Chief Justice of India

'Well established healthy practice': Bar Council supports CJI's power to assign cases to SC benches

Recently, senior advocate Dushyant Dave said that the CJI should not have the power to assign and list cases and a fully automated system for allocation be put in place in the top court.

published on : 13th August 2022

Justice Lalit to become second CJI to be directly elevated to SC bench from Bar

Justice S M Sikri, who became the 13th CJI in January 1971, was the first lawyer to be elevated directly to the top court bench in March 1964.

published on : 10th August 2022

Justice UU Lalit appointed 49th Chief Justice of India

He will assume charge on August 27 after incumbent N V Ramana demits office the day before.

published on : 10th August 2022

Justice UU Lalit, in line to become next CJI, part of landmark judgements including triple talaq

If appointed, Justice Lalit will become the second CJI who was directly elevated to the apex court Bench from the Bar.

published on : 4th August 2022

Media must confine itself to honest journalism, not use influence to expand business: CJI Ramana

He said a media house with "other business interests" becomes vulnerable to external pressures & often business interests prevail over the spirit of independent journalism which compromises democracy.

published on : 26th July 2022

'Kangaroo courts run by media affecting health of democracy': CJI Ramana's strong remarks

Print media still has a certain degree of accountability, he said, adding that electronic media has zero accountability as what it shows vanishes into thin air.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Supreme Court to hear BCCI plea for amending its constitution on July 28

The Supreme Court will hear on July 28 the plea filed by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) seeking nod for amending its constitution concerning the tenure of office bearers. 

published on : 22nd July 2022

Agnipath protests: CJI to decide listing of plea for SIT probe into public property damage, says SC

Protests have erupted in several states against the scheme, following which the Centre extended the upper age limit to 23 years for recruitment this year.

published on : 21st June 2022

Chief Justice of India to pen book on life of NTR after retirement

CJI says actor-turned-politician didn’t get due recognition though he made immence contribution to cinema 

published on : 10th June 2022

Slandering of people in higher positions on rise: CJI NV Ramana

CJI NV Ramana said the erstwhile 13 judicial districts in Telangana have now become 35, which is first of its kind development in the country.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Twenty-two percent of posts in district judiciary still lying vacant: CJI NV Ramana

The CJI said that the judiciary must be at its innovative best to ensure that the challenges to its working are met with just and Constitutional measures. 

published on : 14th May 2022

Extremely saddened to witness rising violence against doctors, they need better environment: CJI NV Ramana

CJI NV Ramana said that he would also like to pay his tribute to the unending spirit of doctors, who work tirelessly round the clock for their patients.

published on : 7th May 2022

Rising number of frivolous litigations is a concern: CJI

PIL has served a lot of public interest. However, it is sometimes being misused to stall projects or pressurize public authorities. added the CJI

published on : 30th April 2022

Governor meets President, CJI, Home Minister in New Delhi 

Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan had a busy day in the national capital on Monday.

published on : 26th April 2022

Barriers in using local language in courts: Chief Justice of India

In his address, CJI Ramana said Tamilians take great pride in their language, food, and culture. 

published on : 24th April 2022

Use of local languages in HCs: CJI points out 'certain barriers', says Science and Tech can come to aid

The biggest issue affecting all institutions nowadays, including the judiciary is ensuring sustained faith in the eyes of the pubic.

published on : 23rd April 2022

TN law minister shouldn’t share dais with CJI Ramana: K Annamalai

Objecting to an invitation to Law Minister S Regupathy to a function to be attended by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana at the Madras High Court on Saturday,

published on : 23rd April 2022

Chief Justice NV Ramana wants due representation of women in all fields

The CJI noted that during the pandemic, many junior advocates had lost their livelihood and had turned into auto drivers and vegetable vendors.

published on : 16th April 2022

Doing my utmost to prevent attacks on judges, says Chief Justice of India

Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao praised the CJI for increasing the strength of judges in Telangana High Court from 24 to 42.

published on : 16th April 2022

Focusing on filling up vacancies of judges, infrastructure: CJI NV Ramana

CJI NV Ramana requested judicial officers to create a congenial environment for litigants who would be under a lot of stress.

published on : 15th April 2022
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