High time for de-mystifying justice delivery system, says CJI on live streaming of court proceedings
Asking if India still needed the colonial-era law, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana sought a Centre on pleas including the one filed by the Editors Guild of India challenging the validity of the provision.
A former journalist, Chief Justice Ramana said during the launch of an application for granting access of virtual proceedings of the Supreme Court to media persons.
Justice NV Ramana was sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind in Rashtrapati Bhawan, earlier today
Justice Bobde, who decided several key cases during his tenure including the historic Ayodhya verdict, was administered oath as the 47th CJI in November 2019 and is retiring today.
Justice NV Ramana was recommended by the outgoing CJI SA Bobde as his successor.
Chief Justice Bobde is set to retire on April 23.
But on learning that the accused is already married, the court ordered him to seek regular bail
Refusing to grant consent, Attorney General K K Venugopal noted that even though the ex-CJI's statements were strong, they only reflected his views on the ills of the judiciary.
Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah have been continuing as BCCI office bearers in spite of their terms ending earlier this year
Taking the consent of the law officer is a condition precedent for initiating criminal contempt against a person.
AP CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has levelled allegations of bias against Justice N.V. Ramana, claiming that the Andhra Pradesh High Court was being used to destabilise and topple the state government.
CM Reddy has urged the Chief Justice of India to ensure that the State’s judicial neutrality is maintained.
Prashant Bhushan, photographed holding up a Re 1 coin, announced at a press conference: 'I propose to submit to the order and respectfully pay the fine.'
Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament, by President Ram Nath Kovind.
'There is a viewpoint that post-retirement appointment is itself a scar on judicial independence of the judiciary,' Ranjan Gogoi said.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi''s tenure as judge and as CJI was marked by some controversies and allegations of sexual harassment, of which he was later cleared.
Gogoi, the first person from northeast to reach the top of the judiciary and credited for bringing the curtains down on the decades old politically and religiously sensitive Ayodhya land dispute, retired as the CJI on November 17 last year.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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