Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicRanjan Gogoi

Topic: Ranjan Gogoi

Gogoi keeps up CJI tradition of retiring with a bang — has 4 big verdicts in last 2 weeks

CJI Ranjan Gogoi’s predecessors Misra, Khehar and Thakur also delivered numerous major judgments in their respective last months in the chair.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi cancels foreign visit to ‘ensure’ Ayodhya verdict before his retirement

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi was to travel to UAE, Egypt, Brazil & US. His office has now informed Modi government about his change of plans.

Ranjan Gogoi-led Supreme Court made NRC messier. Now it must clean it up

The only solution lies in declaring the current Assam NRC as a provisional list and subjecting it to a full and fair review.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi wants Kejriwal govt’s happiness classes in judicial academies

CJI Gogoi speaks at Delhi government event to mark completion of the first year of happiness curriculum in schools, lauds the initiative.

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.

Increase number of SC judges, raise retirement age: CJI Ranjan Gogoi asks PM Modi

In a series of letters, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has sought increasing the retirement age to 65 as well boosting the strength of judges to deal with the backlog of cases.

Judiciary must stand up to populist forces & protect constitutional ethos: CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Whatever be the political system of governance, people across nations aspire for an independent judicial system to serve them, said Gogoi at a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation conference.

SC dismisses review plea of 21 Opposition leaders over matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs

The petitioners were seeking the Supreme Court's direction to the Election Commission to increase the matching of VVPAT slips with EVMS by 25%.

Both EC Lavasa & Justice Chandrachud couldn’t change outcomes, but dissent is dharma

Lavasa is next in line to become CEC and Justice Chandrachud a future CJI. While difficult, a vindictive govt or chief justice can damage their prospects.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.