CJI Dipak Misra

Prepared to do 'ekla chalo', reiterate Justice Joseph’s elevation: Congress

Going a step ahead, Congress said the collegium could even slap a contempt of court notice on the government if it does not follow the recommendation a second time.

published on : 28th April 2018

Target is Modi, not CJI Misra

The real objective of the impeachment motion moved by the Congress is to intimidate the CJI into recusing himself from ‘sensitive’ cases

published on : 26th April 2018

Rejection of impeachment notice against CJI had precedent five decades ago

An impeachment motion against Justice J C Shah was submitted to Lok Sabha speaker G S Dhillon in May 1970 following a campaign by a former government servant charging him with dishonesty.

published on : 24th April 2018

Vice-President only statutory authority to reject impeachment notice: F S Nariman

Eminent jurist Fali S Nariman today said the issues raised in the impeachment notice against CJI Dipak Misra were not of "sufficient gravity and rightly rejected" by Venkaiah Naidu.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Venkaiah Naidu has rightly applied his mind: Soli Sorabjee on Vice-President's impeachment notice decision

Eminent jurist and former Attorney General of India Soli Sorabjee today welcomed Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu's decision to reject the motion against CJI Dipak Misra.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Impeachment notice against CJI 'attack on judiciary': Vijay Goel

The notice for impeachment of the CJI given by the Congress is an "attack on the judiciary" and is "politically motivated", Union Minister Vijay Goel said today.

published on : 21st April 2018

Manmohan Singh, Chidambaram among those who did not sign impeachment notice against CJI Dipak Misra

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former finance minister P Chidambaram were among those who did not sign the impeachment notice on Friday against the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.

published on : 21st April 2018

64 Opposition MPs submit impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the Opposition did not discuss its merits but just requested that "this is our motion and the number required is sufficient under the constitution.

published on : 20th April 2018

CJI Dipak Misra’s impeachment issue open, says Congress 

The Congress said on Thursday the issue of CJI Dipak Misra’s impeachment was still open even as the party expressed concern over the functioning of the judiciary. “We are very, very concerned about wh

published on : 13th April 2018

Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear PIL against CJI's powers, says he doesn't want 'another reversal of his orders after 24 hours'

Prashant Bhushan referred the PIL challenging the master of roster concept to Chelameswar's bench as the CJI cannot deal with it but the latter denied it saying the reasons were too 'obvious.'

published on : 12th April 2018

Chief Justice of India is first among equals, will decide allocation of cases, says Supreme Court while rejecting PIL seeking framing of guidelines

A bench including comprising CJI Dipak Misra dismissed a PIL seeking framing of guidelines for rational and transparent allocation of cases and constitution of benches to hear them.

published on : 11th April 2018

Impeachment of CJI can't cure every problem in judiciary, says Supreme Court Justice Chelameswar

He pointed out that along with Justice Gogoi, he had written in the judgement of Justice C S Karnan that apart from impeachment there must be mechanisms to put the system in order.

published on : 7th April 2018

SC judges crisis: CJI Dipak Misra to hear all PILs from February 5 as per new roster system

The decision to make public the roster system for the allocation of matters assumes significance as four seniormost judges in their January 12 presser had questioned the allocation of sensitive PILs.

published on : 1st February 2018

Supreme Court berth to Justice K M Joseph and senior lawyer Indu Malhotra put on ice

Union law ministry sends back recommendations to the Collegium; CJI to hold fresh round of talks with big four today.

published on : 31st January 2018

Judicial rift: Big four meet CJI Dipak Misra, suggest plan to fix Supreme Court crisis

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra holds talks with them for second time in three days; buys time to consider proposals

published on : 19th January 2018
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