Ranjan Gogoi: News

13 Dec 2021

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TMC MPs move privilege motion against ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

A privilege notice has been issued against former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi as a result of his comments in an interview with NDTV.

Sexual harassment case: SC doesn't rule out conspiracy against ex-CJI

The Supreme Court thinks that former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, who was accused of sexual harassment by a former staffer, could have been a victim of a conspiracy.

Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took oath as a Rajya Sabha parliamentarian on Thursday, days after his nomination to the Upper House by President Ram Nath Kovind sparked a controversy.

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.

15 Jan 2020


No, liberals aren't tolerant. They prefer ideological supremacy over democracy

The world is going through a tectonic shift. The Left has been defeated across most democratic platforms, but they control academia, campuses, media houses; influence the millennials and enjoy disproportionate power.

Sabarimala review: SC grants parties three-weeks' time to file suggestions

On Monday, a nine-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court began hearing pleas relating to discrimination that women face in places of worship like Sabarimala, mosques, and Parsi temples.

30 Dec 2019


#ThatWas2019: Here's a review of 2019's landmark Supreme Court judgments

2019 has been quite the year: Narendra Modi returned to power, Jammu and Kashmir had its special status stripped, and the students of Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia triggered a nationwide movement like the Opposition never could.

Supreme Court dismisses all review pleas regarding Ayodhya judgment

After it ended decades-old Ayodhya case, the Supreme Court received a flurry of petitions seeking a review of the judgment.

Ayodhya verdict: Muslim body files review petition in Supreme Court

On Monday, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind filed a review plea in the Supreme Court against its verdict in the historic Ayodhya land dispute case. This is the first review petition since the SC order, in the matter.

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.

No merit: SC dismisses plea seeking review on Rafale verdict

In what qualifies as a win for BJP-led Centre, the Supreme Court refused to change its December 2018 order, in which it had dismissed pleas seeking an investigation into how the deal for 36 Rafale jets was signed with France's Dassault Aviation.

Supreme Court refers Sabarimala issue to larger bench

On Thursday, the Supreme Court announced its verdict on pleas challenging the 2018 order concerning Sabarimala Temple of Kerala.

Should CJI's office come under RTI Act? SC's verdict today

Today, the Supreme Court will announce whether the office of Chief Justice of India should come under the purview of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

09 Nov 2019


After Ayodhya verdict, politicians call for peace and harmony

The Supreme Court on Saturday put an end to a decades-old case that had been defining socio-political fabric in India.

Decoding Ayodhya verdict: Here's all that happened inside Supreme Court

On Saturday, the Supreme Court ended the long-drawn legal battle of Ayodhya by handing over the disputed land to a Board of Trustees for the construction of Ram Mandir.

09 Nov 2019


Ayodhya: Centre told to form trust for construction of temple

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, gave a unanimous decision in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on Saturday.

Supreme Court to announce historic Ayodhya verdict tomorrow

After languishing in Supreme Court for years, the Ram Janmabhoomi dispute will reach its finale tomorrow at 10:30 am.

Before Ayodhya verdict, CJI Gogoi meets top UP officials

In a few days from now, the verdict of the sensitive Ayodhya case will be out and obviously, the temple town is already on tenterhooks.

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.

18 Oct 2019


CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor

On Thursday, in a letter addressed to the Ministry of Law and Justice, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi recommended Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, the senior-most judge of Supreme Court after him, as his successor.

Ayodhya case: Muslims' lawyer tears map, CJI says "we'll leave"

On the 40th day of daily hearings of Ayodhya dispute, things took a dramatic turn in the Supreme Court infuriating the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

Daily hearings in Ayodhya dispute likely to end tomorrow: CJI

The sensitive Ayodhya land dispute is nearing its finality in the Supreme Court. On Tuesday, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who is heading the five-judge constitutional bench, remarked that daily hearings will be completed by tomorrow, October 16.

Ayodhya hearing to enter final stage today, Section 144 imposed

As the proceedings in the crucial Ayodhya case is all set to enter its final leg on Monday, the administration of the Uttar Pradesh town imposed Section 144 to deal with tensions.

07 Oct 2019


SC to hear Aarey forest case today, activists get bail

A special bench of the Supreme Court will hear a plea against the felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony on Monday. The trees are being cut for the city's metro rail project and have drawn criticism from several quarters.

#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.

Article 370 revoked: 5-judge Constitution bench to begin hearings today

In August, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre revoked Article 370 of the constitution which rewarded special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The state was also divided into two UTs, namely J&K and Ladakh.

No time due to Ayodhya dispute: SC defers J&K cases

The Supreme Court on Monday pushed all cases related to Jammu and Kashmir to Tuesday, saying it doesn't have time, courtesy the Ayodhya dispute.

Starting Monday, Ayodhya-case will get one extra hour at SC

The Supreme Court earnestly wants to complete the arguments in the decades-old Ayodhya case by October 18 and its Friday's statement confirms the same.

Supreme Court aims for October 18 to conclude Ayodhya hearings

The Ayodhya dispute, lying in the Supreme Court for years now, could be solved soon, giving a much-needed respite to countrymen.

Ayodhya case: Muslim party's advocate alleges his clerk was assaulted

Senior lawyer Rajeev Dhavan, who is appearing for the Sunni Waqf Board in the sensitive Ayodhya case, on Thursday alleged that his clerk was assaulted on the Supreme Court's premises.

#AyodhyaDispute: Don't decide case on Hindus' belief, suggests Muslims' lawyer

The lawyer of Muslim parties in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute urged the Supreme Court on Monday to not give a verdict in the sensitive case based only on the beliefs of Hindus while "glossing over" facts.

This IAS officer pulled off the 6-year-long NRC process

On Saturday, the final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam was published at 10 am, bringing the six-year-long process to a close.

Will Ayodhya verdict be delivered in November? Chances are high

The decades-old Ayodhya case, which has been languishing in Supreme Court for years, could finally reach conclusion in November 2019.

No civilian casualties; will announce 50,000 jobs: J&K Governor

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday apprised the media about the current situation in Kashmir.

Supreme Court will review Centre's Article 370 move, issues notice

The Supreme Court will review the constitutional validity of the BJP-led Centre's decision to abrogate provisions of Article 370, a CJI Ranjan Gogoi-headed bench said on Wednesday.

Kashmir: Days after lockdown, schools, offices could re-open on Monday

After days of lockdown, Kashmir's residents may get respite on Monday as schools and government offices could be re-opened, NDTV reported quoting sources. However, the decision will be taken after studying the on-ground situation.

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.

It's torture: Muslim party opposes daily hearings of Ayodhya case

The Muslim party in the Ram Janmbhoomi dispute on Friday opposed the five-day per week hearing of the sensitive case.

#AyodhyaHearing: Nirmohi Akhada doesn't have 'evidence' of Ram Janmbhoomi possession

The Nirmohi Akhada, one of the three parties which is fighting for the disputed land in Ayodhya, told Supreme Court on Wednesday that evidence which showed it possessed the property got stolen years ago.

31 Jul 2019


Unnao rape-survivor's letter to CJI to be taken up tomorrow

Merely two weeks before she met with an accident, the Unnao rape survivor had written a letter to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, telling him about the threats she received by men of BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar, who allegedly assaulted her.

25 Jul 2019


Man, who filed FIR against CJI complainant, can't be "found"

The former Supreme Court employee, who had leveled sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, was accused of fraud by a 31-year-old man.

16 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaCrisis: SC to pronounce judgment on rebel MLAs' status tomorrow

Karnataka politics is going through a bizarre phase- 18 MLAs have tendered their resignations, the speaker hasn't accepted them for days now, and the Supreme Court (which was also brought into the crisis) has decided to give its verdict on Wednesday.

17 May 2019


#SaradhaScam: SC withdraws ex-Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar's arrest protection

The Supreme Court has on Friday vacated the order granting interim protection from arrest to former Kolkata Police Commissioner, Rajeev Kumar, in the case related to the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.

Ayodhya case: Mediators given time till August 15 by SC

It came for the hearing, somebody wanted more time, extension was granted. Yes, we are talking about the sensitive Ayodhya case.

09 May 2019


#SupremeInjustice: Kavanaugh and Gogoi's episodes show women are rarely heard

The temple of justice, India's Supreme Court, turned out to be a big disappointment in the last couple of days.

Rahul is Indian: Supreme Court dismisses plea against 'dual citizenship'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi can't become an outsider just because some British company said so, opined the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

09 May 2019


I've lost everything, says woman after CJI was given clean-chit

The woman who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment is staring into darkness.

CJI sexual harassment: Judge reminds CJI he isn't above law

In the last couple of weeks, three distasteful events have happened in Supreme Court: A former employee accused CJI Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, CJI rubbished the claims, and the panel formed to probe the allegations gave him a clean chit.

07 May 2019


Section-144 imposed outside SC after protests against clean-chit to CJI

In what serves as a reminder of an Orwellian era, peaceful protesters were forcefully taken into police vans from Supreme Court premises on Tuesday. They were raising voice against the clean chit given to CJI Ranjan Gogoi in the sexual harassment case.

07 May 2019


'Dejected and terrified', says complainant after CJI gets clean chit

The former Supreme Court employee who leveled sexual harassment allegations against CJI Ranjan Gogoi said she was terrified and felt dejected after he was cleared of all the charges by the top court on Monday.

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.

Sexual harassment case: CJI Gogoi appears before committee, answers questions

On Wednesday, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi appeared before the committee probing sexual harassment charges leveled against him, a day after the accuser pulled out of the investigation.

01 May 2019


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".

Delhi-HC rejects plea restricting media from publishing allegations against CJI

The Delhi High Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing allegations of sexual-harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a former Supreme Court employee.

26 Apr 2019


Meet lawyer Utsav Bains, who claims CJI didn't harass anyone

After Supreme Court was rocked by sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, claims of a lawyer made the case murkier.

25 Apr 2019


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


CJI sexual-harassment case: SC summons CBI, IB, Delhi police chiefs

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued summons to Joint Director of CBI, Director of Intelligence Bureau and Chief of Delhi Police after a lawyer claimed that sexual harassment allegations leveled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi were part of "larger conspiracy".

24 Apr 2019


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.

22 Apr 2019


SC benches started hearings at 10:45 AM, 15 minutes late

On Monday, all benches of the Supreme Court commenced at 10:45 AM, 15 minutes past the actual time.

20 Apr 2019


Judiciary under threat: CJI Gogoi denies sexual harassment allegations

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday dismissed the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a former staffer and said independent judiciary was under threat.

20 Apr 2019


Woman accuses CJI Gogoi of sexual harassment, Secretary General responds

In a shocking incident, a 35-year-old woman accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment on Friday.