Here's the top news this morning — the EC will meet today amid a row over suspicious EVMs; Justice Lokur says the complainant in the case against CJI has "not been fairly treated; ISRO successfully launches earth observation satellite, RISAT 2B.
A Vacation Bench of the Supreme Court is a special bench constituted by the Chief Justice of India. The court takes two long vacations each year, the summer and winter breaks, but is technically not fully closed during these periods.
Social activists, professors, trade unionists and mediapersons were among those detained by police at Mandir Marg police station under Section 65 of the Delhi Police Act for protesting outside the court, where Section 144 of the CRPC is imposed.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon said the top court is already seized of the matter and no interference was needed. The plea, filed by NGO Anti Corruption Council of India, had said publication of allegations against the CJI directly hit the Indian judicial system.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Justice Dipak Misra took oath as the 45th Chief Justice of India on Monday succeeding Chief Justice J S Khehar in India’s top court. Misra was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday morning. Misra who is the senior most judge in the top court will […]
Justice T S Thakur would succeed Justice H L Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India. Justice Thakur, the senior-most judge of the apex court, will take over as the CJI after Justice Dattu retires on December 2. His name was recommended to the government by Justice Dattu on Monday, official sources said. After […]