Altamas Kabir

Former CJI Altamas Kabir passes away

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passed away on Sunday afternoon.

Feb 19, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passes away

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passes away

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passed away at a Kolkata hospital after suffering from prolonged illness on Sunday afternoon. 

Feb 19, 2017, 16:38 PM IST
Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir critically ill, undergoing treatment in Kolkata

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir critically ill, undergoing treatment in Kolkata

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir is in a critical condition and is undergoing treatment at Kolkata's Apollo Hospital. 

Feb 19, 2017, 12:10 PM IST

SC should be told of Trinamool's court protests: Altamas Kabir

Terming West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress' protests in court against the arrest of minister Madan Mitra contempt of court, former chief justice of India Altamas Kabir Saturday called for bringing the matter to the apex court's immediate attention.

Dec 20, 2014, 21:36 PM IST

Altamas Kabir backs SC move in Birbhum gang-rape case

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir supported Supreme Court`s move in taking suo moto cognizance of gangrape incident of tribal woman at instance of village headman at Birbhum of West Bengal.

Jan 25, 2014, 19:04 PM IST

Ganguly has the right to remain in office: Altamas Kabir

Supporting Justice AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing intern, former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir said he had right of not stepping down as chairman of WBHRC.

Jan 03, 2014, 19:39 PM IST

Comments attributed to CJI bench an `indictment`: Kabir

Altamas Kabir retired as Chief Justice of India recently.

Jul 26, 2013, 16:16 PM IST

Former CJI Kabir denies he had any bias against Gujarat judge

Former chief justice of India Altamas Kabir denied reports that he had junked the elevation of Gujarat High Court`s chief Bhaskar Bhattacharya to apex court.

Jul 24, 2013, 08:11 AM IST

Alleged leak of SC NEET verdict will have to be looked into: CJI

Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam has said the alleged leak of the NEET verdict on common entrance test for medical colleges before its pronouncment on July 18 will have to be inquired into.

Jul 22, 2013, 22:55 PM IST

Judiciary`s duty to protect constitutional rights: CJI

Outgoing Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir Thursday dismissed criticism against the Supreme Court judgement on the Mumbai dance bar issue.

Jul 18, 2013, 17:59 PM IST

SC issues notice over Saradha chit fund scam

The Supreme Court issued notice to the centre, West Bengal govt, CBI and SEBI on a petition seeking transfer of the Saradha chit fund scam investigation to CBI.

Jul 18, 2013, 12:58 PM IST

Madan Tamang`s murder case: SC stays criminal proceedings

Supreme Court on Monday stayed trial court proceedings in Gorkha leader Madan Tamang murder case in West Bengal in the wake of allegation that CBI repeatedly failed to appear in court to oppose bail plea of the accused.

Jul 15, 2013, 19:56 PM IST

SC tells petitioners to move high court on CAG appointment

Supreme Court asked former chief election commissioner N Gopalaswami to move Delhi High Court for challenging the appointment of former defence secretary Shashi Kant Sharma as the CAG of India.

Jul 15, 2013, 14:23 PM IST

Difficult to ban international porn websites: Centre to SC

In what can be called as a setback to the Government’s efforts to put a ban on pornographic websites, the central government has told the Supreme Court that it is tough to block international porn websites in India.

Jul 12, 2013, 16:14 PM IST

Deletion of Constitutional provision; SC asks govt

The Supreme Court Friday asked the Centre to respond to a plea seeking deletion of a provision in the Constitution that treats Sikhs, Jains and Buddhists as Hindus for all legal purposes.

Jul 05, 2013, 20:26 PM IST

NGO moves SC for keeping West Bengal panchayat polls free of Ramzan

An NGO on Monday approached Supreme Court seeking re-scheduling of panchayat polls in West Bengal to keep it free from the period of Ramzan, which is likely to start from July 10.

Jul 01, 2013, 21:23 PM IST

No age limit for vehicle to ply on road: Centre to SC

Vehicles can ply on the roads irrespective of their age if they satisfy prescribed norms and standards, the Centre told the Supreme Court.

Jul 01, 2013, 18:04 PM IST

CJI asks states to deal firmly with rape cases

Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Saturday asked states to deal firmly with cases of rape and atrocities on women saying that administration and investigation should go hand in hand.

Jun 29, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

CJI Altamas Kabir asks states to deal firmly with rape cases

Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Saturday asked states to deal firmly deal with cases of rape and atrocities on women saying that administration and investigation should go hand in hand.

Jun 29, 2013, 18:31 PM IST

Need more Calcutta High Court judges in apex court: CJI

Observing that there weren`t many Calcutta High Court judges in the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Friday said they needed more of them "to shake up Delhi".

Jun 28, 2013, 20:44 PM IST