Former CJI TS Thakur to monitor probe against CG Power
“Justice Thakur will independently monitor the probe. Since there are three separate probes going on and with the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) also stepping in, getting an independent person of repute was important to lend credibility to the whole exercise,” said one of the people.
AMU students send memorandum to CJI Bobde to declare CAB unconstitutional
More than a thousand students and teachers participated in a protes...
SC refuses to order protection for women at Sabarimala Shrine
The Supreme Court denied to pass any orders on a plea of two women seeking secu...
CAB shows BJP’s ignorance about Assamese sensitivities: Tarun Gogoi
My government proposed NRC for a different reason and with a different approach. It was mainly to expose BJP’s allegations that there were 50-60 lakh illegal (Muslim) immigrants in Assam and also to find out the exact number of foreigners, says former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi.
CJI asks lawyers to mention cases for urgent hearing before SC Registrar instead of first court
Justice Bobde, who succeeded Justice Gogoi on November 18 as the 47th CJI, has so far been lenient with mentioning of cases for urgent hearing by lawyers at the start of day's proceedings at 10.30 AM. Lawyers usually mention their cases for urgent listing and hearing before the first court of the Supreme Court, presided over by the CJI.
As anti-CAB protests rock North Eeast, Congress says situation akin to Jammu & Kashmir, slams BJP
The Congress said that these protests, which, according to officials, claimed at least two lives in Assam on Thursday, are "spontaneous" and are not linked to any political party. The Congress also accused the government of asking the media not to show the "real picture" in the northeast.
CAB dangerous for Assam, will adversely affect North-East: Tarun Gogoi
The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the national capital on December 09. CAB had been tabled in the Lower House fo...
Justice can never be instant, loses its character when it becomes revenge: CJI
In the backdrop of gunning down of the four accused by Telangana police in an encounter, Chief Justice of India S A Bobde said that the recent events in the country have shaken the firm position of justice system as justice must never ever take the form of revenge and justice loses its character if it becomes revenge.
Judges' presser last year 'nothing more than' self-correcting measure: CJI
"I believe the institution (judiciary) must correct itself and indeed it did during the time when the much-criticised press conference was held. It was nothing more than a self-corrective measure and I do not wish to justify it," Justice Bobde said during the inauguration of a new building of the Rajsthan High Court.
Supreme Court dismisses pleas seeking review of Nov 9 Ayodhya case verdict
Five review pleas filed were filed against the apex court's November 9 judgement. One petition was filed by the Muslims parties and one by a group of intellectuals. The Nirmohi Akhara, which was ousted as the sebait, or a caretaker, and instead given a single-member representation in any trust or body which would be set up to build a Ram temple at the site, had also filed a review of the ruling.
Are we heading towards society of lawlessness? Ex-CJI over rape-murder incidents, Hyderabad encounter
Citing the rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad and the killing of the accused in police encounter, former Chief Justice of India R M Lodha on Tuesday said the country is struggling to protect human rights of citizens and such crimes reflect the "deep malice" that has crept in the society.
Supreme Court to hear review pleas in Ayodhya Case today
Among the reviews listed for Thursday are five review pleas filed by the Muslims parties and one by a group of intellectuals. The Nirmohi Akhara, which was ousted as the sebait, or a caretaker, and instead given a single-member representation in any trust or body which would be set up to build a Ram temple at the site, has also sought a review of the ruling.
NSA Ajit Doval lauds UP govt for maintaining peace, harmony post Ayodhya verdict
Settling the fractious issue that goes back more than a century, the Supreme Court on November 9 backed the construction of a Ram temple by a government trust at the disputed site in Ayodhya and ruled that an alternative five-acre plot must be found for a mosque in the Hindu holy town.
Justice not justice if it's revenge: CJI Sharad Arvind Bobde on Telangana encounter
CJI Sharad Arvind Bobde reacts to the debate, a day after the Hyderabad encounter. ‘Justice is not justice if it is revenge,’ says CJI Shara...
6 new judges to take bench strength at Bombay High Court to 71
The Supreme Court had taken into account that three judicial officers of the eight recommended by the Bombay High Court had crossed the prescribed age limit. However, the SC found Debadwar, Tavade and Kulkarni fit for elevation, keeping in view their excellent service records and the need for more judges, given the increasing pendency of cases.
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