Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicCJI Bobde

Topic: CJI Bobde

‘Justice now depends on technology,’ said SA Bobde. Indian judiciary has miles to go

Legal acumen doesn't translate to tech competence. We need adequate training to transit from paper briefs to screens.

Former CJI Bobde conferred with honorary Doctor of Laws degree

The honorary degree was awarded by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari during the 108th convocation of Rashtra Sant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University.

Goswami hearing to Prashant Bhushan contempt case, Bobde’s CJI stint wasn’t without controversy

SA Bobde retired as India's Chief Justice Friday ending a tenure that was marked by his efforts to make Supreme Court more tech savvy. However, he also stirred many a controversy.

SC allows Salve to recuse as amicus for Covid matters, raps lawyers for ‘imputing motives’

SC bench led by CJI Bobde took a grim view of the criticism its earlier order faced for interfering with high courts and said it will not transfer pending cases to itself.

CJI Bobde writes to Modi govt seeking info on gay lawyer’s elevation as judge within 4 weeks

CJI Bobde has also asked Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to give more clarity on the central govt's objection to Saurabh Kirpal’s name.

Courtrooms to become smaller in future due to technological interventions, says CJI Bobde

While inaugurating a new building for the Goa Bench of Bombay HC, CJI Bobde said that the pandemic posed challenges in access to justice but it paved way for modernising courtrooms.

Under Bobde, pending cases rose in Supreme Court. Now they lie at the next CJI’s door

When CJI Bobde demits office on 23 April, Supreme Court will have five fewer judges than when he took charge. But the number of pending cases have only gone up.

CJI Bobde recommends Justice NV Ramana as successor

Justice NV Ramana is scheduled to take over charge as the 48th Chief Justice of India on 24 April, and is set to retire on 26 August 2022.

Govt asks CJI Bobde to recommend his successor

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Friday sent a letter to Justice Bobde, who is set to retire on 23 April.

CJI Bobde says his ‘will you marry her’ remark in minor rape case was ‘complete misreporting’

SC has ‘highest respect’ for women, CJI Bobde says while hearing a different case Monday. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta says the remarks were ‘twisted’.

On Camera

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
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Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

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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