First, I cannot vouch for the truthfulness or otherwise of the contents of the letter of the CM’s letter to the Chief Justice of India.
Chief Minister Damodaram Sanjivayya wrote a letter to the then Home Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri against the then High Court Chief Justice Chandra Reddy.
Koteswara Rao said judicial adjudication means objective consideration of proposals and rebuttals, and giving a judgment on the weight of evidence.
In a letter written in 1961, then CM Sanjivayya said “the high court had fallen on evil days” after Justice Chandra Reddy took over as the chief justice.
It was only to support the TDP and N Chandrababu Naidu that the section of the media was suppressing the official news.
Speaking to mediapersons here, the minister said the State government has forwarded all documents in support of its claims.
These judges said if a complaint is received against a sitting judge, it needs to be placed before all judges of the court, who will then take a collective decision on the matter.
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Maliwal also demanded a high court-monitored investigation and a trial to ensure the strictest and swiftest possible punishment to the accused in the letter which was also addressed to the SC judges.
Justice Ramana, who is next in line to become the Chief Justice of India, added that social media is to blame for the sudden spike in attacks against judges.
The apex court is hearing the Mullaperiyar dam issue, which pertains to the water sharing dispute and several other issues between two southern states -- Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra had earlier issued a contempt notice to Bhushan in a suo moto case following a petition requesting the same over two of his tweets.
On November 9, 2019, the five-judge bench headed by former CJI Ranjan Gogoi had delivered the verdict in the long-pending Ayodhya dispute case.
If Karnataka HC judge B V Nagarathna is elevated to the top court now, she will be in line to become the first woman Chief Justice of India in 2027, for a period of eight months.
The Chief Justice, who was part of the landmark Ayodhya title dispute verdict, is currently in his home town ever since the lockdown was announced.