Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicPost-retirement jobs

Topic: post-retirement jobs

Ranjan Gogoi RS seat made big news in 2020. But he is among 70% SC judges with retirement gigs

An analysis of Supreme Court judges who have retired since 1999 reveals that at least 71 per cent took up some sort of assignment after demitting office.

Why judges with post-retirement jobs only criticised, why not ‘activist judges’: Ex-CJI Gogoi

Speaking at an online seminar, retired Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi said as long as a judge is ‘true to his functions, post-retirement is okay’.

We the people must save the software of Indian democracy beyond BJP-Congress whataboutery

The shame of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi’s Rajya Sabha nomination must make us go beyond the present political moment and question our institutions.

The ‘honourability index’: A look at Supreme Court judges who took post-retirement jobs

In episode 418 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta looks beyond Ranjan Gogoi's nomination to Rajya Sabha to discuss other SC chief justices & judges who took up post-retirement jobs.

CDS Bipin Rawat on military retirement age at 58: Is greying army a good or dangerous idea?

CDS Bipin Rawat said Tuesday that the retiring age of armed forces personnel, those below the rank of officers, should be extended to 58, from the current 37-38.

India Inc loves retired bureaucrats. Modi govt can stop the stink with cooling-off period

Former CVC K.V. Chowdary’s joining Reliance Industries as an independent director highlights the need for urgent reforms in Indian bureaucracy.

Below a civil servant’s dignity to apply for a post-retirement job: Former IAS Anil Swarup

Ahead of launch of his book ‘Not just a Civil Servant’, Swarup says Narendra Modi hasn't experimented much with bureaucracy.

Most Supreme Court judges like to keep their retirement days busy

The trend of retired judges taking up post-retirement posts has drawn heavy criticism over the years.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.


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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.