The tenure of the previous chief justices of India revealed a lack of consensus among the collegium members. The new chief justice needs to take this seriously, along with other judicial issues that need to be addressed urgently to restore the credibility of the Supreme Court.
The Division bench of the Chief Justice Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan and Justice Arijit Banerjee also noticed “that the applicant was on bail throughout the trial. It is nobody’s case that the applicant jumped the bail or breached any condition of bail.”
The Counsel informed the Court that they have already made a representation to the EC and that they have appreciated it. However, the Bench, while dismissing the plea, stated, “Certainly we can do, but we don’t want to do.”
Justice Ramana’s humble beginnings have given him an insight into the suffering of the common man, which has also made him a champion of civil liberties. He has great empathy for those requiring protection of human rights. His tenure, no doubt, will be marked by compassion, expertise and wisdom.
The Sikkim High Court Chief Justice Arup Kumar Goswami has been appointed as Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court to replace Justice Maheshwari, separate Law Ministry notifications issued on Thursday said
A division Bench of Supreme Court comprising of Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud had in 2017 declined urgent hearing on the plea seeking release of the ill-fated Uphaar Theatre, observing that there is no urgency in the matter.