Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicNV Ramana

Topic: NV Ramana

Custodial torture, other police cruelty still exist, even privileged not spared: CJI Ramana

While speaking at an event Sunday, the CJI said threats to human rights & bodily integrity are highest in police stations. Ramana urged NALSA to carry out sensitisation of officers.

CJI Ramana recuses from hearing Andhra’s plea against Telangana on Krishna river dispute

The SC bench took note of the submissions of the counsel for Andhra Pradesh that the state wanted adjudication of the case by the apex court bench instead of opting for mediation.

CJI Ramana recuses from hearing Andhra-Telangana water dispute, says ‘belong to both states’

CJI NV Ramana posted the matter for another bench for hearing and urged both parties to resolve issue through mediation as he didn't want to adjudicate legal issues involved in case.

Over 500 people & groups write to CJI Ramana seeking SC intervention in Pegasus row

The letter also sought a moratorium on the sale, transfer & use of Pegasus spyware and requested SC to adopt a gender-neutral sexual harassment, data protection and privacy policy.

SC readies new e-system to immediately issue bail orders to jails, awaits security audit

New mechanism, aimed at ensuring quick release of prisoners, entails emailing the bail orders to jails as well as the district court under whose jurisdiction the prison falls.

Jagan govt withdraws appeal in SC in Amaravati land case, says will pursue matter in HC

Andhra govt had appealed stay issued by Andhra HC last year on a probe into a case related to alleged Amaravati land scam involving a former advocate general and daughters of current CJI.

A judge cannot be swayed by popular opinion, cannot afford to lose objectivity: CJI Ramana

The CJI also said lawyers should not go after publicity and always uphold and maintain the dignity of their profession.

Danish Siddiqui’s ‘unparalleled’ handling of truth & Tokyo Olympics goes ‘atmanirbhar’

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Overstatement to say Indian judiciary can’t cope with caseload: CJI Ramana

Referring to projections that 45 million cases are pending in Indian courts, Chief Justice of India N V Ramana said one of the factors contributing to judicial delays is 'luxurious litigation'.

SC to examine fresh plea challenging constitutional validity of sedition law

The plea, filed by a former army officer, stated the sedition law is an unreasonable restriction on free expression and should be unequivocally and unambiguously struck down.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

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

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

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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