The problem of pendency and why judiciary should focus only on it

supremeNew Delhi, Oct 18: In the past couple of months, there has been ample talk about judicial activism. The judiciary and the Supreme Court in particular has been criticised for entering into domains it could have avoided.

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CJI unimpressed with demand to lift ban on lawyers’ strike

New Delhi, Oct 7: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday disagreed with a suggestion by the Bar Council of India to lift a 16-year-old ban on strikes by lawyers, wondering why there should be a strike at all.

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Justice Gogoi takes over as CJI today: Here are the major verdicts passed by him

ranjangogoiNew Delhi, Oct 3: Justice Ranjan Gogoi will take over as the 46th Chief Justice of India today. He takes over from Justice Dipak Misra who retired on October 2 after passing a string of verdicts that included the constitutional validity of Aadhaar, adultery law, the Sabarimala Temple issue among others.

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In landmark verdict, SC okays live streaming of its proceedings

supremeNew Delhi, Sep 26: The Supreme Court has said that constitutional court proceedings in the SC will be live-streamed. The court said that this would bring about transparency in proceedings and serve public interest.

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SC rejects plea challenging appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as next CJI

ranjangogoiNew Delhi, Sep 26: The Supreme Court has rejected a petition that challenged the appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India.

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Ram Temple to Aadhaar, Justice Misra has a month to deliver these verdicts

Dipak-MisraNew Delhi, Sep 4: Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra has another month left in office. He is due to retire on October 2, before which he would deliver a host of extremely crucial verdicts.

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Justice Gogoi as next CJI: Never doubted that tradition won’t be followed

img_0136New Delhi, Sep 2: With Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra set to endorse, Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor, sources say that they have no doubt that convention will not be followed.

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Let us start web casting of court proceedings on pilot basis says AG, verdict reserved

New Delhi, Aug 24: The Supreme Court has reserved its verdict on a petition that sought live streaming of court proceedings.

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Justices Banerjee, Saran, Joseph sworn in as SC judges, seniority as per Presidential order

supNew Delhi, Aug 7: Justices lndira Banerjee, Vineet Saran and K M Joseph have been sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court. There was no change in the order of seniority of the new judges.

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By being placed third on seniority list, here is what Justice Joseph has missed out

New Delhi, Aug 6: Ahead of the swearing in ceremony at the Supreme Court, several judges would today meet with Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra to discuss the seniority row regarding Justice K M Joseph. What has upset a section of the judges in the SC is that Justice Joseph’s name figures last in the seniority despite his name being recommended before the two other judges. His name features after Justices Indira Banerjee and Vineet Saran. The swearing in of the three judges would take place on Tuesday at 10.30 am.

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