Chief Justice of India
18 Nov 2019
Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde sworn in as 47th CJI
On Monday, Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde took oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India.
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.
13 Nov 2019
Chief Justice of India comes under RTI Act: Supreme Court
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court observed that the office of Chief Justice of India is a public authority and hence falls under the purview of the transparency law, Right to Information Act (RTI).
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.
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.
20 Jun 2019
CJI sexual-harassment case: Complainant's husband, brother-in-law get their jobs back
In a recent development, the husband and brother-in-law of the woman, who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, got their jobs back.
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.
05 May 2019
Everything wrong with CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case
The Supreme Court of India has become the center of controversy ever since a former employee of the apex court leveled allegations of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
22 Apr 2019
Chowkidar chor hai: Rahul tells SC he regrets his comments
In what is sure to be used by BJP this election season, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he regretted the comments he made on Rafale, which he attributed to the Supreme Court.
08 Apr 2019
Petition in SC challenges Madras HC order to ban TikTok
A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against the Madras High Court's interim order calling for a ban on downloading the famous media app, TikTok.
06 Mar 2019
#AyodhyaDispute: SC reserves orders to refer Ayodhya case to mediator
The Supreme Court has begun the crucial hearing on the decades-old Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid Ayodhya land dispute case, days after suggesting "mediation" to resolve the issue.
18 Feb 2019
Man impersonates CJI Ranjan Gogoi, calls two HC judges
In a worrisome news, an unidentified man made calls to two High Court judges impersonating as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, recently.
25 Jan 2019
#AyodhyaDispute: CJI Gogoi reconstitutes Ayodhya bench; hearing on 29 January
The Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has reconstituted the bench hearing the politically sensitive Ayodhya case by inducting Justices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer.
08 Jan 2019
SC's 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear #AyodhyaCase on 10 January
Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has set up a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear the Ayodhya land dispute case from 10 January.
24 Dec 2018
SC to hear PIL questioning #AyodhyaVerdict delay on 4 January
The Supreme Court on Monday has reportedly agreed to hear on 4 January a PIL questioning the delay in judgment on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue.
12 Nov 2018
You can't dismiss petitions in haste, Attorney General tells CJI
Attorney General KK Venugopal, on Monday, told Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi that it wasn't appropriate for the bench to dismiss petitions without a proper hearing, Live Law reports.
29 Oct 2018
#AyodhyaRamMandir: 'Hindus losing patience, anything can happen,' says BJP Minister
Demanding a law for the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Union Minister Giriraj Singh warned that Hindus are now losing patience.
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.
01 Oct 2018
CJI-Designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi praises outgoing CJI Dipak Misra
Chief Justice of India-Designate, Justice Ranjan Gogoi, today praised the outgoing CJI Dipak Misra saying that his greatest contribution has been to civil liberties, and cited his recent verdicts in this regard.
16 Sep 2018
Put knowledge capital to help poor, needy: CJI Dipak Misra
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra Sunday advised the graduating law students to put their knowledge capital and skills to help the poor and needy.
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.
06 Sep 2018
Beyond Section 377: Looking at prominent judgment of CJI Misra
Heading a constitutional bench which read down Section 377 of the IPC, CJI Dipak Misra scripted history.
06 Sep 2018
#RainbowTakesOver: Looking at judge's statements on landmark Section 377 judgement
The five-judge bench unanimously read down Section 377 of the IPC making 'Pride' the color of the season.
06 Sep 2018
#LandmarkJudgement: Supreme Court rules homosexuality is no more a crime
In a landmark judgement, the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday scrapped IPC Section 377 which made gay sex 'unnatural'.
01 Sep 2018
Justice Ranjan Gogoi to succeed Chief Justice Dipak Misra
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, who is set to retire next month, has recommended Justice Ranjan Gogoi's name as his successor, sticking to the seniority tradition in the Supreme Court.
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.
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
Judge warns SC lawyers against 'killing the institution' on TV-debates
Justice Arun Mishra came down heavily at the Supreme Court lawyers for participating in TV debates and blamed them for 'killing the institution.'
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.
22 Apr 2018
Impeachment motion against CJI could open SC to misuse: Nariman
Fali Nariman, former president of the Bar Association of India and senior SC advocate, disagrees vehemently with the opposition's crucial impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.
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.'
11 Apr 2018
SC upholds CJI's power to allot cases, won't frame rules
The SC today upheld the right of the chief justice of India (CJI) to decide allocation of cases, and refused to frame rules in the matter.
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.
01 Feb 2018
SC Rift: CJI makes roster system for case allocation public
The Supreme Court has made public a roster system for allocation of cases to judges.
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.
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.
14 Jan 2018
SC Bar Council: PILs only before CJI or collegium
In a first, four senior-most SC judges slammed Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra for the way he allocated cases and his overall administration of the judiciary.