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Justice Joseph was among the four senior judges of the apex court who convened an unprecedented January 12 press conference this year.
Ayodhya dispute: RSS' Indresh slams CJI-bench for disrespecting Constitution, says govt planning a law
Modi government is planning to bring a law on the Ayodhya dispute but has been silent in view of the Model Code of Conduct for the ongoing state polls, said Kumar.
The country's topmost judge had also stated that he would be evolving a plan to tackle pendency of cases.
Ranjan Gogoi decided that the Public Interest Litigation matters will be heard by him and a bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur, who is next in seniority to him.
Justice Gogoi was among the four senior-most judges who had in January criticised the then Chief Justice Dipak Misra, especially the manner of allocation of cases to certain benches.
The 63-year-old, who hails from Assam, is the first Chief Justice from the North Eastern region of the country.
On the brighter side, CJI Misra will be given credit for the nod to live-streaming of the top court's proceedings -- a move that will take court proceedings to the drawing rooms.
Senior advocate of Gauhati HC, Hafiz Rashid Ahmed Choudhury, said Justice Gogoi has been always very clear in his legal acumen.
If the recommendation is cleared by the Central government, Justice Gogoi will be administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind on October 3.
If appointed, Justice Gogoi, who is the second senior-most judge in the court, will be the 46th Chief Justice of India and will replace the incumbent Dipak Misra.
The CJI replaced the five-judge Bench with a new Bench comprising three judges, Justices R K Agrawal, Arun Mishra and A M Khanwilkar.
The CJI inaugurated the symposium on 'Role of legal education on nation-building' in the event organised by Society of Indian Law Firms and Menon Institute of Legal Advocacy Training here.
The evidence at trial demonstrated Vilasini Ganesh submitted a series of false medical claims related to the family medical practice she owned in California's Saratoga town.
Justice Lodha said if Justice K M Joseph's name was sent separately, he should be ranked senior and the grievance of the sitting top court judges, who reportedly met the CJI, should be looked by him.