CJI

To reduce pending cases in courts, fines and fees are a good way to go

In a country where many court cases are fought only for prestige, there should be a cost to occupying the court's time.

Oct 08, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
Bar demands lifting ban on lawyers' strike, but CJI unimpressed

Bar demands lifting ban on lawyers' strike, but CJI unimpressed

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday disagreed with a suggestion by the apex bar body to lift a 16-year-old ban on strikes by lawyers, wondering why there should be a strike at all.

Oct 06, 2018, 20:44 PM IST
Will work out parameters for urgent mentioning, hearing of cases: CJI Gogoi

Will work out parameters for urgent mentioning, hearing of cases: CJI Gogoi

Justice Gogoi succeeded Justice Dipak Misra. He will have a tenure of a little over 13 months and would retire on November 17, 2019.

Oct 03, 2018, 23:03 PM IST
Justice Ranjan Gogoi to take oath as CJI; can he further strengthen the judiciary?

Justice Ranjan Gogoi to take oath as CJI; can he further strengthen the judiciary?

Justice Gogoi will be the 46th CJI and have a term of 13 months 15 days.

Oct 03, 2018, 06:32 AM IST
Will respond from my mind in evening: CJI Dipak Misra to deliver his farewell speech shortly

Will respond from my mind in evening: CJI Dipak Misra to deliver his farewell speech shortly

CJI Misra has headed various benches of different combinations, and delivered several verdicts in the recent past.

Oct 01, 2018, 16:18 PM IST
Justice Dipak Misra: The only CJI who faced rebellion by four senior most judges

Justice Dipak Misra: The only CJI who faced rebellion by four senior most judges

His term of 13 months and five days as the Chief Justice of India was perhaps the most turbulent for any Chief Justice.

Oct 01, 2018, 10:04 AM IST
Key judgements by Justice Dipak Misra during his tenure as CJI

Key judgements by Justice Dipak Misra during his tenure as CJI

Justice Dipak Misra's tenure will also be remembered for the controversies that have surrounded him at the top post of the apex court. 

Oct 01, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
Worshipping women, then banning them can't go together: Top quotes by SC in landmark Sabarimala verdict

Worshipping women, then banning them can't go together: Top quotes by SC in landmark Sabarimala verdict

"Sabarimala Temple practice violates the rights of Hindu women"

Sep 28, 2018, 12:13 PM IST
SC dismisses plea challenging appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as next CJI

SC dismisses plea challenging appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as next CJI

SC said the petition challenging the appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as CJI was "devoid of merits".

Sep 26, 2018, 13:37 PM IST
Justice Ranjan Gogoi's appointment as next CJI challenged, SC to hear plea on Wednesday

Justice Ranjan Gogoi's appointment as next CJI challenged, SC to hear plea on Wednesday

The matter will be taken up by a bench of CJI Dipak Misra, Justice AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud.

Sep 25, 2018, 21:07 PM IST
Ranjan Gogoi appointed next Chief Justice of India, to take charge on Oct 3

Ranjan Gogoi appointed next Chief Justice of India, to take charge on Oct 3

Justice Ranjan Gogoi will assume charge as the CJI on October 3, 2018.

Sep 13, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
To attack a system is easy, what's difficult is to transform it: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra reacts to judges' revolt

To attack a system is easy, what's difficult is to transform it: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra reacts to judges' revolt

He seemed to level soft criticism even as he seemed to acknowledge issues that may exist.

Aug 15, 2018, 16:29 PM IST
Supreme Court dismisses review plea in Judge Loya death case

Supreme Court dismisses review plea in Judge Loya death case

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud did not find any merit in the review petition filed by Bombay Lawyers Association, one of the petitioners in the case.

Jul 31, 2018, 18:23 PM IST
Does Petroleum Ministry consider itself 'God', asks Supreme Court

Does Petroleum Ministry consider itself 'God', asks Supreme Court

The Supreme Court imposed a fine of Rs. 25,000 on the Petroleum Ministry for not complying with the court's order about releasing information on the import of pet coke. 

Jul 09, 2018, 22:07 PM IST
No dispute that CJI is Master of Roster, has power to allocate cases to different benches: SC

No dispute that CJI is Master of Roster, has power to allocate cases to different benches: SC

The Supreme Court order comes in response to a plea filed by former law minister Shanti Bhushan challenging the existing roster practice of allocation of cases in the apex court by the Chief Justice of India.

Jul 06, 2018, 11:03 AM IST
Supreme Court judge Jasti Chelameswar, who led the revolt against CJI, to demit office on Friday

Supreme Court judge Jasti Chelameswar, who led the revolt against CJI, to demit office on Friday

Justice Chelameswar, who turns 65 on Friday, was part of the nine-judge bench that gave the historic verdict declaring right to privacy a fundamental right.

Jun 22, 2018, 06:34 AM IST
CJI's appointment: Don't question govt's intention, says minister on speculations surrounding Justice Gogoi

CJI's appointment: Don't question govt's intention, says minister on speculations surrounding Justice Gogoi

Incumbent Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra will demit office on October 2, 2018.

Jun 18, 2018, 20:31 PM IST
SC Collegium to decide on Justice KM Joseph's elevation to apex court

SC Collegium to decide on Justice KM Joseph's elevation to apex court

The Supreme Court Collegium is scheduled to meet on Friday to reconsider its recommendation to elevate Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph and other judges to the top court.

May 11, 2018, 07:32 AM IST
In eye of storm, CJI Dipak Misra underlines need for unity in Supreme Court

In eye of storm, CJI Dipak Misra underlines need for unity in Supreme Court

Dipak Misra has been facing heat ever since a group of four top Supreme Court lawyers levelled several charges against him on January 12 - primarily accusing him of breaking rules when assigning high-profile cases.

May 04, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

India's judges don't like to be judged, and petty politics is not going to fix it

The attempt by the Congress-led opposition to impeach the Chief Justice of India reeks of street politics, not statesmanship.

Apr 26, 2018, 10:25 AM IST

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