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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.

Supreme Court to decide today if CJI comes under RTI Act; Ranjan Gogoi had earlier said institution can't be destroyed in name of transparency
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Supreme Court to decide today if CJI comes under RTI Act; Ranjan Gogoi had earlier said institution can't be destroyed in name of transparency

A five-judge constitution bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi will pronounce its verdict after listening to a petition filed against a 2010 judgment of the Delhi High Court

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear Sena's plea against Guv's refusal to extend deadline; Modi leaves for BRICS Summit; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: SC to hear Sena's plea against Guv's refusal to extend deadline; Modi leaves for BRICS Summit; day's top stories

Amid the political stalemate in Maharashtra with Uddhav Thackeray entering into talks with Maha-agadhi allies – Nationalist Congress Party and Congress – to back Shiv Sena in forming government, the pre-poll alliance between the BJP and Shiv Sena looks precarious despite both parties formally refusing to call it quits.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi hails Assam NRC as document for future, castigates 'armchair commentators' for questioning due process
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CJI Ranjan Gogoi hails Assam NRC as document for future, castigates 'armchair commentators' for questioning due process

Speaking on a book launch event, Justice Gogoi said, 'This is an occasion to put things in proper perspective, National Register of Citizens (NRC), as it may finally emerge, is not a document of the moment. It's not about 19 lakhs or 40 lakhs. It's a base document for the future'

Ranjan Gogoi to preside over judgments in Ayodhya case, pleas against Rafale deal before retiring as CJI on 17 November
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Ranjan Gogoi to preside over judgments in Ayodhya case, pleas against Rafale deal before retiring as CJI on 17 November

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who retires on 17 November, is expected to deliver verdicts in several key matters, including the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute and petitions seeking review of the Rafale judgment, in the next eight working days of the Supreme Court.

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde appointed as 47th Chief Justice of India, will take oath on 18 November
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Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde appointed as 47th Chief Justice of India, will take oath on 18 November

Justice Bobde, 63, will take oath as the CJI on 18 November, a day after incumbent Ranjan Gogoi demits office

Unnao rape survivor accident case: CBI drops murder charges against Kuldeep Singh Sengar, associates in first charge sheet
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Unnao rape survivor accident case: CBI drops murder charges against Kuldeep Singh Sengar, associates in first charge sheet

The CBI on Friday dropped murder charges against former BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his associates in its first charge sheet in the Unnao rape victim accident case.

Bhima Koregaon case: SC extends interim protection to civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha till 15 October
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Bhima Koregaon case: SC extends interim protection to civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha till 15 October

The Supreme Court Friday extended till October 15 the interim protection from arrest granted by the Bombay High Court to civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha in the Koregaon Bhima violence case

Bhima Koregaon case: Justice S Ravindra Bhat becomes 5th judge to recuse himself from Gautam Navlakha's plea to quash FIR
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Bhima Koregaon case: Justice S Ravindra Bhat becomes 5th judge to recuse himself from Gautam Navlakha's plea to quash FIR

Justice S Ravindra Bhat on Thursday became the fifth apex court judge to recuse himself from hearing a plea filed by civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha in the Koregaon Bhima violence case

Bhima Koregaon case: CJI Ranjan Gogoi recuses himself from Gautam Navlakha's plea challenging Bombay HC's refusal to quash FIR
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Bhima Koregaon case: CJI Ranjan Gogoi recuses himself from Gautam Navlakha's plea challenging Bombay HC's refusal to quash FIR

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi’s recusal in rights activist Gautam Navlakha’s plea on Monday came as the latest development in the Bhima Koregaon case in which five activists, including Navlakha, have been accused of inciting violence and having 'Maoist-links'