Dipak Misra News
The Supreme Court wants to increase transparency and accessibility with regard to its functioning. This, as several important cases are slated to be heard by the five-judge constitution benches
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.
Maharashtra govt to consider opening probe into CBI judge BH Loya's 2014 death based on 'evidence', says NCP's Nawab Malik
The Maharashtra government would consider an investigation into the alleged suspicious death of special CBI judge BH Loya in 2014 if it gets any complaint with substantial evidence, a minister said on Wednesday
SC's Ayodhya verdict: Two more review petitions filed in top court; Hindu Mahasabha challenges allotment of five-acre plot for mosque
Seeking a 'limited review' of the apex court's 9 November verdict which cleared the way for construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya, ABHM became the first Hindu body to seek the review
Ex-CJI Dipak Misra's argument in favour of non-criminalisation of marital rape insults institution of marriage
It’s safe to say that the non-criminalisation of marital rape remains the biggest blot on the face of fundamental rights jurisprudence in India.
'Marital rape should not be crime, will create absolute anarchy in families,' says former CJI Dipak Misra
Dipak Misra said he believes the idea of marital rape as crime has been borrowed from other nations and hence not necessarily applicable to our country
BJP criticises triple talaq, nikah halala but hasn’t yet clarified its stance; experts say tacit politicisation of personal law at heart of issue
Arun Jaitley's Facebook post on the Bareilly nikah halala incident raises the question as to why the government has never cleared its stand on this contentious issue pertaining to the Muslim Personal Laws.
Should netas with criminal records be allowed to contest elections? Supreme Court dismisses PIL, tells petitioner to approach EC
The Supreme Court dismissed a public interest litigation seeking that it direct the Election Commission not to allow any member of a political party with criminal antecedent to contest elections.
Justice Kurian Joseph's remark on Dipak Misra evoke cautious response from judiciary; senior jurists says retired judge should reveal basis of charge
A former Chief Justice of India on Monday said it is for Justice Kurian Joseph to come out with the basis on which he has levelled serious allegations against former Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra that he was being "remote controlled" by some external source.
Congress says Kurian Joseph's remarks on ex-CJI Dipak Misra prove allegations of government's 'interference' in judiciary
Justice (Retd) Kurian Joseph said recently that the previous Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra was working under some influence of an "external source".
Corruption in higher judiciary is real: Negating rot-within and focusing on individuals will not help Justice Kurian Joseph's cause
Justice Kurian Joseph was part of the group of four Supreme Court judges, who on 12 January, 2018 held a press conference and accused the then Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra of assigning important cases to select few judges and raised serious doubts on the functioning of Supreme Court under his leadership.
Ex-CJI Dipak Misra was 'controlled from outside', says former Supreme Court Justice Kurian Joseph, defends 12 Jan press meet
Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph while defending his and three other senior Supreme Court judges' decision to hold a press conference on 12 January, has said that they felt that the then Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra was being 'controlled from outside' and was allocating cases to judges with political bias.
SC was not moving in right direction under CJI Dipak Misra, says retired apex court judge Kurian Joseph
Kurian Joseph expressed no regrets about conducting the unprecedented press conference where he along with three other judges of the Supreme Court, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, current CJI Ranjan Gogoi, and Justice MB Lokur, had flagged off various other issues pertaining to the functioning of the top court.
Justice Kurian Joseph to retire today: SC judge, who authored 1,034 judgments, was part of triple talaq, Nagraj verdict
Justice Kurian Joseph, one of the seniormost judges of the Supreme Court of India, is set to retire on Friday. He is also the tenth on the list of judges at the apex court who have authored the maximum amount of judgments.
The easiest way to hand campaign momentum to Modi is to launch personal attacks against him, target his caste, his past vocation of selling tea or his parents
Modi charging Congress with bullying SC judge to defer Ayodhya ruling is risible, BJP more guilty of such conduct
On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi fired a dud while on the campaign trail in Rajasthan
Sabarimala row: CJI Rajan Gogoi refuses to hear review petition in open court; Supreme Court defers hearing of fresh petitions
CJI Rajan Gogoi on Tuesday refused to hear the review petitions on the Sabarimala entry row in an open court. The apex court also deferred hearing fresh writ petitions in the case and said that they will be heard only after a decision is taken on the review petitions.
Ayodhya dispute: Supreme Court likely to hear pleas against Allahabad HC verdict on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid tomorrow
The Supreme Court had on 27 September said the civil suit on Ayodhya land dispute would be heard by a three-judge bench on 29 October.
Sabarimala temple row: Kerala Police issues look-out notice for 210 people suspected of instigating violence
Kerala witnessed strings of protests after the doors of the hill shrine opened on 17 October in compliance with Supreme Court's verdict on Sabarimala temple.
Criminal defamation law: As MJ Akbar files case against Priya Ramani, it's time to re-examine this instrument
While the gravity of the defamation law was subdued by one stroke, the law of contempt which deters even ‘constructive criticism’ and highlighting of genuine cases of judicial corruption, still remains unbridled.