CJI Sharad Bobde says high costs block access to justice, lawyers might have to play role of mediators
Justice Bobde, who hails from Nagpur and who was elevated to the top judicial post in the country recently, was felicitated by former CJI RM Lodha at a function organised by the High Court Bar Association.
Ex-CJI RM Lodha says 2018 presser by Supreme Court judges hasn't served its purpose, collegium concerns have instead aggravated
Justice (Retd) RM Lodha, who was the CJI from 27 April to 27 September, 2014, was critical of the decision of the five-member collegium headed by Gogoi to bypass senior judges and recommend the elevation of Justice Sanjeev Khanna of the Delhi High Court as a judge of the Supreme Court.
Bar Council of India protests Supreme Court Collegium's decision to recommend Justice Sanjeev Khanna's elevation
The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Wednesday protested the Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to elevate Justice Sanjeev Khanna of the Delhi High Court to the apex court by superseding several other judges and termed the decision as "whimsical and arbitrary".
Ram Nath Kovind appoints Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna to Supreme Court amid collegium controversy
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday appointed Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna as Supreme Court judges.
Amid the ongoing dispute in the CBI, former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Saturday said that the agency should be insulated from political executive.
Legal experts have cautioned the government against accepting one of the recommendations of the Supreme Court collegium while keeping the other one on hold.
Sunil Gavaskar, Sanjay Manjrekar among BCCI-contracted commentators likely to be asked to stop writing columns: Report
Besides writing sponsored columns, Gavaskar is contracted with a news channel, and is also associated with a private firm that rates and awards cricketers. Manjrekar and Bhogle write sponsored columns.
A draft constitution of the BCCI was submitted in the Supreme Court in a sealed cover on Monday, incorporating suggestions of the Justice RM Lodha panel on reforms in the cash-rich cricket body.
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central government to inform it about the status of the panel to replace the court-appointed oversight committee, headed by former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha, to oversee the Medical Council of India's (MCI) functioning.
Thakur noted that the Supreme Court, however, chose to initiate suo motu criminal prosecution and contempt proceedings against him without hearing the version of events put forward by BCCI counsel Kapil Sibal.
Guha, in his letter to the chief of the CoA, Vinod Rai, has drawn attention to how the latter refused to take any action on a series of ‘conflict of interest’ issues that he had flagged in the last four months, leading to his resignation last week.
Veteran cricket administrator IS Bindra on Tuesday said that renowned banker Vikram Limaye should take the lead in representing the cricket board in the upcoming ICC meeting on 4 February.
Diana Edulji, the first woman to hold a top post at India's powerful and immensely wealthy cricket board vowed on Tuesday to put the body's house in order.
Diana Edulji 'surprised' being named in BCCI panel; wants to focus on women's cricket, players' body
Edulji's focus will be on promotion of women's cricket and also the formation of a players' association, which she feels is a must for looking after cricketers' well-being.
Former CAG Vinod Rai was appointed as the head of the BCCI panel, while Ramchandra Guha, Vikram Limaye, and Diana Edulji were made the members.
On what will be the way forward for the BCCI, Bedi said, "The BCCI will have to ensure that it follows the diktat of the apex court."
It was learnt that the retained member Rakesh Parikh was already a disqualified office-bearer having completed 11 years in various capacities in Baroda Cricket Association.
In the wake of the Supreme Court order, former BCCI vice-president Gokaraju Gangaraju has quit as secretary of Andhra Cricket Association.
On 2 January, the Supreme Court had asked BCCI and all the state associations to implement the recommendations of the committee headed by former CJI Justice (Retd) RM Lodha.
BCCI CEO Rahul Johri will need to get assurances from all the state associations that there will be no disruption in organisation of cricket matches under aegis of the board, the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee said on Wednesday.