Articles about Justice AK Sikri
11 Aug 2020
Like sons, daughters have equal rights to parental property: SC
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that daughters have equal rights to the parental property, by virtue of the Hindu Succession Act, that was amended in 2005.
31 Jan 2019
Third SC judge exits case challenging acting CBI chief's appointment
On Thursday, Supreme Court Justice NV Ramana recused himself from hearing a plea challenging M Nageshwar Rao's appointment as interim CBI Chief.
24 Jan 2019
Justice Sikri recuses himself from plea challenging interim CBI-chief's appointment
Justice AK Sikri, who was part of the select panel which took the decision to transfer former CBI Director Alok Verma, on Thursday recused himself from a plea challenging the appointment of M Nageshwar Rao as the interim boss of the agency.
14 Jan 2019
Markandey Katju calls out media's lies, defends Justice Sikri
Retired Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju wrote a long post on social media slamming media for attempting to taint the image of Justice Sikri by 'sensationalizing' facts.
14 Jan 2019
The truth behind Justice AK Sikri's post-retirement 'plum job'
Justice AK Sikri, who voted in favor of the transfer of former CBI Chief Alok Verma, has declined a post-retirement job at the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT).
12 Jan 2019
Twist in Alok Verma's case: He wasn't corrupt, says SC-monitor
CBI Director Alok Verma was removed in a haste and there is no evidence of corruption against him, retired Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Patnaik, who was appointed by the apex court to supervise the Central Vigilance Commission said, IE reports.
11 Jan 2019
Ousted CBI Chief Alok Verma resigns from new post
On Friday, former CBI Chief Alok Verma, who was removed from the position on Thursday and was made the Director General of Fire Services, resigned.
11 Jan 2019
Alok Verma not "terminated": Markandey Katju reveals Justice Sikri's role
Markandey Katju, former judge of Supreme Court, wrote a post on social media on Friday explaining the role of Justice AK Sikri in the unceremonial exit of CBI Director Alok Verma.
10 Jan 2019
PM Modi led panel removes CBI boss Alok Verma, again
Less than 2 days after he was reinstated as Chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, Alok Verma was on Thursday removed from the top post by a panel led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
26 Sep 2018
Aadhaar verdict: 3 ways Supreme Court's judgment affects you
In an important judgment, the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the legality of Aadhaar program and noted it empowered the marginalized section of the society.
23 Aug 2018
SC seeks EC's response on duplicate-voters issue in MP, Rajasthan
The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Election Commission of India on pleas of Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot alleging duplication of voters in the voters' list in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
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.
19 May 2018
#KarnatakaFloorTest: 'Let us enjoy our holidays,' says Justice Sikri
"Now, let us enjoy our holidays," this is how the Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the Karnataka power row today.
18 May 2018
Laughter in courtroom; judge tells a witty-joke on Karnataka crisis
The tense, high-voltage hearing on the Karnataka crisis in the Supreme Court today witnessed lighter moments today.
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.
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.
01 Dec 2017
AI-powered legal search-engine: Millions of cases just a click away!
Artificial Intelligence is changing the world, and is being integrated into various fields like healthcare, medical diagnosis, industries, transportation, and education; so why not the field of law?
03 Jun 2017
Child marriages in India on rise; 12 million marriages recorded
12 million child marriages were recorded in India in 2001-11; 5 million victims were girls and 7 million were boys revealed a report.