17 Mar 2020
In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government nominated former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha, four months after he retired from the top post.
17 Nov 2019
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.
30 Dec 2018
2018 wasn't devoid of political action. As it nears an end, dynamics in Indian politics have changed.
31 Jul 2018
The SC has dismissed a petition seeking a review of its April ruling in the Judge BH Loya death case, reiterating again that he died a natural death.
20 Jul 2018
Three months after the government passed over Uttarakhand HC Judge KM Joseph's name for elevation to the SC, the Collegium has reiterated his name again.
06 Jul 2018
The Chief Justice of India (CJI) is the master of roster, a two-judge SC bench iterated, dismissing a petition by former law minister Shanti Bhushan.
22 Jun 2018
Supreme Court (SC) Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who caused a ripple by rebelling against the Chief Justice earlier this year, retired today.
12 May 2018
The Congress has dropped its plans to legally pursue the impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra, with two of its MPs withdrawing their petition in the SC.
11 May 2018
The SC collegium has decided in principle to send back Uttarakhand HC Judge KM Joseph's name to the Center for elevation to the SC.
09 May 2018
In a surprise move, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who has been taking on Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra over his alleged abuse of power, has refused to attend his own farewell ceremony.
08 May 2018
A five-judge bench, excluding the top five judges of the SC, has dismissed a petition by the Congress challenging Rajya Sabha (RS) Chairman Venkaiah Naidu's rejection of its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.
07 May 2018
The Congress seems determined to take its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to its logical conclusion.
26 Apr 2018
The government and judiciary are heading towards a fresh row; yesterday, in an unusual move, it cleared one name recommended by the collegium, keeping the other on hold.
24 Apr 2018
The Supreme Court (SC) saw some charged minutes yesterday after the vice president's rejection of the impeachment motion against the chief justice (CJI).
23 Apr 2018
In a significant but not entirely unexpected blow to the opposition, Vice President and Rajya Sabha (RS) Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has rejected its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.
20 Apr 2018
The Opposition has submitted a notice for impeachment of Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman, Venkaiah Naidu.
19 Apr 2018
The SC has dismissed a petition for an independent probe in the death of Special CBI Judge BH Loya, who was found dead amid "suspicious" circumstances, his family claimed.
16 Apr 2018
The Supreme Court has today dismissed a PIL challenging the perks, including pension and travel allowances, given to former Parliamentarians.
15 Apr 2018
Reiterating his demand for an independent judiciary, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the second seniormost judge in the SC, said it is important "if we want our grandchildren to stay with dignity."
13 Apr 2018
Days after refusing to frame rules regarding allocation of cases by the Chief Justice (CJI), the SC has agreed to hear a similar plea.
12 Apr 2018
A day after an SC bench ruled the Chief Justice (CJI) has the authority to allot cases, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the second seniormost judge, declined to hear a petition challenging CJI's role as 'Master of Roster.'
10 Apr 2018
The Supreme Court has put an end to a three-year-long ordeal of Ravi, a Dalit from Baghpat district of UP, by clearing him of rape charges.
08 Apr 2018
A press-conference called by the four seniormost SC judges in January, where they made public several grievances against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra, was unprecedented.
28 Mar 2018
In January, in an unprecedented move, the four senior-most judges of the SC went public with a series of complaints against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.
23 Jan 2018
Forgetting the crisis within their own party, CPI(M) wants to blow out fires elsewhere. Claiming that the crisis among the SC judges is far from over, CPI(M) is in talks with other opposition parties to bring an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra during Budget session.
22 Jan 2018
On the first hearing on Judge BH Loya's death, the SC said aspersions shouldn't be cast on BJP president Amit Shah, who isn't a party in the case.
20 Jan 2018
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra will hear PILs seeking independent probe into the death of CBI judge BH Loya.
18 Jan 2018
After days of stalemate, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra held a meeting with the four senior-most judges: Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph. The meeting lasted for about 10-15 minutes and no other judge was present.
17 Jan 2018
Five days after the four senior-most judges of the SC rebelled against the CJI, he has finally extended an olive branch towards them.
16 Jan 2018
Hours after Attorney General (AG) KK Venugopal claimed the rift between SC judges had been "settled," the court released a list of seven key cases to be heard by a Constitution bench.
15 Jan 2018
CBI Judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's 'suspicious' death was one of the reasons that triggered a rebellion by four SC judges, a first in India.
13 Jan 2018
Yesterday, four SC judges held a press conference raising objections to the way the chief justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra was running the judiciary. In a first, they urged the nation to safeguard the SC's independence. Their dissidence revealed the schism among the SC's senior-most judges.
12 Jan 2018
The Supreme Court has said the mysterious circumstances surrounding special CBI judge BH Loya's death is indeed a "serious matter." Judge Loya was hearing the controversial Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case when he "mysteriously" expired.
12 Jan 2018
In an extraordinary development, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the second senior-most SC judge, raised questions on the court's freedom and integrity that he alleged have been thrown into uncertainty.
06 Sep 2017
Less than a month after a 10-year-old rape survivor was forced to give birth to her rapist's child, the SC has allowed a pregnant 13-year-old alleged victim to undergo an abortion.
24 Aug 2017
The SC has had two momentous days. Yesterday, it struck down the practice of triple talaq, marking a milestone in the fight for women's rights.
19 Jul 2017
While hearing petitions on whether privacy is a fundamental right under the Indian Constitution, a nine-judge Supreme Court bench observed 'right to privacy' was not absolute.