NV Ramana: News

24 Jan 2023

Kiren Rijiju

'Grave concern': Rijiju on SC publishing IB, R&AW classified reports

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday objected to the Supreme Court making public confidential reports on judicial appointments.

Amid tussle with Centre, SC takes 16-day 'absolute' winter break

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Friday informed lawyers that there will be no Supreme Court benches available from Saturday till January 1 due to winter vacations.

Supreme Court begins historic live-stream of constitution bench proceedings

The Supreme Court on Tuesday finally started to live-stream its constitution bench proceedings for the first time.

From September 27, SC to livestream all constitutional bench proceedings

The Supreme Court (SC) has decided to live-stream all constitution bench proceedings beginning September 27, according to Hindustan Times.

Freebies need extensive hearing: SC refers case to 3-judge bench

The Supreme Court on Friday referred the matter related to promises made by various political parties and their election giveaways (freebies) to a three-judge bench led by Justice DY Chandrachud.

Centre didn't cooperate in Pegasus spyware probe, observes SC bench

The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing of the highly contentious Pegasus spyware case for four weeks after reviewing the probe committee's report.

UP, Maharashtra have highest liabilities: Freebies PIL reveals in SC

Indian states have outstanding liabilities of Rs. 59,89,360 crore as of March 31, 2021, the Supreme Court is informed in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL).

Justice Uday Umesh Lalit appointed 49th Chief Justice of India

Justice Uday Umesh Lalit has been appointed as the 49th Chief Justice of India (CJI).

NV Ramana recommends Justice Lalit as India's next chief justice

India is likely to get its only second Chief Justice (CJI) directly from the Bar nearly a month from now.

Thackeray claims original Sena with him; Shinde camp denies defection

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Shiv Sena faction led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde to redraft its response to petitions filed by the opposing Uddhav Thackeray group following the recent political turmoil in Maharashtra.

SC Collegium holds rare 75-minute meeting, mulls over next CJI

India will likely have its new Chief Justice (CJI) nearly a month from now.

Larger bench to examine constitutional aspects of Sena conflict: SC

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday said the petitions filed by the Shiv Sena and its breakaway faction raise several constitutional questions that require consideration by a larger bench.

SC judge MR Shah suffers heart attack, airlifted to Delhi

Supreme Court Judge Justice MR Shah on Thursday suffered a heart attack in Himachal Pradesh.

2019 Hyderabad Disha case accused encounter 'fake,' says SC panel

In a startling revelation, a Supreme Court-appointed commission on Friday declared the police encounter of the accused in the 2019 Disha gang-rape and murder in Hyderabad as "fake."

Pegasus row: SC grants probe panel time till June 20

The Supreme Court on Friday granted the probe panel time till June 20 to conclude the investigation and submit a report on claims that the Pegasus spyware was used to target journalists, activists, and politicians.

Sedition: Supreme Court's historic judgment puts law on hold

In a historic decision, the Supreme Court on Wednesday put a stay on exercising the sedition law.

Sedition law: 'What about pending cases?' SC asks Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Centre on whether filing sedition cases in the future would be suspended until it reexamines IPC Section 124A.

30 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi

CJI Ramana's 'Lakshman Rekha' jibe at meet with PM, CMs

Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana on Saturday said that one must be mindful of the "Lakshman Rekha" (ethical limits) while performing their duties.

Supreme Court appoints panel to probe PM Modi's security breach

The Supreme Court of India on Monday ordered the formation of a high-level committee to investigate an alleged breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security in Punjab last week.

SC orders protection of records in Modi's security breach case

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the protection of all travel records pertaining to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to Punjab which was affected by an alleged security breach.

SC denies relief to journalist for defamatory article against lawyer

The Supreme Court Friday refused to grant relief to a journalist convicted in 2015 for writing defamatory articles against a lawyer.

10 Dec 2021

Delhi

Pollution: Supreme Court asks panel to decide on relaxing curbs

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) to take a decision on relaxing restrictions imposed over the air pollution crisis in Delhi.

Ex-Punjab and Haryana HC judge appointed to monitor Lakhimpur probe

The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed Justice (retired) Rakesh Kumar Jain to oversee the ongoing probe into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.

SC proposes appointment of retired judge in Lakhimpur case probe

The Supreme Court of India has once again questioned the handling of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case where eight people had died.

23 Oct 2021

India

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.

Supreme Court: CJI-led bench to hear Lakhimpur Kheri matter today

The Supreme Court will hear a matter pertaining to the violence in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri on Thursday.

26 Sep 2021

India

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.

Centre 'cherry-picking' candidates for tribunal appointments; SC warns contempt proceedings

The Supreme Court Wednesday came down heavily on the Centre for "cherry-picking" appointments from its tribunal waitlist rather than appointing persons recommended by the Search and Selection Committees (SCSCs).

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.

18 Aug 2021

West Bengal

Pegasus: SC refuses stay on West Bengal government's inquiry panel

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused a stay on the notification issued by the West Bengal government regarding the constitution of an inquiry commission to probe the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.

India could get its first woman CJI in 2027

India is likely to get its first woman Chief Justice (CJI) around six years from now.

'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.

Pegasus: Supreme Court asks petitioners to avoid social media debates

The Supreme Court of India today asked those seeking a probe into the Pegasus scandal to avoid participating in "parallel debates" on social media.

After CJI's rebuke, CBI makes arrests over posts against judges

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said it has made two more arrests over alleged defamatory posts against Andhra Pradesh High Court judges, taking the total number of arrests in this case to five.

06 Aug 2021

Jharkhand

Supreme Court pulls up CBI over Jharkhand judge's death case

The Supreme Court of India on Friday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the alleged murder of a Jharkhand judge.

02 Aug 2021

Telangana

CJI Ramana refuses to hear Krishna river dispute, cites belongingness

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Monday said that he does not want to hear the dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana over the sharing of Krishna river waters as he "belongs to both states."

SC to hear plea seeking probe into Pegasus next week

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the petition filed by journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar seeking a probe into the Pegasus snooping scandal.

29 Jul 2021

Jharkhand

Jharkhand judge's hit-and-run 'accident' reaches SC as CCTV suggests murder

After CCTV footage indicated foul play in the "accident" that claimed the life of Judge Uttam Anand in Jharkhand, a lawyer on Thursday took up the incident before Supreme Court demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation probe.

Supreme Court orders release of activist, arrested over Facebook posts

The Supreme Court of India today ordered the release of Erendro Leichombam, a 37-year-old political activist arrested for sedition over some Facebook posts earlier this year.

17 Jul 2021

Haryana

Farmers protest in Haryana against sedition case amid high alert

Hundreds of farmers knocked down police barricades during their protest in Haryana's Sirsa district this afternoon against a sedition case and arrests made in connection to that.

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

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

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

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

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

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

CJI SA Bobde recommends Justice NV Ramana as his successor

The Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde, has recommended Justice NV Ramana as his successor, reports said on Wednesday. If confirmed, Justice Ramana will become the 48th Chief Justice of India.

Smriti Irani claims domestic violence didn't increase during lockdown

Locked down India became disastrous for some women, who had to share the same roof with their abusers round the clock. Several reports suggested that domestic violence saw a spike after March when restrictions were enforced to contain coronavirus' spread.

Nirbhaya: Convicts to be hanged tomorrow, Delhi Court rejects petitions

A day ahead of the execution of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, the Supreme Court rejected the curative petition of convict Pawan Gupta (25).

Petitions challenging Article 370 won't be referred to larger bench

The pleas challenging the government's decision to abrogate Article 370 won't be referred to a seven-judge bench, Supreme Court said on Monday.

On sister's plea challenging Omar Abdullah's detention, SC issues notice

On Friday, the Supreme Court issued notice to the administration of union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, seeking a response on the detention of former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA).

Chidambaram's custody extended to October-17, but may get home-cooked meals

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who was arrested by CBI in a dramatic fashion from his New Delhi residence on August 21, will remain in Tihar jail till October 17, a special court said on Thursday.

#Article370Revoked: SC gives time to Centre, adjourns matter till November

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre has four weeks to submit its response on a bunch of petitions challenging its decision to rescind Article 370, thanks to an order of the Supreme Court.

Ayodhya, Rafale, Article-370: SC to hear important cases next week

The Supreme Court will reopen on Monday, July 1, after its annual six-week-long summer vacation and the first week will be jam-packed with important cases.

07 May 2019

India

Explained: The glaring issues in CJI Sexual Harassment Case

One ultra-powerful man and his coterie of equally powerful men and women. One complainant with hearing disability and no lawyer by her side.

01 May 2019

India

CJI sexual harassment case: Woman walks out of inquiry panel

The former Supreme Court employee, who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual misconduct, said late Tuesday evening that she won't be part of panel probing the allegations as she is "unlikely to get justice".

28 Apr 2019

India

CJI sexual harassment case: Complainant appears before committee

The former Supreme Court employee, who leveled sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, appeared before an in-house committee to record her statement.

25 Apr 2019

India

Justice Ramana exits panel probing sexual harassment allegations against CJI

Justice NV Ramana, the third senior-most judge in Supreme Court, recused himself from the panel formed to investigate sexual harassment allegations leveled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

24 Apr 2019

India

Three-judge panel to probe sexual harassment allegations against CJI Gogoi

On Tuesday, a three-judge panel, led by Justice SA Bobde was formed to investigate the sexual harassment allegations leveled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a former staffer.

31 Jan 2019

India

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.

Child of Muslim-Hindu couple entitled to father's property: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a child born out of a marriage between a Muslim man and Hindu woman is legitimate and has rights on the father's property.

Gujarat: Wife wants husband punished for forcing oral sex

A Gujarat woman has approached the court seeking stringent action against her husband for forcing her to perform oral sex in their four years of marriage.