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.
Misra tells senior advocates Indira Jaising, CU Singh, Vikas Singh that govt was well within its rights to send back name for reconsideration
Eminent jurists, ex-judges didn't find fault with Venkaiah Naidu's rejection of impeachment notice against CJI Dipak Misra
Soli Sorabjee and Fali Nariman were of the view that Congress-led opposition had no chance to succeed as issues raised in the impeachment notice against the CJI were not of "sufficient gravity".
CJI Misra, who usually holds his court at 10.30 AM, entered the courtroom almost 15 minutes late and started hearing lawyers who wanted their petitions to be listed for urgent mentioning.
Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu rejects Opposition's impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra
Seven opposition parties led by the Congress had last week moved a notice before him for impeachment of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) on five grounds of "misbehaviour".
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former finance minister P Chidambaram were among those who did not sign the impeachment notice on Friday against the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.
BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said that the impeachment move against the chief justice of India is an attempt to pressure the judiciary.
Following are the "charges of acts of misbehaviour" in the impeachment motion submitted by the opposition parties to Rajya Sabha Chairman against the CJI.
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the Opposition did not discuss its merits but just requested that "this is our motion and the number required is sufficient under the constitution.