On Tuesday, a newly re-constituted five-judge Supreme Court constitution bench will commence hearing petitions on repealing Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalises sexual relationship between persons of same sex.
Chief Justice of India is master of roster, has authority to allocate cases, rules two-judge Supreme Court bench
The Supreme Court maintained that the Chief Justice of India is "the master of the roster" and has the prerogative and authority to allocate cases to different benches of the apex court. In his PIL, Bhushan had alleged that "master of roster" cannot be an "unguided and unbridled" discretionary power, exercised arbitrarily by the CJI by hand-picking benches of select judges or by assigning cases to particular judges.
Supreme Court resumes work after summer break: Ayodhya, Aadhaar, Delhi power tussle among matters listed for hearing
In the coming days, the Supreme Court is expected to deliver judgments in crucial cases including Aadhaar's constitutional validity, the power struggle in Delhi, and the review petition filed by death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi rape case.
Justice J Chelameswar says he stood up for 'certain issues and values'; asserts he had nothing personal against anyone
Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who retired on Friday, has said that he stood up for certain "issues and values".
Justice J Chelameswar's retires: A look back at Supreme Court judge's most contentious statements in past months
Firstpost takes a look at some of the things that Justice Chelmaeshwar said over the last six months, and which for good or bad, became the talking point.
Justice J Chelameswar refuses to attend farewell organised by SC Bar Association; judge to retire in June
Justice J Chelameswar, the second most senior judge in the Supreme Court, has refused to attend a farewell slated to be organised in his honour.
Congress' impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra causes irreparable harm to Indian judiciary's integrity
The recent politicisation of the Supreme Court is the first in India’s independent history. It causes irreparable loss to the judiciary's integrity.
Advocate Prashant Bhushan on Friday filed an RTI seeking a copy of the administrative order constituting a five-judge constitution bench to hear the impeachment case against the CJI, hours after the Supreme Court showed reluctance to part with it.
CJI impeachment row updates: Our constitutional right to know who passed order to refer case to 5 judges, says Kapil Sibal
A five-judge constitution bench will hear a petition moved by two Congress MPs challenging rejection of the impeachment notice against CJI Misra
Supreme Court is one, Bar our guiding angel, says CJI Dipak Misra in first speech post crisis in judiciary
CJI Dipak Misra, in his first address since the apex court was caught in controversy, said the Supreme Court was united even in its differences.
Delinking of Aadhaar as sole means of identification for SIM cards is an interim measure: Centre tells SC
Attorney General was responding to a five-judge Constitution Bench after he was asked about reports of Aadhaar not being the sole identity proof for getting a SIM card.
The Chief Justice of India's power as 'master of roster' needs a re-look keeping in mind the perils of concentrating power in the hands of one individual.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh said constitutional posts must be respected and their propriety should not be questioned, amid a raging debate over a demand by a few Opposition parties to impeach Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.
Impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra: Venkaiah Naidu says chairman's office not a post office, decision not hasty
Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu reacted to the impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra saying the chairman's office was not a mere post office and the CJI's impeachment cannot be a hasty decision, media reports said.
Kapil Sibal slams Venkaiah Naidu's rejection of impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra, calls it 'hasty and illegal'
Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday described M Venkaiah Naidu's rejection of the impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra as hasty and illegal.
Full text: Venkaiah Naidu rejects impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra, says 'Parliamentary rules have been disregarded'
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu rejected the notice given by opposition parties led by the Congress for impeachment of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra citing lack of substantial merit in it.
'Can't impeach Chief Justice of India': Venkaiah Naidu rejects Congress motion against Dipak Misra, says charges not sufficient
The Congress, along with seven other Opposition parties, were handed a huge embarrassment after Rajya Sabha chairman and Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu rejected the impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. The motion was rejected on grounds that the charges were not sufficient for impeachment, sources were quoted as saying by media reports.
Opposition versus BJP govt: Venkaiah Naidu starts consultation on impeachment notice against CJI Dipak Misra
M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday set in motion the process of consultation on the impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.
It was mildly amusing and overwhelmingly distressing to note the Congress position itself as "democracy's saviour" while moving to strike a fell blow to it.
Opposition submits impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra: Legal procedure to remove SC judge is a long-drawn one
An impeachment motion seeking for the impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra was filed on Friday. Here is the law on removal of a Supreme Court judge from office.