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Chief Justice Considering Live Streaming Of Supreme Court Proceedings

Jul 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

High time for de-mystifying justice delivery system, says CJI on live streaming of court proceedings

Why Not Repeal Colonial Sedition Law Used Against Gandhi, SC Asks Centre

Jul 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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.

‘Actively’ Considering Live Telecast Of SC Proceedings: CJI Ramana

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 Takes Oath As 48th Chief Justice Of India

Apr 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Justice NV Ramana was sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind in Rashtrapati Bhawan, earlier today

Leaving With Satisfaction, I Did My Best: CJI SA Bobde

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.

06 April, 2021

Justice NV Ramana Appointed Next Chief Justice Of India

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Justice NV Ramana was recommended by the outgoing CJI SA Bobde as his successor.

24 March, 2021

CJI Bobde Recommends Justice N V Ramana As His Successor

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Chief Justice Bobde is set to retire on April 23.

01 March, 2021

If You Are Willing To Marry Her, The Court Will Consider Bail Plea: SC To Rape Accused

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But on learning that the accused is already married, the court ordered him to seek regular bail

27 February, 2021

AG Venugopal Refuses Consent For Contempt Proceedings Against Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

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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.

30 November, 2020

BCCI Matter Not Listed Despite Supreme Court Order; Breather For Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah?

Soumitra Bose

Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah have been continuing as BCCI office bearers in spite of their terms ending earlier this year

08 November, 2020

AG Again Declines Request To Initiate Contempt Proceeding Against CM Reddy


Taking the consent of the law officer is a condition precedent for initiating criminal contempt against a person.


18 October, 2020

Judges Must Be Able To Withstand Pressure, Says Justice Ramana After AP CM Writes Letter To CJI


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.

11 October, 2020

Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy Complains To CJI Against Supreme Court Judge

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CM Reddy has urged the Chief Justice of India to ensure that the State’s judicial neutrality is maintained.

31 August, 2020

'I Will Respectfully Pay The Fine': Prashant Bhushan

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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.'

17 March, 2020

'Legislature, Judiciary Must Work Together For Nation-Building': Ranjan Gogoi Defends Accepting RS Nomination

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Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament, by President Ram Nath Kovind.

17 March, 2020

'Scar On Judiciary': What Ranjan Gogoi Said In 2019 On Post-Retirement Appointment Of Judges

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'There is a viewpoint that post-retirement appointment is itself a scar on judicial independence of the judiciary,' Ranjan Gogoi said.

17 March, 2020

'Has The Last Bastion Fallen?': Congress Questions Ranjan Gogoi's Rajya Sabha Nomination

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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.


16 March, 2020

Ranjan Gogoi, Former Chief Justice Of India, Nominated To Rajya Sabha By Prez Kovind

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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.

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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