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With SC reforms stuck in time warp, it would bode well for collegium to finalise 'Memorandum of Procedure' soon
India

With SC reforms stuck in time warp, it would bode well for collegium to finalise 'Memorandum of Procedure' soon

In an attempt to achieve the ideal permutation of appointees, the present collegium led by CJI SA Bobde risks gaining the infamous distinction of not appointing anyone

Never asked anyone to marry a rapist, completely misreported, says CJI SA Bobde after last week's case sparks outrage
India

Never asked anyone to marry a rapist, completely misreported, says CJI SA Bobde after last week's case sparks outrage

The court was on Monday hearing the case of a 14-year-old pregnant rape survivor seeking a nod to abort a foetus of almost 26 weeks

Farmers' Protests: SC tells Centre 'your negotiations haven't worked', suggests forming committee to resolve stand-off
India

Farmers' Protests: SC tells Centre 'your negotiations haven't worked', suggests forming committee to resolve stand-off

The apex court bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde, and justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian also directed the petitioners to make the protesting farmer unions parties to the pleas and posted the matter for hearing on Thursday

AG declines consent for contempt case against Prashant Bhushan, says he expressed regret for tweet on CJI
India

AG declines consent for contempt case against Prashant Bhushan, says he expressed regret for tweet on CJI

The consent of the topmost law officer was sought by advocate Sunil Singh to initiate contempt proceedings against Bhushan for his tweet, saying that the activist-lawyer connected 'the personal life of CJI' with a pending case before him

Parliamentary panel grills Twitter over tweets by Kunal Kamra targeting SC, CJI SA Bobde
India

Parliamentary panel grills Twitter over tweets by Kunal Kamra targeting SC, CJI SA Bobde

Meanwhile, Kamra has refused to retract his controversial tweets against the Supreme Court or apologise for them, saying he believes they "speak for themselves"

SC reserves order on Tej Bahadur's plea against rejection of nomination paper to contest against Narendra Modi
Politics

SC reserves order on Tej Bahadur's plea against rejection of nomination paper to contest against Narendra Modi

Tej Bahadur had moved the SC after the Allahabad High Court dismissed his petition against the election commission's decision to reject his nomination papers during the 2019 Lok Sabha election. He was dismissed from BSF in 2017 after he posted a video online complaining about the quality of food served to the troops

In letter to CJI, Jagan Mohan Reddy accuses Justice NV Ramana of trying to destabilise Andhra Pradesh govt
India

In letter to CJI, Jagan Mohan Reddy accuses Justice NV Ramana of trying to destabilise Andhra Pradesh govt

In an eight-page letter dated 6 October, Reddy wrote to Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, alleging that Justice Ramana 'has been influencing the sittings of the (Andhra Pradesh) High Court including the roster of a few Honourable Judges'

'Huge' pendency of cases likely due to COVID-19, emphasis must be on mediation, says CJI SA Bobde
India

'Huge' pendency of cases likely due to COVID-19, emphasis must be on mediation, says CJI SA Bobde

The Chief Justice of India added that the flood of pending cases may not reduce by following the usual 'detailed' procedure

SC extends term of three members of Armed Forces Tribunal; hearing on connected matters next month
India

SC extends term of three members of Armed Forces Tribunal; hearing on connected matters next month

The Surpeme Court had in July extended the term of the three administrative members of the Armed Forces Tribunal for a period of one month

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

'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
India

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
India

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
India

'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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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.