Articles about Chief Justice of India

CJI Ramana, sharing stage with Law Minister, criticizes judicial infrastructure

23 Oct 2021

CJI Ramana, sharing stage with Law Minister, criticizes judicial infrastructure

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Saturday raised concerns about the judicial infrastructure in India.

We need 50% reservation for women in judiciary: CJI Ramana

26 Sep 2021

We need 50% reservation for women in judiciary: CJI Ramana

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Sunday said that women are entitled to a 50% reservation in the judiciary, calling it their right.

Will pass order without Centre's affidavit: SC reserves Pegasus judgment

13 Sep 2021

Will pass order without Centre's affidavit: SC reserves Pegasus judgment

The Supreme Court Monday reserved interim orders on a batch of petitions in the Pegasus surveillance case.

Nine new judges administered oath of office by CJI

31 Aug 2021

Nine new judges administered oath of office by CJI

Nine new judges, including three women, were on Tuesday administered oath of office as judges of the Supreme Court, taking its strength to 33.

'Sorry state of affairs,' says CJI Ramana on Parliamentary debates

15 Aug 2021

'Sorry state of affairs,' says CJI Ramana on Parliamentary debates

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Sunday lamented the poor quality of lawmaking and Parliamentary debates in the country.

CJI terms sedition law 'colonial'; asks Centre about its necessity

15 Jul 2021

CJI terms sedition law 'colonial'; asks Centre about its necessity

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed concern about the rampant misuse of India's sedition law, Indian Penal Code 124(A).

CJI cites 'rule of law'; Centre's CBI chief picks dropped

25 May 2021

CJI cites 'rule of law'; Centre's CBI chief picks dropped

Two of the Centre's top picks for the post of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director were reportedly dropped as Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana cited a rule of law pertaining to their retirement.

Actively considering live-streaming Supreme Court proceedings: CJI NV Ramana

13 May 2021

Actively considering live-streaming Supreme Court proceedings: CJI NV Ramana

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Thursday said that he was actively considering a proposal to start live-streaming the proceedings of the Supreme Court.

Justice NV Ramana sworn in as Chief Justice of India

24 Apr 2021

Justice NV Ramana sworn in as Chief Justice of India

Justice NV Ramana was sworn in as the 48th Chief Justice of India (CJI) this morning.

Leaving with satisfaction, I did my best: CJI Bobde

23 Apr 2021

Leaving with satisfaction, I did my best: CJI Bobde

Outgoing Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde on Friday said that he was leaving the Supreme Court with happiness, goodwill, and very fond memories, and the satisfaction of having done his best.

Justice NV Ramana appointed Chief Justice of India by President

06 Apr 2021

Justice NV Ramana appointed Chief Justice of India by President

Justice NV Ramana has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Landmark judgments of NV Ramana, recommended to be next CJI

24 Mar 2021

Landmark judgments of NV Ramana, recommended to be next CJI

Chief Justice of India SA Bobde on Wednesday recommended Justice NV Ramana as his successor after he retires.

Completely misreported, says CJI Bobde on 'marry rape victim' remark

08 Mar 2021

Completely misreported, says CJI Bobde on 'marry rape victim' remark

Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde on Monday defended his controversial remarks made at a hearing of a rape case last week.

Attempts to destabilize Andhra Pradesh government: CM Reddy to CJI

11 Oct 2020

Attempts to destabilize Andhra Pradesh government: CM Reddy to CJI

In a rare letter to the Chief Justice of India, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has accused Justice NV Ramana of the Supreme Court of conspiring against his state government.

CJI Bobde, top judges, being monitored by Chinese firm: Report

15 Sep 2020

CJI Bobde, top judges, being monitored by Chinese firm: Report

A Chinese firm is reportedly keeping a close watch on 30 Indian judges, including the Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde.

CJI Bodbe snapped astride a limited-edition Harley-Davidson; photos go viral

29 Jun 2020

CJI Bodbe snapped astride a limited-edition Harley-Davidson; photos go viral

Pictures of Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad Bobde astride a Harley-Davidson Limited Edition CVO 2020 have gone viral on the social media.

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde sworn in as 47th CJI

18 Nov 2019

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde sworn in as 47th CJI

On Monday, Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde took oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India.

CJI Gogoi retires: Here's a look at his eventful tenure

17 Nov 2019

CJI Gogoi retires: Here's a look at his eventful tenure

Justice Ranjan Gogoi retired on Sunday as the Chief Justice of India. Punctuated by a series of landmark judgments, Gogoi's 13-month tenure was as consequential, as it was controversial.

Chief Justice of India comes under RTI Act: Supreme Court

13 Nov 2019

Chief Justice of India comes under RTI Act: Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court observed that the office of Chief Justice of India is a public authority and hence falls under the purview of the transparency law, Right to Information Act (RTI).

Justice Bobde will take oath as next CJI in November

29 Oct 2019

Justice Bobde will take oath as next CJI in November

On Tuesday, President Ram Nath Kovind approved a warrant appointing Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde as the next Chief Justice of India.

CBI works well when dealing with apolitical cases: CJI Gogoi

14 Aug 2019

CBI works well when dealing with apolitical cases: CJI Gogoi

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Tuesday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should be free from administrative control.

CJI sexual-harassment case: Complainant's husband, brother-in-law get their jobs back

20 Jun 2019

CJI sexual-harassment case: Complainant's husband, brother-in-law get their jobs back

In a recent development, the husband and brother-in-law of the woman, who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, got their jobs back.

SC panel gives clean chit to CJI in sexual-harassment case

06 May 2019

SC panel gives clean chit to CJI in sexual-harassment case

The Supreme Court in-house committee, which was probing a case of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, submitted its report today, giving the CJI a clean chit.

Everything wrong with CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case

05 May 2019

Everything wrong with CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case

The Supreme Court of India has become the center of controversy ever since a former employee of the apex court leveled allegations of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

Chowkidar chor hai: Rahul tells SC he regrets his comments

22 Apr 2019

Chowkidar chor hai: Rahul tells SC he regrets his comments

In what is sure to be used by BJP this election season, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he regretted the comments he made on Rafale, which he attributed to the Supreme Court.

Petition in SC challenges Madras HC order to ban TikTok

08 Apr 2019

Petition in SC challenges Madras HC order to ban TikTok

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against the Madras High Court's interim order calling for a ban on downloading the famous media app, TikTok.

#AyodhyaDispute: SC reserves orders to refer Ayodhya case to mediator

06 Mar 2019

#AyodhyaDispute: SC reserves orders to refer Ayodhya case to mediator

The Supreme Court has begun the crucial hearing on the decades-old Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid Ayodhya land dispute case, days after suggesting "mediation" to resolve the issue.

Man impersonates CJI Ranjan Gogoi, calls two HC judges

18 Feb 2019

Man impersonates CJI Ranjan Gogoi, calls two HC judges

In a worrisome news, an unidentified man made calls to two High Court judges impersonating as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, recently.

#AyodhyaDispute: CJI Gogoi reconstitutes Ayodhya bench; hearing on 29 January

25 Jan 2019

#AyodhyaDispute: CJI Gogoi reconstitutes Ayodhya bench; hearing on 29 January

The Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has reconstituted the bench hearing the politically sensitive Ayodhya case by inducting Justices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer.

SC's 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear #AyodhyaCase on 10 January

08 Jan 2019

SC's 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear #AyodhyaCase on 10 January

Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has set up a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear the Ayodhya land dispute case from 10 January.

SC to hear PIL questioning #AyodhyaVerdict delay on 4 January

24 Dec 2018

SC to hear PIL questioning #AyodhyaVerdict delay on 4 January

The Supreme Court on Monday has reportedly agreed to hear on 4 January a PIL questioning the delay in judgment on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue.

You can't dismiss petitions in haste, Attorney General tells CJI

12 Nov 2018

You can't dismiss petitions in haste, Attorney General tells CJI

Attorney General KK Venugopal, on Monday, told Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi that it wasn't appropriate for the bench to dismiss petitions without a proper hearing, Live Law reports.

#AyodhyaRamMandir: 'Hindus losing patience, anything can happen,' says BJP Minister

29 Oct 2018

#AyodhyaRamMandir: 'Hindus losing patience, anything can happen,' says BJP Minister

Demanding a law for the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Union Minister Giriraj Singh warned that Hindus are now losing patience.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as next CJI: Details here

03 Oct 2018

Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as next CJI: Details here

Being the first Chief Justice of India from North-East, Justice Ranjan Gogoi has taken the oath a while back.

CJI-Designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi praises outgoing CJI Dipak Misra

01 Oct 2018

CJI-Designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi praises outgoing CJI Dipak Misra

Chief Justice of India-Designate, Justice Ranjan Gogoi, today praised the outgoing CJI Dipak Misra saying that his greatest contribution has been to civil liberties, and cited his recent verdicts in this regard.

Put knowledge capital to help poor, needy: CJI Dipak Misra

16 Sep 2018

Put knowledge capital to help poor, needy: CJI Dipak Misra

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra Sunday advised the graduating law students to put their knowledge capital and skills to help the poor and needy.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Kovind

13 Sep 2018

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Kovind

On Thursday, Justice Ranjan Gogoi was appointed the Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Beyond Section 377: Looking at prominent judgment of CJI Misra

06 Sep 2018

Beyond Section 377: Looking at prominent judgment of CJI Misra

Heading a constitutional bench which read down Section 377 of the IPC, CJI Dipak Misra scripted history.

#RainbowTakesOver: Looking at judge's statements on landmark Section 377 judgement

06 Sep 2018

#RainbowTakesOver: Looking at judge's statements on landmark Section 377 judgement

The five-judge bench unanimously read down Section 377 of the IPC making 'Pride' the color of the season.

#LandmarkJudgement: Supreme Court rules homosexuality is no more a crime

06 Sep 2018

#LandmarkJudgement: Supreme Court rules homosexuality is no more a crime

In a landmark judgement, the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday scrapped IPC Section 377 which made gay sex 'unnatural'.