Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicChief Justice of India

Topic: Chief Justice of India

Justice D.Y. Chandrachud takes oath as 50th Chief Justice of India

The new Chief Justice, who succeeds Justice U.U. Lalit, was administered the oath by President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

18 judges’ posts to fall vacant in 2 yrs, SC collegium led by next CJI Chandrachud has task cut out

Apart from 4 current, 14 judges' vacancies will arise in SC from this month to September 2024. While sanctioned strength of apex court is 34, its existing working strength is 29.

‘Guide juniors on the right path’ — Justice Ramana’s message to the bar on last working day

The ex-CJI also calls for adopting modern technology tools and artificial intelligence to address the "huge challenge" of pendency of cases.

‘All-rounder lawyer, gentleman judge’: New CJI Lalit brings much promise despite short tenure

Justice U.U. Lalit, who was elevated from the Bar to the SC as a judge in 2014, will have a short tenure of 74 days but hopes are high he will hear key constitutional matters.

Staff, round-the-clock security for 1 year post retirement — what new rules for SC judges say

New SC Judges Rules also entitle CJIs to rent-free govt accommodation for six months after retirement. Sources say SC sought these benefits for lifetime, but this was not accepted.

‘Ease of justice’ as important as ‘ease of doing business’, says PM at 1st All India DLSA event

Time to take resolutions that will take the country to new heights, Modi said at the inaugural session of a two-day event organised by the National Legal Services Authority.

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.

On Camera

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.