Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: Chief Justice of India

The Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

105 lawyers are seeking senior advocate designation in Supreme Court

Supreme Court releases 105 names as part of new guidelines for selecting senior advocates.
A view of the Supreme Court India | PTI

Indian courts need MBAs and not Chief Justice to deal with pendency

The blame for pendency lies at the judiciary’s doorstep.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi

Now that he is Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi will have to walk the talk

The key issues to watch out for are how Ranjan Gogoi handles the Supreme Court roster, judicial appointments and pendency of cases.
Dipak Misra

Bar Council of India asks CJI Dipak Misra not to take up any post-retirement job from govt

The Bar Council of India plea comes as CJI Dipak Misra, who has overseen several landmark judgments such as decriminalising homosexuality, retires Tuesday. 
Justice D.Y. Chandrachud

What makes Justice D.Y. Chandrachud the new ‘rock star’ of the Indian judiciary

Thanks to the libertarian approach visible in his judgments, many are eagerly waiting for Justice D.Y. Chandrachud to become CJI in 2022-24.
Supreme Court of India

Lawyers waiting for years, but newest senior advocates are retired judges

Only the Supreme Court and high courts can designate advocates or former high court judges as senior advocates.
Ranjan Gogoi

Ranjan Gogoi appointed as new Chief Justice of India, to assume office on 3 October

Earlier this month, Justice Dipak Misra had recommended Justice Gogoi as his successor.
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra with Supreme Court Judge Ranjan Gogoi (L) | Arun Sharma/PTI

CJI Dipak Misra recommends Ranjan Gogoi as his successor in the Supreme Court

A recommendation from the incumbent is pretty much the last step before the appointment of a candidate as India’s top judge.

Abhinav Chandrachud’s book reinforces the premise that neutrality is a myth in judiciary

Written by Abhinav Chandrachud, the book explores the trajectory of dissenting opinions in judicial pronouncements among other issues. From judicia...
Ranjan Gogoi

Not CJI Misra, constitutional morality & law will ensure Justice Gogoi is next top judge

Despite conjecturing and rumour-mongering, there is nothing to show that Ranjan Gogoi, a fine judge, isn’t fit to be the next CJI.
hiren gohain

Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...