Whether the Centre will accept the recommendation remains to be seen, as it had spiked an earlier proposal to appoint him as chief justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
Petition against Telangana HC ban on idol immersion to be placed before Apex Court bench on September 16
A three-judge bench of the SC comprising Chief Justice of India Justice N V Ramana, Justices Surya Kanth and Hima Kohli, on Wednesday gave directions to this effect to the Apex Court’s registry.
It should also be ensured that if any stay order is given it should give reasons for staying the statutory order of the commission, the letter by Central Information Commission said.
The pleas are related to reports of alleged snooping by government agencies on eminent citizens, politicians and scribes by using Israeli firm NSO's spyware Pegasus.
The bench sharply criticised the Tribunals Reforms Bill, 2021, notified on August 13, saying it contradicted two of its judgments.
With the swearing-in of the nine new judges, the strength of the Supreme Court would rise to 33, including the CJI, out of the sanctioned strength of 34.
She said that the rape trial will not be free from prejudices in UP which is clear from the trail of incidents and hence it needs to be transferred in Delhi for the sake of justice.
The CJI also said impartiality is not an easy quality to possess or apply to the cases and a judge must make a conscious effort to cast aside biases and prejudices.
CJI also said that for becoming a society governed by the rule of law, it was necessary to “bridge the gap of accessibility to justice between the highly privileged and the most vulnerable”.
CJI terms live streaming as 'double edged' sword, advises judges not to get swayed by popular opinion
He was speaking after inaugurating the live streaming facility -- which makes it possible to watch court proceedings online -- at the Gujarat High Court through video link.
During the event, Ramana pointed out that the issue of connectivity was brought up during a recent conference with HC Chief Justices.
Supreme Court Bar Association president Vikas Singh also requested the CJI that the system of oral mentioning be restored.
Sources, privy to the development, told PTI that the Supreme Court Registry detected the fake Twitter handle with the name @NVRamanma with the name and designation of the CJI in the profile.
The SCBA and SCAORA have both requested the Chief Justice to advance the summer vacation in the wake of the rampaging second wave of coronavirus pandemic.
'Grave violation of human rights': 11 Kerala MPs write to CJI, seeks urgent hearing in Siddique Kappan case
They urged before the Chief Justice that the Malayali journalist should be shifted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences for expert medical attention.