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Justice J Chelameswar disapproves of Centre's decision not to elevate KM Joseph to Supreme Court
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Justice J Chelameswar disapproves of Centre's decision not to elevate KM Joseph to Supreme Court

Justice J Chelameswar, who demitted office on Friday, has disapproved of the Centre's decision not to elevate Justice KM Joseph to the Supreme Court.

Justice J Chelameswar's retires: A look back at Supreme Court judge's most contentious statements in past months
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Justice J Chelameswar's retires: A look back at Supreme Court judge's most contentious statements in past months

Firstpost takes a look at some of the things that Justice Chelmaeshwar said over the last six months, and which for good or bad, became the talking point.

Justice KM Joseph's elevation: SC collegium meeting headed by CJI Dipak Misra to be held today
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Justice KM Joseph's elevation: SC collegium meeting headed by CJI Dipak Misra to be held today

A crucial meeting of the Supreme Court Collegium is likely to be held on Friday to discuss the issue of reconsidering the name of Uttarakhand Chief Justice KM Joseph for elevation to the apex court, after it was returned by the Centre.

KM Joseph elevation row: Justice J Chelameswar writes to CJI urging him to convene collegium meet
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KM Joseph elevation row: Justice J Chelameswar writes to CJI urging him to convene collegium meet

Justice J Chelameswar, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, has written a letter to the Chief Justice of India asking him to convene a meeting of the collegium to urgently forward to the Centre the name of Uttarakhand Chief Justice KM Joseph as the judge of the apex court.

Justice J Chelameswar refuses to attend farewell organised by SC Bar Association; judge to retire in June
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Justice J Chelameswar refuses to attend farewell organised by SC Bar Association; judge to retire in June

Justice J Chelameswar, the second most senior judge in the Supreme Court, has refused to attend a farewell slated to be organised in his honour.

Justice Chelameswar says CJI's power as master of roster should not be exercised in arbitrary manner
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Justice Chelameswar says CJI's power as master of roster should not be exercised in arbitrary manner

Justice J Chelameswar said that impeachment cannot be an answer to every question or problem and there is a need to correct the system

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.

CJI Dipak Misra holds meeting with rebel judges, but crisis in Supreme Court far from resolution
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CJI Dipak Misra holds meeting with rebel judges, but crisis in Supreme Court far from resolution

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Thursday held a second meeting with four senior-most Supreme Court judges in three days and discussed issues like allocation of sensitive cases.

Supreme Court crisis: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra meets four senior-most SC judges to resolve issues
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Supreme Court crisis: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra meets four senior-most SC judges to resolve issues

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Thursday held a meeting with four senior-most Supreme Court judges to resolve issues.

Bar Council of India says there is 'absolutely no crisis now' in Supreme Court, rejects A-G Venugopal's remarks
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Bar Council of India says there is 'absolutely no crisis now' in Supreme Court, rejects A-G Venugopal's remarks

The Bar Council of India said there was absolutely no crisis now in the Supreme Court and normalcy will be restored soon in the higher judiciary.

Supreme Court forms 5-member Constitution bench to hear crucial matters starting today, four 'rebel' judges not included
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Supreme Court forms 5-member Constitution bench to hear crucial matters starting today, four 'rebel' judges not included

The Supreme Court on Monday announced the composition of a 5-judge constitution bench headed by the CJI, which does not include the four judges who held a controversial press conference.

Bar Council of India delegation meets Supreme Court justices; to discuss road ahead with CJI Deepak Misra later today
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Bar Council of India delegation meets Supreme Court justices; to discuss road ahead with CJI Deepak Misra later today

A Bar Council of India delegation led by its chairman Manan Kumar Mishra is meeting Supreme Court judges on Sunday to discuss the unprecedented crisis that has hit the judiciary.

Supreme Court judges' rebellion updates: No party should take undue advantage of row, says BCI
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Supreme Court judges' rebellion updates: No party should take undue advantage of row, says BCI

Divisions in the Supreme Court burst out in the open on Friday when four senior most judges took an unprecedented step of addressing the media to accuse Chief Justice Dipak Misra of breaching rules

Supreme Court judges' rebellion: Absolute powers of Chief Justice of India need to be checked, says SC lawyer
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Supreme Court judges' rebellion: Absolute powers of Chief Justice of India need to be checked, says SC lawyer

Everyone was taken by surprise when four senior judges of the Supreme Court on Friday mounted a virtual revolt against the country's chief justice.

Supreme Court judges’ rebellion: Anna Hazare congratulates four judges, says their views 'exposed' unholy nexus
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Supreme Court judges’ rebellion: Anna Hazare congratulates four judges, says their views 'exposed' unholy nexus

Social activist Anna Hazare on Friday congratulated the four Supreme Court judges for airing their views about the way the top court was functioning

SC judges’ rebellion: Legal fraternity calls it unprecedented, shocking; says move raises question on judiciary's credibility
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SC judges’ rebellion: Legal fraternity calls it unprecedented, shocking; says move raises question on judiciary's credibility

he decision of four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court to hold a press conference was on Friday termed as "unprecedented" by the legal fraternity, with some experts terming it as "shocking"

Top Supreme Court judges raise concern against CJI, hold press conference to highlight judicial crisis
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Top Supreme Court judges raise concern against CJI, hold press conference to highlight judicial crisis

Justice J Chelameswar and Justices Ranjan Gogoi, MB Lokur and Kurian Joseph of the Supreme Court on Friday held a press conference on various issues relating to the apex court judiciary

Supreme Court judges write to Dipak Misra: Know the judges who made public allegations against CJI
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Supreme Court judges write to Dipak Misra: Know the judges who made public allegations against CJI

Supreme Court judge Justice Chelameswar, along with Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph, held a press conference in New Delhi on various issues.

'All four should be impeached': Ex-judge lashes out at Supreme Court justices who held press conference
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'All four should be impeached': Ex-judge lashes out at Supreme Court justices who held press conference

The press conference held by Supreme Court judges Justice J Chelameswar and three other senior judges on various issues relating to the apex court judiciary, inviting ire and support from different quarters

SC says expeditious hearing of cases involving lawmakers and politicians should start with apex court itself
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SC says expeditious hearing of cases involving lawmakers and politicians should start with apex court itself

The Supreme Court on Thursday said the expeditious hearing of cases involving lawmakers and politicians should start with the top court itself.