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.
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.
He will assume charge on August 27 after incumbent N V Ramana demits office the day before.
If appointed, Justice Lalit will become the second CJI who was directly elevated to the apex court Bench from the Bar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CJI says actor-turned-politician didn’t get due recognition though he made immence contribution to cinema
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.
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.
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.
PIL has served a lot of public interest. However, it is sometimes being misused to stall projects or pressurize public authorities. added the CJI
Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan had a busy day in the national capital on Monday.
In his address, CJI Ramana said Tamilians take great pride in their language, food, and culture.
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.
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,
The CJI noted that during the pandemic, many junior advocates had lost their livelihood and had turned into auto drivers and vegetable vendors.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao praised the CJI for increasing the strength of judges in Telangana High Court from 24 to 42.
CJI NV Ramana requested judicial officers to create a congenial environment for litigants who would be under a lot of stress.