Live streaming of court proceedings: Matter to be dealt with by CJI on administrative side

The Supreme Court Tuesday said the issue related to implementation of its 2018 verdict allowing live streaming of court proceedings of cases of constitutional and national importance would be dealt with by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) on the administrative side. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said it would not pass any […]

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Country going through difficult times : Supreme Court

Chief Justice of India S A Bobde on Thursday observed that the country is going through difficult times and there is so much violence going on as the Supreme Court refused urgent hearing on a plea seeking to declare the Citizenship Amendment Act as constitutional. A bench headed by CJI Bobde expressed surprise over the […]

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The Supreme Court on Friday decided to put on hold the elections for the local bodies on TN.

The Supreme Court on Friday decided to put on hold the elections for the local bodies in nine new districts, carved out of four existing ones, in Tamil Nadu for complying with legal formalities such as delimitation and reservation in four months. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) S A Bobde considered […]

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Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde congratulated by Bar leaders.

Newly-appointed Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde on Monday sat on the dais in a courtroom with Chief Justice of Jamaica Bryan Sykes and senior-most Judge of Bhutan’s Supreme Court, Justice Kuenlay Tshering, a first for the head of the Indian apex court. Justice Bobde, 63, was administered the oath of office by President […]

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CJI Gogoi to meet UP chief secretary and DGP to review law and order situation in UP.

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi is likely to have a meeting with Uttar Pradesh chief secretary and director general of police on Friday to assess the law and order arrangement in the state ahead of the verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute case to be pronounced next week, sources said. The CJI has called […]

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D Raja on impeachment: Will examine grounds of rejection

CPI leader D Raja, part of the opposition led by Congress which moved the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India, today said the concerned parties would have to examine the grounds on which the notice has been rejected by Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu. “Concerned parties will have to examine the grounds on […]

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Chief Justice of India-led orders listing of a case relating to BJP chief’s son

The Supreme Court today directed the listing of a case of a news portal’s scribes, who are facing criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP President Amit Shah’s son, before an appropriate bench for final disposal on April 18. An supreme court bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra said since it was […]

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PIL in SC over CJI’s administrative authority as of roster

Senior advocate and former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan today filed a PIL in the Supreme Court seeking clarification on the administrative authority of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) as the master of roster and for laying down the principles and procedure to be followed in preparing it for allocation of cases. He filed the […]

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No compromise on fundamental rights: CJI

There can be no compromise on a citizen’s fundamental rights, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra said today while responding to the assertion of Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad that governance “must remain” with those elected to govern. On Prasad’s remark that “PILs cannot become a substitute for governance”, the CJI said the […]

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SC slaps Rs 10 lakh each on two for filing “motivated” plea

The Supreme Court today imposed a cost of Rs 10 lakh each on two persons for filing a “motivated” petition challenging the practise of recommending to the President, the name of successor by the incumbent Chief Justice of India. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said that imposition […]

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