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CJI Sharad Bobde says high costs block access to justice, lawyers might have to play role of mediators
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CJI Sharad Bobde says high costs block access to justice, lawyers might have to play role of mediators

Justice Bobde, who hails from Nagpur and who was elevated to the top judicial post in the country recently, was felicitated by former CJI RM Lodha at a function organised by the High Court Bar Association.

SA Bobde sworn in as 47th Chief Justice of India: 'Peacekeeper' of judiciary authored key judgments related to Ayodhya land dispute, Aadhaar
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SA Bobde sworn in as 47th Chief Justice of India: 'Peacekeeper' of judiciary authored key judgments related to Ayodhya land dispute, Aadhaar

In his six-year-long stint as a Supreme Court judge, Bobde has presided upon several matters of importance and given several notable judgments

Daily Bulletin: Winter Session of Parliament to begin today, BJP set to push Citizenship (Amendment) Bill; Justice SA Bobde to take oath as CJI today; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Winter Session of Parliament to begin today, BJP set to push Citizenship (Amendment) Bill; Justice SA Bobde to take oath as CJI today; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Winter Session of Parliament to begin today: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Personal Data Protection Bill on legislative agenda; Maharashtra govt formation: Sharad Pawar, Sonia Gandhi to meet today to discuss alliance with Shiv Sena; and more

Sexual misconduct allegations against CJI Ranjan Gogoi: SC summons chiefs of CBI, IB and Delhi Police to decide on probe
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Sexual misconduct allegations against CJI Ranjan Gogoi: SC summons chiefs of CBI, IB and Delhi Police to decide on probe

The lawyer, Utsav Singh Bains, has submitted a report saying there was 'corporate' conspiracy to frame CJI Rajan Gogoi in a sexual harassment case

CJI judging sexual harassment allegations against himself: Ranjan Gogoi's move an eerie echo of Dipak Misra's actions
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CJI judging sexual harassment allegations against himself: Ranjan Gogoi's move an eerie echo of Dipak Misra's actions

In effect, Gogoi called a press conference without actually calling a press conference. The hearing was not aimed so much as taking any judicial action but putting out his version of the story. What is particularly galling is that he chose to do it from his perch as the Chief Justice of India. It is as blatant and naked abuse of power as it gets.

Justice Jasti Chelameswar to retire today; SC judge's 7-yr-long tenure saw landmark judgements, unprecedented moves
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Justice Jasti Chelameswar to retire today; SC judge's 7-yr-long tenure saw landmark judgements, unprecedented moves

Justice Chelameswar, who turns 65 on Friday, was part of the nine-judge bench that gave the historic verdict declaring right to privacy a fundamental right.

Ex-CJI TS Thakur criticises four judges' press conference, says they should not have sought outside help
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Ex-CJI TS Thakur criticises four judges' press conference, says they should not have sought outside help

Former Chief Justice of India TS Thakur on Saturday spoke out against the controversial 12 January press conference held by four senior judges.

Justice J Chelameswar says he stood up for 'certain issues and values'; asserts he had nothing personal against anyone
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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 retires: 'Younger generation stood by me while established lawyers attacked me', he says
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Justice J Chelameswar retires: 'Younger generation stood by me while established lawyers attacked me', he says

Justice J Chelameswar, who had his last working day on Friday, shared the dais with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.

CJI impeachment row: Advocates Gautam Bhatia, Nikhil Mehra spar on Twitter over petition hearing
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CJI impeachment row: Advocates Gautam Bhatia, Nikhil Mehra spar on Twitter over petition hearing

Advocates Gautam Bhatia and Nikhil Mehra had quite a spat on Twitter, on Tuesday afternoon, following the Supreme Court's dismissal of Congress MPs' impeachment petition against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra.

Crucial Supreme Court collegium meets today to reconsider name of Justice KM Joseph
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Crucial Supreme Court collegium meets today to reconsider name of Justice KM Joseph

The government had on 26 April declined to accept the recommendation of the Collegium and asked it to reconsider his name.

Ravi Shankar Prasad says complaint of sexual harassment against Karnataka judge not handled as per SC guidelines, in letter to CJI
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Ravi Shankar Prasad says complaint of sexual harassment against Karnataka judge not handled as per SC guidelines, in letter to CJI

The government is learnt to have written to Chief Justice Dipak Misra that a complaint of sexual harassment against a district court judge in Karnataka was not handled according to the guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court while considering his case for elevation to the high court

Supreme Court judges' rebellion: Justice Chelameswar declines to say if SC crisis is over
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Supreme Court judges' rebellion: Justice Chelameswar declines to say if SC crisis is over

Justice J Chelameswar on Monday declined to say if the unprecedented crisis hitting the Supreme Court was over.

Supreme Court bench headed by CJI refuses to restrain media from reporting on judges' row
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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
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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 updates: Aadhaar is giant electronic leash, will cause death of citizen's rights, says petitioner in court
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Supreme Court updates: Aadhaar is giant electronic leash, will cause death of citizen's rights, says petitioner in court

A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court will hear some extremely important cases beginning Wednesday, including those on Aadhaar and the validity of Section 377.

Supreme Court crisis will take 2-3 days more to settle, says A-G KK Venugopal day after he calls judge-CJI rift a 'storm in a tea cup'
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Supreme Court crisis will take 2-3 days more to settle, says A-G KK Venugopal day after he calls judge-CJI rift a 'storm in a tea cup'

A day after Attorney General KK Venugopal called the ongoing crisis in Supreme Court a "storm in a tea cup", on Tuesday said the crisis seems to be unresolved and hoped it will be "fully settled" in a couple of days.

Supreme Court judges' rebellion: Bar Council of India asks Rahul Gandhi, other parties not to politicise issue
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Supreme Court judges' rebellion: Bar Council of India asks Rahul Gandhi, other parties not to politicise issue

The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Saturday said it will form a seven-member delegation to meet Supreme Court judges a day after four judges addressed a press conferences to air their misgivings.

SC judges revolt: Apex court reaping ill benefits of an opaque collegium system it gave unto itself
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SC judges revolt: Apex court reaping ill benefits of an opaque collegium system it gave unto itself

We are today faced by a situation where opacity has adversely affected, in the eyes of four of the senior-most judges of the Supreme Court (excluding the CJI, of course!), the proper functioning of the court.

Supreme Court judges vs CJI Dipak Misra: How RP Luthra case played a part in igniting present controversy
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Supreme Court judges vs CJI Dipak Misra: How RP Luthra case played a part in igniting present controversy

The press conference called by four Supreme Court judges calls for introspection on what led to such an event, what necessitated it and how institutions will recover