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If you want to impeach CJI, you must shoot to kill, not hurt: Nariman
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If you want to impeach CJI, you must shoot to kill, not hurt: Nariman

Fali S Nariman had never seen anything like the rebellion of the four senior-most judges on January 12, 2018. This compelled him to write a book titled God Save the Hon’ble Supreme Court. Here he speaks with BV Rao and Shishir Tripathi on the impact of this unprecedented incident

Sabarimala review pleas in SC unlikely to be heard on 22 Jan; CJI says Justice Indu Malhotra's medical leave reason for delay
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Sabarimala review pleas in SC unlikely to be heard on 22 Jan; CJI says Justice Indu Malhotra's medical leave reason for delay

Chief Justice of India Ranjana Gogoi said the hearing of the Sabarimala review petitions in the Supreme Court may be delayed as Justice Indu Malhotra is on medical leave.

CBI vs CBI hearing: Supreme Court reserves order on Centre action against Alok Verma; CJI asks why strip CBI director of powers suddenly
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CBI vs CBI hearing: Supreme Court reserves order on Centre action against Alok Verma; CJI asks why strip CBI director of powers suddenly

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on the pleas filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma and NGO Common Cause challenging the decision of the Central government to send Verma on leave.

SC adjourns CBI hearing till Thursday: Centre had no choice but to intervene, argues Attorney-General KK Venugopal
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SC adjourns CBI hearing till Thursday: Centre had no choice but to intervene, argues Attorney-General KK Venugopal

The hearing in the case of CBI Director Alok Verma, challenging the divestment of all his powers in the agency, resumed on Wednesday in front of a Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices SK Kaul and KM Joseph.

Supreme Court adjourns CBI hearing till Wednesday; 'Centre doesn't have powers to remove Alok Verma,' argues Kapil Sibal
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Supreme Court adjourns CBI hearing till Wednesday; 'Centre doesn't have powers to remove Alok Verma,' argues Kapil Sibal

The hearing in the CBI Director Alok Verma's case, challenging the divestment of all his powers in the agency, resumed with Kapil Sibal arguing in the case for Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge. After the CJI-led bench re-assembled at 2 pm, Sibal mentioned in court that, "The order by the CVC is outside the ambit of the power of superintendence of the CVC."

Supreme Court Alok Verma case hearing: Dushyant Dave argues that Nageshwar Rao's posting as interim CBI chief be set aside
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Supreme Court Alok Verma case hearing: Dushyant Dave argues that Nageshwar Rao's posting as interim CBI chief be set aside

CBI director Alok Verma — who was divested of all duties by the Centre and sent on leave following charges of corruption against him — told the Supreme Court on Thursday that he was appointed for a fixed tenure of two years and that he cannot even be transferred without an approval from the selection committee.

SC hearing on CBI director Alok Verma's plea seeking reinstatement begins; CJI-led bench to consider his sealed response to CVC
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SC hearing on CBI director Alok Verma's plea seeking reinstatement begins; CJI-led bench to consider his sealed response to CVC

The Supreme Court hearing on CBI Director Alok Verma's plea challenging the government's order divesting him of his duties and seeking his reinstatement to the agency has begun.

Alok Verma hearing in SC: CJI furious at 'leaked' report in The Wire; Fali Nariman says published stories not classified
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Alok Verma hearing in SC: CJI furious at 'leaked' report in The Wire; Fali Nariman says published stories not classified

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi handed over a report published in The Wire to Fali Nariman, one of Verma's lawyers, which had contents of Verma's response which was supposed to be in sealed cover, reports said. Bar and Bench reported that Gogoi was "deeply upset" about the leak. The Wire issued a clarification, claiming that the reports were on Verma's responses to questions the CVC put to him.

Amid Congress protests, Supreme Court decides 'interim' CBI chief to remain in office, but without full power
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Amid Congress protests, Supreme Court decides 'interim' CBI chief to remain in office, but without full power

Supreme Court of India was hearing a petition filed by the 'ousted' CBI chief challenging the government’s decision to send him on 'leave'

CBI vs CBI battle in Supreme Court will also witness clash of ‘legal titans’ Nariman, Rohatgi, Venugopal and Mehta
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CBI vs CBI battle in Supreme Court will also witness clash of ‘legal titans’ Nariman, Rohatgi, Venugopal and Mehta

Alok Verma is represented by India's towering jurist and legal luminary Fali S Nariman, and in Rakesh Asthana's corner is former attorney-general and senior Supreme Court lawyer Mukul Rohatgi

Fali Nariman proposes way to tackle repeated disruptions by members of Parliament: Don't adjourn the House
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Fali Nariman proposes way to tackle repeated disruptions by members of Parliament: Don't adjourn the House

"As long as the presiding officer is in the chair, the House is taken as in session and at least this raises some hope," Fali Nariman said.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi's call for 'revolution' reiterates need to fix structural, social defects in Indian judiciary
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Justice Ranjan Gogoi's call for 'revolution' reiterates need to fix structural, social defects in Indian judiciary

Justice Ranjan Gogoi's recently reiterated his concerns about democracy and the freedom of judiciary saying that 'independent journalists and noisy judges are needed to defend democracy'

KM Joseph elevation row: Little doubt on what SC collegium will do, so focus is on how it will do that
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KM Joseph elevation row: Little doubt on what SC collegium will do, so focus is on how it will do that

When the Supreme Court collegium meets later this afternoon, there is common consensus on what it might do

Jammu and Kashmir govt 'forcefully defending' Article 35A in Supreme Court, says state's law minister
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Jammu and Kashmir govt 'forcefully defending' Article 35A in Supreme Court, says state's law minister

Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq reiterated that the government was "forcefully defending" in the SC Article 35A of the Constitution.

Top lawyers are calling for the regulation of social media, but its scope first needs to be defined
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Top lawyers are calling for the regulation of social media, but its scope first needs to be defined

While the concerns around social media abuse are legitimate, controlling social media platforms is something that is a technical nightmare as well

Harish Salve deletes Twitter account over abusive content: Supreme Court expresses concern over misuse of social media
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Harish Salve deletes Twitter account over abusive content: Supreme Court expresses concern over misuse of social media

The Supreme Court on Thursday referred to a five-judge Constitution bench questions like whether a public functionary or a minister can claim freedom of speech while airing views in a sensitive matter which is under investigation.

Triple talaq row: AIPLMB submits affidavit to Supreme Court, issues guidelines for couples
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Triple talaq row: AIPLMB submits affidavit to Supreme Court, issues guidelines for couples

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Monday told the Supreme Court that it will tell Qazis to "advise" the bridegroom and bride during nikah to do away with the provision of triple talaq as it was undesirable in Shariat.

BCCI vs Lodha panel: Supreme Court has decided the future of sports administration in India
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BCCI vs Lodha panel: Supreme Court has decided the future of sports administration in India

The Supreme Court judgement on BCCI vs Lodha panel will sort out the mess in sports once and for all, and hopefully other federations will have to follow soon.

BCCI vs Lodha panel: SC opts for top-down reform, but officer-bearers' removal only the first step
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BCCI vs Lodha panel: SC opts for top-down reform, but officer-bearers' removal only the first step

Sometimes someone with a bit of love for the sport and a lot of love for the exposure it brings could be a better option than a career-driven professional.

Cauvery water dispute: Karnataka government welcomes Centre's intervention to resolve issue
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Cauvery water dispute: Karnataka government welcomes Centre's intervention to resolve issue

Karnataka government on Saturday welcomed the reported statement of Union Minister Uma Bharti about intervening in the Cauvery river water dispute, if necessary, but demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiate the process to solve the long-pending issue.