Kiren Rijiju questions ‘CJI-lawyers meet on HC transfers’

Everybody talks about strengthening the institution, if we don’t respect the institution it may amount to disrespecting yourself.

published on : 20th November 2022

Shifting of judge: CJI to meet Gujarat lawyers team

The CJI agreed to meet pursuant to the association seeking time from the judge for putting forth their grievance regarding the proposed transfer of Justice Kariel.

published on : 19th November 2022

Collegium system here to stay, says retired CJI UU Lalit

In an interaction with the media at his residence, he said that if the government wants to introduce the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) bill again, it is their prerogative.

published on : 14th November 2022

CJI calls legal practice feudal, patriarchal, bats for access to women

He also said that to tackle the huge backlog of cases, the need of the hour was to fill up the existing vacancies in courts.

published on : 13th November 2022

CJI Lalit: ‘Bench-mark’ justice who set tone for delivery, disposal at SC

Appointed as 49th CJI on August 27, 2022, he was the second CJI to be elevated from bench to the bar and sixth judge to be elevated directly to the Supreme Court.

published on : 9th November 2022

Justice DY Chandrachud takes oath as 50th Chief Justice of India

Justice Chandrachud has been a part of many constitution benches that have delivered path-breaking verdicts such as the decriminalisation same-sex consensual sex.

published on : 9th November 2022

Justice Lalit delivered key verdicts during 74-day stint as CJI, initiated live stream of SC proceedings

On the last working day, the CJI-led bench, by a majority view of 3:2, upheld the validity of the amendment providing 10% reservation to people belonging to economically weaker sections.

published on : 8th November 2022

SC dismisses plea against Justice Chandrachud taking oath as CJI, terms it 'misconceived'

Justice Chandrachud, the CJI-designate, is set to take oath as the 50th Chief Justice of India on November 9.

published on : 2nd November 2022

President appoints Justice DY Chandrachud as next CJI with effect from November 9

November 9 will be a historical day for the Indian judiciary as it will get its first father-son duo reaching the topmost position in the judiciary. 

published on : 17th October 2022

CJI Lalit recommends Justice Chandrachud's name as his successor

Justice Chandrachud would become the 50th CJI on November 9, a day after the incumbent CJI would demit office.

published on : 11th October 2022

Bid to fill vacancies in SC by CJI Lalit-led collegium remains unfinished

The top court currently has 29 judges, including three women judges, against the sanctioned strength of 34.

published on : 10th October 2022

Supreme Court split on appointment of four new judges

After 2 Collegium members object to his recommendation, CJI is said to have written 2nd letter for new elevations

published on : 7th October 2022

CJI Lalit takes many historic steps in first month in office

On September 27 which marked a month of him taking oath, eight lakh viewers tuned into the first ever live session to watch proceedings that were going on before three constitution benches.

published on : 6th October 2022

Supreme Court takes note of letter on drug mafia network in country, seeks Centre's reply

A letter was written to the then CJI N V Ramana, who on November 17 last year, directed that it be converted into a suo motu case titled: "The Menace of Drug Mafia Network Operating in The Country".

published on : 26th September 2022

SC refers to 5-judge bench on framing guidelines on mitigating circumstances in death penalty cases

The purpose of taking cognisance was to examine as well as institutionalise the process that is involved in collecting data and information in order to decide the award of the death penalty.

published on : 19th September 2022

Between practising and preaching, who will judge the judges?

Majority of Indians are confused also due to confusing signals sent by other honourable judges of the apex court.

published on : 18th September 2022

No rift in bench over listing of cases, says CJI Lalit

After taking over as the 49th CJI, Lalit for more effective dispensation of justice had changed the system of listing.

published on : 16th September 2022

With a tenure of less than 100 days under his belt, CJI Lalit plans three-point Supreme Court revamp

His first day marked a path towards fulfilment of these vows when he told the lawyers that all the fresh cases would be added in the advance cause list and be listed as soon as possible.

published on : 5th September 2022

Supreme Court lists Subramanian Swamy's plea on 'secular, socialist Constitution'

The words ‘socialist’ and ‘secular’ were inserted in the Preamble of the Constitution under the 42nd Constitutional amendment moved by the Indira Gandhi government in 1976.

published on : 3rd September 2022

134 former civil servants write open letter to CJI against the release of Bilkis Bano case convicts

Interestingly, around 6,000 eminent citizens had also written a letter to the SC against the remission and had urged the SC to “undo the grave miscarriage of justice.” 

published on : 27th August 2022
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