Activist Anjali Bhardwaj through her RTI petition filed before the Supreme Court wanted copies of the agenda, decisions taken and resolutions passed in the December 12, 2018 meeting.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi, hailing from Dibrugarh in Assam, became the CJI on October 3, 2018, and demitted office on November 17 next year.
Had Justice Markandey Katju expressed 'little regret', we would not have proceeded against him: Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi
Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi has chronicled the events that had unfolded when Justice Markandey Katju had appeared in the case to argue that the judgement of the apex court was flawed.
Should not have been part of bench in hearing case on sexual harassment allegations: Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi
Ranjan Gogoi defended the procedure of the in-house panel to probe into the allegations saying that it has been there for the last 20 years.
The 1958 law is an Act of Parliament that grants special powers to Armed Forces to maintain public order in disturbed areas.
Gogoi headed a bench which delivered the verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case that gave Hindus the 2.77 acre disputed land.
As part of the security drill, additional troops have been deployed at the residences of the judges with some barricades on the roads leading to their houses.
Ayodhya town, the ground zero of the controversy, has turned into a sea of khaki as security measures have been stepped up there along with many other towns and cities across Uttar Pradesh.
Earlier, the apex court had issued show-cause notices to two persons, including an 88-year-old retired government servant N Shanmugam, on the contempt plea of Rajeev Dhavan.
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra holds talks with them for second time in three days; buys time to consider proposals
CJI Dipak Misra held a meeting with four senior-most SC judges to resolve issues raised by them during a press conference on January 12.
This position was apparently made clear to the CJI when he had a meeting with the four judges on Tuesday in a bid to find a resolution to the issue.
Under pressure to take the initiative to resolve the deadlock, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Tuesday took the first concrete step by holding a meeting with four other members of the Collegium.
On whether he had a meeting or spoke with any of the four judges or the CJI, Venugopal said, "Nothing of that sort has happened".
The day began with the customary assembling of judges at 10 am in the lounge for tea after which they went to their respective courtrooms.