Tuesday, 4 October, 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 Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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