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CJI Ranjan Gogoi, justice Madan Lokur, judges from around the world attend new Pakistan Chief Justice Khosa's swearing-in
India

CJI Ranjan Gogoi, justice Madan Lokur, judges from around the world attend new Pakistan Chief Justice Khosa's swearing-in

Friday's swearing-in ceremony of Pakistan's new Chief Justice of Supreme Court, Asif Saeed Khosa saw an array of chief justices and judges from around the world in attendance, including CJI Ranjan Gogoi and former SC judge Madan Lokur.

Supreme Court says death row prisoners are entitled to meet family, friends and lawyers
India

Supreme Court says death row prisoners are entitled to meet family, friends and lawyers

The Supreme Court held that as part of the right to live with human dignity, a prisoner on a death row is entitled to meet members of his family and friends.

SC says vision document on Taj Mahal should take into account pollution in Taj Trapezium Zone; next hearing on 25 Sept
India

SC says vision document on Taj Mahal should take into account pollution in Taj Trapezium Zone; next hearing on 25 Sept

The Supreme Court has told the Uttar Pradesh government that the vision document for the protection and preservation of the Taj Mahal must take into account environmental concerns.

SC to hear plea of 300 army personnel, Manipur Police commandos challenging FIR against them in AFSPA enforced areas
India

SC to hear plea of 300 army personnel, Manipur Police commandos challenging FIR against them in AFSPA enforced areas

The court agreed to an urgent hearing after lawyer Aishwarya Bhati said that army personnel are being prosecuted in AFSPA areas for performing duties.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi's call for 'revolution' reiterates need to fix structural, social defects in Indian judiciary
India

Justice Ranjan Gogoi's call for 'revolution' reiterates need to fix structural, social defects in Indian judiciary

Justice Ranjan Gogoi's recently reiterated his concerns about democracy and the freedom of judiciary saying that 'independent journalists and noisy judges are needed to defend democracy'

Justice J Chelameswar retires: 'Younger generation stood by me while established lawyers attacked me', he says
India

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.

Supreme Court justices write letter to CJI Dipak Misra, warn of 'institutional issues' regarding future of court
India

Supreme Court justices write letter to CJI Dipak Misra, warn of 'institutional issues' regarding future of court

Supreme Court justices Ranjan Gogoi and Madan Lokur have written to Dipak Misra, urging the Chief Justice of India (CJI) to call a full court to discuss "institutional issues" regarding the future of the court.

Friction between SC judges continues as land acquisition matter referred to CJI to deal with 'piquant' situation
India

Friction between SC judges continues as land acquisition matter referred to CJI to deal with 'piquant' situation

Supreme Court referred a matter relating to land acquisition to the CJI for constituting an "appropriate bench" to deal with the "piquant" situation that had arisen.

Supreme Court crisis: CJI makes public new roster system for allocation of cases, but is it enough to resolve impasse?
India

Supreme Court crisis: CJI makes public new roster system for allocation of cases, but is it enough to resolve impasse?

CJI Dipak Misra put in place a roster system for allocation of cases in the SC in what could be a move to address the grievances by four-senior most judges.

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

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 dismisses plea seeking ban on media from discussing issues raised by rebel judges
India

Supreme Court bench headed by CJI dismisses plea seeking ban on media from discussing issues raised by rebel judges

The Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing, discussing and politicising issues raised by four senior-most judges.

Supreme Court updates: Aadhaar is giant electronic leash, will cause death of citizen's rights, says petitioner in court
India

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.

CJI Dipak Misra meets dissenting Supreme Court judges to come up with solutions; talks expected to continue tomorrow
India

CJI Dipak Misra meets dissenting Supreme Court judges to come up with solutions; talks expected to continue tomorrow

The Chief Justice initiated talks with the four dissenting judges and in a meeting which lasted 15 minutes, the judges discusses the issues which had been brought up.

Supreme Court judges against CJI: Higher judiciary must reform itself if integrity of institution is to be preserved
India

Supreme Court judges against CJI: Higher judiciary must reform itself if integrity of institution is to be preserved

That is not surprising because political practitioners in a democracy are guided by majoritarianism. India’s Supreme Court (SC) is a classic example of an institution which stood up to this evil of democracy. But history is hardly a mirror for the present, it seems.

SC judges vs CJI: Dipak Misra assures Bar Council of India delegation the crisis will be sorted out soon
India

SC judges vs CJI: Dipak Misra assures Bar Council of India delegation the crisis will be sorted out soon

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra met a seven-member delegation of the Bar Council of India (BCI) and assured it that the crisis following a virtual revolt by four senior most Supreme Court (SC) judges against him would be sorted out soon.

SC judges' revolt: Bar association chief Vikas Singh meets CJI Dipak Misra, hands over resolution expressing 'grave concern'
India

SC judges' revolt: Bar association chief Vikas Singh meets CJI Dipak Misra, hands over resolution expressing 'grave concern'

Supreme Court Bar Association president Vikas Singh met Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and handed over a resolution on the crisis in the apex judiciary to him.

Four senior SC judges take on CJI at press conference, allege crucial cases being allotted 'selectively'
India

Four senior SC judges take on CJI at press conference, allege crucial cases being allotted 'selectively'

Their primary contention remained on the way the CJI exercised his administrative powers and allotted crucial cases to benches, apparently bypassing these judges.

SC judges' revolt: CPI says D Raja visited J Chelameswar 'in his personal capacity', not as party representative
Politics

SC judges' revolt: CPI says D Raja visited J Chelameswar 'in his personal capacity', not as party representative

The CPI on Friday clarified that its leader D Raja had paid a visit to Justice J Chelameswar in his personal capacity and not as a representative of the party.

Supreme Court judges address media as it happened: Rahul Gandhi says questions raised by 4 judges must be thoroughly investigated
India

Supreme Court judges address media as it happened: Rahul Gandhi says questions raised by 4 judges must be thoroughly investigated

In an unprecedented event, four Supreme Court Justices will speak directly to the media. It is unclear as to what they will be speaking on.

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

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.