CJI Ranjan Gogoi

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Ayodhya ready for 'bhoomi pujan,' PM leaves for temple town

05 Aug 2020

Ayodhya ready for 'bhoomi pujan,' PM leaves for temple town

A decked up Ayodhya is ready for the groundbreaking ceremony that will pave the path for the construction of a grand Ram Temple. The shilanyas ceremony, that has caught India's attention, will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

04 Aug 2020

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

The much-awaited groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, has been adversely affected by the coronavirus situation, forcing the authorities to truncate the guest list.

Supreme Court dismisses all review pleas regarding Ayodhya judgment

12 Dec 2019

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.

He is German: Home Ministry revokes Telangana MLA's citizenship

21 Nov 2019

He is German: Home Ministry revokes Telangana MLA's citizenship

Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Telangana, Ramesh Chennamaneni is no longer a citizen of India, the government announced on Wednesday, while accusing him of misrepresenting and concealing facts, and obtaining citizenship fraudulently.

Supreme Court refers Sabarimala issue to larger bench

14 Nov 2019

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.

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

09 Nov 2019

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.

Justice Bobde will take oath as next CJI in November

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.

Ayodhya case: Mosque sides urge SC to follow Constitution

21 Oct 2019

Ayodhya case: Mosque sides urge SC to follow Constitution

The daily hearings in the sensitive Ayodhya case concluded last week and the countdown for the verdict has started.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor

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.

The big question: Where is P Chidambaram?

21 Aug 2019

The big question: Where is P Chidambaram?

P Chidambaram, the former Union Finance Minister, has been absconding since the Delhi High Court rejected his plea for anticipatory bail on Tuesday.

#AyodhyaDispute: "Evidence shows Hindu structure existed before Babri"

20 Aug 2019

#AyodhyaDispute: "Evidence shows Hindu structure existed before Babri"

A temple existed at the disputed site in Ayodhya way before Babri Masjid was built at the spot, the lawyer for Ram Lalla Virajman told Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Rape accused BJP leader Sengar's photo published on I-Day advertisement

16 Aug 2019

Rape accused BJP leader Sengar's photo published on I-Day advertisement

Kuldeep Singh Sengar may have been expelled from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but that didn't stop a local party leader from giving him a prime spot in an advertisement, meant to wish Independence Day.

Kashmiris caged like animals: Mufti's daughter writes to Amit Shah

16 Aug 2019

Kashmiris caged like animals: Mufti's daughter writes to Amit Shah

Slamming the Centre's decision to put Kashmir under lockdown, the daughter of PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti wrote a letter to Home Minister Amit Shah.

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

16 Aug 2019

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.

CBI works well when dealing with apolitical cases: CJI Gogoi

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

09 Aug 2019

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.

UP: CBI raids 17 locations in connection with #UnnaoRapeVictim accident

04 Aug 2019

UP: CBI raids 17 locations in connection with #UnnaoRapeVictim accident

The CBI is conducting raids at 17 different places in Uttar Pradesh as part of its probe into the Unnao rape survivor's car accident last week.

'Brother' Sengar facing difficult times: BJP leader on rape accused

03 Aug 2019

'Brother' Sengar facing difficult times: BJP leader on rape accused

A BJP lawmaker has come out in support of Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is accused of raping a teen in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao two years ago.

Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi challenged, Allahabad HC issues notice

20 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi challenged, Allahabad HC issues notice

On Friday, the Allahabad High Court issued a notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection to a plea challenging his election from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.

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.

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

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.

CJI sexual-harassment case: Complainant's husband, brother-in-law get their jobs back

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.

Ayodhya case: Mediators given time till August 15 by SC

10 May 2019

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.

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

09 May 2019

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.

Congress says EC biased toward Modi-Shah, SC refuses to interfere

08 May 2019

Congress says EC biased toward Modi-Shah, SC refuses to interfere

The Congress had complained to Supreme Court alleging that Election Commission has been giving a free pass to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, hoping that the court might take some action.

Rahul tenders unconditional apology to SC for 'Chowkidar Chor' remark

08 May 2019

Rahul tenders unconditional apology to SC for 'Chowkidar Chor' remark

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who was given a third chance to rectify his 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' remark, finally apologized in the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

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

07 May 2019

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.

Everything wrong with CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case

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.

Congress moves SC against Modi, Shah for violating poll code

29 Apr 2019

Congress moves SC against Modi, Shah for violating poll code

On Monday, Congress moved Supreme Court alleging that Election Commission isn't taking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah for violating Model Code of Conduct.

Fodder Scam: Supreme Court denies bail to Lalu Prasad Yadav

10 Apr 2019

Fodder Scam: Supreme Court denies bail to Lalu Prasad Yadav

The Supreme Court has rejected RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's bail plea in the multi-crore fodder scam cases on Wednesday.

India's first Lokpal: President Kovind appoints chief, eight other members

20 Mar 2019

India's first Lokpal: President Kovind appoints chief, eight other members

After years of delay, India got its first Lokpal on Tuesday as President Ram Nath Kovind appointed its chief and eight other members.

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.

Supreme Court dismisses plea to send Indian Muslims to Pakistan

15 Mar 2019

Supreme Court dismisses plea to send Indian Muslims to Pakistan

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea which prayed that Indian Muslims should be sent to Pakistan.

Ayodhya dispute: SC didn't choose from suggested names of mediators

09 Mar 2019

Ayodhya dispute: SC didn't choose from suggested names of mediators

On Friday, the Supreme Court noted there is a lack of consensus among parties in the sensitive Ayodhya case, and referred it for mediation.

Now, Attorney General says Rafale documents weren't "stolen" but "copied"

09 Mar 2019

Now, Attorney General says Rafale documents weren't "stolen" but "copied"

Two days after he told the Supreme Court that classified documents related to Rafale Deal were "stolen" from Ministry of Defense, Attorney General KK Venugopal on Friday clarified that the papers were in fact "photocopied".

#AyodhyaMediation: Here's how talks panned out in the past

08 Mar 2019

#AyodhyaMediation: Here's how talks panned out in the past

The Supreme Court on Friday decided the decades-old Ayodhya title dispute will be solved through mediation.

#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.

Fight for Kashmir, not against Kashmiris: PM Modi finally speaks

23 Feb 2019

Fight for Kashmir, not against Kashmiris: PM Modi finally speaks

Days after a hate campaign was launched against Kashmiri students staying in various parts of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condemned it.

Man impersonates CJI Ranjan Gogoi, calls two HC judges

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.

SC: Mayawati should reimburse Rs. 2,600cr spent on elephant statues

08 Feb 2019

SC: Mayawati should reimburse Rs. 2,600cr spent on elephant statues

On Friday, the Supreme Court said that it was of the view that Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati should reimburse the public money that was spent installing statues of herself and BSP's symbol during her tenure as Chief Minister.