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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
Congress fumes as CJI impeachment notice is rejected, calls it fight between 'Rejecting Democracy and Rescuing Democracy'

Congress fumes as CJI impeachment notice is rejected, calls it fight between 'Rejecting Democracy and Rescuing Democracy'

Taking to Twitter, Surjewala said, "This is truly a fight between forces 'Rejecting Democracy' and voices 'Rescuing Democracy'."

Apr 23, 2018, 12:13 PM IST
'Impeachment motion' against CJI Dipak Misra rejected by Venkaiah Naidu, says he applied his mind

'Impeachment motion' against CJI Dipak Misra rejected by Venkaiah Naidu, says he applied his mind

The VP decided to not consider the opposition’s “impeachment motion” since there was lack of substantial merit in it following consultations with legal experts. 

Apr 23, 2018, 10:39 AM IST
Venkaiah Naidu rejects Oppositions' 'impeachment' notice against Chief Justice of India

Venkaiah Naidu rejects Oppositions' 'impeachment' notice against Chief Justice of India

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu rejects Oppositions' 'impeachment' notice against CJI

Apr 23, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
VP Venkaiah Naidu starts consultations with legal experts on 'impeachment' notice against CJI

VP Venkaiah Naidu starts consultations with legal experts on 'impeachment' notice against CJI

The vice president cut short his visit to Hyderabad and reached here to hold deliberations over the notice given by the seven opposition parties.

Apr 23, 2018, 06:00 AM IST

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 removal matter: SC wants Attorney General's help on media gag, Congress sees red

CJI removal matter: SC wants Attorney General's help on media gag, Congress sees red

A bench headed by Justice AK Sikri on Friday sought Attorney General KK Venugopal's assistance on a plea which sought a gagging media from reporting on the CJI's removal matter.

Apr 20, 2018, 12:57 PM IST
Opposition parties may take final call on motion for CJI impeachment

Opposition parties may take final call on motion for CJI impeachment

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has called the meeting which comes days after the party had said that option of moving an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra was still open.

Apr 20, 2018, 09:27 AM IST
How can convicted person barred from polls hold party post, asks SC

How can convicted person barred from polls hold party post, asks SC

The Supreme Court on Monday said if a convicted person can`t contest an election, then how can he lead a political party and select candidates to contest elections.

Feb 13, 2018, 00:49 AM IST
SC adopts roster system for allocation of matters to judges

SC adopts roster system for allocation of matters to judges

The roster system for allocation of matters to judges will come into effect from February 5.

Feb 01, 2018, 15:43 PM IST

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