Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicChief Justice of India

Topic: Chief Justice of India

Break nexus with political class, reclaim public trust, CJI tells police at CBI lecture

CJI N.V. Ramana’s cautionary words come at a time when several Opposition chief ministers have trained their guns at the Centre for “misusing” central probe agencies.

Vibrant judiciary essential for healthy democracy, says CJI Ramana at NALSA

Speaking at the launch of the 'Pan India Legal Awareness and Outreach Campaign' Saturday, CJI NV Ramana also said that the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed some deep-rooted problems.

‘I’m not Sachin Tendulkar,’ says CJI Ramana, lauds ‘team effort’ at Bar Council felicitation

The Chief Justice of India also spoke about challenges faced by women lawyers at the event, also attended by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju. Snapshots from the ceremony.

‘Extremely upset’, says CJI Ramana on speculations in media over judges’ appointment process

Speaking at a ceremonial function Wednesday, CJI said SC holds press freedom in high esteem & such behaviour from some sections of media, pending the process, is counter-productive.

It’s a sorry state of affairs in Parliament, there’s no clarity in laws, CJI Ramana says

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana recalls earlier debates as 'very wise and constructive', urges lawyers to contribute their knowledge, wisdom and experience to lawmaking.

CJI Ramana recuses from hearing Andhra’s plea against Telangana on Krishna river dispute

The SC bench took note of the submissions of the counsel for Andhra Pradesh that the state wanted adjudication of the case by the apex court bench instead of opting for mediation.

CJI Ramana recuses from hearing Andhra-Telangana water dispute, says ‘belong to both states’

CJI NV Ramana posted the matter for another bench for hearing and urged both parties to resolve issue through mediation as he didn't want to adjudicate legal issues involved in case.

Over 500 people & groups write to CJI Ramana seeking SC intervention in Pegasus row

The letter also sought a moratorium on the sale, transfer & use of Pegasus spyware and requested SC to adopt a gender-neutral sexual harassment, data protection and privacy policy.

SC readies new e-system to immediately issue bail orders to jails, awaits security audit

New mechanism, aimed at ensuring quick release of prisoners, entails emailing the bail orders to jails as well as the district court under whose jurisdiction the prison falls.

Overstatement to say Indian judiciary can’t cope with caseload: CJI Ramana

Referring to projections that 45 million cases are pending in Indian courts, Chief Justice of India N V Ramana said one of the factors contributing to judicial delays is 'luxurious litigation'.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

A Sikorsky S-76D chopper | Credit: Twitter/@PawanHansLtd

Pawan Hans chopper crash not an anomaly, doesn’t bode well for govt-owned firm’s disinvestment

Crash that killed 4 one of several Pawan Hans chopper accidents in last few decades. These incidents, coupled with losses, operational issues & legal hurdles, may delay disinvestment.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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