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'Criticism of CJI doesn't lower authority of SC,' Prashant Bhushan tells top court in contempt case hearing
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'Criticism of CJI doesn't lower authority of SC,' Prashant Bhushan tells top court in contempt case hearing

Bhushan made the submission in an affidavit on Sunday, in which he added that to suggest that the 'CJI is the Supreme Court' and vice versa is to undermine the institution

SC's actions in Prashant Bhushan, Twitter case show court as vehicle for administration, not dispenser of justice
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SC's actions in Prashant Bhushan, Twitter case show court as vehicle for administration, not dispenser of justice

If Twitter has an obligation to unilaterally take down tweets without an order, then the SC must not just state the source of this obligation but also spell out when this obligation is activated

Ex-SC judge to be part of panel investigating Vikas Dubey encounter, UP govt tells apex court
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Ex-SC judge to be part of panel investigating Vikas Dubey encounter, UP govt tells apex court

The state govt told a bench headed by CJI SA Bobde that the committee will also probe circumstances under which Dubey, who was facing 65 FIRs, was released on bail

'Prashant Bhushan's tweets bring disrepute to judiciary': SC initiates suo motu contempt proceedings
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'Prashant Bhushan's tweets bring disrepute to judiciary': SC initiates suo motu contempt proceedings

The Supreme Court also asked Prashant Bhushan to explain as "why contempt of court proceedings should not be initiated against him over his tweets on judiciary"

COVID-19 Lockdown: Indore NGO seeks CJI's help in rescuing 150 people with disabilities stranded across India
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COVID-19 Lockdown: Indore NGO seeks CJI's help in rescuing 150 people with disabilities stranded across India

An NGO from Indore in Madhya Pradesh has sent a letter petition to the Chief Justice of India seeking direction to authorities to ensure people with disabilities reach their homes safely amid coronavirus lockdown

Shahjahanpur rape case: SC's Justice R Banumathi recuses herself from hearing plea challenging bail granted to Swami Chinmayanand
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Shahjahanpur rape case: SC's Justice R Banumathi recuses herself from hearing plea challenging bail granted to Swami Chinmayanand

SC judge, Justice R Banumathi, recused herself from hearing two petitions including one seeking transfer of the rape case against Swami Chinmayanand from Uttar Pradesh to a Delhi court.

CJI SA Bobde underlines need for single system of laws for conservation of environment across the world
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CJI SA Bobde underlines need for single system of laws for conservation of environment across the world

CJI SA Bobde further seconded the role of technology in addressing challenges being faced by the judiciary like pendency of cases

International Judicial Conference 2020: Narendra Modi refers to SC verdicts on triple talaq, allowing women in combat roles to hail top court for gender justice
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International Judicial Conference 2020: Narendra Modi refers to SC verdicts on triple talaq, allowing women in combat roles to hail top court for gender justice

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed the Indian judiciary for redefining environmental jurisprudence to strike a balance between development and ecological protection.

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.

SC Hearing on CAA Highlights: No stay on CAA-NPR, Assam-Tripura matters segregated; top court bars HCs from hearing pleas on law
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SC Hearing on CAA Highlights: No stay on CAA-NPR, Assam-Tripura matters segregated; top court bars HCs from hearing pleas on law

SC Hearing on CAA Live Updates: The Supreme Court today made it clear that it will not grant any stay on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) without hearing the Centre. It has given the Centre four weeks to reply to all the generic petitions regarding CAA, while Assam and Tripura specific matters should be responded to within two weeks.

Supreme Court refuses to stay Citizenship Amendment Act, gives four weeks to Narendra Modi government to respond
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Supreme Court refuses to stay Citizenship Amendment Act, gives four weeks to Narendra Modi government to respond

Supreme Court has refused to grant any stay (interim or otherwise) on the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register for Citizens or the National Population Register saying that the Centre is free to implement these laws. The apex court, however, gave the Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre four weeks to respond to at least 140 writ petitions which challenge the constitutional validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act.

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'

SC decides to examine constitutional validity of Citizenship Amendment Act, refuses to stay its operation; next hearing on 22 Jan
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SC decides to examine constitutional validity of Citizenship Amendment Act, refuses to stay its operation; next hearing on 22 Jan

The top court issued notice to the Centre and sought its response by the second week of January next year on a batch of pleas challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act.

2012 Delhi gang-rape: CJI SA Bobde recuses himself from hearing on convict's plea seeking review of death penalty
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2012 Delhi gang-rape: CJI SA Bobde recuses himself from hearing on convict's plea seeking review of death penalty

The CJI said one of his relatives had earlier appeared on behalf of the victim's mother in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case and observed that it would be appropriate that some other bench hear the review plea at 10.30 am tomorrow.

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

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

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.

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'