Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicRanjan Gogoi

Topic: Ranjan Gogoi

CIC rejects plea seeking report that gave ex-CJI Gogoi clean chit in ‘sexual harassment’ case

Central Information Commission cites privacy to dismiss RTI appeal that sought disclosure of an in-house SC inquiry report absolving ex-CJI of sexual harassment charges in 2019.

‘Senior Indian govt bureaucrat came and told me to go slow on NRC’: Ranjan Gogoi

In ‘Justice for the Judge’, former Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi gives a no-holds-barred account of his tenure in Supreme Court— from the ‘infamous’ press conference, sexual harassment allegation to NRC.

Attorney General declines consent to initiate contempt proceedings against former CJI Gogoi

Activist Saket Gokhale had sought consent of Attorney General KK Venugopal to initiate a case against former CJI who had reportedly said that the judiciary is 'ramshackled'.

SC closes probe into conspiracy behind sexual harassment allegations against Ranjan Gogoi

There are strong reasons to believe that some kind of conspiracy might have been undertaken against the then CJI Gogoi, the bench said, while quoting the report of Justice Patnaik.

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.

Verdict on a Saturday, addendum, judges’ dinner — How SC’s Ayodhya judgment saw many firsts

Supreme Court’s historic verdict on 9 November 2019 paved the way for the Ram temple in Ayodhya and demolition of the existing Babri Masjid structure.

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’.

Don’t remember electoral bonds case, says Rajya Sabha MP & former CJI Ranjan Gogoi

In a TV interview, Justice Gogoi said the same people who had hailed him after the four SC judges’ 2018 press conference now called him a ‘rotten apple’.

Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha member as Congress MPs chant shame

As former CJI Ranjan Gogoi's name was called for oath taking, Congress and Left members started shouting slogans like 'shame on you' and 'deal'.

Ex-CJI’s IAF officer brother Anjan Gogoi too has post-retirement job — Secretary-level post

Retired Air Marshal Anjan Kumar Gogoi, a recipient of Param Vishisht Seva Medal and Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, was named as an NEC member in January.

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Army chief General M.M. Naravane

Gen Naravane’s legacy can only be understood over time. But it’s altered LAC dynamics forever

Gen Naravane is both a dove and a hawk, depending on the issue. This was because, at the end of the day, he was, and is, a “quintessential Army man”.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

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.
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