Friday, 19 August, 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.

On Camera

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Narendra Modi | Wikimedia Commons

Revadi jibe shows Modi govt letting its insecurities do the talking, not economics

Why exactly should the Prime Minister be worried about the welfare model of an opposition party that barely controls two state governments?
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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