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Next CJI UU Lalit to have 74-day tenure: How’s the top judge appointed and what are the retirement rules?
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Next CJI UU Lalit to have 74-day tenure: How’s the top judge appointed and what are the retirement rules?

The outgoing Chief Justice of India recommends his successor to the Union law minister. This practice is strictly based on seniority

CJI Ramana receives letter from Law Minister to recommend his successor
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CJI Ramana receives letter from Law Minister to recommend his successor

Justice Lalit will retire on 8 November and after that Justice DY Chandrachud will be appointed as the 50th Chief Justice of India

'Give us judges a break': Justice DY Chandrachud on news reports of delay in hearings
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'Give us judges a break': Justice DY Chandrachud on news reports of delay in hearings

"Give us judges a break. I was down with Covid, hence the matter (attacks on Christians case) was deferred. I read in the news that judges are not taking it up. There is a limit to targeting us," said the judge.

Sushil Modi says Supreme Court verdict on Centre, states not bound to recommendations of GST council isn't new
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Sushil Modi says Supreme Court verdict on Centre, states not bound to recommendations of GST council isn't new

Sushil Modi said the Centre and states have simultaneous powers to legislate on GST and the Constitution does not envisage a repugnancy provision. GST council must work in a harmonious manner to achieve a workable solution

Supreme Court says Centre, states not bound to recommendations of GST council
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Supreme Court says Centre, states not bound to recommendations of GST council

An apex court bench led by Justice DY Chandrachud held that the Parliament intended that the 'recommendations of the GST Council will have persuasive value as India is cooperative federalism'

Explained: Gujarat High Court’s ‘Justice Clock’ and how it will help the public
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Explained: Gujarat High Court’s ‘Justice Clock’ and how it will help the public

The 7 feet by 10 feet LED display at the court premises will display disposal and pendency of cases, allowing for better transparency and openness

Delay in communication of bail orders affects liberty, needs redressal at 'war footing', says Justice Chandrachud
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Delay in communication of bail orders affects liberty, needs redressal at 'war footing', says Justice Chandrachud

Justice Chandrachud also referred to the importance of virtual courts and said that they have been set up in 12 states for adjudicating traffic challans

Dabur's Karva Chauth ad withdrawn due to 'public intolerance', says Justice DY Chandrachud
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Dabur's Karva Chauth ad withdrawn due to 'public intolerance', says Justice DY Chandrachud

The judge was speaking virtually at the launch of the nationwide legal awareness programme, 'Empowerment of Women through legal awareness' at Varanasi on Saturday

Live streaming will demystify justice delivery system, SC keen on it, says CJI NV Ramana
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Live streaming will demystify justice delivery system, SC keen on it, says CJI NV Ramana

The CJI was speaking after inaugurating the live streaming facility at the Gujarat High Court through video link

Anti-terror laws should not be misused to quell dissent, says Justice DY Chandrachud
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Anti-terror laws should not be misused to quell dissent, says Justice DY Chandrachud

The Supreme Court rule prompts it to 'address the challenges of the 21st century, ranging from the pandemic to the rise of intolerance', he added

Justice DY Chandrachud tests positive for coronavirus; SC hearing on COVID essentials deferred
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Justice DY Chandrachud tests positive for coronavirus; SC hearing on COVID essentials deferred

The top court sources said Justice DY Chandrachud, who is heading the bench in the suo motu case for ensuring distribution of COVID-19 essential supplies and services, is unwell and is suffering from mild fever, and is recovering well

SC directs Centre to supply 700 MT oxygen to Delhi daily, warns non-compliance will lead to ‘firm’ action
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SC directs Centre to supply 700 MT oxygen to Delhi daily, warns non-compliance will lead to ‘firm’ action

The court had stayed contempt proceedings initiated by the Delhi HC over the Centre’s failure to supply sufficient oxygen to Delhi, adding that 'putting officers in jail' is not the solution

'Avoid off-the-cuff remarks,' says SC as HCs slam states, Centre over mishandling of COVID-19 crisis
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'Avoid off-the-cuff remarks,' says SC as HCs slam states, Centre over mishandling of COVID-19 crisis

The Supreme Court Bench also said that when judges say something in court, it is only to elicit information and response from lawyers so as to enable an open dialogue, adding, 'we must not be so fragile as to get offended by them'

Deeply worrying that Supreme Court now has only one woman judge, says Justice DY Chandrachud
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Deeply worrying that Supreme Court now has only one woman judge, says Justice DY Chandrachud

Justice Chandrachud was speaking at a farewell ceremony to honour Justice Indu Malhotra, who retired on Saturday

SC directs Centre to frame 'proper guidelines' on granting writers to persons with disability during exams
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SC directs Centre to frame 'proper guidelines' on granting writers to persons with disability during exams

Expressing its disquiet over the disconnect that exist between govt departments in the matter, the court said that the left hand of the government does not know what the right one is doing

Supreme Court to deliver judgment today on pleas seeking review of verdict upholding Aadhaar validity
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Supreme Court to deliver judgment today on pleas seeking review of verdict upholding Aadhaar validity

In a 4-1 verdict that also quashed some contentious provisions of the Aadhaar Act, the top court had in September 2018 upheld the passage of the Aadhaar Bill as Money Bill in Lok Sabha

SC sets aside Punjab and Haryana HC order dismissing man's plea on grounds of lawyer's absence
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SC sets aside Punjab and Haryana HC order dismissing man's plea on grounds of lawyer's absence

The apex court said that the high court ought to have appointed an amicus curiae in the absence of counsel, adding that "the liberty of a citizen cannot be taken away in this manner".

Day after Centre calls 'UPSC jihad show' offensive, SC defers Sudarshan TV case by two weeks
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Day after Centre calls 'UPSC jihad show' offensive, SC defers Sudarshan TV case by two weeks

In the affidavit which was filed Wednesday, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had annexed its 4 November order by which it has cautioned the channel of "stricter penal action" in case of future violations

Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process
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Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process

While it is encouraging that the grant of bail has been prioritised in some cases, a number of other journalists are languishing in prison, with the top court doing little about their plight

Comedian Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges after posting tweets about SC
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Comedian Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges after posting tweets about SC

One of the letters seeking Attorney General’s consent for initiation of contempt proceedings against Kunal Kamra claims that the comedian has allegedly attempted to lower the Supreme Court's authority through his tweets after the apex court had granted interim bail to Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami.