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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CJI, 4 future CJIs on Ayodhya Bench: Why it is inclusive and significant

New Delhi, Jan 9: The Bench that the Supreme Court constituted to hear the Ayodhya appeals is a very significant. It has the sitting Chief Justice of India on it and four future CJIs.

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CJI okays suspension of RCT judge accused in Rs 50 crore scam

ranjangogoiNew Delhi, Oct 19: The Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi has given his nod to suspend a Railway Claims Tribunal judge who was under the scanner for a Rs 50 crore scam relating to compensation claims in Patna, Bihar.

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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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CJI is master of roster, or else there will be chaos: Attorney General

kkvenugopalThere would be a chaotic situation if the Chief Justice of India is not the master of the roster, Attorney General of India, K K Venugopal said. The submission was made on a plea filed by senior lawyer and ex-law minister, Shanti Bhushan who challenged the existing roster practice of allocation of cases by the CJI.

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‘Existence of Supreme Court under threat’, says Justice Kurian Joseph in letter to CJI

justicekurienJustice Kurian Joseph has written to the Chief Justice of India stating that the very life and existence of the Supreme Court is under threat. History will not pardon us, if the court does not respond to the government’s unprecedented act of sitting on the collegium’s recommendation to elevate judge and senior advocate to the Supreme Court, he also wrote to CJI, Dipak Misra.

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Medical admission scam: Allahabad judge S N Shukla to be impeached

Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra has recommended the impeachment of Justice S N Shukla following an adverse report on him by an in-house panel. The CJI has set the process in motion after he wrote to the Prime Minister of India for the impeachment of the judge.

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The real problem with Justice Chelameswar and how he missed the CJI bus thrice

justicechalmeswarJustice J Chelameswar and three other judges of the Supreme Court came out in the open to criticise the Chief Justice of India for the manner in which cases were being allocated.

CJI is master of roaster and this is a well settled convention

sc-judges1It was a black day in the history of the judiciary. Four top judges of the Supreme Court decided to come out in the open and accuse the Chief Justice of India on the manner in which matters are being allocated before some Benches.

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