Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicChief Justice

Topic: Chief Justice

‘Senior Indian govt bureaucrat came and told me to go slow on NRC’: Ranjan Gogoi

In ‘Justice for the Judge’, former Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi gives a no-holds-barred account of his tenure in Supreme Court— from the ‘infamous’ press conference, sexual harassment allegation to NRC.

Centre notifies elevation of 8 judges as chief justices of high courts

The law ministry also said that five chief justices were transferred to various high courts.

Govt ‘cherry picking’ appointments of tribunal members, our selection ‘waste of time’, SC says

Modi govt claims it had notified 84 appointments in three different tribunals —NCLT, AFT and ITAT — on 12 September. It was pulled up even for these appointments.

280-character tweet is all it takes to destroy Indian democracy — if you believe Supreme Court

The Supreme Court's concern is apparently one of public faith. It is debatable whether Prashant Bhushan's conviction for contempt does more harm than good.

The reasons former CJI Ranjan Gogoi will give for accepting Rajya Sabha nomination

Many ascribe Ranjan Gogoi’s nomination as a reward from Modi government for services rendered as CJI. By accepting it, Gogoi only strengthens their case.

No NJAC but Modi govt still manages to have a say on judges’ appointments, transfers

Justice Akil Kureshi’s case won’t be the last one where Supreme Court collegium will bow down to the arbitrary diktat of Modi government.

Justice Tahilramani’s resignation shows why Supreme Court collegium is a failed system

By resigning rather than being made to pay for her stand, Madras HC Chief Justice has left CJI Gogoi and other collegium judges embarrassed.

Pakistan’s new chief justice is showing signs of an old habit – siding with the military

Chief Justice Khosa’s allegiance to the Bajwa doctrine can spell fresh crisis for Pakistan.

The Age of Nisar: How Pakistan’s celebrity chief justice chose activism over judiciary

Dressed in a conservative suit and trademark dark glasses, Nisar soon became a troubleshooter for the state and the society alike.

Not Aadhaar or adultery, CJI Dipak Misra will be best remembered for his controversies

Hallmark of CJI Dipak Misra's reign is the controversies he tangled Supreme Court in.

On Camera

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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