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Thursday, April 09, 2020



Ayyappa and the Court: SC needs CEO to streamline functioning, reduce burden on CJI

March 28, 2020 11:01 am

Where immediacy is pre-eminent so that fait accompli may not be created (as with the validity of the Kashmir notifications, the CAA and the electoral bonds), there have been no effective hearings at the interim stage. Thus, the status quo slowly cements itself.

Supreme Court opens itself: Office of Chief Justice under RTI

November 14, 2019 7:27 am

Rider: Need to factor in judicial independence

Explained: What bringing the Chief Justice of India’s office under RTI means

November 15, 2019 8:40 am

While the office of the CJI is now under the RTI’s ambit, the CBI is exempt. When the UPA government brought the RTI law on October 12, 2005, the CBI was under it.

Letting in light

November 13, 2019 11:44 pm

Supreme Court does well to open CJI office to RTI. But transition to greater judicial transarency won’t be easy

CJI Gogoi writes to PM Modi: Increase SC strength, raise retirement age of HC judges

June 22, 2019 9:10 pm

"A judge takes time to evolve and by the time he is in a position to put innovative thoughts based on rich experience to practice, he finds himself nearing retirement," Gogoi wrote to PM Modi.

Sexual harassment allegations: CJI Ranjan Gogoi appears before panel, report likely in sealed cover

May 02, 2019 7:29 am

Sources told The Indian Express that the committee, comprising Justices S A Bobde, Indu Malhotra and Indira Banerjee, extended a request to CJI Gogoi to appear before it.

Ranjan Gogoi likely to be next CJI, may take oath on October 3: Report

September 02, 2018 6:32 pm

CJI Misra is retiring on October 2 but the day being a national holiday on account of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, October 1 will be his last working day.

Don’t doubt govt intention in appointing next CJI, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

June 19, 2018 7:14 am

Asked whether the government will follow the convention of appointing Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next CJI when Misra demits office on October 2, the minister said the question is “imaginary”, and that the convention is “clear”.

Inside track: Radical shift

April 29, 2018 12:37 am

Many Congresspersons feel Rahul Gandhi was unduly influenced by CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury to back the motion for impeachment of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.

PIL in Punjab and Haryana HC for quashing impeachment provisions in Judges Act

April 25, 2018 5:05 pm

The Chandigarh based lawyer has contended that there are 228 MPs in the Parliament who are facing criminal cases and their interest is in conflict with the law.


What the Supreme Court did not address in its Aadhaar verdict

September 28, 2018 9:50 am

There are still many unanswered questions about aadhaar despite the Supreme Court's verdict of more than 1,400 pages. Usha Ramanathan tells us the concerns that the poor of India still have, what making aadhaar voluntary means and whether the linking