Chief Justice of India

Farmers' protest: 35 Panjab University students write to CJI SA Bobde, seek probe into police atrocities

Aanchal Sawa said that the apex court registry has provided the diary number to the letter which may be registered and heard as a PIL.

published on : 4th January 2021

SC accepts petition sent to CJI seeking inquiry against Haryana Police for using water cannons on farmers

The students wrote an open letter to the CJI and urged that Haryana and Delhi police withdraw all the cases against farmers which were registered under alleged political vendetta.

published on : 4th January 2021

Maharashtra govt allots Rs 1.77 cr for safety at CJI's Nagpur home

The provision has been made in the supplementary demands of the law and judiciary department tabled in the state Legislature on Monday.

published on : 15th December 2020

Jagan letter to the CJI breached executive-judiciary power separation, says Indira Jaising

The CM ought to have written to the governor, who would have then sent the letter to the President, who is the appointing authority of judges, says noted lawyer Indira Jaising.

published on : 25th October 2020

In-house probe into Jagan's charges against Justice Ramana needed, says Justice A P Shah

This is not just a case about a politician and a judge. It is a much larger, systemic problem. For the past few years, the judiciary has been hurtling from one crisis to another, Justice Shah said.

published on : 21st October 2020

Charges against SC judge put CJI in a spot

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.

published on : 12th October 2020

Judges victims of unfair criticism, say CJI SA Bobde, Justice NV Ramana

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.

published on : 13th September 2020

Supreme Court rejects plea seeking inquiry into conduct of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi as judge

The petitioner claimed before the bench that he had met the secretary general of the top court for listing of his plea but it was not listed.

published on : 21st August 2020

Supreme Court Collegium may clear way for country's first woman CJI

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.

published on : 19th July 2020

Judges, lawyers shouldn't wear coat, gown as they make it easier to catch virus: CJI

The CJI, who was sharing dais with Justices Indu Malhotra and Hrishikesh Roy, said the apex court may soon come out with instructions on the dress code for lawyers and the judges.

published on : 13th May 2020

Supreme Court: CJI directs deputy registrar officers and above to attend office from May 4

The apex court has restricted its functioning since March 23, days before the nationwide lockdown started from March 25, and is presently hearing urgent matters through video-conferencing.

published on : 3rd May 2020

'Cases are in quarantine': SC lawyer writes to CJI, suggests how courts can run during lockdown

Dwivedi suggested that all courts can sit with 25 cases and no client should be allowed in the court.

published on : 12th April 2020

Coronavirus: CJI holds meeting on limiting SC functioning, Bombay Bar Association asks members to avoid handshakes

Besides the CJI, the other judges who attended the meeting were Justices Arun Mishra and U U Lalit, said lawyer and Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) secretary Ashok Arora.

published on : 13th March 2020

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde appointed as the next CJI, to take charge from November 18

President Ram Nath Kovind, today, signed a warrant appointing Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde as the next Chief Justice of India.

published on : 29th October 2019

Dipak Misra stops lawyer from singing 'Tum jiyo hazaron saal' for him on last day as CJI

The Chief Justice in his inimitable style stopped a lawyer who started singing at the fag end of the proceedings.

published on : 1st October 2018
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