be amended by Parliament.

Venkaiah Naidu rejects notice to impeach CJI: Nothing suggests proved misbehaviour

Refusing to admit the notice of motion, Naidu, in a ten-page order, said: “In the absence of credible and verifiable information placed before me which gives an indication of ‘misbehaviour’ or ‘incapacity’, it would be an inappropriate and irresponsible act to accept statements which have little empirical basis.

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What Justice Chandrachud said during the aadhaar verdict

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

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

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

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.