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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

Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case: SC reinstates woman employee who accused ex-CJI of misconduct
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Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case: SC reinstates woman employee who accused ex-CJI of misconduct

The woman, in April 2019, had accused Gogoi of sexually harassing her while working as a Junior Court Assistant in October 2018. She had alleged that Gogoi used his influence as the senior-most judge in the country to terminate her employment at the Supreme Court, and have her imprisoned under false pretexts when she refused his advances.

Amid nationwide anti-CAA protests, CJI Bobde in Nagpur says citizenship not just about rights but also about duties towards society
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Amid nationwide anti-CAA protests, CJI Bobde in Nagpur says citizenship not just about rights but also about duties towards society

The CJI added that 'if we do not follow our duties then there will be an imbalance in the society'

Supreme Court asks Centre to consider deploying CISF cadre in courts to curb incidents of violence after Tis Hazari clash
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Supreme Court asks Centre to consider deploying CISF cadre in courts to curb incidents of violence after Tis Hazari clash

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to look into the possibility of deploying a separate cadre of CISF in certain courts to check unruly incidents of violence.

CJI Sharad Bobde says high costs block access to justice, lawyers might have to play role of mediators
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CJI Sharad Bobde says high costs block access to justice, lawyers might have to play role of mediators

Justice Bobde, who hails from Nagpur and who was elevated to the top judicial post in the country recently, was felicitated by former CJI RM Lodha at a function organised by the High Court Bar Association.

Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad urges CJI, other senior judges to ensure mechanism to monitor quick disposal of rape cases
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Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad urges CJI, other senior judges to ensure mechanism to monitor quick disposal of rape cases

'The women of the country are under pain and distress. They are crying for justice', said Ravi Shankar Prasad

SA Bobde sworn in as 47th Chief Justice of India: 'Peacekeeper' of judiciary authored key judgments related to Ayodhya land dispute, Aadhaar
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SA Bobde sworn in as 47th Chief Justice of India: 'Peacekeeper' of judiciary authored key judgments related to Ayodhya land dispute, Aadhaar

In his six-year-long stint as a Supreme Court judge, Bobde has presided upon several matters of importance and given several notable judgments

Daily Bulletin: Winter Session of Parliament to begin today, BJP set to push Citizenship (Amendment) Bill; Justice SA Bobde to take oath as CJI today; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Winter Session of Parliament to begin today, BJP set to push Citizenship (Amendment) Bill; Justice SA Bobde to take oath as CJI today; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Winter Session of Parliament to begin today: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Personal Data Protection Bill on legislative agenda; Maharashtra govt formation: Sharad Pawar, Sonia Gandhi to meet today to discuss alliance with Shiv Sena; and more

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires; tenure at helm of SC marked by controversy and consequential judgments
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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires; tenure at helm of SC marked by controversy and consequential judgments

Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the first person from northeast to reach the top of judiciary and credited for bringing the curtains down on the decades old politically and religiously sensitive Ayodhya land dispute, retired as the Chief Justice of India on Sunday

Ranjan Gogoi set for Supreme Court farewell: Key highlights from the career of India's first CJI from North East
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Ranjan Gogoi set for Supreme Court farewell: Key highlights from the career of India's first CJI from North East

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is all set to retire on 17 November as the 46th head of Indian judiciary. With a reputation as a no-nonsense administrator, in his tenure, he has given judgment on some of the most iconic cases in Indian history like that of NRC, Ayodhya land dispute, entry of women into Sabarimala temple, to name a few

SC ruling on whether office of CJI comes under RTI Act missed the opportunity to assuage dissatisfaction with collegium system
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SC ruling on whether office of CJI comes under RTI Act missed the opportunity to assuage dissatisfaction with collegium system

While discussions around the RTI Act have largely revolved around Section 6 of the Act — that prescribes a procedure to seek information, not enough discussion has taken place about Section 4 of the Act that provides for the proactive disclosure of information

After 14 years of RTI Act, two landmark judgments by Delhi HC and appeal that waited for 9 years, Supreme Court decides CJI office comes under law
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After 14 years of RTI Act, two landmark judgments by Delhi HC and appeal that waited for 9 years, Supreme Court decides CJI office comes under law

After 14 years of the existence of the Right to Information Act, two landmark judgments by Delhi High Court, both of which held that office of CJI is a "public authority" and is subject to the RTI Act and an appeal that had to wait for six years to be referred to a constitutional bench and again had to wait for three years, finally got a decision. And the decision is that the office of CJI is subject to RTI Act.