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Dipak Misra

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

Bhima-Koregaon case: Activists arrested not for dissent but for Maoist links, says SC

Justice A M Khanwilkar read out the verdict for himself and the CJI, while Justice D Y Chandrachud said he was unable to agree with the view of the two judges.

published on : 28th September 2018

Supreme Court decriminalises adultery, says husband not master of wife

CJI, who wrote the judgement for himself and Justice Khanwilkar, said adultery dents the individuality of women and it is not a crime in countries like China, Japan and Australia.

published on : 27th September 2018

Aadhaar verdict: Ten key points you must know about judgement

Aadhaar constitutionally valid said the five-judge Supreme Court bench comprising of Justice Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan, Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A M Khanwilkar and Justice J Sikri 

published on : 26th September 2018

What Bill Gates had to say in defence of Aadhaar

Aadhaar benefits are very high and governments across the world should embrace such technology, he had said in 2010.

published on : 26th September 2018

Section 377: Huge thumbs up for humanity, says Karan Johar on Supreme Court verdict decriminalising homosexuality

Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar has tweeted that the verdict by Supreme Court decriminalising homosexuality and abolishing part of Section 377 is a huge thumbs up for humanity and equal rights.

published on : 6th September 2018

Section 377 verdict: Supreme Court legalises homosexuality

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and comprising Rohinton Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra pronounced the verdict.

published on : 6th September 2018

Centre considers idea of bringing law to curb mob lynching in the country

The government may also further strengthen the framework relating to social media to ensure that rumours which may lead to such incidents are checked.

published on : 19th July 2018

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

CJI says Centre within its right to send back recommendation for reconsideration; refuses to stay appointment of Indu Malhotra as SC judge

Supreme Court refused to stay Presidential warrant appointing senior woman lawyer Indu Malhotra as an apex court judge and termed the plea of advocates on it as "unimaginable."

published on : 26th 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

Venkaiah Naidu acted in a hurried manner: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on CJI impeachment notice

Venkaiah Naidu today rejected the unprecedented impeachment notice given by Opposition parties, led by the Congress, against CJI Dipak Misra, saying it lacked substantial merit.

published on : 23rd 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 row: CJI Dipak Misra, other judges sat at 10.45 am to undertake court proceedings

CJI Misra, who usually holds his court at 10.30 AM, entered the courtroom almost 15 minutes late and started hearing lawyers who wanted their petitions to be listed for urgent mentioning.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Congress to approach Supreme Court after Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu rejects CJI impeachment motion

The quick decision came a day after Naidu held consultations with experts on the merits of the impeachment motion submitted before him on Friday.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu rejects Opposition's impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra

Seven opposition parties led by the Congress had last week moved a notice before him for impeachment of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) on five grounds of "misbehaviour".

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
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