Chief Justice

Justice Gangapurwala sworn-in as Chief Justice of Madras HC

The Tamil Nadu Governor, R.N. Ravi administered the oath of office to the new Chief Justice at the Tamil Nadu Rajbhavan.

published on : 28th May 2023

New Acting Chief Justice of Madras High Court takes charge

His paternal grandfather, LS Vaidyanathan, had served as a superintendent and copyist in the High Court till 1952.

published on : 26th May 2023

After 13-yr Madras HC stint, Justice T Raja bids adieu; S Vaidyanathan new Acting CJ

As Acting Chief Justice (CJ) of Madras High Court T Raja retired from service on Wednesday, Justice S Vaidyanathan was appointed to the Acting CJ post soon after.

published on : 25th May 2023

Four new judges of Madras High Court take oath of office

Advocate General R. Shunmugasundaram welcomed the four new judges to the High Court and introduced them to a gathering of law officers, advocates and court staff.

published on : 23rd May 2023

'I'm not a person to retire, will start new innings': SC judge MR Shah breaks down on last day in court

"If I send Justice M R Shah a judgement, the judgement will come back overnight with his annotations and be completely read," Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud said recalling his friend's service.

published on : 15th May 2023

'What is the Chief Justice doing?' Imran's audio leak surfaces

Khan, apparently criticising his arrest, said whatever they have done is "malicious".

published on : 11th May 2023

Group of over 400 parents of LGBTQIA++ writes to CJI, seek marriage equality for their kids 

The letter by 'Sweekar-The Rainbow Parents,' is a group formed by the parents of Indian LGBTQIA++ who are urging that the right to 'marriage equality' be granted.

published on : 25th April 2023

Not judges’ business to give interviews to media: CJI DY Chandrachud

We will not touch the investigation but when a judge gives an opinion on the petitioner on a TV debate then he cannot hear it, the CJI added.

published on : 25th April 2023

Kerala govt’s ‘unusual’ farewell for HC chief justice kicks up a row

The UDF termed the farewell unprecedented. Leader of Opposition V D Satheesan urged the chief minister to reveal why the farewell was organised in a hushed-up manner at a five-star hotel. 

published on : 21st April 2023

Pakistan PM Sharif hits back at Chief Justice Bandial for his critical remarks

The stark reference was interpreted as a jibe at the Prime Minister who was arrested twice during the government of Imran Khan on the charges of alleged corruption but was bailed out by the courts.

published on : 3rd April 2023

Fake news can create tensions, endanger democratic values: CJI Chandrachud 

There have been instances where the media has rendered an accused guilty in the eyes of the public even before the courts find them so, Chandrachud said.

published on : 22nd March 2023

Former CJI A.M Ahmadi passes away

He was the only Chief Justice of India who started at the very lowest rank to rise to the highest position of the Indian judiciary.

published on : 3rd March 2023

Maharashtra political crisis: Supreme Court to commence hearing pleas on February 14

"We will keep it for hearing on February 14," the CJI said. Sibal, while seeking reference of matters to a seven-judge bench, had sought re-look at an earlier apex court judgement.

published on : 10th January 2023

Justice BV Nagarathna, a woman and a ‘dissenter’ headed for the top

Appointed as an SC judge in 2021, the daughter of former Chief Justice of India ES Venkataramiah became the first woman judge to be elevated to the apex court from the Karnataka High Court.

published on : 8th January 2023

CJI Chandrachud to be conferred with 'Award for Global Leadership' by Harvard Law School Center 

The award will be presented to him at an online event on January 11.

published on : 7th January 2023

Assam bulldozing: 'Rohit Shetty can make a film on this,' Gauhati HC on SP’s action

Chief Justice RM Chhaya said even during the investigation of a very serious matter by an agency, the bulldozing of a house is not provided under any criminal law.

published on : 18th November 2022

'Guilt should be established, circumstantial evidence not acceptable,' says ex-CJI on Chhawala case verdict

On the public outcry on his judgement in the Chhawala rape case, Justice Lalit said the law is that the chain must get completed.

published on : 13th 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 N V Ramana to administer oath of office to nine new SC judges on August 31

This is for the first time in the history of the Supreme Court of India when nine judges will be taking the oath of office in one go.

published on : 30th August 2021
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