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Justice Gogoi also ordered listing of criminal matters every Wednesday and Thursday before at least five Supreme Court Benches for early disposal.
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi’s ideas for reducing pendency of cases have been taken well by the judiciary, with other Supreme Court judges too adhering to the ‘no adjournment’ policy.
On August 26, 2009, the apex court had passed another resolution in a full court meeting that the judges would voluntarily declare assets, which would be made public.
The 63-year-old, who hails from Assam, will be the first Chief Justice from the North Eastern region of the country.
Justice Gogoi’s remarks assume significance in the wake of the increasing cases of mob lynching in the country.
Justice Gogoi, who will be sworn-in as the CJI on Wednesday, said Justice Misra was a remarkable judge.
The Chief Justice in his inimitable style stopped a lawyer who started singing at the fag end of the proceedings.
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra on Sunday stressed on expeditious hearing of cases in courts by appointing court managers.
The agitating lawyers wearing black badges on Sunday staged a silent protest in front of Orissa High Court demanding arrest of those involved in the assault of one of their colleagues.
CJI-designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi has ambitious plan to cut judicial pile-up, says pendency of cases bring disrepute to system
Justice Gogoi had pointed out that there were around 5,950 judicial vacancies in district courts across the country.
In their plea, advocates R P Luthra and Satyaveer Sharma had said they were seeking adjudication of the question of law relying on the contents of the press conference of January 12.
Hailing from Assam, Justice Gogoi will be the first Chief Justice of India from the Northeast.
A five-judge panel led by Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra, legalised homosexuality as India became one of the 120 countries that have legalised gay relationships.
Section 377: Huge thumbs up for humanity, says Karan Johar on Supreme Court verdict decriminalising homosexuality
Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar has tweeted that the verdict by Supreme Court decriminalising homosexuality and abolishing part of Section 377 is a huge thumbs up for humanity and equal rights.
Senior advocate of Gauhati HC, Hafiz Rashid Ahmed Choudhury, said Justice Gogoi has been always very clear in his legal acumen.