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.

Ranjan Gogoi News

Decision on their elevation pending, Collegium extends 3 additional judges’ term

The Collegium comprising Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde and N V Ramana had on April 8 cleared the appointment of Justices Sharad Kumar Gupta, Ram Prasanna Sharma and Arvind Singh Chandel as permanent judges.

Centre ignores Collegium on Justice Kureshi, names another acting CJ in MP

The Collegium decision came in the backdrop of the incumbent Chief Justice of the High Court Justice Sanjay Kumar Seth retiring on June 9.


A one-sided justice

The complainant in the sexual harassment case against the Chief Justice has not been fairly treated. Institutional bias is visible in the inquiry, which leaves complaints about victimisation unaddressed.

Court’s in-house procedure, by which allegations against CJI were examined, has stood the test of time

If we do not trust judges of the Supreme Court, then God save the country. We must put a lid upon the unfortunate controversy and save the institution, the office of the Chief Justice of India, from further damage.

Wrote to CJI, 4 judges for probe by former judges: Attorney General K K Venugopal

“I had written on April 22 to the CJI with copy to four most senior judges. The Justice Bobde panel was announced late on the 23rd,” the Attorney General said, adding he wrote a second letter on April 23 to make it clear that what he had said in the first letter was “my personal view”.

Supreme Court to go on summer break from May 13, notifies Vacation Benches

Under Rule 6 of Order II of the Supreme Court Rules, 2013, Chief Justice of India can nominate Benches to hear urgent miscellaneous matters and regular hearing matters during the Summer Vacation.


35 people detained for protesting against CJI in Delhi

Gogoi on Monday got a clean chit from the apex court's In-House Inquiry Committee which "has found no substance" in the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by a former woman employee of the Supreme Court.

SC must re-examine procedure to probe allegations against CJI Gogoi

There is no doubt that the SC’s in-house panel in the case against the CJI was not constituted according to the Vishaka guidelines; it also did not go by the provisions of the 2013 Act.

Assam: Supreme Court considers release of foreigners in detention centres

The court asked advocate Prashant Bhushan, whom it had appointed as amicus curiae, and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to suggest how this could be ensured.

Current crisis in SC is an opportunity to address serious gender disparity on the bench

The present calamity in the judiciary, as unfortunate as it is, also provides an unprecedented opportunity to course correct on several accounts. Here’s hoping the men in power have the wisdom to seize it.