Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicDipak Misra

Topic: Dipak Misra

HC judge indicted for ‘misconduct’ will retire without impeachment as Modi govt didn’t act

Then-CJI Dipak Misra had recommended the impeachment of Allahabad HC’s Justice S.N. Shukla in January 2018. Misra also asked him to resign, but he didn’t.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi writes to PM Modi for removal of Justice SN Shukla from Allahabad HC

Justice Shukla had allegedly defied restraint orders passed by the Supreme Court last year to permit private colleges to admit students for the 2017-18 academic session.

In busy & controversial 2018, SC struck down Colonial-era laws but upheld Aadhaar

Of the at least 35 judgments that dominated headlines in 2018, ThePrint takes a look at 7 key orders passed by the top court.

Chelameswar continues crusade post-retirement, says every govt wants tailor-made judiciary

Retired Justice Chelameswar, who led the judges’ revolt against former CJI Dipak Misra, also said a multiple-bench Supreme Court created uncertainty in law.

Can’t bend your head for roti-chawal, says Kurian Joseph on govt jobs for retired judges

Days after his retirement, Justice Kurian Joseph defends the unprecedented 12 January press conference by SC judges in an interview with ThePrint.

Supreme Court to revisit Sabarimala case order on 22 January

The top court had, on September 28, ended a centuries-old ban on women between 10-50 years entering the temple.

What happens when corruption scandals hit the Supreme Court? Nothing

Indian courts deal with corruption charges against its judges in two ways: Transfers or looking away

No time to waste, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi begins first day with a bang

Known to be a disciplinarian, Justice Ranjan Gogoi refuses to entertain delays in court. Also rejigs roster and splits PIL duties with Justice Madan B. Lokur.

Modi govt clears name of judge as Himachal chief justice after stalling for 9 months

Approval to elevate Justice Surya Kant comes on the day Ranjan Gogoi takes over as CJI. Himachal has been without a chief justice since April 2017.

Now that he is Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi will have to walk the talk

The key issues to watch out for are how Ranjan Gogoi handles the Supreme Court roster, judicial appointments and pendency of cases.

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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.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

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.
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