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Express daily briefing: EC meets today amid EVM row, Justice Lokur on CJI row; ISRO launches RISAT-2B

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.

Explained: What is Vacation Bench of Supreme Court?

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.


Protesting CJI clean chit, 50 detained from outside top court

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.

Delhi HC refuses to restrict media from publishing allegations against CJI

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.

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.

Chief Justice of India Videos

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. 

Dipak Misra, New Chief Justice Of India, Sworn In

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 […]

T S Thakur To Succeed H L Dattu As New Chief Justice Of India

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 […]