Tuesday, 9 August, 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’.

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

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.