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Congress' attempt to oust CJI Dipak Misra is no coincidence; move has clear link to judge Loya case
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Congress' attempt to oust CJI Dipak Misra is no coincidence; move has clear link to judge Loya case

The Congress and some of its allies have initiated an impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra. Past events indicate that this was indeed a 'revenge petition.'

CJI Impeachment motion: 3 reasons why Congress tried to usher in another dark chapter in Indian democracy
India

CJI Impeachment motion: 3 reasons why Congress tried to usher in another dark chapter in Indian democracy

Impeachment of the CJI is tortuous process made expressly so by the Indian Constitution to protect the CJI's office from exactly these kind of machinations that are now unfolding.

CJI impeachment motion updates: 71 Opposition Rajya Sabha MPs sign notice; TMC, DMK, RJD opt out
India

CJI impeachment motion updates: 71 Opposition Rajya Sabha MPs sign notice; TMC, DMK, RJD opt out

Congress and some other Opposition parties met on Friday with a proposed impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India (CJI) up for discussion.

Supreme Court agrees to examine Shanti Bhushan's plea against CJI's power as master of roster, seeks AG and ASG's assistance
India

Supreme Court agrees to examine Shanti Bhushan's plea against CJI's power as master of roster, seeks AG and ASG's assistance

The Supreme Court decided to examine a PIL filed by former law minister Shanti Bhushan challenging the existing roster practice of allocation of cases by the Chief Justice of India (CJI).

PIL questions CJI Dipak Misra's powers as master of rosters: Supreme Court's judgment raises more questions than it answers
India

PIL questions CJI Dipak Misra's powers as master of rosters: Supreme Court's judgment raises more questions than it answers

All of this would have been a bit convincing if perhaps the Supreme Court had not itself expressed doubts about how the CJI can be placed above the Constitution.

Centre files review petition in Supreme Court against SC/ST Act ruling, seeks open-court hearing on matter
India

Centre files review petition in Supreme Court against SC/ST Act ruling, seeks open-court hearing on matter

The Centre formally filed its review petition in the Supreme Court against the SC/ST Act ruling, in which it will seek a review of the recent judgment by which safeguards were put on arrest under SC/ST Act

Opposition move to impeach Chief Justice of India cynical ploy to influence verdict of politically sensitive cases
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Opposition move to impeach Chief Justice of India cynical ploy to influence verdict of politically sensitive cases

While the ostensible motive is to move a motion in the Parliament against the CJI for alleged improprieties, the real motive is to create a situation where CJI Misra comes under pressure and refrains from passing verdicts on crucial cases.

Kerala 'love jihad' case: SC postpones hearing in Hadiya case to 8 March, asks if a court has right to annul marriage
India

Kerala 'love jihad' case: SC postpones hearing in Hadiya case to 8 March, asks if a court has right to annul marriage

CJI Dipak Misra, while hearing Kerala "love Jihad" case, asked if a court could exercise its jurisdiction to annul a marriage in a habeas corpus petition

'Do citizens have choice of identity or will state impose one,' West Bengal asks SC in Aadhaar case
India

'Do citizens have choice of identity or will state impose one,' West Bengal asks SC in Aadhaar case

At this Justice Chandrachud said that government may be seeing Aadhaar as an enabler to access benefits' under the welfare schemes for those have no other identity proof.

Judge Loya death case: Statements of four judges unimpeachable, Maharashtra tells Supreme Court
India

Judge Loya death case: Statements of four judges unimpeachable, Maharashtra tells Supreme Court

The Maharashtra government on Monday told the Supreme Court the statements of four judges were "unimpeachable".

Uddhav Thackeray hails media as 'strong pillar' of democracy, says even judiciary had to approach it
India

Uddhav Thackeray hails media as 'strong pillar' of democracy, says even judiciary had to approach it

Media is an important pillar of democracy, and even the judiciary had to approach it, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said on Saturday.

Sitaram Yechury says CPM discussing with Oppn possible impeachment motion against CJI in Budget session
India

Sitaram Yechury says CPM discussing with Oppn possible impeachment motion against CJI in Budget session

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said his party is reaching out to other opposition parties to discuss the possibility of bringing an impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra in the coming Budget session.

BH Loya case: Supreme Court terms controversy over death 'serious', says it will 'look at full records'
India

BH Loya case: Supreme Court terms controversy over death 'serious', says it will 'look at full records'

The Supreme Court on Monday said the controversy surrounding the death of special CBI judge BH Loya is "serious" and it will look into the circumstances leading to his death in November 2014..

Judge Loya case: Bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra to hear plea seeking independent probe on Monday
India

Judge Loya case: Bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra to hear plea seeking independent probe on Monday

A new bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra will hear on Monday the plea seeking an independent probe into the BH Loya's death.

State can't compel citizens to give personal info, say Aadhaar petitioners; SC points out people do that voluntarily with private cos
India

State can't compel citizens to give personal info, say Aadhaar petitioners; SC points out people do that voluntarily with private cos

A forceful argument that the State cannot compel a citizen to part with personal information to a private entity, prompted the Supreme Court on Thursday to point out that people voluntarily gave such inputs to private insurance or mobile companies.

Supreme Court bench headed by CJI refuses to restrain media from reporting on judges' row
India

Supreme Court bench headed by CJI refuses to restrain media from reporting on judges' row

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing reports relating to a row among its judges even as Chief Justice Dipak Misra held a closed-door meeting with four rebel judges.

Supreme Court 'rebel' judges vs CJI Misra: Little known circular about daily duties points at broken trust in SC
India

Supreme Court 'rebel' judges vs CJI Misra: Little known circular about daily duties points at broken trust in SC

Was this brief, even terse, circular, issued by the Supreme Court registry on 10 November, a harbinger of the calamitous events of Friday, 12 January, 2017, when Justice Jasti Chelameswar led a mutiny of sorts against the Chief Justice of India?

Supreme Court crisis updates: Prashant Bhushan alleges misconduct by CJI, says CBI should probe Dipak Misra
India

Supreme Court crisis updates: Prashant Bhushan alleges misconduct by CJI, says CBI should probe Dipak Misra

The Supreme Court will hear two petitions pertaining to the death of CBI special judge BH Loya on Tuesday. Questions have been raised about the cause of death.

Judge Loya case: Supreme Court adjourns hearing, stresses on transparency; tells Maharashtra govt to give medical docs to petitioners
India

Judge Loya case: Supreme Court adjourns hearing, stresses on transparency; tells Maharashtra govt to give medical docs to petitioners

The SC hearing into the circumstances surrounding the death of Judge Loya ended in five minutes, with the court saying that the petitioners "must know everything".

Bar Council of India says there is 'absolutely no crisis now' in Supreme Court, rejects A-G Venugopal's remarks
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Bar Council of India says there is 'absolutely no crisis now' in Supreme Court, rejects A-G Venugopal's remarks

The Bar Council of India said there was absolutely no crisis now in the Supreme Court and normalcy will be restored soon in the higher judiciary.