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
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
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
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'
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
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
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
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
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'
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
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
Days after CJI Ranjan Gogoi wrote to Narendra Modi, Cabinet increases strength of Supreme Court judges from 31 to 34
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved increasing the number of judges in the Supreme Court from the present 30 to 33, excluding the chief justice.
CJI Ranjan Gogoi inaugurates Happiness Education Conference in New Delhi; Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia attend event
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday inaugurated the 'Happiness Education Conference-2019' in New Delhi.
Unnao rape survivor had written to CJI two weeks before accident, sought action against 'those threatening her family'
The Unnao rape survivor had written a letter to the Chief Justice of India seeking action against those who were 'threatening her family', two weeks before the accident on Sunday.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan thanks CJI for taking cognizance of rape and murder cases of minors, urges for expeditious trial
The former Chief Minister in his letter said, "In Madhya Pradesh, there are provisions that those guilty of raping and murdering girl child (up to 12 years of age) are liable to be hanged.
Of the three letters, in his second one, CJI Ranjan Gogoi urged Narendra Modi to consider bringing a constitutional amendment to increase the retirement age of high court judges from 62 to 65 years.
At a conceptual level, there is nothing wrong with Ashok Lavasa’s demand for making dissenting notes public.
Govt clears names of Justices Aniruddha Bose, AS Bopanna, BR Gavai and Surya Kant for elevation to Supreme Court
The government is learnt to have cleared the names of four judges for their elevation to the Supreme Court, sources said on Wednesday.
Ashok Lavasa's demand to make dissent note public is critical to natural justice, transparency and strengthening democratic institutions
The ongoing controversy over Ashok Lavasa’s minority opinion is a reflection of a broader issue of the need for transparency within key democratic institutions.
Men's rights NGO protests outside India Gate demanding action against woman who accused Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment
Demanding gender-neutral laws, Purush Aayog, an NGO fighting for the rights of men, protested at India Gate, for the allegations against Gogoi