The Chief Justice of India, before allowing the arguments to start, suggested Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave appearing for Andhra Pradesh, "I don't want to hear this matter legally. If the matter can be settled in mediation, please do that. Otherwise, I will transfer this to another Bench."
A petitioner was feeling uncomfortable speaking in English while arguing. Then, Chief Justice N. V. Ramana started talking to the woman in her mother tongue, which also happened to be the mother tongue of the CJI. The woman became comfortable and put her argument in front of the Court with ease.
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to grant relief to Swami Om's associate Mukesh Jain from filing cost of Rs five lakh imposed on him over a Public Interest Litigation filed by him, challenging the appointment of Justice Dipak Misra as the Chief Justice of India.
When Covid was sweeping across India in 2020, the Supreme Court had refused permission to organise the world famous Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri in view of crowding fears in the pandemic. The man accused in this case put out whatsapp message calling volunteers to attack CJI with shoes.
Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Vikas Singh was the first one to address the ceremonial bench, thereafter Mr. Shivaji Yadav, President SCAORA addressed the bar and bench bidding their warm farewell to Justice Ashok Bhushan.