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'A citizen must get access': SC lets Sitaram Yechury visit Kashmir, but with rider

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, "If a citizen wants to visit a part of the country, he must have access to." It, however, directed Yechury to only meet Tarigami and not use the visit for any political purpose.

Dushyant Dave writes to CJI alleging irregular listing of two Adani Group cases

Dave, in his 11-page letter written on Friday, has referred to the apex court's procedure of listing cases before vacation benches and alleged its violation in listing two particular cases, related to Adani Group, before a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra.


Charges of plot against CJI Ranjan Gogoi, bench fixing: Probe seeks specifics

The one-judge committee was formed in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment made by a member of staff of the Supreme Court against the Chief Justice.

Unnao rape victim wrote to CJI on threat by MLA’s aides, mother moved SC for transfer of cases

And more than two months ago, a Supreme Court bench had issued notices to the CBI and the accused in the case on a plea by the woman’s mother seeking transfer of four cases currently being heard by a CBI Special Judge in Lucknow to Delhi.

Unnao rape victim wrote to CJI about 'threat': 'Take back case or whole family will be put in jail'

In a letter to the Chief Justice of India, the Unnao rape victic claimed "people" had come to her house and threatened to put her family in jail if she didn't withdraw the "fake cases".

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

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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. 

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 […]