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‘Not dealing with such attacks may affect India’s honour’ — why SC found Bhushan in contempt

SC Friday held lawyer Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for a couple of tweets where he raised questions about the conduct of CJI Bobde, and some of his predecessors.

Integrating two Lutyens’ bungalows into one — work on CJI’s new residence-cum-office begins

The 5, Krishan Menon Marg, which is the official residence of the CJI, will be combined with the adjacent 7, Krishna Menon Marg to establish a bigger residence-cum-office. 
Justice B.V. Nagarathna of the Karnataka High Court | Image: ThePrint Team

SC collegium willing, this Karnataka judge could become first woman Chief Justice of India

Justice B.V. Nagarathna’s seniority and the fact that her parent HC, Karnataka, has 3 representatives in the Supreme Court could work against her.
Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde

Judges, lawyers shouldn’t wear coat & gown as it’s easier to catch Covid-19: CJI Bobde

CJI S A Bobde said the apex court may soon come out with instructions on the dress code for lawyers and the judges.
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My lord, migrant labourers need more than just food, just like we all do

The act of feeding is a conscience cleaner, a hand wash that also kills hopes of the poor wanting anything more than food. These are old models of charity.
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Supreme Court judges gushing over Modi is a problem for judiciary and democracy

Modi’s praise by the judges shows that the so-called church-state separation in the context of the judiciary is blurring, undermining its credibility.
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Dear Supreme Court, Indians mostly clueless about what goes behind the scene in judiciary

CJI SA Bobde has persisted with the opaque system that his predecessor Justice Ranjan Gogoi-led collegium of Supreme Court had initiated.

410 vacancies but govt sat on names — why 2019 wasn’t a good year for judge appointments

Law ministry data says total number of vacancies in Supreme Court & high courts was 392 in the beginning of 2019, and increased to 410 by year-end.
CJI SA Bobde | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

As Chief Justice, SA Bobde must make sure no government can bend Indian judiciary’s spine

As Chief Justice, Ranjan Gogoi did everything he had accused Dipak Misra of. Justice Bobde must not go down the same road.
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi

Why CJI Gogoi is under fire for defending Assam’s NRC while it’s still sub judice

CJI Ranjan Gogoi said the Assam NRC was a base document for the future, and 19 lakh or 40 lakh people being left off it was not the point.

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Govt extends deadline for filing income tax return till 31 December

Earlier in May, the govt had extended the date for filing ITR for FY2019-20 from 31 July to 30 November to give compliance relief to taxpayers.

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Defence Ministry to stop sale of imported goods, including from China, in military canteens

The decision to stop sale of imported goods in canteen store departments is part of efforts to promote local goods. Defence sources say sale of foreign liquor also may follow.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.