CJI Dipak Misra

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Branded a spy, ISRO scientist gets compensation after 26 years

12 Aug 2020

Branded a spy, ISRO scientist gets compensation after 26 years

Nambi Narayanan deserved respect for emboldening India's space dreams by working on the liquid propulsion system at ISRO. Instead in the 90s, he spent all his resources to prove himself innocent after being falsely implicated as a spy.

Discrimination against women: SC will complete hearings in 10 days

28 Jan 2020

Discrimination against women: SC will complete hearings in 10 days

A nine-judge constitutional bench, that was formed to hear pleas on religious discrimination faced by women, will not hear the matter for more than ten days, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde announced on Tuesday.

SC will pronounce verdict on Sabarimala, Rafale review pleas tomorrow

13 Nov 2019

SC will pronounce verdict on Sabarimala, Rafale review pleas tomorrow

In his last working days as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi is hoping to end long-drawn and important legal battles.

Uttar Pradesh: Same-sex marriage of cousin girls shocks Varanasi

04 Jul 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Same-sex marriage of cousin girls shocks Varanasi

A temple in Varanasi witnessed a peculiar event on Tuesday, after two cousins, dressed in jeans and t-shirts, married one another.

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

31 May 2019

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a valid document proof.

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

13 Apr 2019

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a valid document proof.

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

13 Mar 2019

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a valid document proof.

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

24 Feb 2019

All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a valid document proof.

Aadhaar card: Where it is mandatory and where not

20 Feb 2019

Aadhaar card: Where it is mandatory and where not

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a document proof.

#AAPvsCentre: SC gives electricity-board to AAP, Anti-corruption bureau to L-G

14 Feb 2019

#AAPvsCentre: SC gives electricity-board to AAP, Anti-corruption bureau to L-G

In a verdict which is sure to upset the Aam Aadmi Party, the Supreme Court on Thursday said the Delhi government can't have control over the anti-corruption bureau.

#ThatWas2018: 6 Supreme Court verdicts that changed India in 2018

31 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: 6 Supreme Court verdicts that changed India in 2018

If 2018 can be summed up for India in a phrase, it would be called the 'year of reforms'.

How has the fight of LGBT community turned against Hindutva

29 Nov 2018

How has the fight of LGBT community turned against Hindutva

Find what you love and let it kill you, for it is better to be killed by a loved one.

'Right-to-pray' crusader, Swamy, feels Hindu unity will ensure temple's construction

18 Nov 2018

'Right-to-pray' crusader, Swamy, feels Hindu unity will ensure temple's construction

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said if Hindus unite then no one can stop the construction of a magnificent Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

#AyodhyaDispute: No urgent hearing, rules SC, matter listed for January'19

29 Oct 2018

#AyodhyaDispute: No urgent hearing, rules SC, matter listed for January'19

The Supreme Court of India on Monday said the date for hearing title dispute of Ayodhya will be decided in the first week of January 2019, meaning there would be no urgent hearing in the matter.

Not "56-inch seena", but a thin-skinned man: The real Modi

24 Oct 2018

Not "56-inch seena", but a thin-skinned man: The real Modi

If there is one adjective that defines Narendra Modi in totality, it has to be 'Frank Underwood'. Much like Underwood, Modi has 'limited' ethics, wants to win at any cost and the ever-astute man never forgives.

#CBIFaultlines: Midnight order, top-officials' 'leaves', and other details to know

24 Oct 2018

#CBIFaultlines: Midnight order, top-officials' 'leaves', and other details to know

At 1 AM on Wednesday, two top-ranking officials of the country's premier investigative agency, CBI, were sent on leave, paving way for cataclysmic changes.

Sabarimala opening: Temple doors opened amid attacks on journalists

17 Oct 2018

Sabarimala opening: Temple doors opened amid attacks on journalists

Following the controversial Supreme Court verdict, the 800-year-old Sabarimala temple opened its gates to devotees on Wednesday at 5pm.

Error in Aadhaar, Odisha man says he will commit suicide

06 Oct 2018

Error in Aadhaar, Odisha man says he will commit suicide

An employee of Odisha Electrical Department has said he will commit suicide as he is unable to withdraw money from the Employee Provident Fund due to an error in his Aadhaar card.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as next CJI: Details here

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.

Temple-board to file review-petition because Lord Ayyappa is 'brahmachari'

28 Sep 2018

Temple-board to file review-petition because Lord Ayyappa is 'brahmachari'

The Travancore Devaswom Board which administers the Lord Ayyappa Temple of Kerala will move court with a review petition after Friday's verdict of Supreme Court, which ended the ban on women's entry in the ancient temple.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, no SIT formed

28 Sep 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, no SIT formed

After the Supreme Court, on September 20, reserved its judgement on the case challenging the arrest of five activists in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence, the apex court, today, extended the activists' house arrest by another four weeks.

#BigWin: All women can enter Sabarimala Temple, says Supreme Court

28 Sep 2018

#BigWin: All women can enter Sabarimala Temple, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed entry of women in the Sabarimala Temple of Lord Ayyappa in Kerala, giving a major victory to women's rights crusaders.

#AdulteryVerdict: On women, marriage, and sexual-freedom, SC makes progressive statements

27 Sep 2018

#AdulteryVerdict: On women, marriage, and sexual-freedom, SC makes progressive statements

Taking a progressive stand on adultery law, the Supreme Court on Thursday declared the Section 497 of the IPC as unconstitutional.

For cases of Constitutional importance, SC allows live streaming

26 Sep 2018

For cases of Constitutional importance, SC allows live streaming

A three-judge bench on Wednesday allowed live streaming of cases having Constitutional importance, the proceedings of which take place in the court of Chief Justice of India.

The Supreme Court will pronounce its judgement on Aadhaar tomorrow

25 Sep 2018

The Supreme Court will pronounce its judgement on Aadhaar tomorrow

The Supreme Court is all set to pronounce its verdict on the clutch of 27 petitions challenging Aadhaar's constitutional validity.

Supreme Court: Lawmakers can continue practising as lawyers

25 Sep 2018

Supreme Court: Lawmakers can continue practising as lawyers

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, ruled that lawmakers can continue to practice as lawyers.

SC: Parliament must make law to ban politicians with criminal-charges

25 Sep 2018

SC: Parliament must make law to ban politicians with criminal-charges

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that it could not prohibit chargesheeted lawmakers from contesting elections.

In dowry-harassment cases, accused can now seek anticipatory-bail, rules SC

14 Sep 2018

In dowry-harassment cases, accused can now seek anticipatory-bail, rules SC

Taking note of the misuse of Section 498A of the IPC, the Supreme Court on Friday said the accused can now seek anticipatory bail.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Kovind

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.

Beyond Section 377: Looking at prominent judgment of CJI Misra

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.

'Bye-Bye Section377': Bollywood hails SC's historical judgement

06 Sep 2018

'Bye-Bye Section377': Bollywood hails SC's historical judgement

The Supreme Court, on Thursday, passed the historic judgement of decriminalizing Section 377.

#RainbowTakesOver: Looking at judge's statements on landmark Section 377 judgement

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.

These 6 activists are risking all to fight Section 377

06 Sep 2018

These 6 activists are risking all to fight Section 377

All eyes are set on the Supreme Court as it will, in a short while, give judgement on Section 377. The hearings lasted for four days in July, and the constitutional bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra had reserved the verdict then.

#LandmarkJudgement: Supreme Court rules homosexuality is no more a crime

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'.

Quashing FIR against 'winking-sensation' Priya Varrier, SC questions petitioner's joblessness

31 Aug 2018

Quashing FIR against 'winking-sensation' Priya Varrier, SC questions petitioner's joblessness

"Somebody in a film sings a song and you have no other job but to file a case," were CJI Dipak Misra's stern words as a Supreme Court bench quashed FIR against actress Priya Prakash Varrier on Friday.

Arrested activists to be kept under house arrest, rules SC

29 Aug 2018

Arrested activists to be kept under house arrest, rules SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered all five activists arrested on Tuesday in near-simultaneous raids, will be kept under house-arrest till September 6.

Ahead of KM Joseph's swearing-in, "anguished" SC judges seek 'justice'

06 Aug 2018

Ahead of KM Joseph's swearing-in, "anguished" SC judges seek 'justice'

Even as Justice KM Joseph, along with two others, awaits to be sworn-in to the Supreme Court (SC) tomorrow, the government-judiciary war regarding his elevation looks far from over.

Punishing only men for adultery violates right to equality: SC

03 Aug 2018

Punishing only men for adultery violates right to equality: SC

The SC has commenced hearing on a much-criticized law: the 158-year-old criminalization of adultery in India.

Defying Centre, Collegium re-proposes KM Joseph's elevation as SC judge

20 Jul 2018

Defying Centre, Collegium re-proposes KM Joseph's elevation as SC judge

Three months after the government passed over Uttarakhand HC Judge KM Joseph's name for elevation to the SC, the Collegium has reiterated his name again.

Plea in SC against Centre's planned social media monitoring hub

13 Jul 2018

Plea in SC against Centre's planned social media monitoring hub

Supreme Court today took a strong note of IB Ministry's decision to set up a social-media hub for monitoring online data, observing that it will be "like creating a surveillance state".