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Ranjan Gogoi

Ranjan Gogoi was the Chief Justice of India from October 3, 2018 to November 17, 2019. He was sworn in as a member of the Rajya Sabha on March 19, 2020. Gogoi 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.


Expression of views on social media vital to democracy: Ex-CJI Gogoi

April 25, 2022 9:14 am

In an exclusive conversation with The Indian Express, Gogoi expressed his views on action against individuals over social media posts in wake of the arrest of Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani by the Assam police.

Centre clears 9 names as judges, including 2 reiterated by SC collegium

March 25, 2022 3:31 am

According to a notification, the President appointed Rahul Bharti and Moksha Khajuria Kazmi as Additional Judges of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh for two years.

Thank you, Justice

March 07, 2022 9:47 am

Justice Akil Kureshi’s remarks on judicial independence and the collegium strike many chords. Hope his colleagues heard him

The de-facto Congress president often acts spontaneously without consulting advisers

December 19, 2021 10:25 am

🔴 Coomi Kapoor writes: Rahul Gandhi's remarks were too philosophical for the average listener and he played into the BJP’s hands since the ruling party, fearing that it is on a weak wicket on prices, is keen to exploit the Hindutva card in UP.

Every member duty-bound to attend House: Venkaiah

December 18, 2021 4:27 am

🔴 Without taking any names, Naidu pointed out that members who do not attend the Parliament session or the committee meetings would not have the right to criticise others.

TMC MP moves privilege motion against ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

December 13, 2021 10:24 pm

During a recent interview to the NDTV, Ranjan Gogoi was asked about his attendance in Parliament. The former CJI had cited Covid curbs and discomfort with the lack of social distancing and seating arrangements.

After Ayodhya verdict, took bench for dinner, wine, picked tab: ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

December 09, 2021 4:32 pm

This is one of the several key incidents related to his career that has been brought to light by Gogoi, who is now a Rajya Sabha MP, in his autobiography titled Justice for the Judge.

Ranjan Gogoi comes out with no-holds-barred memoir

December 03, 2021 5:51 pm

Publishers Rupa describes Gogoi as a "fascinating man of contrasts who has intrigued observers across the political and social spectrum" and his story as "clear-eyed, inspiring and incisive".

Eleven phones targeted: Of woman who accused ex-CJI of harassment, kin

July 20, 2021 12:55 pm

An in-house committee of the Supreme Court had cleared Ranjan Gogoi, and he had been nominated to Rajya Sabha by the government soon after he retired.

AG declines consent to initiate contempt proceedings against ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

February 27, 2021 2:27 pm

Activist Saket Gokhale had sought consent, a condition precedent for initiating criminal contempt proceedings, of the top-most law officer to initiate the case against the former CJI who had reportedly said at an event that the judiciary is “ramshackled” and it is quite unlikely for a person to get a timely verdict.


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.