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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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.


Partial redemption

January 23, 2020 8:12 am

SC decision to reinstate employee who charged ex-CJI with misconduct is welcome. Now set up institutional mechanisms.

SC reinstates woman employee who levelled charges at ex-CJI

January 22, 2020 7:06 am

The women staffer, who had withdrawn from the proceedings of the inquiry committee on the ground that she was not allowed legal representation, had expressed disappointment over the findings.

Ranjan Gogoi’s tenure as CJI started with a whimper, ended with a bang

November 20, 2019 9:28 am

The fact is, by the time Justice Misra demitted office, the image of the Supreme Court had taken a hit. Therefore, when Justice Gogoi stepped into his shoes, there was an air of expectancy. Unfortunately, Justice Gogoi courted more controversies than his predecessor.

Justice Bobde sworn in as 47th Chief Justice of India

November 19, 2019 3:39 am

Justice Bobde succeeds Justice Ranjan Gogoi, who stepped down as CJI on Sunday after remaining in office for over 13 months.

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde to take over as CJI today

November 18, 2019 3:23 am

Hailing from a family of eminent lawyers , Bobde was appointed as a Supreme Court Judge in April 2013. He will remain as the CJI till April 23, 2021.

No customary speeches as CJI Gogoi's farewell remains a low key affair

November 15, 2019 9:37 pm

Supreme Court Bar Association Acting Secretary Preeti Singh informed the gathering that the farewell function was kept a low-key affair without any speeches because Gogoi himself had insisted for the event to be a low key affair.

Outgoing CJI Ranjan Gogoi refuses one-on-one interviews: 'Bitter truths must remain in memory'

November 15, 2019 2:31 pm

Calling it as a "not the requirement of our institution, for judges to reach to our citizenry through the press" he turned down requests for interview from several print and electronic media.

Sabarimala majority ruling: Review pending, scope widened

November 15, 2019 9:55 am

The Supreme Court has deferred its decision on review of 2018 Sabarimala verdict until a larger Bench examines broader issues such as essentiality of religious practices and constitutional morality. This is what the judges said.

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.

Faith establishes birth place: A post script, unsigned

November 10, 2019 12:37 pm

For the period 1528 to 1858, the judge cited Ramcharitmanas of Tulsidas, composed during 1574-75 and said it refers to Ram’s birth place.


In photos: Justice S A Bobde, new CJI and a photography enthusiast

November 18, 2019 10:50 am

Once appointed, Bobde, the second seniormost judge in the apex court after Gogoi, will enjoy a tenure of one year and five months as CJI— until April 23, 2021.

Farewell CJI: Lawyers' body bids goodbye to Justice Ranjan Gogoi

November 15, 2019 8:27 pm

Chief Justice Gogoi presided over the Supreme Court bench for the last time on Friday.