Friday, 7 October, 2022

Topic: CJI

In a first, Supreme Court live-streams constitution bench proceedings

A bench headed by Chief Justice Uday Umesh Lalit also said the top court will soon have its own 'platform' to live-stream proceedings instead of using YouTube.

Retired CJIs, SC judges to get domestic help, chauffeur for lifetime

The benefits of the amended rules will be extended to all living former CJIs and retired Supreme Court judges, the government notification said.

Justice Uday Umesh Lalit appointed 49th Chief Justice of India

He will assume charge on 27 August after incumbent N V Ramana demits office the day before.

‘Protect judiciary from motivated, targeted attacks’: CJI tells lawyers on Constitution Day

CJI Ramana stressed that the most important feature of the Constitution is the fact that it provides a framework for debate that allows the nation to 'progress and evolve'.

‘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.

Vibrant judiciary essential for healthy democracy, says CJI Ramana at NALSA

Speaking at the launch of the 'Pan India Legal Awareness and Outreach Campaign' Saturday, CJI NV Ramana also said that the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed some deep-rooted problems.

Justice Nagarathna says appointing women to senior judicial posts can break gender stereotypes

SC Justice B.V. Nagarathna, who will possibly be the first woman Chief Justice of India in 2027, said visibility of women as judicial officers can advance representation.

SC to pronounce interim order on pleas seeking independent probe into Pegasus row next week

The pleas seeking an independent probe are related to reports of alleged snooping by govt agencies on eminent citizens, politicians and scribes by using NSO group's spyware Pegasus.

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.

Polls no ‘guarantee against tyranny’ of the elected — full text of CJI Ramana speech

Delivering the 17th Justice P D Desai Memorial Trust lecture, CJI Ramana also spoke about how the rule of law would become 'illusory' if controlled by the legislature or the executive.

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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.