Ranjan Gogoi

He assumed office on October 3 and his tenure will end in November 2019. He is the son of former Assam Chief Minister Keshab Chandra Gogoi. He was elevated as the Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court on February 12, 2011. A year later, he was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India on April 23, 2012.

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SC notice to Centre on plea challenging reservation to economically backward

A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna issued notice to the Centre and tagged the matter along with a similar plea.

Govt blocks proposal on judge for J&K, SC Collegium asks why

At its last meeting on January 16, the collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said: “As regards Shri Wasim Sadiq Nargal, Advocate, consideration of the proposal for his elevation is deferred for the present.


Centre gets earful from CJI for saying halt NRC during Lok Sabha polls

The CJI observed that if there were 3,000 companies, then it was enough to deploy 2,700 for the polls even after retaining the 167 companies in Assam.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi lays foundation stone for Andhra Pradesh HC, raises concerns over pendency of cases

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had invited the Chief Justice of India to inaugurate the interim building and lay its foundation stone.

Move to transfer Delhi High Court’s Justice Muralidhar, stalled by Supreme Court judges

Known for his bold pronouncements on communal violence and personal liberty, Justice Muralidhar, especially in 2018, authored many judgments which have been widely discussed.

Ayodhya hearing: CJI Ranjan Gogoi reconstitutes bench

Justices Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer, who were on a three-judge bench last year with then CJI Dipak Misra when the Ayodhya matter was raised, are now on the five-judge bench along with CJI Gogoi and Justices.


No decision on new CBI chief, selection panel to meet again

Sources said Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi concurred with the view. The committee, sources said, is expected to meet again in the next couple of days. Kharge is learnt to have asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convene the meeting before January 31.

PM Modi-led committee expected to name new CBI chief today

Alok Verma, the first CBI chief to be removed in the history of the agency, was ousted barely 48 hours after the Supreme Court reinstated him. Mallikarjun Kharge was the one dissenter in the 2:1 result of the panel.

Justice (retd) Lokur breaks silence on Collegium decision change: I am disappointed

Justice Lokur was speaking at an event organised by web portal The Leaflet where he was in conversation with journalist Rajdeep Sardesai.

Listing of cases: ‘Mentioning’ process set to end, new norms soon, says CJI

The Supreme Court on Wednesday indicated that a mechanism to end this practice, and ensure that all urgent pleas come up for hearing within four days after filing, would soon be in place.