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In a first, SC live-streams constitution bench proceedings
India

In a first, SC live-streams constitution bench proceedings

In a unanimous decision taken at a recent full court meeting headed by the CJI, the apex court decided to live-stream proceedings of all constitution bench hearings from 27 September.

Hope everything will go smoothly: Kiran Rijiju on appointment of next CJI
India

Hope everything will go smoothly: Kiran Rijiju on appointment of next CJI

Justice Ramana, who demits office on 26 August, has recommended the name of Justice Uday Umesh Lalit as the next CJI

From ‘triple talaq’ to ‘skin-to-skin’ judgment: Justice UU Lalit, part of landmark rulings, to become next CJI
Explainers

From ‘triple talaq’ to ‘skin-to-skin’ judgment: Justice UU Lalit, part of landmark rulings, to become next CJI

Justice Lalit is in line to become the 49th CJI of India on 27 August, a day after incumbent Justice N V Ramana demits office

CJI NV Ramana recommends Justice UU Lalit's name to Centre as the 49th Chief Justice of India
India

CJI NV Ramana recommends Justice UU Lalit's name to Centre as the 49th Chief Justice of India

If elected, Justice UU Lalit's tenure as the Chief Justice of India (CJI) will be less than three months as he retires on 8 November this year

Every individual must be made aware of their rights and duties, says CJI NV Ramana
India

Every individual must be made aware of their rights and duties, says CJI NV Ramana

Addressing the fifth convocation of Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, he said that it is our collective duty to promote constitutional culture, and also explain the constitutional provisions in simpler terms

Government releases data on number of women lawyers enrolled in country
India

Government releases data on number of women lawyers enrolled in country

Meghalaya has the highest number of female lawyers in the country.

'Political Opposition is translating into hostility, not sign of healthy democracy,' says CJI NV Ramana
Politics

'Political Opposition is translating into hostility, not sign of healthy democracy,' says CJI NV Ramana

There used to be mutual respect between the government and the Opposition, but the space for opposition is diminishing and laws are being passed without detailed deliberation and scrutiny, the CJI lamented at an

Pegasus row: Supreme Court grants time till 20 June for submitting probe report on use of Israeli spyware
India

Pegasus row: Supreme Court grants time till 20 June for submitting probe report on use of Israeli spyware

A bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana said the technical committee has been examining mobiles for the spyware and has also recorded statements of persons including some journalists

Navjot Singh Sidhu seeks more time to surrender in 1998 road rage case, cites medical reasons
India

Navjot Singh Sidhu seeks more time to surrender in 1998 road rage case, cites medical reasons

The Supreme Court, on Thursday, sentenced Navjot Singh Sidhu to one-year rigorous imprisonment in a 1988 road-rage case, saying any undue sympathy to impose an inadequate sentence would do more harm to the justice system and undermine the public confidence in the efficacy of law

Extremely saddened to witness rising violence against doctors, they need better environment: CJI
India

Extremely saddened to witness rising violence against doctors, they need better environment: CJI

The CJI said that he would also like to pay his tribute to the unending spirit of doctors, who work tirelessly round the clock for their patients

PM Modi pitches for use of local language in courts to bridge gap between citizens and judiciary
India

PM Modi pitches for use of local language in courts to bridge gap between citizens and judiciary

The prime minister also appealed to chief ministers to repeal outdated laws to make the delivery of justice easier.

Issue of lack of proper infrastructure for judiciary, bar can be looked into: Centre to SC
India

Issue of lack of proper infrastructure for judiciary, bar can be looked into: Centre to SC

A bench comprising Justice Vineet Saran and JK Maheshwari termed as horrible the crowd situation in the apex court corridor, and said something can be done by the central government

30 years of marriage, 11 years of separation, 60 cases filed against each other! Now in Supreme Court
India

30 years of marriage, 11 years of separation, 60 cases filed against each other! Now in Supreme Court

"The ingenuity of the lawyers has to be marked, 60 cases between a husband and a wife!" said Justice Hima Kohli, who was the part of a bench headed by CJI N V Ramana

Former Chief Justice of India RC Lahoti passes away at 81; PM Modi, law minister condole demise
India

Former Chief Justice of India RC Lahoti passes away at 81; PM Modi, law minister condole demise

Condoling the death of former chief justice, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that he will be remembered for his contributions to the judiciary and emphasis on ensuring speedy justice to the underprivileged.

COVID-19: Omicron variant silent killer, recovery takes long, says CJI Ramana
India

COVID-19: Omicron variant silent killer, recovery takes long, says CJI Ramana

The remark came after the Supreme Court Bar Association president and senior advocate Vikas Singh urged the apex court to revert to a full physical hearing from virtual mode

CJI pays tributes to Sorabjee, Ashok Desai, says achievements of doyens of Bar difficult to describe
India

CJI pays tributes to Sorabjee, Ashok Desai, says achievements of doyens of Bar difficult to describe

A full court reference in the memory of the two eminent jurists was held in the auditorium of the new building complex of the Supreme Court in a hybrid mode

Air pollution: SC re-imposes ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, asks states to pay affected workers
India

Air pollution: SC re-imposes ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, asks states to pay affected workers

The bench said as of now, the action is proposed after air quality has deteriorated and directed the commission to take preventive advance measures to deal with the rise in air pollution

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: CJI-led bench at Supreme Court to hear matter tomorrow
India

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: CJI-led bench at Supreme Court to hear matter tomorrow

The top court is hearing the Lakhimpur Kheri matter after two lawyers had written to the CJI seeking a high-level judicial inquiry, also involving the CBI, into the incident.

CJI NV Ramana says Centre cleared 7 out of 106 names recommended for judgeship in HC
India

CJI NV Ramana says Centre cleared 7 out of 106 names recommended for judgeship in HC

The CJI has received assurance of early clearance of the names by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju.

Shout with anger and demand 50% reservation in judiciary, CJI NV Ramana tells women lawyers
India

Shout with anger and demand 50% reservation in judiciary, CJI NV Ramana tells women lawyers

The CJI said that it is an issue of thousands of years of suppression and women are entitled to the reservation and added, "It's a matter of right, and not a matter a charity."