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

Sexual misconduct allegations against CJI Ranjan Gogoi: SC summons chiefs of CBI, IB and Delhi Police to decide on probe
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Sexual misconduct allegations against CJI Ranjan Gogoi: SC summons chiefs of CBI, IB and Delhi Police to decide on probe

The lawyer, Utsav Singh Bains, has submitted a report saying there was 'corporate' conspiracy to frame CJI Rajan Gogoi in a sexual harassment case

CJI judging sexual harassment allegations against himself: Ranjan Gogoi's move an eerie echo of Dipak Misra's actions
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CJI judging sexual harassment allegations against himself: Ranjan Gogoi's move an eerie echo of Dipak Misra's actions

In effect, Gogoi called a press conference without actually calling a press conference. The hearing was not aimed so much as taking any judicial action but putting out his version of the story. What is particularly galling is that he chose to do it from his perch as the Chief Justice of India. It is as blatant and naked abuse of power as it gets.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi picks senior-most judge SA Bobde, Justices NV Ramana, Indira Banerjee to probe sexual misconduct allegations against him
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CJI Ranjan Gogoi picks senior-most judge SA Bobde, Justices NV Ramana, Indira Banerjee to probe sexual misconduct allegations against him

On Tuesday, the CJI set up a fresh bench comprising justices Mishra, R F Nariman and Deepak Gupta to adjudicate the matter relating to sexual harassment levelled against him.

Sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi: Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana, Indira Banerjee to conduct inquiry
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Sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi: Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana, Indira Banerjee to conduct inquiry

Justice SA Bobde was appointed to conduct an in-house inquiry into the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi

CJI sexual harassment allegations: While safeguarding judicial independence, Supreme Court must also defend principles of natural justice
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CJI sexual harassment allegations: While safeguarding judicial independence, Supreme Court must also defend principles of natural justice

If the Supreme Court had referred the sexual harassment case against the CJI to the internal complaints committee to begin with, it would have escaped the criticisms it is now dodging.

Indira Jaising questions Attorney General's appearance in hearing on sexual harassment charges against CJI
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Indira Jaising questions Attorney General's appearance in hearing on sexual harassment charges against CJI

Indira Jaising questioned why Attorney General KK Venugopal appeared in the Supreme Court during the hearing on the sexual harassment allegation against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

'Can't destroy institution in name of transparency': Ranjan Gogoi on whether CJI's office comes under RTI Act
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'Can't destroy institution in name of transparency': Ranjan Gogoi on whether CJI's office comes under RTI Act

A five-judge Constitution bench presided by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi was hearing a plea filed by the Supreme Court secretary-general against the January 2010 judgment of the Delhi High Court that declared the CJI’s office a "public authority" within the meaning of Section 2(h) of the RTI Act, 2005.

'People will say as they please': Sri Sri Ravishankar dismisses Owaisi's comments against his appointment to Ayodhya panel
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'People will say as they please': Sri Sri Ravishankar dismisses Owaisi's comments against his appointment to Ayodhya panel

Sri Sri Ravishankar is part of a three-member panel appointed by the Supreme Court to mediate on the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya. Owaisi had on Friday said Ravishankar was "not a neutral person".

Ayodhya Mediation: Sri Sri Ravishankar, Justice Khalifullah hope for 'amicable' solution; AIMIM objects to spiritual guru's appointment
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Ayodhya Mediation: Sri Sri Ravishankar, Justice Khalifullah hope for 'amicable' solution; AIMIM objects to spiritual guru's appointment

Shortly after the Supreme Court ordered that a court-appointed panel undertake mediation to resolve Ayodhya's Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, the former judge leading the panel, as well as a Muslim body's leader, responded to the development.

Ayodhya hearing: SC orders mediation in Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in 3-member panel headed by ex-judge
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Ayodhya hearing: SC orders mediation in Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in 3-member panel headed by ex-judge

The Supreme Court is scheduled on Friday to pronounce whether to refer Ayodhya's Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case to mediation for amicable settlement.

Justice AK Sikri retires from SC; says every judge should possess 'some element of femininity' to do complete justice
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Justice AK Sikri retires from SC; says every judge should possess 'some element of femininity' to do complete justice

On Wednesday, during the farewell function organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association in the apex court lawns, Justice Sikri said every judge should possess "some element of femininity" to do complete justice. He got emotional and thanked the judiciary and lawyers for their help throughout his career.

Country needs lot of things, sadly we have limited time, says CJI Ranjan Gogoi as critical cases get deferred in Supreme Court
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Country needs lot of things, sadly we have limited time, says CJI Ranjan Gogoi as critical cases get deferred in Supreme Court

This statement was made by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi before rising for the day after hearing politically sensitive cases

SC Collegium's focus on discipline, behaviour in judges' appointments commendable, but refusal to set benchmarks reeks of irony
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SC Collegium's focus on discipline, behaviour in judges' appointments commendable, but refusal to set benchmarks reeks of irony

It is ironical that the higher judiciary routinely sets aside or reinstates appointments to various government offices but refuses to set even a benchmark for appointments to a high court or the Supreme Court

SC rejects CBI plea for urgent hearing in Saradha, Rose Valley chit fund cases: 'Give us evidence if you fear tampering,' says CJI
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SC rejects CBI plea for urgent hearing in Saradha, Rose Valley chit fund cases: 'Give us evidence if you fear tampering,' says CJI

The Supreme Court turned down the CBI's plea to conduct an urgent hearing of the Saradha and Rose Valley chit fund probes on Monday, after a dramatic showdown between West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and the Centre, hours after a CBI team had gone to question Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar and was detained.

NV Ramana becomes third SC judge to recuse from hearing plea against M Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI director
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NV Ramana becomes third SC judge to recuse from hearing plea against M Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI director

Supreme Court judge NV Ramana recused himself from hearing a plea challenging the Centre's decision to appoint M Nageswara Rao as interim CBI Director

Deadline to finalise Assam NRC not to be extended beyond 31 July, says Supreme Court; matter to be heard next on 5 Feb
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Deadline to finalise Assam NRC not to be extended beyond 31 July, says Supreme Court; matter to be heard next on 5 Feb

The Supreme Court on Thursday made it clear that the exercise of making the final report of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam has to be completed by the 31 July, 2019 deadline.

Plea in SC challenges Alok Verma's removal as CBI chief, alleges 'conflict of interest' in Justice AK Sikri's position on selection panel
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Plea in SC challenges Alok Verma's removal as CBI chief, alleges 'conflict of interest' in Justice AK Sikri's position on selection panel

A fresh row is likely to erupt in the controversy surrounding the Central Bureau of Investigation, as a new petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Wednesday, questioning the way Alok Verma was sacked as the agency's director. Reports said the plea questions the Selection Committee's order as well as Justice AK Sikri's presence at the panel meeting at which Verma's future in the CBI was decided, News18 reported.

Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna sworn in as Supreme Court judges amid collegium row
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Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna sworn in as Supreme Court judges amid collegium row

With the appointment of Justices Maheshwari and Khanna, the total number of judges in the Supreme Court has risen to 28 against the sanctioned strength of 31