SC judges mutiny

Not much headway in resolving Supreme Court judges' crisis

Sources said some of the judges are holding informal parleys in a bid to resolve the crisis in the wake of the virtual revolt by the four judges against Chief Justice Dipak Misra.

published on : 19th January 2018

Karni Sena to appeal for a total ban on 'Padmaavat' before a Supreme Court double-bench

Even as the apex court paved the way for a nationwide release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat", the film's chief opponents Shri Rajput Karni Sena said they will appeal against the order.

published on : 18th January 2018

SC judges mutiny: Executive threatening judiciary's independence, says CPI(M)

There is every danger of the Indian judiciary's independence being compromised by the pressure tactics adopted by the executive, the Communist Party of India-Marxist has said.

published on : 18th January 2018

CJI Dipak Misra sets up five-judge constitution bench sans rebel SC judges, to hear major issues

None of the four judges -- Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, M B Lokur and Kurian Joseph, feature in the list of members of the 5-judge constitution bench.

published on : 15th January 2018

Supreme Court judges' revolt: CJI Dipak Misra assures Bar Council that crisis will be sorted out soon

BCI chairman Manan Kumar Mishra who met the Chief Justice today at his residence also met justices Chelameshwar, Lokur, and Joseph, who also gave an assurance that the crisis will be resolved.

published on : 14th January 2018

SC Judges mutiny: SCAORA urges judges to resolve differences internally

Yesterday, four senior judges--Justices Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, M B Lokur and Jurian Joseph--had mounted a virtual revolt against the chief justice.

published on : 13th January 2018

SC judges mutiny: Supreme Court Bar Association expresses grave concern, seeks Full Court reference on crisis

The SCBA executive committee held an emergent meeting and unanimously adopted two resolutions on the crisis facing the top judiciary.

published on : 13th January 2018

Bar Council of India forms 7-member team to meet Supreme Court judges barring top 5

The Bar Council of India today formed a seven-member team to meet all judges of the Supreme Court, barring the five seniormost judges, to discuss the present crisis in the apex court.

published on : 13th January 2018

SC judges mutiny: Congress questions PM Modi for sending his Principal Secretary to CJI Dipak Misra

Congress asked Modi why he sent his Principal Secretary to Misra's residence a day after four senior judges told the media that all was not well with the Supreme Court.

published on : 13th January 2018

Supreme Court crisis will be settled: Attorney General KK Venugopal

Attorney General KK Venugopal expressed the hope that the crisis in the top judiciary following a revolt by four Supreme Court judges would be "settled".

published on : 13th January 2018

SC judges mutiny: Holding presser for minor issue of roster is saddening, says Bar Council of India

Bar Council of India Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra said the matter should have been sorted out internally rather than bringing it on a public platform.

published on : 13th January 2018

Supreme Court judges mutiny: Acted in interest of judiciary, justice, says Kurian Joesph

The apex court senior judge rejected suggestions that he had violated discipline and expressed the hope that it will bring in more transparency in the court's administration.

published on : 13th January 2018

Don’t want it said 20 years later we did not take care of Supreme Court: Justice Jasti Chelameswar

A letter, written two months ago, released subsequently by the judges raised questions on the justice delivery system and the allocation of cases.

published on : 13th January 2018

SC judges mutiny: Issues raised by judges extremely important, needed to be looked into carefully, says Rahul Gandhi

Special CBI judge B H Loya, who was hearing the high- profile Sohrabuddin Seikh encounter case, had allegedly died under mysterious circumstances in 2014.

published on : 12th January 2018

Judge Loya's suspicious death: I was pressurised to withdraw plea in SC, says Congress leader Tehseen Poonawalla

Tehseen Poonawalla said he had told the senior advocate that he will not withdraw the petition as 'I have full belief in the institution.'

published on : 12th January 2018
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