Chief Justice-of-india

Showing of 41 - 60 from 422 results
Chief Justice-of-india - Total results - 422
Days after CJI Ranjan Gogoi wrote to Narendra Modi, Cabinet increases strength of Supreme Court judges from 31 to 34
Politics

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
India

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'
India

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
India

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.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi writes to Narendra Modi, seeks to augment the strength of judges in Supreme Court
World

CJI Ranjan Gogoi writes to Narendra Modi, seeks to augment the strength of judges in Supreme Court

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.

Ashok Lavasa’s dissent adds ballast to Opposition’s attacks on EC, heralds dark days for democracy
Politics

Ashok Lavasa’s dissent adds ballast to Opposition’s attacks on EC, heralds dark days for democracy

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
India

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
Politics

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
India

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

If one analyses how complainant dealt with police, courts, they will find something fishy': BCI on CJI sexual harassment case
India

If one analyses how complainant dealt with police, courts, they will find something fishy': BCI on CJI sexual harassment case

The Bar Council of India has opined that there was 'something fishy' in the sexual harassment charged levelled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a former employee of the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court tells petitioner to state the 'urgency' in seeking CBI FIR into alleged conspiracy to 'fix' CJI Ranjan Gogoi
India

Supreme Court tells petitioner to state the 'urgency' in seeking CBI FIR into alleged conspiracy to 'fix' CJI Ranjan Gogoi

The matter was mentioned for urgent listing before a Supreme Court bench comprising Justices S A Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Sexual harassment charges against CJI, Masood Azhar designated global terrorist, closure for Avengers; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Sexual harassment charges against CJI, Masood Azhar designated global terrorist, closure for Avengers; today's must-read stories

The woman claimed that the CJI had not only sexually harassed her but had also been also relentless in persecuting her.

SC panel's handling of sexual harassment charges against CJI Ranjan Gogoi shows why women suffer in silence
India

SC panel's handling of sexual harassment charges against CJI Ranjan Gogoi shows why women suffer in silence

The woman who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment has withdrawn from the Supreme Court's inquiry into the matter. At least that's what most media will have you believe.

Sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi: Ex-SC staffer's plea for representation holds no water; in-house panel not same as formal inquiry
India

Sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi: Ex-SC staffer's plea for representation holds no water; in-house panel not same as formal inquiry

“Report of the Committee on in-house procedure” provides rules for conducting inquiry into allegations against, a judge of the high court, a Chief Justice of a High Court, or a Supreme Court Justice.

Sexual harassment allegation against CJI: Complainant pulls out of in-house inquiry panel proceedings, calls atmosphere frightening
India

Sexual harassment allegation against CJI: Complainant pulls out of in-house inquiry panel proceedings, calls atmosphere frightening

A former apex court employee, who levelled allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, dubbed on Tuesday as "very frightening" the atmosphere of the in-house inquiry committee and "walked out" raising various objections including denial of her lawyer's presence.

Supreme Court faces its worst crisis ever; it's time to get rid of brokers and fixers from its hallowed corridors
India

Supreme Court faces its worst crisis ever; it's time to get rid of brokers and fixers from its hallowed corridors

When the Supreme Court’s dignity is in peril, it is certain to have a deleterious effect on the entire institution.

Need to preserve sanctity of SC as institution, says Justice AK Patnaik appointed to probe 'conspiracy' to frame CJI
India

Need to preserve sanctity of SC as institution, says Justice AK Patnaik appointed to probe 'conspiracy' to frame CJI

Justice AK Patnaik said he does not respond fast and can only make detailed comments after going through the order of the bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra and after studying the relevant papers

Justice Indu Malhotra appointed to in-house inquiry panel to probe sexual harassment allegations against CJI
India

Justice Indu Malhotra appointed to in-house inquiry panel to probe sexual harassment allegations against CJI

Supreme Court judge Indu Malhotra was Thursday appointed as a new member of the in-house inquiry panel set up to examine the allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, following the recusal of Justice NV Ramana.

CJI sexual harassment case: Coddling of Utsav Bains, treatment of Ranjan Gogoi's accuser reveal structural sexism
India

CJI sexual harassment case: Coddling of Utsav Bains, treatment of Ranjan Gogoi's accuser reveal structural sexism

The contrast between the two hearings can’t have been starker and offers a startling view into the structural sexism at play here, and the absurd differences in how both parties are being treated in the highest court of the land.

Amid sexual harassment charges against CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Chelameswar's 'remote control' theory makes a comeback
India

Amid sexual harassment charges against CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Chelameswar's 'remote control' theory makes a comeback

At a hearing related to the sexual harassment charges against the CJI, the bench indicated that there were attempts being made to remote control, influence and intimidate the judiciary.