The special CBI court observed that the people who demolished the mosque were “anti-national elements” and that the accused people were, in fact, trying to control the crowd
Ayodhya dispute ‘among most fiercely-contested cases’ in India’s legal history, says ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi
Gogoi said multi-dimensional issues called for a resolution on the basis of voluminous records including oral and documentary evidence in various languages
Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi’s defence against sexual harassment charges: The frank interview that wasn’t
Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi made many statements exonerating himself prior to the initiation of any inquiry from the pulpit. Having been the presiding officer of the hearing, he chose not to have any of this recorded in the record of proceedings and chose not to sign the order. At the very outset, Gogoi ought to have recused himself from the matter.
'Shame, shame!': Opposition unites to lambast Ranjan Gogoi as ex-CJI takes oath in Rajya Saba; Congress, BSP stage walkout
Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi took take oath as Rajya Sabha member in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Even as he was being administered the oath, opposition members shouted 'shame' and 'deal' and later walked out in protest
Ranjan Gogoi’s nomination to Rajya Sabha will fuel debate around CAA, NRC; ex-CJI likely to counter Opposition Assamese candidate AJit Kumar Bhuyan
The nomination of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi to Rajya Sabha is likely to fuel the political narrative the BJP is trying to weave around citizenship and NRC in India
The Ranjan Gogoi debate: India is not new to post-retirement appointments for judges; what is a cool-off period, why does judiciary need it?
The simple solution to resolve the impending crisis is to enact a law for fixing ‘a period of cooling off’ before a retired judge could take up any responsibility in the government or any other constitutional posts.
'Legislature and judiciary must work together for nation-building': Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi on why he accepted Rajya Sabha nomination
Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who was recently nominated to the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday said that he accepted the nomination as he was firmly convinced of the need for the legislature and judiciary to work together for nation-building.
'Is it quid pro quo': Asaduddin Owaisi questions former CJI Ranjan Gogoi's nomination to Rajya Sabha
Gogoi served as the 46th CJI from 3 October, 2018 to 17 November, 2019
Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi nominated to Rajya Sabha; Kapil Sibal compares former CJI with Justice HR Khanna, accuses him of compromising integrity
Gogoi had headed a Supreme Court bench which monitored the National Register of Citizens (NRC) process in Assam.
Conflicting judgments, absence of guidelines, litany of documents: India's citizenship conundrum is a mess
Multiple conflicting judgments have only deepened the confusion rather than solving it.
Assam NRC Coordinator asks deputy commissioners to submit details of 'ineligible persons' included in register
Over 19 lakh people were left out of the final NRC list published on 31 August, 2019.
Delhi HC Bar goes on strike against move to transfer Justice S Muralidhar; judge had authored RTI, Sec 377 verdicts
In protest against the transfer of Justice S Muralidhar to the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHBCA) asked its members to abstain from work on Thursday
Assam NRC exercise and citizenship determination drive hold warning to other states of the shape of things to come
As part of the Assam NRC, individuals had to prove that either they or their ancestors lived in Assam before 24 March 1971.
The woman, in April 2019, had accused Gogoi of sexually harassing her while working as a Junior Court Assistant in October 2018. She had alleged that Gogoi used his influence as the senior-most judge in the country to terminate her employment at the Supreme Court, and have her imprisoned under false pretexts when she refused his advances.
Unnao rape case: Delhi HC issues notice to CBI on expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar's plea challenging life imprisonment
The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the CBI on expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar's appeal challenging his conviction and life term for raping a minor girl in UP's Unnao in 2017
Unnao rape case: Ex-BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar moves Delhi High Court challenging his conviction, life sentence
The court had convicted Sengar in the Unnao case for rape under the Indian Penal Code and the POCSO Act for offence by a public servant committing penetrative sexual assault against a child
SC's Ayodhya verdict: Two more review petitions filed in top court; Hindu Mahasabha challenges allotment of five-acre plot for mosque
Seeking a 'limited review' of the apex court's 9 November verdict which cleared the way for construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya, ABHM became the first Hindu body to seek the review
Ayodhya verdict: Four more petitions filed in SC seeking review of 9 November verdict; AIMPLB backs pleas
Four separate fresh review petitions on 9 December verdict of SC have been filed by Maulana Mufti Hasbullah, Mohd Umar, Maulana Mahfoozur Rehman, and Mishbahuddin, who are supported by the All India Muslim Personal Law Board
National interest is not being served by current politics of NRC and citizenship; narrow political interests are
The Citizenship Amendment Bill is listed for passing in the forthcoming session of Parliament. As everyone probably knows by now, it claims to give citizenship on relatively easy terms to non-Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The Bill has been especially contentious in Northeast India, also the location of the first National Register of Citizens exercise, where 19 lakh people in Assam have been excluded from the list, leaving them in limbo.