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Dipak Misra

Aadhaar, Quota In Promotions, Live Streaming Of Court Proceedings: SC To Deliver Key Judgements Today

Sep 26, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

There are several other cases in which the top court will pronounce its judgements in the coming days.

SC To Deliver Verdict On Validity Of Aadhaar Today

Sep 25, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The bench will decide if the government can use it as a mandatory identification.

Lawyers Elected As Lawmakers Can Practice In Courts: SC

The bench had on July 9 reserved the order on the PIL filed by BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Upadhyay.

CJI Impeachment: SC Rejects Plea Seeking Action Against Lawyers, Says 'Leave It To Us'

Sep 20, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The plea sought a direction against Sibal, Prashant Bhushan, Shanti Bhushan and Dushyant Dave, claiming that the lawyers violated the professional conduct.

Arrest Of Scientist In ISRO Spy Case 'Unnecessary': Supreme Court

The bench awarded Rs 50 lakh compensation to 76-year-old Narayanan for being subjected to mental cruelty in the case.

11 September, 2018

SC Refuses To Interfere With J&K's DGP Appointment

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The state government on September 6 appointed Dilbagh Singh as acting police chief.

05 September, 2018

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Ban Novel 'Meesha', Says 'Craftsmanship Of Writer Deserves To Be Respected'

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A bench headed by Chief justice Dipak Misra said a book must not be read in a "fragmented manner" but as a whole.

04 September, 2018

Before Retirement, CJI Misra May Deliver Judgment In These High-Profile Cases

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The Ayodhya matter is limited to the question whether challenge to 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment would be heard by a three-judge bench or a larger bench.

04 September, 2018

New CJI-Pick Justice Gogoi Is Among 4 SC Judges Who Held Unprecedented Press Conference

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Justice Gogoi will be sworn in as the next CJI on October 3, a day after Justice Misra's tenure ends.

04 September, 2018

CJI Dipak Misra Recommends Justice Ranjan Gogoi As His Successor

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Justice Gogoi will be sworn in as the next CJI on October 3.

01 September, 2018

Justice Ranjan Gogoi To Be Next Chief Justice, Will Take Charge On Oct 3

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CJI Misra is retiring on October 2, but the day being a national holiday on account of birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, October 1 will be his last working day.

15 August, 2018

It Is Easy To Criticise But Difficult To Transform An Institution, Says CJI Dipak Misra

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The Chief Justice was delivering a speech after unfurling the national flag at the 72nd Independence Day celebrations organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA)

10 August, 2018

I Couldn’t Find Legal Basis On Which Supreme Court Modified BCCI Judgment, Says RM Lodha

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Ex-Chief Justice says he is disappointed with Thursday’s judgement that diluted some of the Lodha Committee recommendations for reforms in BCCI and its affiliated associations

30 July, 2018

Aadhaar Case: SC Declines Centre's Offer To Submit Srikrishnan Committee's Report On Data Protection

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A five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, on May 10, had reserved the verdict on the pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Centre's flagship Aadhaar scheme and its enabling 2016 law after a hearing that gone on for 38 days.

30 July, 2018

Taj Trapezium Zone: MoEF Joint Secy, Commissioner Agra Division Responsible For Maintenance, Centre Tells SC

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The Supreme Court had earlier slammed the Centre, the Uttar Pradesh government and the TTZ Authority for their failure to restore the pristine glory of the Taj Mahal.

17 July, 2018

Section 377 Hearing: Court's Duty To Strike Down Law If It Violates Fundamental Right, Says SC

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"We would not wait for the majoritarian government to enact, amend or not to enact any law to deal with violations of fundamental rights," a five-judge bench observed.

09 July, 2018

Transfer Accused In Kathua Case To Gurdaspur Jail In Punjab: SC

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A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra directed the J&K Police to file a supplementary charge sheet in the case within eight weeks.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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