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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires; tenure at helm of SC marked by controversy and consequential judgments
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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires; tenure at helm of SC marked by controversy and consequential judgments

Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the first person from northeast to reach the top of judiciary and credited for bringing the curtains down on the decades old politically and religiously sensitive Ayodhya land dispute, retired as the Chief Justice of India on Sunday

Ranjan Gogoi set for Supreme Court farewell: Key highlights from the career of India's first CJI from North East
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Ranjan Gogoi set for Supreme Court farewell: Key highlights from the career of India's first CJI from North East

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is all set to retire on 17 November as the 46th head of Indian judiciary. With a reputation as a no-nonsense administrator, in his tenure, he has given judgment on some of the most iconic cases in Indian history like that of NRC, Ayodhya land dispute, entry of women into Sabarimala temple, to name a few

Supreme Court stops uploading collegium resolutions on website: Move is major self-inflicted wound, smacks of institutional cowardice
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Supreme Court stops uploading collegium resolutions on website: Move is major self-inflicted wound, smacks of institutional cowardice

That the Supreme Court, with all its constitutional powers and storied history, cannot stand to hear the public criticism of the Bar and citizens speaks volumes for the court’s own confidence in its performance.

Supreme Court faces its worst crisis ever; it's time to get rid of brokers and fixers from its hallowed corridors
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Supreme Court faces its worst crisis ever; it's time to get rid of brokers and fixers from its hallowed corridors

When the Supreme Court’s dignity is in peril, it is certain to have a deleterious effect on the entire institution.

Indira Jaising questions Attorney General's appearance in hearing on sexual harassment charges against CJI
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Indira Jaising questions Attorney General's appearance in hearing on sexual harassment charges against CJI

Indira Jaising questioned why Attorney General KK Venugopal appeared in the Supreme Court during the hearing on the sexual harassment allegation against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

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

What the judiciary needs is CJI Ranjan Gogoi's plan to curb pendency, make justice accessible, not his petulance and irascibility
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What the judiciary needs is CJI Ranjan Gogoi's plan to curb pendency, make justice accessible, not his petulance and irascibility

Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that delay in justice is bringing the judiciary into disrepute, and that he had a plan for (a) resolving the problem of arrears (3.3 crore cases in Indian courts) and (b) providing access to justice to the poverty stricken people, a plan which he would soon unfold.

Remedy to pendency problem will help expedite disposal of cases and speedy justice to people
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Remedy to pendency problem will help expedite disposal of cases and speedy justice to people

The pendency of cases in Indian courts is the biggest factor accounting to the slow and languishing pace of the case.

SC dismisses plea seeking to reduce men's marriageable age to 18 years, fines petitioner Rs 25,000 for filing PIL lacking merit
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SC dismisses plea seeking to reduce men's marriageable age to 18 years, fines petitioner Rs 25,000 for filing PIL lacking merit

The petition has challenged the provisions of the Child Marriage Restraint Act, the Special Marriage Act and the Hindu Marriage Act which deal with the minimum marriageable age for men.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi says no mentioning, urgent matters in Supreme Court till parameters are worked out
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CJI Ranjan Gogoi says no mentioning, urgent matters in Supreme Court till parameters are worked out

The newly-appointed Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday said that "parameters" will be worked out for urgent mentioning and hearing of cases and that "no urgent mentioning of cases will be allowed" till the parameters are fixed.

Narendra Modi congratulates Justice Ranjan Gogoi on taking over as CJI, says his wisdom will help country
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Narendra Modi congratulates Justice Ranjan Gogoi on taking over as CJI, says his wisdom will help country

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Justice Ranjan Gogoi on taking over as the Chief Justice of India on Wednesday.

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi faces a sea of challenges in new office, from pendency to high profile cases
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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi faces a sea of challenges in new office, from pendency to high profile cases

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was appointed as the 46th Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Wednesday as he took oath in a swearing-in ceremony held in Delhi in the presence of President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India, takes oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan
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Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India, takes oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Ranjan Gogoi, the 46th Chief Justice of India, at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan in Delhi.

Supreme Court says rape survivor failing to identify accused or turning hostile doesn't mean perpetrator can go scot-free
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Supreme Court says rape survivor failing to identify accused or turning hostile doesn't mean perpetrator can go scot-free

The Supreme Court while upholding the Gujarat High Court judgement sentencing one Hemudan Nanbha Gadhvi to 10 years in jail for raping a nine-year-old girl in 2004 relied on the medical report of the survivor which confirmed the sexual assault.

Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India: Ram Nath Kovind administers oath; Narendra Modi present at ceremony
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Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India: Ram Nath Kovind administers oath; Narendra Modi present at ceremony

As Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi will have a tenure of a little over 13 months and would retire on November 17, 2019. Gogoi will be replacing Justice Dipak Misra, who is retiring after 21 years as a permanent judge, 14 of which were spent in high courts.

Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India updates: Tackling massive backlog, fast-tracking crucial cases tops new CJI's agenda
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Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India updates: Tackling massive backlog, fast-tracking crucial cases tops new CJI's agenda

Justice Ranjan Gogoi swearing in LIVE updates: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has indicated that one of the few things he looks forward to reform in the judiciary is the huge backlog of cases pending hearing.

Ranjan Gogoi to be sworn in as Chief Justice of India today: Cutting down pendency numbers to be priority
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Ranjan Gogoi to be sworn in as Chief Justice of India today: Cutting down pendency numbers to be priority

While Justice Ranjan Gogoi is yet to reveal his 'plan' to bring down pendency in the courts, he has had a resounding success in bridging the gap between the government and the public in terms of welfare schemes' distribution.

Daily Bulletin: Farmers call off strike; Modi to receive UN environment award, Gogoi to take charge as CJI; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Farmers call off strike; Modi to receive UN environment award, Gogoi to take charge as CJI; day's top stories

Farmers call off strike, Narendra Modi to recieve UN environment award, Justice Ranjan Gogoi to be new CJI; more top stories of the day

CJI Dipak Misra will be remembered for chronicle of controversies, rather than major judgments
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CJI Dipak Misra will be remembered for chronicle of controversies, rather than major judgments

The last week of outgoing CJI Depak Misra's tenure was probably the best week that the Indian legal community has seen in terms of the rights that were guaranteed to the citizens.

'Independence of justice shall stand erect,' says retiring Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in farewell speech
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'Independence of justice shall stand erect,' says retiring Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in farewell speech

Retiring Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said the Indian judiciary was the "most robust" institution in the world with the capacity to handle a "mind-boggling number of cases". Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Attorney General KK Venugopal and Supreme Court Bar Association chief Vikas Singh also attended the farewell.