Did SC panel cite a pre-RTI verdict while concealing findings in CJI harassment case

ranjangogoiNew Delhi, May 07: On Monday, an in-house panel of the Supreme Court rejected a complaint accusing Chief Justice of India of sexual harassment. The committee which put out a short notice however cited a Supreme Court judgment while stating that the findings would not be disclosed in public interest.

“Please take note that in the case of Indira Jaisingh vs Supreme Court of India and And (2003) 5 SCC 494, it has been held that the report of a committee constituted as a part of the in-house procedures not liable to be made public,” the Secretary General had said while announcing the clean chit to Justice Gogoi.

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Why shouldn’t the Vishakha guidelines not apply to the CJI: Justice Santhosh Hegde

justice-hegdeNew Delhi, Apr 25: The Supreme Court has been in the news, following allegations of sexual harassment made against Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi.

On one hand an in-house committee of the Supreme Court is looking into the allegations, while on the other a Bench is hearing a petition filed by an advocate, who has alleged that the CJI was being framed.

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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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