Topic: Chief Justice of India
Supreme Court releases 105 names as part of new guidelines for selecting senior advocates.
The blame for pendency lies at the judiciary’s doorstep.
The key issues to watch out for are how Ranjan Gogoi handles the Supreme Court roster, judicial appointments and pendency of cases.
The Bar Council of India plea comes as CJI Dipak Misra, who has overseen several landmark judgments such as decriminalising homosexuality, retires Tuesday.
Thanks to the libertarian approach visible in his judgments, many are eagerly waiting for Justice D.Y. Chandrachud to become CJI in 2022-24.
Only the Supreme Court and high courts can designate advocates or former high court judges as senior advocates.
Earlier this month, Justice Dipak Misra had recommended Justice Gogoi as his successor.
A recommendation from the incumbent is pretty much the last step before the appointment of a candidate as India’s top judge.
Written by Abhinav Chandrachud, the book explores the trajectory of dissenting opinions in judicial pronouncements among other issues. From judicia...
Despite conjecturing and rumour-mongering, there is nothing to show that Ranjan Gogoi, a fine judge, isn’t fit to be the next CJI.