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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
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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'

Supreme Court says interference in judicial system 'doesn’t augur well', holds that appointment, transfer of judges pivotal to judiciary's independence
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Supreme Court says interference in judicial system 'doesn’t augur well', holds that appointment, transfer of judges pivotal to judiciary's independence

The Supreme Court on Monday said that the appointment and transfer of judges are pivotal to the administration of justice and any interference does not augur well for the institution.

For first time in Supreme Court's history, single-judge bench to hear appeals of bail, transfer petitions
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For first time in Supreme Court's history, single-judge bench to hear appeals of bail, transfer petitions

Supreme Court has for the first time since its inception provided for sitting of a single-judge bench to hear appeals of bail and anticipatory bail in cases related to offences entailing jail term.

Yogi Adityanath tells News18 he will 'follow' SC judgment in Ayodhya case, criticises Muslim parties for being 'stubborn' during mediation
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Yogi Adityanath tells News18 he will 'follow' SC judgment in Ayodhya case, criticises Muslim parties for being 'stubborn' during mediation

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath weighed in on the politically sensitive Ayodhya land dispute case in an exclusive interview with Network18 group editor-in-chief Rahul Joshi and said that the apex court's verdict after the conclusion of the daily hearings in October will be based on "facts and evidence".

Ayodhya case hearings to end by 18 October: SC's decision assumes significance as CJI Ranjan Gogoi to retire two days after likely verdict
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Ayodhya case hearings to end by 18 October: SC's decision assumes significance as CJI Ranjan Gogoi to retire two days after likely verdict

With less than two months before Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi is set to retire, the Supreme Court on Wednesday set a deadline for arguments in the protracted Ayodhya land dispute case and said that a verdict in the politically sensitive case is likely to be delivered on 15 November, two days before Gogoi's date of retirement.

NLU topper Surbhi Karwa skips convocation to avoid receiving award from CJI; varsity admin terms claims 'incorrect'
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NLU topper Surbhi Karwa skips convocation to avoid receiving award from CJI; varsity admin terms claims 'incorrect'

NLU topper, Surbhi Karwa, made headlines for not attending the convocation as she did not want to take the gold medal from Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi

P Chidambaram's lawyer writes to CBI over summons, asks investigative agency not to take 'coercive action' before SC hearing today
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P Chidambaram's lawyer writes to CBI over summons, asks investigative agency not to take 'coercive action' before SC hearing today

Soon after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) put up a notice outside P Chidambaram's residence to appear before them in two hours, the lawyer of the former finance minister and senior Congress leader requested the CBI not to take any coercive action until the hearing of Chidambaram's plea in the Supreme Court at 10:30 am on Wednesday.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi asks why CBI works well when cases lack political overtones, calls for making agency more independent
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CJI Ranjan Gogoi asks why CBI works well when cases lack political overtones, calls for making agency more independent

CJI Ranjan Gogoi said that efforts should be made to 'delink crucial aspects' of the CBI from the overall administrative control of the government.

Lok Sabha passes bill increasing number of SC judges from 30 to 33; proposed law aims to reduce pendency of cases
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Lok Sabha passes bill increasing number of SC judges from 30 to 33; proposed law aims to reduce pendency of cases

Lok Sabha passed a bill which seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33 with a view to reducing pendency of cases.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi expresses concern over pendency of cases at public function, says over 2 lakh matters pending in courts for over 25 years
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CJI Ranjan Gogoi expresses concern over pendency of cases at public function, says over 2 lakh matters pending in courts for over 25 years

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said that the judiciary alone should not be be blamed for pendency of cases; the executive also has some responsibility.

SC nominates Deepak Gupta to hear matters in Unnao rape case: Judge was part of bench which ruled 'sex with minor wife is rape'
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SC nominates Deepak Gupta to hear matters in Unnao rape case: Judge was part of bench which ruled 'sex with minor wife is rape'

The Supreme Court has nominated Justice Deepak Gupta to hear the matters related to the 2017 Unnao rape case on 5 August (Monday). The decision was take when a Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi-led bench, also comprising justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose, was hearing the case on Friday.

Daily Bulletin: SC takes note of Unnao survivor's letter, CJI to hear matter today; UAPA bill to be tabled in RS; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: SC takes note of Unnao survivor's letter, CJI to hear matter today; UAPA bill to be tabled in RS; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: CJI Ranjan Gogoi to hear case of Unnao rape survivor's letter to him, Ayodhya mediation panel to submit status report in SC today, and more