Lakhimpur Kheri violence: The order, signed by Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary Awanish Kumar Awasthi, said the commission shall complete the enquiry within a period of two months from the date of the issue of this notification.
The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the transfer of the Chief Justices of five High Courts to other states. The Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Justice N.V. Ramana has made the recommendations on September 16.
Speaking at an event organised by the Karnataka State Bar Council to pay tributes to late Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar, who passed away on April 24 this year, the CJI said, "Very often our justice delivery poses multiple barriers for the common people.
A Supreme Court advocate, Alakh Alok Srivastava, has written to the Chief Justice of India, Justice N.V. Ramana, requesting him to take suo motu cognizance of the death of a 24-year-old rape victim, who had set herself ablaze outside the Supreme Court.
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."
Justice Bhushan was to retire on July 4 but advanced his day of retirement to July 2 due to his mother's demise. He joined the Supreme Court as a judge on May 13, 2016 and was chief justice of the Kerala High Court from 2015.