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Sources said some of the judges are holding informal parleys in a bid to resolve the crisis in the wake of the virtual revolt by the four judges against Chief Justice Dipak Misra.
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra holds talks with them for second time in three days; buys time to consider proposals
The meeting which was held over the issues raised by Justices J Chelamaswar, Kurian Joseph, Ranjan Gogoi and Madan B Lokur lasted for 15 minutes and was called by the CJI himself.
On whether he had a meeting or spoke with any of the four judges or the CJI, Venugopal said, "Nothing of that sort has happened".
Those who alleged that former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi used to intervene in judicial matters are now in power, the Sena said, adding her rule seems to be more humane and democratic.
Four senior-most Supreme Court judges, who had held an unprecedented press conference and raised issue of assignment of cases, today attended court and took up routine work.
IT all started in November 2017, when Chief Justice Dipak Misra overrode a judicial order passed by Justice J Chelameswar’s in an alleged medical admission scam involving the judiciary.
The CPI today 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.
The four sitting judges indicated that there is a lack of communication with the CJI which is why they were forced to go public and express their 'discomfort'.
For all institutions—the pillars of democracy, so to speak—there comes a day of reckoning. The Supreme Court is at such a crossroads
A bench of justices J Chelameswar and S Abdul Nazeer had ordered on November 9 that the plea be heard by a five-judge Constitution bench of the senior-most judges of the apex court.
Tussle in judiciary: SC reverses order, says CJI is master of the roster, Prashant Bhushan walks out of hearing
The showdown was over the issue of supremacy of constituting a bench in which the authority of Chief Justice Dipak Misra was allegedly undermined by a bench of Justices J Chelameswar and S Abdul.