Ambedkar University Delhi Readies Course on Happiness for Judiciary

Within a month of Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi proposing happiness classes in judicial academies, Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) has started designing the curriculum. The curriculum, which will focus on behaviour of judicial officers, is likely to be ready soon to be a part of the syllabus at judicial academies. “We are working on the programme. […]

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5 Supreme Court benches start proceedings late.

Five Supreme Court benches, presided over by five senior-most judges including CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Tuesday started court proceedings an hour later at 11:30 AM. However, the other Supreme Court benches started functioning at 10:30 AM, the usual time for resumption of judicial proceedings in the apex court. The Supreme Court display board notified that from […]

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Sexual harassment allegations against CJI Ranjan Gogoi : Supreme Court seeks response from lawyer who claimed conspiracy

The Supreme Court Tuesday sought response from a lawyer, who had made a sensational claim that there was a conspiracy to make CJI Ranjan Gogoi resign by “framing him” in a false case of sexual harassment. A three-judge special bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra issued notice to lawyer Utsav Singh Bains and sought his […]

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Supreme Court Curious About Fate Of Persons Whose Name Appears In Electoral Roll But Not In Final NRC .

“The question that looms large and what the Court would like to be informed about is the precise relationship between the final N.R.C. which is due to be published on 31.7.2019 and the electoral rolls.” What would be fate of the persons whose names appear in the electoral roll but are not included in the […]

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Govt’s Apathy Turning Our Cities Into Virtual ‘Gas Chambers’: Plea In Supreme Court For Adopting Electric Vehicles.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre on a petition demanding implementation of the plans and policies for adoption of electric vehicles to tackle air pollution and climate change. A bench comprising Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna ordered the government to apprise it of the status of […]

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Jammu and Kashmir: SC refuses to hear fresh petition challenging Article 370

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday refused to entertain a fresh petition on Article 370, that gives special autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Ajay Rastogi asked the petitioner to file an application for impleadment in the pending matters. Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah said they will hear […]

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Mixed’ findings in CVC report on ousted CBI chief Alok Verma: SC

NEW DELHI: The probe on exiled CBI Director Alok Verma has given “mixed” findings and some charges needed to be investigated further, the Supreme Court on Friday said while examining the report submitted by the Central Vigilance Commission. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, is also likely to consider the report of the […]

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IAF officers assist SC on Rafale deal case

NEW DELHI: Deputy Chief of Air staff, Air Marshal V R Chaudhari and two other officers from Indian Air Force appeared before the bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi  to assist it on the issue of the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. The bench, also comprising Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph, […]

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SC grants two weeks to CVC to conclude inquiry against Alok Verma

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that an inquiry against Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma must be completed who has been divested of his duties and sent on leave in view of feud between him and Special Director Rakesh Asthana.The Bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice […]

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Bar demands lifting ban on lawyers’ strike, but CJI rejects

NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday 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. Justice Gogoi, who was sworn in as the CJI on October 3, said, “I don’t think it is […]

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