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SC-appointed panel member on farm laws writes to CJI, urges early release of report
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SC-appointed panel member on farm laws writes to CJI, urges early release of report

Anil Ghanwat, also a senior leader of Shetkari Sangathan, said he will mobilise one lakh farmers and bring them to Delhi in the next couple of months demanding farm reforms.

Supreme Court to hear plea seeking setting up of community kitchens across country to battle hunger
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Supreme Court to hear plea seeking setting up of community kitchens across country to battle hunger

The plea claimed 69 percent of children under the age of five die every day due to hunger and malnutrition and that it was violative of various fundamental rights, including right to life

CJI NV Ramana says Centre cleared 7 out of 106 names recommended for judgeship in HC
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CJI NV Ramana says Centre cleared 7 out of 106 names recommended for judgeship in HC

The CJI has received assurance of early clearance of the names by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju.

Centre cleared seven out of 106 names recommended for judgeship in HCs, says CJI NV Ramana
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Centre cleared seven out of 106 names recommended for judgeship in HCs, says CJI NV Ramana

While speaking at a function in Delhi, the CJI, who sought 'cooperation and support; from the Centre, said that he has been assured of early clearance of the names by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju

CJI on parliamentary proceedings: Misdiagnosis, blame shifting miss real issues
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CJI on parliamentary proceedings: Misdiagnosis, blame shifting miss real issues

What the CJI fails to note is that the Opposition, the current one in particular, has violated the dignity of Parliament on several occasions

CJI NV Ramana flags gaps, ambiguity in lawmaking process due to lack of debates in Parliament
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CJI NV Ramana flags gaps, ambiguity in lawmaking process due to lack of debates in Parliament

The Monsoon session of parliament was short-terminated last week following days of relentless protest by the Opposition over the Pegasus snooping row, farm laws, price rise and other issues.

CJI says 'highest threat to bodily integrity in police custody': What is 'third degree', why preventing custodial deaths is a challenge
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CJI says 'highest threat to bodily integrity in police custody': What is 'third degree', why preventing custodial deaths is a challenge

The Centre told the Lok Sabha that as many as 348 people died in police custody in different parts of the country in the last three years, while 1,189 others were found to be tortured during detention

CJI Ramana joins league of predecessors in judiciary who demanded end to custodial torture, death
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CJI Ramana joins league of predecessors in judiciary who demanded end to custodial torture, death

CJI Ramana calls for the need to “bridge the gap of accessibility to justice between the highly privileged and the most vulnerable”.

President appoints Justice NV Ramana 48th Chief Justice of India; to assume charge on 24 April
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President appoints Justice NV Ramana 48th Chief Justice of India; to assume charge on 24 April

Ramana was part of a bench that ruled that suspension of internet in Jammu and Kashmir should be reviewed immediately

Supreme Court's decision to stay Centre's farm laws sets a worrying  precedent
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Supreme Court's decision to stay Centre's farm laws sets a worrying precedent

It appears a clear case of judicial overreach and may potentially shake the foundation of India’s representative democracy by undermining the legislative organ of the state

Tata Sons vs Cyrus Mistry: CJI SA Bobde discloses his son appears for Shapoorji Pallonji Group firm
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Tata Sons vs Cyrus Mistry: CJI SA Bobde discloses his son appears for Shapoorji Pallonji Group firm

However, the lawyers appearing in the case on behalf of both the parties expressed that they had no objection to a CJI-led bench hearing the case

KK Venugopal refuses to reconsider declining  contempt proceedings against YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
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KK Venugopal refuses to reconsider declining contempt proceedings against YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

The attorney-general had on 2 November declined consent to initiate contempt proceeding against the Andhra Pradesh chief minister for his allegations against judges on the grounds that CJI SA Bobde was seized of the matter

SC extends term of three members of Armed Forces Tribunal; hearing on connected matters next month
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SC extends term of three members of Armed Forces Tribunal; hearing on connected matters next month

The Surpeme Court had in July extended the term of the three administrative members of the Armed Forces Tribunal for a period of one month

SC holds Prashant Bhushan in contempt: How can 2 tweets shake foundations of law and imperil Indian democracy?
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SC holds Prashant Bhushan in contempt: How can 2 tweets shake foundations of law and imperil Indian democracy?

If the Supreme Court is convinced that what Prashant Bhushan has said is false, then surely it is up to the court to show that it is so. If, however, what Bhushan has said is true, then the damage to the institution wrought by the actions of the past four CJIs is greater than two tweets talking about it could ever be

'Criticism of CJI doesn't lower authority of SC,' Prashant Bhushan tells top court in contempt case hearing
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'Criticism of CJI doesn't lower authority of SC,' Prashant Bhushan tells top court in contempt case hearing

Bhushan made the submission in an affidavit on Sunday, in which he added that to suggest that the 'CJI is the Supreme Court' and vice versa is to undermine the institution

Coronavirus lockdown must catalyse widespread use of virtual hearings in Indian legal system
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Coronavirus lockdown must catalyse widespread use of virtual hearings in Indian legal system

Virtual hearings have shown that matters can be heard quickly and disposed of quickly. Further, the barrier created by urgency, has ensured that only cases that truly belong in court are being brought to the court

SC gives nod to Rath Yatra without public participation, asks Odisha govt to impose curfew in Puri
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SC gives nod to Rath Yatra without public participation, asks Odisha govt to impose curfew in Puri

A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde directed the state government to impose curfew in Puri during the time when the chariots are taken out in the procession — an event in which lakhs of people from the world over participate every year.

Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi’s defence against sexual harassment charges: The frank interview that wasn’t
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Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi’s defence against sexual harassment charges: The frank interview that wasn’t

Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi made many statements exonerating himself prior to the initiation of any inquiry from the pulpit. Having been the presiding officer of the hearing, he chose not to have any of this recorded in the record of proceedings and chose not to sign the order. At the very outset, Gogoi ought to have recused himself from the matter.

Supreme Court to set up vacation bench during week-long Holi break to hear urgent and ‘death penalty-related’ cases
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Supreme Court to set up vacation bench during week-long Holi break to hear urgent and ‘death penalty-related’ cases

For the first time, the Supreme Court will have a vacation bench during the upcoming one-week Holi break to hear urgent matters. Usually, a vacation bench of the apex court only sits during the nearly six-week long summer break in May and June.

CJI SA Bobde underlines need for single system of laws for conservation of environment across the world
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CJI SA Bobde underlines need for single system of laws for conservation of environment across the world

CJI SA Bobde further seconded the role of technology in addressing challenges being faced by the judiciary like pendency of cases