Chief justice of India

Vice President starts consultation process on 'impeachment' notice against CJI

Vice President starts consultation process on 'impeachment' notice against CJI

Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday set in motion the process of consultation on the 'impeachment' notice against CJI Dipak Misra.

Apr 23, 2018, 00:02 AM IST

Opinion - Left-liberal warning in bid to remove Chief Justice of India: If you are not with us...

Justice Chandrachud was a hero when he slammed the Modi government over privacy. Now, he is a villain, because if you are not with us… 

Apr 21, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
Opposition gives notice for impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra; but a judge can never be impeached

Opposition gives notice for impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra; but a judge can never be impeached

The Constitution of India nowhere mentions impeachment in connection with the judiciary. The term impeachment is used only in relation to the President of India under Article 61 of the Constitution.

Apr 21, 2018, 09:30 AM IST
Petition for impeachment of Chief Justice of India should have been avoided: Congress leader Ashwani Kumar

Petition for impeachment of Chief Justice of India should have been avoided: Congress leader Ashwani Kumar

There are other senior Congressmen, like former PM Manmohan Singh, P Chidambaram and Salman Khurshid who have not signed the petition.

Apr 21, 2018, 00:50 AM IST
CJI first among equals, has authority to allocate cases and set up benches: SC

CJI first among equals, has authority to allocate cases and set up benches: SC

The apex court made the observation while dismissing a PIL seeking framing of guidelines for rational and transparent allocation of cases and constitution of benches to hear them.

Apr 11, 2018, 14:58 PM IST
Congress leaders Kapil Sibal, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Vivek Tankha barred from appearing in CJI Dipak Misra’s court

Congress leaders Kapil Sibal, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Vivek Tankha barred from appearing in CJI Dipak Misra’s court

Three Congress leaders, who are also practicing lawyers, have been barred by the Bar Council of India to appear before the court of Chief Justice of India.

Apr 01, 2018, 08:56 AM IST
Opposition parties mull motion to remove CJI Dipak Misra, SP extends support

Opposition parties mull motion to remove CJI Dipak Misra, SP extends support

The motion is in relation to CJI Dipak Misra's handling of the matters raised by four Supreme Court judges at a press conference on January 11, 2018.

Mar 28, 2018, 06:52 AM IST
Many opposition parties have signed draft proposal for moving impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra, says NCP leader

Many opposition parties have signed draft proposal for moving impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra, says NCP leader

Four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court had accused the CJI in January 2018 of not adhering to the rules in assigning cases to appropriate benches.

Mar 27, 2018, 22:10 PM IST
SC extends Aadhaar linking with bank accounts, mobile phones indefinitely till final judgement

SC extends Aadhaar linking with bank accounts, mobile phones indefinitely till final judgement

The five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, said that the government cannot insist for mandatory Aadhaar.

Mar 13, 2018, 16:39 PM IST
Days after judges' rebellion, Opposition readies 'impeachment motion' against CJI Dipak Misra

Days after judges' rebellion, Opposition readies 'impeachment motion' against CJI Dipak Misra

The Opposition is likely to bring forward the impeachment motion against CJI in the upcoming budget session that begins on January 29

Jan 24, 2018, 08:19 AM IST
SC refuses to restrain media from reporting on judges' row

SC refuses to restrain media from reporting on judges' row

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing reports relating to a row among its judges even as Chief Justice Dipak Misra held a closed-door meeting with four rebel judges.

Jan 18, 2018, 14:41 PM IST
Aadhaar linking: Amid concerns over 'death of civil rights', SC to resume hearing

Aadhaar linking: Amid concerns over 'death of civil rights', SC to resume hearing

The Supreme Court will continue hearing the pleas filed against Aadhaar on Thursday. During the first hearing session, which began yesterday, the top court was told linking Aadhaar card to banks, mobile and government schemes could cause the death of citizens' civil rights.

Jan 18, 2018, 06:58 AM IST
CJI Misra likely to meet four rebel SC judges on Thursday

CJI Misra likely to meet four rebel SC judges on Thursday

Chief Justice Dipak Misra is likely to meet the four rebel judges on Thursday.

Jan 18, 2018, 00:53 AM IST
Prashant Bhushan files complaint against CJI, requests senior judges to hold enquiry

Prashant Bhushan files complaint against CJI, requests senior judges to hold enquiry

Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday said he had filed a complaint against CJI in the medical college scam case.

Jan 17, 2018, 00:59 AM IST
CJI met four senior-most judges of Supreme Court: Sources

CJI met four senior-most judges of Supreme Court: Sources

The apex court sources said the Chief Justice met the four judges for about 15 minutes before starting the normal work of the day.

Jan 16, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
Judicial crisis not resolved yet, confirms Attorney General

Judicial crisis not resolved yet, confirms Attorney General

According to the Attorney General, the issue between the judges is likely to be settled in next two to three days.

Jan 16, 2018, 09:55 AM IST
When SC judge hearing Justice Loya case broke down in front of CJI

When SC judge hearing Justice Loya case broke down in front of CJI

The informal meeting Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra had with the judges of the Supreme Court on Monday morning had some emotional moments.

Jan 16, 2018, 09:17 AM IST
CJI continues Constitution Bench without 4 senior rebel judges

CJI continues Constitution Bench without 4 senior rebel judges

In an unprecedented press conference, the four top SC judges claimed that cases are being assigned selectively and to benches of preference

Jan 16, 2018, 06:41 AM IST
Supreme Court crisis settled, say Attorney General, Bar Council of India

Supreme Court crisis settled, say Attorney General, Bar Council of India

Four dissenting judges on Friday had launched a public attack against the Chief Justice of India at a news conference.

Jan 16, 2018, 00:19 AM IST

Vantage Point: Vikram, Betaal and 4 Supreme Court judges - A 21st Century fantasy

How would Vikramaditya view the tumult in the Supreme Court, and how would Betaal respond?

Jan 15, 2018, 14:39 PM IST