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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi

Full disclosure of the appointment of judges through Collegium is unwarranted, says SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday (April 4) observed that full disclosure of the process of appointment of judges through the Collegium system is unwarranted. A...
CJI Ranjan Gogoi

“Most of the tribunals are virtually non-functional,” says CJI Ranjan Gogoi in a case...

  A constitution bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices NV Ramana, DY Chandrachud, Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Gupta today...
Supreme Court

AAP Approaches Supreme Court Seeks Larger Bench To Decide Control of Delhi

  Delhi's AAP government on Monday knocked on the Supreme Court doors again seeking constitution of a larger bench to decide the long standing issue...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

SC appoints 3 member panel for mediating Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute, gives 8 weeks...

Panel chairman former SC judge Justice FMI Kalifulla, members Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and senior advocate Sriram Panchu to begin mediation next week The Supreme...
AG KK Venugopal

AG Venugopal argues investigating Rafale deal not in national interest; SC asks should Bofors...

Attorney General’s dramatic submissions invoking national security and threat of war fail to impress bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Strident, albeit repetitive, arguments...
Dassault Rafale

Rafale review: Center tells SC, Pleas rely on stolen files covered by Official Secrets...

Petitioners seeking review of December 14 verdict say government mislead the Supreme Court, should be hauled up for perjury The Supreme Court has begun its...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Can Ayodhya dispute be sent for court-monitored mediation: SC reserves verdict

Justices SA Bobde and DY Chandrachud differ in open court on whether mediation outcome will be binding on the community at large The Supreme Court,...
Justice AK Sikri

Justice AK Sikri breaks down in Supreme Court as lawyers bid him farewell

On his last day as judge of the Supreme Court, Justice AK Sikri says working as a teacher to young lawyers will always remain...
Dassault Rafale

SC to hear review petitions against its Rafale deal verdict tomorrow

Supreme Court had recently agreed to hear in open court a clutch of petitions that had sought a review of its controversial December 14...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

SC to decide tomorrow whether to order court-monitored mediation in Ayodhya land dispute

Constitution Bench had indicated its desire to try one last attempt at mediation for resolving the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit The five-judge Constitution Bench...
Lead picture Credit: Anil Shakya

SC to set up three-judge bench to hear plea challenging laws on restitution of...

Petition challenges powers given to courts under Hindu Marriage Act and other laws to force a separated couple to stay together The Supreme Court, on...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

SC to decide tomorrow whether to order court-monitored mediation in Ayodhya land dispute

Constitution Bench had indicated its desire to try one last attempt at mediation for resolving the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit The five-judge Constitution Bench...
CBI Director Rishi Kumar

SC directs CBI Director to file affidavit detailing alleged contempt by ex-Kolkata CP Rajeev...

SC tells counsel for CBI that allegation against Kumar of tampering with evidence in Saradha chit fund scam probe serious, oral submissions not enough The...
Supreme Court

No further orders needed for protection of Kashmiri students, says SC

Supreme Court has asked the Centre and 10 State governments to file report on measures taken to ensure safety of Kashmiri students within seven...
Hindu litigant Mahant Dharamdas speaking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit hearing/Photo: Anil Shakya

Ayodhya matter adjourned for 6 weeks, SC favours one last meditation effort

Above: Hindu litigant Mahant Dharamdas speaking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit hearing/Photo: Anil Shakya Warring claimants to the disputed site fail to...
Supreme court

Action packed day in SC tomorrow; Ayodhya title suit, Article 35A and Rafale review...

Constitution bench to hear Ayodhya title suit, Rafale review petition, Article 35A pleas also in Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s court The Supreme Court is, on...
A scene after the Pulwama attack/UNI

SC dismisses plea seeking judicial probe into Pulwama terror attack

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi says the court is not inclined to hear the petition filed by advocate Vineet Dhanda seeking a probe into the...
Security forces and stone pelters fighting a pitched battle during intense clashes that erupted at Soura in Srinagar in February

SC issues notices to Centre, NHRC on plea seeking protection for jawans from stone...

Petition in Supreme Court also questions withdrawal of over 9000 FIRs against stone pelters by the Jammu & Kashmir government Amid a raging national debate...
Pulwama attack

SC directs Centre, DGPs of all States to prevent violence against Kashmiris in wake...

Union home ministry directed to issue advisories to ensure Kashmiris, minority community members across the country are not harassed The Supreme Court, on Friday (February...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

SC’s constitution bench to resume Ayodhya hearing on February 26

New five judge bench, including Justice S Abdul Nazeer, constituted by Chief Justice after Justice UU Lalit recused from hearing the case The Supreme Court’s...
L Nageswara Rao

Justice Nageswara Rao recuses, contempt plea against ex-Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar deferred to Feb...

Justice Rao had appeared as counsel for the State of West Bengal during his stint as a lawyer; new bench to be constituted by...
Supreme Court

SC raps Centre, state govt on condition of detention centers in Assam

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directs Centre to ensure that stay of foreign detainees in detention centers should be kept to minimal The Supreme Court, on...
Nageswar-Rao

Plea challenging Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI chief dismissed, SC mum on transparency

Rao’s appointment as interim CBI director for two small stints was allegedly done without consulting the selection committee for the agency’s chief The Supreme Court,...
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi

“Don’t entertain any calls in my name”, CJI Gogoi advises high court judges

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi has issued an advisory to chief justices and other judges of all high courts not to entertain...
Supreme court

SC won’t interfere to quash Modi Govt’s media advisory for not using the word...

In August last year, the Union I&B Ministry had issued an advisory to media houses asking them to refrain from using the term ‘Dalit’...
Ashwani Kumar

Need for law against custodial torture: CJI bench hears 4-hour long submission by ex-law...

Reprimanding Kumar for suggesting that the court was impatient with hearing him, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi gave him entire day to present his case Dispelling...
Supreme Court

No bail for activists in Bhima Koregaon case as SC sets aside Bombay HC...

Bombay High Court order refusing to grant 90 day extension to Maharashtra police for filing chargesheet could have helped activists get bail Five activists arrested...
Nageswar-Rao

“This is brazen”: SC fines former interim CBI chief Rao Rs 1 lakh for...

Nageswara Rao had transferred the CBI officer probing the Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case in violation of Supreme Court’s orders The Supreme Court, on Tuesday (February...
Mayawati

SC may direct Mayawati to reimburse exchequer on crores her government spent to erect...

Between 2007 and 2012 Mayawati government had spent over Rs 2600 crores on construction of parks with statues of herself and her party symbol,...
Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case

SC slams Centre, Bihar Govt in Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case, shifts trial to Delhi...

Supreme Court decision to transfer CBI officer probing the case is a violation of its orders; directs Saket court to complete trial within 6...
Adv Prashant Bhushan

SC issues contempt notice to Prashant Bhushan on Attorney General Venugopal’s plea

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta wants court to give deterrent punishment to Bhushan, Attorney General KK Venugopal disagrees The Supreme Court, on Wednesday (February 6), issued...
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Cooperate in Saradha Chit fund investigations: SC to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (Feb 5) directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to cooperate in investigations related to Saradha Chit fund scam case...
New Chief, Old CBI and Another Flashpoint

New Chief, Old CBI and Another Flashpoint

The unprecedented slugfest between the CBI and the Kolkata police chief is a result of the same old problem of political interference in key...
Central Bureau of Investigation

Former Madhya Pradesh DGP RK Shukla is new CBI Director

The selection committee mandated for appointing the CBI director finally agreed on the candidature of former Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police, Rishi Kumar...
Supreme Court

SC slaps Rs 5 lakh fine on HP Govt, UPSC over missing service records...

UPSC and Himachal Pradesh government had failed to track service records of a cop who died in 2015; his wife had challenged denial of...
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi

Of Continuity and Change… And a Controversy in Between

Above: CJI Ranjan Gogoi/Photo: Anil Shakya CJI Ranjan Gogoi opts for continuity in the working of the Collegium but is slowly changing how the Court’s...
Supreme Court

SC Directs Sahara’s Subrato Roy to appear in Court on Feb 28

Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi says actions of the Sahara Group in the past 6 months have not inspired the...
Section 144 At Sabarimala To End Tonight, Likely Extension As Tension Continues

Sabarimala case: Constitution Bench to hear review petitions on Feb 6

As many as 49 petitions challenging the landmark verdict allowing women entry into the Sabarimala shrine have been filed in the Supreme Court The Supreme...
CBI registers FIR against its special director Asthana against Rs 3 crore bribery allegation

SC dismisses plea challenging tainted IPS officer Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as civil aviation security...

Facing probe in a corruption case, Asthana had been moved out of the CBI but appointed director general of the Bureau of Civil Aviation...
Nageswar-Rao

After CJI and Justice Sikri, Justice Ramana too refuses to hear plea against interim...

Ball back in Chief Justice Gogoi’s court for listing petition before another bench while suspense continues over appointment of next CBI Director For the third...
CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Fresh cases to be listed for hearing within a week of filing in the...

Soon after assuming office, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had said that a new system for hearing fresh cases filed in the Supreme Court will...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Poll Vault: Centre moves SC seeking transfer of land near Ayodhya disputed site to...

Supreme Court had ordered status quo on 67.7 acres of land acquired by the central government in 1993, Modi regime says only 0.313 acres...
Supreme Court

SC issues notice to Centre on pleas challenging 10% EWS quota

Modi government given 4 weeks to reply to notice on petitions demanding that new quota for economically poor be struck down In a minor victory...

Interim CBI chief appointment: First CJI and now Justice Sikri too recuses from...

Justice AK Sikri was part of the selection committee that had decided to dismiss Alok Verma as CBI Director on January 10 Days after Chief...
Sabarimala temple

SC to hear review petitions against Sabarimala verdict after Jan 30

Justice Indu Malhotra, who dissented with the landmark verdict and is set to be on the bench hearing the review, is on medical leave The...
Supreme Court

SC dismisses PIL seeking ban on candidates with pending criminal cases from contesting polls

The Supreme Court has granted the petitioner liberty to move a similar request before the Election Commission of India The Supreme Court, on Monday (January...
Nageswar-Rao

CJI recuses himself from case challenging appointment of interim CBI chief

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had authored the verdict that reinstated Alok Verma and is part of the selection panel that will appoint the next...
Sabarimala Temple in Kerala

Provide 24X7 security to women who entered Sabarimala: SC to Kerala

Plea filed by petitioners Kanakdurga and Bindu had claimed there was a threat to their life ever since they entered the sacred shrine The Supreme...
Govt Notifies Appointment Of Two SC Judges As Controversy Rages

Govt Notifies Appointment Of Two SC Judges As Controversy Rages

Even as controversy raged over the recommendations for their elevation, the government late on Wednesday notified the appointments of Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Dinesh...
M Nageswara Rao

Supreme Court To Hear Next Week Plea Chellenging Rao’s Appointment As CBI Chief

The Supreme Court will hear next week a petition challenging M Nageswara Rao's appointment as the interim chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation...
Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri

Alok Verma’s sacking: After political uproar, Justice Sikri withdraws consent for post-retirement job

Justice Sikri had given his consent in December to be nominated by the Centre as member of the London-based Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal Amid a...
SC notice to Centre on controversial surveillance order

SC notice to Centre on controversial surveillance order

The Ministry of Home Affairs had, on December 20, issued an order allowing 10 government agencies to monitor information generated from any computer The Supreme...
Alok Verma

48 hours after reinstatement by SC, selection panel shunts out Alok Verma as CBI...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Justice AK Sikri agree on transferring Verma out, Mallikarjun Kharge gives dissent note Just two days after the Supreme Court...

CJI Gogoi nominates Justice Sikri to be part of panel that will decide Alok...

Chief Justice had authored the judgment that reinstated Verma as the CBI director but said his continuance is subject to clearance by the selection...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

CJI Ranjan Gogoi constitutes 5-judge bench to hear Ayodhya title suit, hearing on Jan...

Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana, UU Lalit and DY Chandrachud – all in line to be elevated as Chief Justice of India until 2024...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

SC reinstates Alok Verma as CBI director but he isn’t out of the woods...

Supreme Court rules that Selection Committee for the CBI director must meet within a week to decide on further orders against Alok Verma The Supreme...
Ayodhya Back To The Fore In Supreme Court On Friday

Ayodhya Back To The Fore In Supreme Court On Friday

The Ayodhya issue takes centrestage once again on Friday when a Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes up the Babri Masjid-Ram...

Alok Verma case: Arguments over, SC reserves order

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi reserves order on petition filed by CBI director with his retirement, on Jan 18, fast approaching The Supreme...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI vs. CBI: CJI Gogoi quizzes Solicitor General on decision against Alok Verma

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi poses pointed questions on why the selection panel was not consulted before removing Verma With the date of CBI director-in-exile Alok...
Supreme Court

Alok Verma case: Centre acted to save CBI’s reputation, AG tells SC

Attorney General KK Venugopal and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta make submissions to justify the Centre’s action against CBI director Alok Verma The Supreme Court resumed...

DELHI DURBAR

Din over Dinner If the famous judges’ press conference in January this year was unprecedented, then one of its key participants, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi,...
Alok Verma

Part 2: Centre, not selection panel, is the appointing authority for CBI chief, AG...

Attorney General says the job of the selection committee is limited to recommending names for post of CBI chief, government free to make its...
Supreme Court

SC could examine validity of anti-graft law amended by Modi Govt

Notice issued to Centre on petition challenging validity of Section 17A of PC Act that mandates governmental nod for inquiry against any bureaucrats The Supreme...
Alok Verma

Miffed at leaked CVC inquiry report, CJI adjourns CBI chief’s plea to Nov 29

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told counsels for all parties that they did not deserve a hearing, questioned how leaks were allowed The much awaited hearing...
Alok Verma

CBI chief Alok Verma files reply to CVC report, SC to hear his plea...

Verma has challenged the Centre’s decision to send him on leave following his bitter feud with CBI special director Rakesh Asthana CBI director Alok Verma,...
Malegaon 2008: NIA Court Charges Purohit, Six Others With Terror Conspiracy, Murder

Let Bombay HC decide validity of sanction to prosecute Lt Col Purohit: SC

Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Shrikant Purohit had moved the Supreme Court challenging the grant of sanction to prosecute him for the terror incident...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI vs. CBI: Alok Verma to file response to CVC inquiry report on Nov...

Supreme Court orders copies of CVC inquiry report to be shared with CBI director, Solicitor General and Attorney General; to hear matter on Nov...
Supreme Court

We need judges to functions; we will make state govts responsible: CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Hearing case related to delay in filling vacancies for judges, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directs State of UP to fill all vacancies in high...

Citing inordinate delay, SC dismisses CBI plea against discharge of Hinduja Bros in Bofors...

Delhi HC had, on May 31, 2005, quashed proceedings against Srichand, Gopichand and Prakash Hinduja in the Rs 64-crore Bofors kickbacks case The Supreme Court,...
Muslim Women

SC declines to entertain petition challenging Centre’s triple talaq ordinance

Senior advocate Raju Ramachandran tells court the triple talaq ordinance is a fraud on the Constitution, provisions not tenable in law The Supreme Court, on...
Supreme Court

Welcome move: 4 new SC judges sworn-in within 48 hours of collegium’s recommendation

With Justices Lokur and Joseph set to retire over the next two months, top court to still remain short of its sanctioned strength of...
Rakesh Asthana

CBI vs Asthana: CBI officer removed from probe against special director moves Delhi HC

Additional SP SS Gurm who was part of the team investigating graft cases against Asthana had been transferred by interim chief Nageswara Rao to...
Rafale-Fighter

SC asks Centre to share Rafale pricing, other necessary details with petitioners

Bunch of petitions, including those filed by former BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie have been filed in SC challenging the Rafale Deal. The...
CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov 1

SC allows “whistleblower” Sana to seek police protection; transferred CBI officer says he has...

Transferred to Port Blair by interim CBI chief, AK Bassi moves Supreme Court challenging order, also wants to testify against Asthana in graft cases Controversial...
Above Mahant Ramdas talking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title case was deferred to January 2019Photo Anil Shakya

SC to list Ayodhya matter for arguments in January 1st week

Above: Mahant Ramdas talking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title case was deferred to January 2019/Photo: Anil Shakya   The Supreme Court bench of Chief...
SC issues notice to Gautam Navlakha on plea challenging his release from house arrest

SC issues notice to Gautam Navlakha on plea challenging his release from house arrest

Delhi High Court had, earlier this month, freed Navlakha from house arrest in a case linked to the Bhima Koregaon communal clash In a setback...
CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov 1

CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov...

The CBI has also been granted additional time to reply to issues raised by its special director on FIR registered against him by the...
DELHI DURBAR

DELHI DURBAR

SHAH EN SHAH In the official hierarchy, the Chief Justice of India ranks just below the President, Vice President, Prime Minister and Governors, certainly way...
Rafale Deal

Centre files Rafale deal decision-making papers in SC

Supreme Court had earlier asked the Centre to file all papers detailing the decision making process on the Rafale Deal with Dassault Aviation The Centre...
Alok Verma

SC grants CVC 2 weeks to probe CBI director Alok Verma, restrains interim chief...

CVC enquiry to be monitored by retired Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Patnaik; top court to hear further arguments in case on November 25 The...
Supreme Court

SC dismisses 2 PILs seeking to rein in netas from vandalism, misusing religion in...

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took a stern view of both petitions, said he wasn’t inclined to entertain them The Supreme Court, on...
Plea seeking collegium for appointing Election Commissioners sent to Constitution Bench

Plea seeking collegium for appointing Election Commissioners sent to Constitution Bench

Petitioners had challenged the lack of transparency in the appointment of election commissioners and sought guidelines for the process The Supreme Court, on Tuesday (October...
SC tells strongman DP Yadav to surrender before Dehradun jail on Nov 16

SC tells strongman DP Yadav to surrender before Dehradun jail on Nov 16

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed DP Yadav serving life imprisonment in a murder case to surrender before Dehradun jail on November 16. The bench...
Sabarimala review: SC to hear pleas on November 13

Sabarimala review: SC to hear pleas on November 13

The apex court on Tuesday said that it will hear batch of petitions seeking review of the Constitution bench verdict that allowed entry of...
Supreme Court

SC takes stock on alarming vacancies in subordinate judiciary

~By Manan Malik   While keeping in view the abnormal vacancies in the subordinate judiciary at pan-India level, the Supreme Court under the provision of...
Sabarimala: Temple Board to Decide today on Stand to be taken in SC

Sabarimala: Temple Board to Decide today on Stand to be taken in SC

The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) that manages the Lord Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala will meet on Tuesday to decide on the stand it would...
Sabarimala temple closes for a month, doors still shut for women

SC to announce Sabarimala review petitions hearing dates tomorrow

The Supreme Court will decide tomorrow on the dates for hearing a clutch of review petitions against the Court’s September 28 verdict that overturned...
SC seeks details of Rafale Deal decision-making process from Centre

SC seeks details of Rafale Deal decision-making process from Centre

Supreme Court refused to issue notice to the Centre on PILs challenging the Rafale Deal, Attorney General says pleas are politically motivated In a setback...
Supreme Court

Evict ex-CMs still staying in sarkari bungalows; collect dues within 4 months: SC to...

Supreme Court says it would hold the state’s chief secretary liable if the State fails to comply with orders on eviction of VVIP squatters The...
SC rebukes strongman DP Yadav for not using bail granted to him for surgery

SC rebukes strongman DP Yadav for not using bail granted to him for surgery

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rebuked former BJP leader and strongman D P Yadav for not using interim bail granted to him by the...
SC admits fresh PIL against Rafale Deal; to be heard on Oct 10

SC admits fresh PIL against Rafale Deal; to be heard on Oct 10

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will hear the petition filed by advocate Vineet Dhanda along with a similar plea filed earlier by...
THE MORALITY PLAY

THE MORALITY PLAY

Above: Justice Ranjan Gogoi being sworn in as the CJI by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan/Photo: UNI Immediately after donning the mantle of...
SC seeks Centre’s response in faulty hip implant by Johnson and Johnson

SC seeks Centre’s response in faulty hip implant by Johnson and Johnson

~By Shaheen Parween A Supreme Court bench comprising CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, K M Joseph on September 5, sought Centre’s response...
You incited religious sentiments, don’t deserve bail: SC to scribe Abhijit Iyer-Mitra

You incited religious sentiments, don’t deserve bail: SC to scribe Abhijit Iyer-Mitra

Iyer-Mitra had accompanied sacked BJD leader Baijayant Panda on a controversial chopper ride over the Konark Sun Temple and made derogatory remarks about it The...
Sanjiv Bhatt

Supreme Court rejects plea by ex-cop Sanjiv Bhatt’s wife challenging his arrest

Former IPS officer and Narendra Modi-baiter, Sanjiv Bhatt had been arrested in early September in connection with a 22-year-old case The Supreme Court, on Thursday...
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SC allows deportation of 7 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, UN reacts sharply

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directs Assam government to ensure that the refugees are handed over to Myanmar authorities The Supreme Court, on...
Supreme Court

CJI Ranjan Gogoi announces fresh roster

Shortly after assuming office, among the first things that Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi did was to notify changes in the roster. As...
Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes over as 46th Chief Justice of India; 1st from the North East

Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes over as 46th Chief Justice of India; 1st from the...

In January this year, Justice Gogoi was among four judges who held an unprecedented press conference protesting against then Chief Justice Dipak Misra Justice Ranjan...

'Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi' - 98 News Results

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi

Full disclosure of the appointment of judges through Collegium is unwarranted, says SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday (April 4) observed that full disclosure of the process of appointment of judges through the Collegium system is unwarranted. A...
CJI Ranjan Gogoi

“Most of the tribunals are virtually non-functional,” says CJI Ranjan Gogoi in a case...

  A constitution bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices NV Ramana, DY Chandrachud, Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Gupta today...
Supreme Court

AAP Approaches Supreme Court Seeks Larger Bench To Decide Control of Delhi

  Delhi's AAP government on Monday knocked on the Supreme Court doors again seeking constitution of a larger bench to decide the long standing issue...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

SC appoints 3 member panel for mediating Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute, gives 8 weeks...

Panel chairman former SC judge Justice FMI Kalifulla, members Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and senior advocate Sriram Panchu to begin mediation next week The Supreme...
AG KK Venugopal

AG Venugopal argues investigating Rafale deal not in national interest; SC asks should Bofors...

Attorney General’s dramatic submissions invoking national security and threat of war fail to impress bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Strident, albeit repetitive, arguments...
Dassault Rafale

Rafale review: Center tells SC, Pleas rely on stolen files covered by Official Secrets...

Petitioners seeking review of December 14 verdict say government mislead the Supreme Court, should be hauled up for perjury The Supreme Court has begun its...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Can Ayodhya dispute be sent for court-monitored mediation: SC reserves verdict

Justices SA Bobde and DY Chandrachud differ in open court on whether mediation outcome will be binding on the community at large The Supreme Court,...
Justice AK Sikri

Justice AK Sikri breaks down in Supreme Court as lawyers bid him farewell

On his last day as judge of the Supreme Court, Justice AK Sikri says working as a teacher to young lawyers will always remain...
Dassault Rafale

SC to hear review petitions against its Rafale deal verdict tomorrow

Supreme Court had recently agreed to hear in open court a clutch of petitions that had sought a review of its controversial December 14...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

SC to decide tomorrow whether to order court-monitored mediation in Ayodhya land dispute

Constitution Bench had indicated its desire to try one last attempt at mediation for resolving the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit The five-judge Constitution Bench...
Lead picture Credit: Anil Shakya

SC to set up three-judge bench to hear plea challenging laws on restitution of...

Petition challenges powers given to courts under Hindu Marriage Act and other laws to force a separated couple to stay together The Supreme Court, on...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

SC to decide tomorrow whether to order court-monitored mediation in Ayodhya land dispute

Constitution Bench had indicated its desire to try one last attempt at mediation for resolving the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit The five-judge Constitution Bench...
CBI Director Rishi Kumar

SC directs CBI Director to file affidavit detailing alleged contempt by ex-Kolkata CP Rajeev...

SC tells counsel for CBI that allegation against Kumar of tampering with evidence in Saradha chit fund scam probe serious, oral submissions not enough The...
Supreme Court

No further orders needed for protection of Kashmiri students, says SC

Supreme Court has asked the Centre and 10 State governments to file report on measures taken to ensure safety of Kashmiri students within seven...
Hindu litigant Mahant Dharamdas speaking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit hearing/Photo: Anil Shakya

Ayodhya matter adjourned for 6 weeks, SC favours one last meditation effort

Above: Hindu litigant Mahant Dharamdas speaking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit hearing/Photo: Anil Shakya Warring claimants to the disputed site fail to...
Supreme court

Action packed day in SC tomorrow; Ayodhya title suit, Article 35A and Rafale review...

Constitution bench to hear Ayodhya title suit, Rafale review petition, Article 35A pleas also in Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s court The Supreme Court is, on...
A scene after the Pulwama attack/UNI

SC dismisses plea seeking judicial probe into Pulwama terror attack

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi says the court is not inclined to hear the petition filed by advocate Vineet Dhanda seeking a probe into the...
Security forces and stone pelters fighting a pitched battle during intense clashes that erupted at Soura in Srinagar in February

SC issues notices to Centre, NHRC on plea seeking protection for jawans from stone...

Petition in Supreme Court also questions withdrawal of over 9000 FIRs against stone pelters by the Jammu & Kashmir government Amid a raging national debate...
Pulwama attack

SC directs Centre, DGPs of all States to prevent violence against Kashmiris in wake...

Union home ministry directed to issue advisories to ensure Kashmiris, minority community members across the country are not harassed The Supreme Court, on Friday (February...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

SC’s constitution bench to resume Ayodhya hearing on February 26

New five judge bench, including Justice S Abdul Nazeer, constituted by Chief Justice after Justice UU Lalit recused from hearing the case The Supreme Court’s...
L Nageswara Rao

Justice Nageswara Rao recuses, contempt plea against ex-Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar deferred to Feb...

Justice Rao had appeared as counsel for the State of West Bengal during his stint as a lawyer; new bench to be constituted by...
Supreme Court

SC raps Centre, state govt on condition of detention centers in Assam

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directs Centre to ensure that stay of foreign detainees in detention centers should be kept to minimal The Supreme Court, on...
Nageswar-Rao

Plea challenging Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI chief dismissed, SC mum on transparency

Rao’s appointment as interim CBI director for two small stints was allegedly done without consulting the selection committee for the agency’s chief The Supreme Court,...
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi

“Don’t entertain any calls in my name”, CJI Gogoi advises high court judges

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi has issued an advisory to chief justices and other judges of all high courts not to entertain...
Supreme court

SC won’t interfere to quash Modi Govt’s media advisory for not using the word...

In August last year, the Union I&B Ministry had issued an advisory to media houses asking them to refrain from using the term ‘Dalit’...
Ashwani Kumar

Need for law against custodial torture: CJI bench hears 4-hour long submission by ex-law...

Reprimanding Kumar for suggesting that the court was impatient with hearing him, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi gave him entire day to present his case Dispelling...
Supreme Court

No bail for activists in Bhima Koregaon case as SC sets aside Bombay HC...

Bombay High Court order refusing to grant 90 day extension to Maharashtra police for filing chargesheet could have helped activists get bail Five activists arrested...
Nageswar-Rao

“This is brazen”: SC fines former interim CBI chief Rao Rs 1 lakh for...

Nageswara Rao had transferred the CBI officer probing the Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case in violation of Supreme Court’s orders The Supreme Court, on Tuesday (February...
Mayawati

SC may direct Mayawati to reimburse exchequer on crores her government spent to erect...

Between 2007 and 2012 Mayawati government had spent over Rs 2600 crores on construction of parks with statues of herself and her party symbol,...
Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case

SC slams Centre, Bihar Govt in Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case, shifts trial to Delhi...

Supreme Court decision to transfer CBI officer probing the case is a violation of its orders; directs Saket court to complete trial within 6...
Adv Prashant Bhushan

SC issues contempt notice to Prashant Bhushan on Attorney General Venugopal’s plea

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta wants court to give deterrent punishment to Bhushan, Attorney General KK Venugopal disagrees The Supreme Court, on Wednesday (February 6), issued...
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Cooperate in Saradha Chit fund investigations: SC to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (Feb 5) directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to cooperate in investigations related to Saradha Chit fund scam case...
New Chief, Old CBI and Another Flashpoint

New Chief, Old CBI and Another Flashpoint

The unprecedented slugfest between the CBI and the Kolkata police chief is a result of the same old problem of political interference in key...
Central Bureau of Investigation

Former Madhya Pradesh DGP RK Shukla is new CBI Director

The selection committee mandated for appointing the CBI director finally agreed on the candidature of former Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police, Rishi Kumar...
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SC slaps Rs 5 lakh fine on HP Govt, UPSC over missing service records...

UPSC and Himachal Pradesh government had failed to track service records of a cop who died in 2015; his wife had challenged denial of...
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi

Of Continuity and Change… And a Controversy in Between

Above: CJI Ranjan Gogoi/Photo: Anil Shakya CJI Ranjan Gogoi opts for continuity in the working of the Collegium but is slowly changing how the Court’s...
Supreme Court

SC Directs Sahara’s Subrato Roy to appear in Court on Feb 28

Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi says actions of the Sahara Group in the past 6 months have not inspired the...
Section 144 At Sabarimala To End Tonight, Likely Extension As Tension Continues

Sabarimala case: Constitution Bench to hear review petitions on Feb 6

As many as 49 petitions challenging the landmark verdict allowing women entry into the Sabarimala shrine have been filed in the Supreme Court The Supreme...
CBI registers FIR against its special director Asthana against Rs 3 crore bribery allegation

SC dismisses plea challenging tainted IPS officer Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as civil aviation security...

Facing probe in a corruption case, Asthana had been moved out of the CBI but appointed director general of the Bureau of Civil Aviation...
Nageswar-Rao

After CJI and Justice Sikri, Justice Ramana too refuses to hear plea against interim...

Ball back in Chief Justice Gogoi’s court for listing petition before another bench while suspense continues over appointment of next CBI Director For the third...
CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Fresh cases to be listed for hearing within a week of filing in the...

Soon after assuming office, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had said that a new system for hearing fresh cases filed in the Supreme Court will...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Poll Vault: Centre moves SC seeking transfer of land near Ayodhya disputed site to...

Supreme Court had ordered status quo on 67.7 acres of land acquired by the central government in 1993, Modi regime says only 0.313 acres...
Supreme Court

SC issues notice to Centre on pleas challenging 10% EWS quota

Modi government given 4 weeks to reply to notice on petitions demanding that new quota for economically poor be struck down In a minor victory...

Interim CBI chief appointment: First CJI and now Justice Sikri too recuses from...

Justice AK Sikri was part of the selection committee that had decided to dismiss Alok Verma as CBI Director on January 10 Days after Chief...
Sabarimala temple

SC to hear review petitions against Sabarimala verdict after Jan 30

Justice Indu Malhotra, who dissented with the landmark verdict and is set to be on the bench hearing the review, is on medical leave The...
Supreme Court

SC dismisses PIL seeking ban on candidates with pending criminal cases from contesting polls

The Supreme Court has granted the petitioner liberty to move a similar request before the Election Commission of India The Supreme Court, on Monday (January...
Nageswar-Rao

CJI recuses himself from case challenging appointment of interim CBI chief

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had authored the verdict that reinstated Alok Verma and is part of the selection panel that will appoint the next...
Sabarimala Temple in Kerala

Provide 24X7 security to women who entered Sabarimala: SC to Kerala

Plea filed by petitioners Kanakdurga and Bindu had claimed there was a threat to their life ever since they entered the sacred shrine The Supreme...
Govt Notifies Appointment Of Two SC Judges As Controversy Rages

Govt Notifies Appointment Of Two SC Judges As Controversy Rages

Even as controversy raged over the recommendations for their elevation, the government late on Wednesday notified the appointments of Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Dinesh...
M Nageswara Rao

Supreme Court To Hear Next Week Plea Chellenging Rao’s Appointment As CBI Chief

The Supreme Court will hear next week a petition challenging M Nageswara Rao's appointment as the interim chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation...
Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri

Alok Verma’s sacking: After political uproar, Justice Sikri withdraws consent for post-retirement job

Justice Sikri had given his consent in December to be nominated by the Centre as member of the London-based Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal Amid a...
SC notice to Centre on controversial surveillance order

SC notice to Centre on controversial surveillance order

The Ministry of Home Affairs had, on December 20, issued an order allowing 10 government agencies to monitor information generated from any computer The Supreme...
Alok Verma

48 hours after reinstatement by SC, selection panel shunts out Alok Verma as CBI...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Justice AK Sikri agree on transferring Verma out, Mallikarjun Kharge gives dissent note Just two days after the Supreme Court...

CJI Gogoi nominates Justice Sikri to be part of panel that will decide Alok...

Chief Justice had authored the judgment that reinstated Verma as the CBI director but said his continuance is subject to clearance by the selection...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

CJI Ranjan Gogoi constitutes 5-judge bench to hear Ayodhya title suit, hearing on Jan...

Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana, UU Lalit and DY Chandrachud – all in line to be elevated as Chief Justice of India until 2024...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

SC reinstates Alok Verma as CBI director but he isn’t out of the woods...

Supreme Court rules that Selection Committee for the CBI director must meet within a week to decide on further orders against Alok Verma The Supreme...
Ayodhya Back To The Fore In Supreme Court On Friday

Ayodhya Back To The Fore In Supreme Court On Friday

The Ayodhya issue takes centrestage once again on Friday when a Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes up the Babri Masjid-Ram...

Alok Verma case: Arguments over, SC reserves order

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi reserves order on petition filed by CBI director with his retirement, on Jan 18, fast approaching The Supreme...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI vs. CBI: CJI Gogoi quizzes Solicitor General on decision against Alok Verma

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi poses pointed questions on why the selection panel was not consulted before removing Verma With the date of CBI director-in-exile Alok...
Supreme Court

Alok Verma case: Centre acted to save CBI’s reputation, AG tells SC

Attorney General KK Venugopal and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta make submissions to justify the Centre’s action against CBI director Alok Verma The Supreme Court resumed...

DELHI DURBAR

Din over Dinner If the famous judges’ press conference in January this year was unprecedented, then one of its key participants, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi,...
Alok Verma

Part 2: Centre, not selection panel, is the appointing authority for CBI chief, AG...

Attorney General says the job of the selection committee is limited to recommending names for post of CBI chief, government free to make its...
Supreme Court

SC could examine validity of anti-graft law amended by Modi Govt

Notice issued to Centre on petition challenging validity of Section 17A of PC Act that mandates governmental nod for inquiry against any bureaucrats The Supreme...
Alok Verma

Miffed at leaked CVC inquiry report, CJI adjourns CBI chief’s plea to Nov 29

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told counsels for all parties that they did not deserve a hearing, questioned how leaks were allowed The much awaited hearing...
Alok Verma

CBI chief Alok Verma files reply to CVC report, SC to hear his plea...

Verma has challenged the Centre’s decision to send him on leave following his bitter feud with CBI special director Rakesh Asthana CBI director Alok Verma,...
Malegaon 2008: NIA Court Charges Purohit, Six Others With Terror Conspiracy, Murder

Let Bombay HC decide validity of sanction to prosecute Lt Col Purohit: SC

Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Shrikant Purohit had moved the Supreme Court challenging the grant of sanction to prosecute him for the terror incident...
CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI vs. CBI: Alok Verma to file response to CVC inquiry report on Nov...

Supreme Court orders copies of CVC inquiry report to be shared with CBI director, Solicitor General and Attorney General; to hear matter on Nov...
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We need judges to functions; we will make state govts responsible: CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Hearing case related to delay in filling vacancies for judges, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directs State of UP to fill all vacancies in high...

Citing inordinate delay, SC dismisses CBI plea against discharge of Hinduja Bros in Bofors...

Delhi HC had, on May 31, 2005, quashed proceedings against Srichand, Gopichand and Prakash Hinduja in the Rs 64-crore Bofors kickbacks case The Supreme Court,...
Muslim Women

SC declines to entertain petition challenging Centre’s triple talaq ordinance

Senior advocate Raju Ramachandran tells court the triple talaq ordinance is a fraud on the Constitution, provisions not tenable in law The Supreme Court, on...
Supreme Court

Welcome move: 4 new SC judges sworn-in within 48 hours of collegium’s recommendation

With Justices Lokur and Joseph set to retire over the next two months, top court to still remain short of its sanctioned strength of...
Rakesh Asthana

CBI vs Asthana: CBI officer removed from probe against special director moves Delhi HC

Additional SP SS Gurm who was part of the team investigating graft cases against Asthana had been transferred by interim chief Nageswara Rao to...
Rafale-Fighter

SC asks Centre to share Rafale pricing, other necessary details with petitioners

Bunch of petitions, including those filed by former BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie have been filed in SC challenging the Rafale Deal. The...
CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov 1

SC allows “whistleblower” Sana to seek police protection; transferred CBI officer says he has...

Transferred to Port Blair by interim CBI chief, AK Bassi moves Supreme Court challenging order, also wants to testify against Asthana in graft cases Controversial...
Above Mahant Ramdas talking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title case was deferred to January 2019Photo Anil Shakya

SC to list Ayodhya matter for arguments in January 1st week

Above: Mahant Ramdas talking to mediapersons after the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title case was deferred to January 2019/Photo: Anil Shakya   The Supreme Court bench of Chief...
SC issues notice to Gautam Navlakha on plea challenging his release from house arrest

SC issues notice to Gautam Navlakha on plea challenging his release from house arrest

Delhi High Court had, earlier this month, freed Navlakha from house arrest in a case linked to the Bhima Koregaon communal clash In a setback...
CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov 1

CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov...

The CBI has also been granted additional time to reply to issues raised by its special director on FIR registered against him by the...
DELHI DURBAR

DELHI DURBAR

SHAH EN SHAH In the official hierarchy, the Chief Justice of India ranks just below the President, Vice President, Prime Minister and Governors, certainly way...
Rafale Deal

Centre files Rafale deal decision-making papers in SC

Supreme Court had earlier asked the Centre to file all papers detailing the decision making process on the Rafale Deal with Dassault Aviation The Centre...
Alok Verma

SC grants CVC 2 weeks to probe CBI director Alok Verma, restrains interim chief...

CVC enquiry to be monitored by retired Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Patnaik; top court to hear further arguments in case on November 25 The...
Supreme Court

SC dismisses 2 PILs seeking to rein in netas from vandalism, misusing religion in...

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took a stern view of both petitions, said he wasn’t inclined to entertain them The Supreme Court, on...
Plea seeking collegium for appointing Election Commissioners sent to Constitution Bench

Plea seeking collegium for appointing Election Commissioners sent to Constitution Bench

Petitioners had challenged the lack of transparency in the appointment of election commissioners and sought guidelines for the process The Supreme Court, on Tuesday (October...
SC tells strongman DP Yadav to surrender before Dehradun jail on Nov 16

SC tells strongman DP Yadav to surrender before Dehradun jail on Nov 16

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed DP Yadav serving life imprisonment in a murder case to surrender before Dehradun jail on November 16. The bench...
Sabarimala review: SC to hear pleas on November 13

Sabarimala review: SC to hear pleas on November 13

The apex court on Tuesday said that it will hear batch of petitions seeking review of the Constitution bench verdict that allowed entry of...
Supreme Court

SC takes stock on alarming vacancies in subordinate judiciary

~By Manan Malik   While keeping in view the abnormal vacancies in the subordinate judiciary at pan-India level, the Supreme Court under the provision of...
Sabarimala: Temple Board to Decide today on Stand to be taken in SC

Sabarimala: Temple Board to Decide today on Stand to be taken in SC

The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) that manages the Lord Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala will meet on Tuesday to decide on the stand it would...
Sabarimala temple closes for a month, doors still shut for women

SC to announce Sabarimala review petitions hearing dates tomorrow

The Supreme Court will decide tomorrow on the dates for hearing a clutch of review petitions against the Court’s September 28 verdict that overturned...
SC seeks details of Rafale Deal decision-making process from Centre

SC seeks details of Rafale Deal decision-making process from Centre

Supreme Court refused to issue notice to the Centre on PILs challenging the Rafale Deal, Attorney General says pleas are politically motivated In a setback...
Supreme Court

Evict ex-CMs still staying in sarkari bungalows; collect dues within 4 months: SC to...

Supreme Court says it would hold the state’s chief secretary liable if the State fails to comply with orders on eviction of VVIP squatters The...
SC rebukes strongman DP Yadav for not using bail granted to him for surgery

SC rebukes strongman DP Yadav for not using bail granted to him for surgery

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rebuked former BJP leader and strongman D P Yadav for not using interim bail granted to him by the...
SC admits fresh PIL against Rafale Deal; to be heard on Oct 10

SC admits fresh PIL against Rafale Deal; to be heard on Oct 10

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will hear the petition filed by advocate Vineet Dhanda along with a similar plea filed earlier by...
THE MORALITY PLAY

THE MORALITY PLAY

Above: Justice Ranjan Gogoi being sworn in as the CJI by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan/Photo: UNI Immediately after donning the mantle of...
SC seeks Centre’s response in faulty hip implant by Johnson and Johnson

SC seeks Centre’s response in faulty hip implant by Johnson and Johnson

~By Shaheen Parween A Supreme Court bench comprising CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, K M Joseph on September 5, sought Centre’s response...
You incited religious sentiments, don’t deserve bail: SC to scribe Abhijit Iyer-Mitra

You incited religious sentiments, don’t deserve bail: SC to scribe Abhijit Iyer-Mitra

Iyer-Mitra had accompanied sacked BJD leader Baijayant Panda on a controversial chopper ride over the Konark Sun Temple and made derogatory remarks about it The...
Sanjiv Bhatt

Supreme Court rejects plea by ex-cop Sanjiv Bhatt’s wife challenging his arrest

Former IPS officer and Narendra Modi-baiter, Sanjiv Bhatt had been arrested in early September in connection with a 22-year-old case The Supreme Court, on Thursday...
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SC allows deportation of 7 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, UN reacts sharply

Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directs Assam government to ensure that the refugees are handed over to Myanmar authorities The Supreme Court, on...
Supreme Court

CJI Ranjan Gogoi announces fresh roster

Shortly after assuming office, among the first things that Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi did was to notify changes in the roster. As...
Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes over as 46th Chief Justice of India; 1st from the North East

Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes over as 46th Chief Justice of India; 1st from the...

In January this year, Justice Gogoi was among four judges who held an unprecedented press conference protesting against then Chief Justice Dipak Misra Justice Ranjan...

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