Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicChief Justice of India

Topic: Chief Justice of India

SC closes probe into conspiracy behind sexual harassment allegations against Ranjan Gogoi

There are strong reasons to believe that some kind of conspiracy might have been undertaken against the then CJI Gogoi, the bench said, while quoting the report of Justice Patnaik.

‘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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

US Special Forces and NATO troops in Afghanistan | Representational image | Commons

US interests in Af-Pak now just ‘transactional’. People can fight their own battles

US drone attack that killed al-Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri shows America can still challenge the Taliban and remain a player in the Af-Pak security discourse.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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