Petitioner who challenged Justice Dipak Misra's elevation as CJI should deposit Rs 5 lakh despite death of co-petitioner: SC
The Supreme Court had earlier in 2017 directed to pay a cost of Rs 10 lakh on them (jointly) but, it, however, subsequently reduced the cost to Rs 5 lakh.
The Chief Justice in his inimitable style stopped a lawyer who started singing at the fag end of the proceedings.
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.
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.
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
Aadhaar benefits are very high and governments across the world should embrace such technology, he had said in 2010.
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.
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.
The government may also further strengthen the framework relating to social media to ensure that rumours which may lead to such incidents are checked.
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.
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."
The real objective of the impeachment motion moved by the Congress is to intimidate the CJI into recusing himself from ‘sensitive’ cases
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.
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.
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.