The CJI said that he will take a call on all the issues including the mode of the hearing, and welcomed lawyers for appearing physically.
Group of senior lawyers opposes physical hearings in SC, CJI NV Ramana says he will discuss with other judges
CJI NV Ramana said that the decision to resume physical hearing has been taken after some bar bodies raised the issue.
An FIR under section 302 of the IPC has been registered against the Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra and others in the incident but no arrest has been made so far.
Three-judge bench comprising CJI Ramana and justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli would hear the matter titled 'In re violence in Lakhimpur Kheri (UP) leading to loss of life' on Oct 7, SC website read.
The remarks were made when the bench was hearing a plea filed by a suspended Addl DGP of Chattisgarh Gurjinder Pal Singh seeking protection in criminal cases.
The collegium approved the proposal for elevation of 16 names -- six judicial officers and 10 advocates -- as judges of these four high courts.
'It's a matter of right, not charity': CJI Ramana asks women lawyers to demand 50% reservation in judiciary
He said that out of 1.7 million advocates in the country only 15 per cent are women and only two per cent elected representatives in the state bar councils are women.
The constitutional aspirations will never be achieved until the most vulnerable section can enforce their rights, he said.
After the Rohini court shooting, legal professionals voice urgent need for a dedicated police force to ensure safety of the judges, litigants
The information assumes significance since the Centre had earlier offered to set up a panel on its own to look into allegations of snooping on civil society.
“When I say Indianisation, I mean the need to adapt to the practical realities of our society and localise our justice delivery system,” he said.
Justice Ramana says they must also be proactive in fuelling change.
The CJI said that Swami Vivekananda, in his address, propagated the idea of tolerance and universal acceptance.
Law Minister Rijiju said the Central government is set to introduce new legislation on mediation in the upcoming winter session of Parliament.
The Supreme Court collegium reiterated the name of advocate Amitesh Banerjee, son of former SC judge Justice UC Banerjee, for elevation as judge at Calcutta High Court.