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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Plea seeking live telecast or recording of Ayodhya case be listed before CJI: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said a plea seeking live telecast or recording of the hearing in the Ayodhya land dispute case be listed before a bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. A five-judge constitution bench headed by the CJI is hearing the Ayodhya land dispute case. The plea, filed by former […]

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Need to understand why law graduate’s natural choice is not legal profession: CJI

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday said there is a need to look at the role and functioning of lawyers and understand why a law graduate’s natural choice is not the legal profession in spite of great attractions and opportunities. The CJI said lawyers act as advocates and advisors of litigants and help […]

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CJI writes to Prime Minister, seeks increase in number of Supreme Court judges

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking to increase the strength of judges and raise the retirement age of high court judges to 65 years. Gogoi has also urged the prime minister to make tenure appointments of retired apex court judges and high court judges under Articles 128 […]

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Supreme Court on Karnataka tussle: Trend of past judgments not to restrain Guv

With the Karnataka power tussle turning into a midnight courtroom battle, the Supreme Court said the general trend of its past judgments was not to restrain the governor, as it heard a plea by the Congress-JD(S) combine against the governor’s decision to invite BJP’s B S Yeddyurappa to form the government. The apex court also […]

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Relief for CJI as Cong MPs withdraw plea on impeachment from Supreme Court

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today got a relief after two Congress MPs, challenging Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu’s order rejecting the impeachment notice against him, withdrew their petitions from the Supreme Court. The top court expressed its reluctance to go into their contention questioning the setting up of a larger bench to […]

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Indu Malhotra takes oath as Supreme Court judge

Senior advocate Indu Malhotra was today administered the oath of office as a Supreme Court judge by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, making her the first woman lawyer to enter the top judiciary directly. With Malhotra joining the bench, the strength of the Supreme Court is now 25, against the sanctioned strength of 31, […]

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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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Supreme Court to examine Shanti Bhushan’s PIL on allocation of cases

The Supreme Court today decided to examine a PIL filed by former law minister Shanti Bhushan challenging the existing roster practice of allocation of cases by the Chief Justice of India (CJI). A bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan sought the assistance of Attorney General K K Venugopal and Additional Solicitor General […]

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Supreme Court to examine Shanti Bhushan’s PIL on allocation of cases

The Supreme Court today decided to examine a PIL filed by former law minister Shanti Bhushan challenging the existing roster practice of allocation of cases by the Chief Justice of India (CJI). A bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan sought the assistance of Attorney General K K Venugopal and Additional Solicitor General […]

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