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CJI Thakur takes Prashant Bhushan's 'proxy interest litigation' head on

Jan 13, 2016

CJI Thakur takes Prashant Bhushan's 'proxy interest litigation' head on

A bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justices A K Sikri and R Banumathi grilled "crusader" Prashant Bhushan on the credentials of his Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), which has challenged the allocation of 4G spectrum to Reliance Industries Ltd's Jio on the ground that it was given at cheaper rate for internet use and was later converted into voice telephony. #BigStory #CJI #4G #Thakur #jio #PrashantBhushan
RIP: Sarosh Homi Kapadia, former chief justice of India, passes away

Jan 05, 2016

RIP: Sarosh Homi Kapadia, former chief justice of India, passes away

Former Chief Justice of India Sarosh Homi Kapadia, who delivered some landmark judgements, passed away in Mumbai on Monday night following a cardiac arrest #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #CJI #Bombay High Court #Chief Justice of India #Lalu Prasad Yadav #Uttarakhand High Court #Parsi #Sarosh Homi Kapadia #Tower of Silence #38th Chief Justice of India
Appointment of judges: Govt likely to incorporate 'dissent' clause in collegium MoP

Jan 03, 2016

Appointment of judges: Govt likely to incorporate 'dissent' clause in collegium MoP

Any dissent note to a recommendation of the collegium to appoint or elevate judges should be mandatorily shared with the Executive. #India #NewsTracker #CJI #Judiciary #collegium #Appointment of Judges #Executive
Justice TS Thakur takes over as 43rd Chief Justice of India

Dec 03, 2015

Justice TS Thakur takes over as 43rd Chief Justice of India

Justice Tirath Singh Thakur was on Thursday sworn in as 43rd Chief Justice of India by President Pranab Mukherjee at an elegant function in Rashtrapati Bhavan. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Delhi High Court #CJI #Chief Justice of India #TS Thakur #Justice HL Dattu #Devi Das Thakur #43rd CJI
Justice Thakur will be next Chief Justice of India, to take oath on 3 Dec

Nov 19, 2015

Justice Thakur will be next Chief Justice of India, to take oath on 3 Dec

Justice Tirath Singh Thakur, who had led the Supreme Court bench which delivered a verdict on reforming the Indian Cricket Board, was on Wednesday appointed the Chief Justice of India. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Delhi High Court #CJI #Chief Justice of India #NRHM scam #Saradha Chit fund #IPL betting #Justice TS Thakur #BCCI case #Tirath Singh Thakur
Income tax probe against kith and kin of ex-CJI KG Balakrishnan 'yielded nothing': Centre

Nov 17, 2015

Income tax probe against kith and kin of ex-CJI KG Balakrishnan 'yielded nothing': Centre

Former Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan on Tuesday got a breather with the government telling Supreme Court that the Income Tax department's probe into the allegation that his kith and kin had amassed wealth during his tenure as the CJI from January 2007 to May 2010 has "yielded nothing". #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #CBI #Income Tax Department #CJI #KG Balakrishnan #India
Eminent persons were being conferred monarchical power under NJAC: Supreme Court

Oct 16, 2015

Eminent persons were being conferred monarchical power under NJAC: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday said that grant of veto power to eminent persons under the NJAC Act amounted to conferring them with "monarchical power". #Supreme Court #Law #TheySaidIt #CJI #Judiciary #National Judicial Appointments Commission #NJAC #India #Delhi
My grandson wears mask due to pollution, says CJI on Delhi alarming pollution levels

Oct 05, 2015

My grandson wears mask due to pollution, says CJI on Delhi alarming pollution levels

The Chief Justice of India and a senior lawyer on Monday observed that they and their kin had fallen victims to the "alarming" levels of air pollution in Delhi and favoured wide coverage of the discourse on the matter in the Supreme Court. #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #CJI #Pollution
We can't monitor Parliament, should never cross 'lakshman rekha', says SC

Sep 24, 2015

We can't monitor Parliament, should never cross 'lakshman rekha', says SC

Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking guidelines to ensure uninterrupted functioning of Parliament, saying the judiciary cannot monitor the business of the legislature which lay in the hands of Speaker, and any attempt to do so would lead to crossing the 'lakshman rekha'. #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #CJI #Chief Justice of India #SC #parliament #Speaker #disruptions #HL Dattu
Political war of words erupts over Yakub Memon's execution

Jul 30, 2015

Political war of words erupts over Yakub Memon's execution

A political war of words erupted on Thursday over the execution of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon, with a section of opposition leaders speaking against the death sentence. #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Shashi Tharoor #Death Penalty #Mercy plea #Asaduddin Owaisi #Yakub Memon #CJI HL Dattu #India