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Namaste India: Chief Justice DY Chandrachud expresses concern over increasing cases of Honor Killing
A portal for filing RTI applications about the Supreme Court was operationalized on Thursday The bench headed by the CJI had been hearing a plea filed by law students Akriti Agarwal and Lakshya Purohit The online portal will streamline responses of the Supreme Court under the Right to Information Act
President Draupadi Murmu administered the oath of office to Justice Lalit, who took over as the 49th CJI in Delhi on Saturday. Hailing from the small Lalit clan of Maharashtra, Justice Lalit was born in Solapur and earned his law degree from the prestigious Government Law College in Mumbai, which is among the oldest in Asia, established in 1855.
NV Ramana said that during his tenure as the Chief Justice, he focused on filling up vacancies of judges and as many as 250 high court judges were appointed. The CJI said filling up the vacancies of judges and improving infrastructure were the two issues on top of his agenda during his tenure of one-and-half years.