Outgoing CJI Ranjan Gogoi has a word of praise for the media

ranjangogoiNew Delhi, Nov 16: Outgoing Chief Justice India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi on Friday expressed his inability to have a one-to-one interview with scribes and lauded the press for its “maturity” and “character” in preventing “canards and falsehood” in “trying times” of the judiciary.

Justice Gogoi, the 46th CJI and the first from a north-eastern state, said it was not the requirement of the Supreme Court that judges “reach out to our citizenry through the press”.

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SC set to chart course of Karnataka politics, office of CJI today

SC-MLAsNew Delhi, Nov 13: The Supreme Court is set to pronounce two very important verdicts today. While one would decide the next course of politics in Karnataka, the other would decide on whether the CJI’s office comes under the ambit to the Right to Information Act.

The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce today 13 its verdict on the pleas of 17 disqualified Congress-JD (S) MLAs of Karnataka challenging the orders of the then Assembly speaker K R Ramesh Kumar to disqualify them.

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Treats on me: CJI Gogoi to take brother judges for dinner after strenuous work on Ayodhya Verdict

New Delhi, Nov 09: They have done their job and now it is time for a break. The five judge Bench which delivered the verdict in the Ayodhya Case today will be taking some time off later this evening.

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Last 5 working days: CJI Gogoi hands over hearing of mentioning urgent matters to Justice Bobde

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From Left: Justice SA Bobde, CJI Ranjan Gogoi

New Delhi, Nov 07: With just five working days left before he retires, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has handed overhearing of mentioning of urgent matters to his successor Justice S A Bobde.

Justice Gogoi retires on November 17 and this means he has effectively 5 working days left. With a hectic last five days left, Justice Gogoi handed over mentioning of urgent matters for early hearing to Justice Bobde who is next in line to become the CJI.

Why do CJIs always sign out of office with a bang

Justice-Ranjan-gogoiNew Delhi, Nov 06: In recent times, the Chief Justices of India have had a hectic last few days in office. Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, who retires on November 17 2017, like his predecessor has a hectic last few days in office.

Justice Gogoi has kept the best for the last and will pronounce the Ayodhya verdict, probably one of India’s most important cases before he retires on November 17.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi maintains the precedent of retiring in style with big verdicts

New Delhi, Nov 04: The tradition continues in the Supreme Court and Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi too will sign out in style. Justice Gogoi has kept the best for the last and will pronounce the Ayodhya verdict, probably one of India’s most important cases before he retires on November 17.

In addition to this case, he would also deliver important judgments in the review petitions filed in both the Sabarimala and Rafale case. He is also presiding over a Bench that would deliver the verdict in the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi filed by BJP leader, Meenakshi Lekhi.

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Religion, politics, defence: Why the next 15 days are most crucial for India

New Delhi, Nov 02: The next 15 days will be the most crucial for India in a long time. After all, the nation would get to know what the Supreme Court, the final authority would have to say in the Ramjanmabhoomi case. Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires on November 17 and before that, he would deliver a series of verdicts which also includes the Ayodhya judgment.

The litigation in the Ayodhya case has been on since 1885 and finally, there would be a closure. The decision could be a unanimous one or split. It could be a 4:1 or 3:2 verdict. Whatever it may be, there would be a finality.

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Ayodhya case: How Ram Lalla became a party in the court

New Delhi, Oct 16: Arguments on the Ayodhya dispute are on in the Supreme Court and the same have been advanced by the counsel for Ram Lalla also.

Hearing is expected to be completed today and the verdict could be delivered on or before November 17 2019, the day Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires. C S Vaidyanathan appeared for Ram Lalla, the deity, who in this case is a juristic person.

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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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