Articles about Jasti Chelameswar
17 Mar 2020
Justice Lokur on Gogoi's RS nomination: Has last bastion fallen?
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
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.
30 Dec 2018
#ThatWas2018: RaGa's hug to Biplab Deb's logic, looking at political-controversies
2018 wasn't devoid of political action. As it nears an end, dynamics in Indian politics have changed.
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.
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.
31 Jul 2018
SC refuses to review its order in controversial Loya death-case
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
Defying Centre, Collegium re-proposes KM Joseph's elevation as SC judge
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
CJI 'master of roster,' consultation with collegium not necessary: SC
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
Justice Chelameswar, one of India's boldest judges, retires
Supreme Court (SC) Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who caused a ripple by rebelling against the Chief Justice earlier this year, retired today.
12 May 2018
Congress ends war for CJI's impeachment, will drop matter legally
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
SC-collegium to re-suggest Joseph for SC elevation, but with others
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
Breaking from tradition, Justice Chelameswar won't attend own farewell function
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
SC dismisses Congress petition related to impeachment of Chief Justice
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
Congress reaches SC, demanding re-look into CJI impeachment motion
The Congress seems determined to take its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to its logical conclusion.
26 Apr 2018
Indu Malhotra becomes SC judge while KM Joseph remains on-hold
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
No impeachment for CJI, SC-judges form team to discuss issues
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
Rajya Sabha Chairman Naidu rejects opposition's impeachment motion against CJI
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
Opposition submits impeachment motion against CJI to Vice-President
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
'Judge Loya died of natural causes': SC refuses independent probe
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.
18 Apr 2018
SC reserves verdict on Sidhu's plea in 1988 road-rage case
The Supreme Court today reserved its judgment on the appeal filed by cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu challenging the Punjab and Haryana High Court verdict convicting and sentencing him to three years in jail in a 1988 road rage case.
16 Apr 2018
SC dismisses PIL against pension, benefits to former MPs
The Supreme Court has today dismissed a PIL challenging the perks, including pension and travel allowances, given to former Parliamentarians.
15 Apr 2018
Nobody is safe if judiciary isn't independent: Justice Chelameswar
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
SC agrees to hear petition to regulate powers of CJI
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
'Don't want my order reversed': SC-judge dismisses plea challenging CJI-powers
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
SC clears man of rape-charges after Khap falsely implicates him
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
Hope anti-CJI press conference doesn't hamper Justice Gogoi's elevation: Chelameswar
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
Opposition starts India's first impeachment motion against a Chief Justice
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
CPI(M) considering impeachment motion against CJI
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
Loya death: Don't cast aspersions on Amit Shah, says SC
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
CJI Dipak Misra-led bench to hear Judge Loya case
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
SC crisis: Chief Justice Dipak Misra meets four dissenting judges
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
With senior judges' intervention, SC rift heads towards resolution
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
SC rift 'settled'? No rebel judge to hear key cases
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
Loya's son denies allegations, rebel SC judges return to court
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
Attorney General: Unity among SC judges will return
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
SC: Issue of CBI Judge BH Loya's death is serious
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 a first, judges urge nation to save Supreme Court
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.
11 Nov 2017
Drama in SC: CJI Misra overturns order on judges' bribery-case
In an unprecedented move, Chief Justice Dipak Misra-led five-judge SC bench nullified a previous order in a corruption case against judges.
06 Sep 2017
SC allows 13-year-old rape survivor to abort pregnancy
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
Privacy is a fundamental right: What will change now?
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.