Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi

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Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust

20 Feb 2020

Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust

The trust tasked with overseeing the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya met for the first time on Wednesday and named Nritya Gopal Das as its president.

Ayodhya: Ram Mandir's construction may begin on Ram Navami

11 Nov 2019

Ayodhya: Ram Mandir's construction may begin on Ram Navami

On Saturday, the Supreme Court pulled off one of the most impossible feats by ending the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.

Questioning faith of Hindus is difficult: SC on Ayodhya matter

24 Sep 2019

Questioning faith of Hindus is difficult: SC on Ayodhya matter

The Ayodhya dispute pertains to just 2.77 acres of land but its implications are far-reaching. Both Muslims and Hindus want possession of the land, and the Supreme Court is hoping to solve the case by October.

Ghulam Nabi Azad can visit J&K, but with conditions: SC

16 Sep 2019

Ghulam Nabi Azad can visit J&K, but with conditions: SC

On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit some districts of Jammu and Kashmir, but added that he will not make any speeches or hold a public rally, as per his "own submissions".

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

12 Sep 2019

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.

Last Mughal emperor's 'descendant' offers golden brick for Ram Mandir

19 Aug 2019

Last Mughal emperor's 'descendant' offers golden brick for Ram Mandir

A self-proclaimed descendant of the Mughal dynasty, Prince Habeebuddin Tucy, has reiterated his rightful claim to the controversial Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site in Ayodhya.

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

07 Aug 2019

#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.

Days before accident, Unnao rape-survivor wrote to CJI about threats

30 Jul 2019

Days before accident, Unnao rape-survivor wrote to CJI about threats

Just days before she met with a deadly accident, Unnao rape survivor had written a letter to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, apprising him of threats she received.

Ayodhya: Mediation-panel gets more time, next hearing on August 2

18 Jul 2019

Ayodhya: Mediation-panel gets more time, next hearing on August 2

In the sensitive Ayodhya case, mediation will continue till July 31, the Supreme Court said on Thursday.

Maratha-reservation: SC doesn't stay verdict but issues notice to government

12 Jul 2019

Maratha-reservation: SC doesn't stay verdict but issues notice to government

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to Maharashtra government in connection to the Maratha Reservation verdict, which the Bombay High Court cleared last month.

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

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.

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

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.

Abused woman can file case from place of shelter: SC

09 Apr 2019

Abused woman can file case from place of shelter: SC

The Supreme Court today held that a woman driven out of her matrimonial home can file a criminal case against her estranged spouse and in-laws at a place where she has taken shelter.

Former SC-judge to be India's first Lokpal, official announcement soon

17 Mar 2019

Former SC-judge to be India's first Lokpal, official announcement soon

Former SC judge Pinaki Chandra Ghose will be India's first Lokpal and an official announcement about the same could be made on Monday, claimed reports.

#AyodhyaCaseHearing: Supreme Court to decide on mediation on 5 March

26 Feb 2019

#AyodhyaCaseHearing: Supreme Court to decide on mediation on 5 March

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will pass an order on 5 March on whether the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case will be referred for court-monitored mediation to save time.

#PulwamaAttack: Nitish Kumar doesn't want Article 370 to be scrapped

22 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: Nitish Kumar doesn't want Article 370 to be scrapped

Bihar Chief Minister on Thursday said he will never support the scrapping of Article 370 which gives Jammu and Kashmir its special status.

Muzaffarpur sex scandal: Lalu flays Nitish Kumar over SC order

08 Feb 2019

Muzaffarpur sex scandal: Lalu flays Nitish Kumar over SC order

RJD national president Lalu Prasad has flayed his arch-rival and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over Supreme Court's order to transfer Muzaffarpur sex scandal to a POCSO court in Delhi.

Modi-Mamata showdown: SC directs Kolkata Commissioner to co-operate with CBI

05 Feb 2019

Modi-Mamata showdown: SC directs Kolkata Commissioner to co-operate with CBI

The ongoing tussle between the Central Bureau of Investigation and Kolkata police took a new turn on Tuesday after the Supreme Court directed Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to cooperate with the agency in the Saradha chit fund scam investigation.

Ayodhya dispute delayed: SC won't hear case on January 29

27 Jan 2019

Ayodhya dispute delayed: SC won't hear case on January 29

In the latest development in the Ayodhya title dispute, the sensitive case will not be taken up on January 29 by the Supreme Court as Justice SA Bobde is unavailable.

Adityanath: Give us 24 hours, we will solve Ayodhya dispute

26 Jan 2019

Adityanath: Give us 24 hours, we will solve Ayodhya dispute

With the Ayodhya title dispute hearing fast approaching, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has issued a warning.

PM Modi-led panel indecisive over selection of new CBI Director

24 Jan 2019

PM Modi-led panel indecisive over selection of new CBI Director

A high-powered PM Modi-led selection committee today met to pick the next CBI Director after former chief Alok Verma's exit earlier this month.

The truth behind Justice AK Sikri's post-retirement 'plum job'

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).

J&J faulty hip-implants: SC closes case citing Center's compensation scheme

11 Jan 2019

J&J faulty hip-implants: SC closes case citing Center's compensation scheme

The Supreme Court today closed the case seeking action against US-based pharma major Johnson and Johnson for implanting faulty hip implants into patients in New Delhi.

SC to hear PIL questioning #AyodhyaVerdict delay on 4 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.

Can't see how Rafale remains election issue after SC-verdict: Omar

14 Dec 2018

Can't see how Rafale remains election issue after SC-verdict: Omar

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said he did not see the Rafale deal remaining an election issue, in view of the verdict given by the Supreme court.

#RafaleVerdict: 'Rahul maafi maango', demand BJP-leaders, Parliament adjourned after ruckus

14 Dec 2018

#RafaleVerdict: 'Rahul maafi maango', demand BJP-leaders, Parliament adjourned after ruckus

Three days after the winter session of Parliament started, the Lok Sabha was adjourned on Friday owing to ruckus after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking an investigation into the multi-crore Rafale deal.

#RafaleDeal: Satisfied with Centre's process, SC dismisses petition seeking probe

14 Dec 2018

#RafaleDeal: Satisfied with Centre's process, SC dismisses petition seeking probe

The Supreme Court of India, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, dismissed the petition which demanded a probe in the multi-crore Rafale deal, on Friday.

SC dismisses PIL against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

11 Dec 2018

SC dismisses PIL against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

The Supreme Court today refused to recall its order by which it had imposed a fine of Rs. 50,000 on a lawyer for filing a PIL against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, raising allegations relating to the capital reserve of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra walks out of Odisha jail after 43 days

07 Dec 2018

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra walks out of Odisha jail after 43 days

Delhi-based defense analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra walked out of an Odisha jail on Thursday after he was arrested for hurting Odia sentiments.

CBI director, special director fight didn't emerge overnight: SC

06 Dec 2018

CBI director, special director fight didn't emerge overnight: SC

The Supreme Court, which is hearing CBI-Director Alok Verma's plea against the Center's decision to divest him of powers and send him on leave, today said the essence of government action must be in the interest of the institution.

UP: On Babri Masjid demolition anniversary, security tightened in Ayodhya

06 Dec 2018

UP: On Babri Masjid demolition anniversary, security tightened in Ayodhya

On the 26th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition, security has been tightened in Ayodhya and police have made preventive arrests to contain protests.

Over 4,000 criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs: SC told

04 Dec 2018

Over 4,000 criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs: SC told

The Supreme Court was today informed that there were 4,122 criminal cases pending, some for over three decades, against present and former members of Parliament and legislative assemblies.

#CBIvsCBI: No clean-chit to Alok Verma, CVC-report contains 'mixed findings'

16 Nov 2018

#CBIvsCBI: No clean-chit to Alok Verma, CVC-report contains 'mixed findings'

The Supreme Court on Friday did not give a clean chit to ousted CBI Director Alok Verma and noted that the CVC report contained mixed findings.

Supreme Court rejects early hearing in Ayodhya dispute

12 Nov 2018

Supreme Court rejects early hearing in Ayodhya dispute

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected petitions for early hearing in Ayodhya dispute. The petition was filed by Hindu Mahasabha, and Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi rejected the plea.

Supreme Court welcomes four new judges, strength rises to 28

02 Nov 2018

Supreme Court welcomes four new judges, strength rises to 28

The number of Supreme Court judges now stands at 28, as it welcomed Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, MR Shah and Ajay Rastogi, in its fold.

#BhimaKoregaon: SC stays HC-order refusing extension of time for charge-sheet

29 Oct 2018

#BhimaKoregaon: SC stays HC-order refusing extension of time for charge-sheet

The Supreme Court today stayed the Bombay High Court order refusing extension of time to the Maharashtra Police for filing charge sheet in the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.

#AyodhyaDispute: SC to hear pleas against HC verdict on Monday

28 Oct 2018

#AyodhyaDispute: SC to hear pleas against HC verdict on Monday

The Supreme Court is likely to hear Monday a batch of pleas challenging the Allahabad HC's 2010 verdict by which the disputed land on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid area in Ayodhya was divided into three parts.

#BhimaKoregaon: SC rejects Romila Thapar's review plea for activists' release

27 Oct 2018

#BhimaKoregaon: SC rejects Romila Thapar's review plea for activists' release

The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea filed by historian Romila Thapar seeking a review of the September 28 majority verdict by which the apex court had refused immediate release of five rights activists held in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.

#CBIvsCBI: SC directs CVC to complete inquiry within 2 weeks

26 Oct 2018

#CBIvsCBI: SC directs CVC to complete inquiry within 2 weeks

The Supreme Court, on Friday, ordered the Central Vigilance Commission to complete its investigation into divested CBI Chief Alok Verma within two weeks.

#MeToo: SC declines urgent-hearing of PIL seeking registration of FIRs

22 Oct 2018

#MeToo: SC declines urgent-hearing of PIL seeking registration of FIRs

The Supreme Court today declined urgent hearing on a PIL seeking the registration of FIRs based on allegations of sexual misconduct leveled by women across various sectors, part of India's #MeToo movement.