The CJI also said that the “welfare of people in our society is the supreme law” and hoped that the newcomers would move up the scale of their profession by taking deprived sections of society along, which will give them a sense of satisfaction.
The CJI has recommended that the arrears committee of each high court should meet at least once every month and prepare a report in this regard as it would help monitor the disposal of old cases and matters of prioritised categories.
In a series of tweets, he said the Congress’s “latest misadventure against the judiciary has been the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India,” which, he said, was “wholly misconceived. It is poorly drafted and lacked in substance.”
Does the CJI have the authority to pass an administrative order to refer a matter to a five-judge bench? The question posed by Kapil Sibal was central to the petition being "dismissed as withdrawn" by the Supreme Court.
Asserting that if it was indeed CJI Misra who passed the order to constitute the Justice Sikri-led Constitution bench, Kapil Sibal said the petitioners had a right to know it and were entitled to challenge the order.
The annual match between the CJI XI vs SCBA XI was attended by CJI Dipak Misra, Justice Madan B Lokur, CJI designated Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) President Rajat Sharma.