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Mar 07, 2019
Justice AK Sikri retires from SC; says every judge should possess 'some element of femininity' to do complete justiceOn Wednesday, during the farewell function organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association in the apex court lawns, Justice Sikri said every judge should possess "some element of femininity" to do complete justice. He got emotional and thanked the judiciary and lawyers for their help throughout his career.
Feb 05, 2019
After KK Venugopal, Centre now moves SC seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against Prashant BhushanThe Centre has moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan for his tweets alleging that they amounted to making a false statement in a pending case on the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as interim CBI Director
Jan 31, 2019
Ousted CBI director Alok Verma may face departmental action for defying govt order, say MHA officialsVerma, a former Delhi Police Commissioner, was first moved out of the investigative agency by the government in October, 2018, on the recommendation of the CVC, but was reinstated by the Supreme Court on 9 January.
Jan 23, 2019
Plea in SC challenges Alok Verma's removal as CBI chief, alleges 'conflict of interest' in Justice AK Sikri's position on selection panelA fresh row is likely to erupt in the controversy surrounding the Central Bureau of Investigation, as a new petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Wednesday, questioning the way Alok Verma was sacked as the agency's director. Reports said the plea questions the Selection Committee's order as well as Justice AK Sikri's presence at the panel meeting at which Verma's future in the CBI was decided, News18 reported.
Jan 19, 2019
Opaque collegium system prisoner of top judges' whims; body's every decision is suspicious and arbitraryThe newly constituted Supreme Court collegium with the induction of Justice Arun Misra in it, upon the retirement of the then senior-most judge Justice Madan B Lokur, has rescinded the decision of the collegium taken on 12 December, 2018.
Jan 15, 2019
Justice Sikri row: Lok Sabha polls will test resilience of Indian democracy as political discourse drag down public institutionsThe Justice AK Sikri controversy will eventually die down and become lesser than a footnote in history, but the damage to democracy and the decline in the level of trust in institutions is permanent
Jan 14, 2019
Justice Sikri wants controversy surrounding removal of CBI chief to 'die', senior lawyers say unfair to target himJustice AK Sikri of the Supreme Court wants the controversy, over his proposed post-retirement assignment and nomination on the PM-led panel which removed Alok Verma as CBI chief, to "die" even as some senior advocates Monday termed the incident mischievous and aimed at targeting him.
Jan 13, 2019
After media furore, Justice AK Sikri withdraws consent to Centre's offer for nominating him to CSAT after retirementThe Union government was said to have secured the concurrence of both CJI Gogoi and Justice Sikri before filing the nomination.
Jan 12, 2019
No proof of corruption against Alok Verma, selection panel acted hastily, says retd SC judge who oversaw CVC probe against ex-CBI chiefRetired Supreme Court judge AK Patnaik, who was supervising the CVC enquiry into graft charges levelled against Alok Verma, said that there was no evidence against him. He also said that the decision of the Narendra Modi-led selection committee to remove Verma as CBI Director was hasty.
Jan 11, 2019
Alok Verma removed as CBI chief: Mallikarjun Kharge's dissent guided more by political rivalry than legalityThe removal of ousted CBI chief Alok Verma was approved by two members of the three-member Selection Committee.