Justice AK Sikri

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Third SC judge exits case challenging acting CBI chief's appointment

31 Jan 2019

Third SC judge exits case challenging acting CBI chief's appointment

On Thursday, Supreme Court Justice NV Ramana recused himself from hearing a plea challenging M Nageshwar Rao's appointment as interim CBI Chief.

Justice Sikri recuses himself from plea challenging interim CBI-chief's appointment

24 Jan 2019

Justice Sikri recuses himself from plea challenging interim CBI-chief's appointment

Justice AK Sikri, who was part of the select panel which took the decision to transfer former CBI Director Alok Verma, on Thursday recused himself from a plea challenging the appointment of M Nageshwar Rao as the interim boss of the agency.

Markandey Katju calls out media's lies, defends Justice Sikri

14 Jan 2019

Markandey Katju calls out media's lies, defends Justice Sikri

Retired Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju wrote a long post on social media slamming media for attempting to taint the image of Justice Sikri by 'sensationalizing' facts.

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).

Twist in Alok Verma's case: He wasn't corrupt, says SC-monitor

12 Jan 2019

Twist in Alok Verma's case: He wasn't corrupt, says SC-monitor

CBI Director Alok Verma was removed in a haste and there is no evidence of corruption against him, retired Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Patnaik, who was appointed by the apex court to supervise the Central Vigilance Commission said, IE reports.

Ousted CBI Chief Alok Verma resigns from new post

11 Jan 2019

Ousted CBI Chief Alok Verma resigns from new post

On Friday, former CBI Chief Alok Verma, who was removed from the position on Thursday and was made the Director General of Fire Services, resigned.

Alok Verma not "terminated": Markandey Katju reveals Justice Sikri's role

11 Jan 2019

Alok Verma not "terminated": Markandey Katju reveals Justice Sikri's role

Markandey Katju, former judge of Supreme Court, wrote a post on social media on Friday explaining the role of Justice AK Sikri in the unceremonial exit of CBI Director Alok Verma.

PM Modi led panel removes CBI boss Alok Verma, again

10 Jan 2019

PM Modi led panel removes CBI boss Alok Verma, again

Less than 2 days after he was reinstated as Chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, Alok Verma was on Thursday removed from the top post by a panel led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Aadhaar verdict: 3 ways Supreme Court's judgment affects you

26 Sep 2018

Aadhaar verdict: 3 ways Supreme Court's judgment affects you

In an important judgment, the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the legality of Aadhaar program and noted it empowered the marginalized section of the society.

SC seeks EC's response on duplicate-voters issue in MP, Rajasthan

23 Aug 2018

SC seeks EC's response on duplicate-voters issue in MP, Rajasthan

The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Election Commission of India on pleas of Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot alleging duplication of voters in the voters' list in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Justice Chelameswar, one of India's boldest judges, retires

22 Jun 2018

Justice Chelameswar, one of India's boldest judges, retires

Supreme Court (SC) Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who caused a ripple by rebelling against the Chief Justice earlier this year, retired today.

#KarnatakaFloorTest: 'Let us enjoy our holidays,' says Justice Sikri

19 May 2018

#KarnatakaFloorTest: 'Let us enjoy our holidays,' says Justice Sikri

"Now, let us enjoy our holidays," this is how the Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the Karnataka power row today.

Laughter in courtroom; judge tells a witty-joke on Karnataka crisis

18 May 2018

Laughter in courtroom; judge tells a witty-joke on Karnataka crisis

The tense, high-voltage hearing on the Karnataka crisis in the Supreme Court today witnessed lighter moments today.

Breaking from tradition, Justice Chelameswar won't attend own farewell function

09 May 2018

Breaking from tradition, Justice Chelameswar won't attend own farewell function

In a surprise move, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who has been taking on Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra over his alleged abuse of power, has refused to attend his own farewell ceremony.

With senior judges' intervention, SC rift heads towards resolution

17 Jan 2018

With senior judges' intervention, SC rift heads towards resolution

Five days after the four senior-most judges of the SC rebelled against the CJI, he has finally extended an olive branch towards them.

AI-powered legal search-engine: Millions of cases just a click away!

01 Dec 2017

AI-powered legal search-engine: Millions of cases just a click away!

Artificial Intelligence is changing the world, and is being integrated into various fields like healthcare, medical diagnosis, industries, transportation, and education; so why not the field of law?

Child marriages in India on rise; 12 million marriages recorded

03 Jun 2017

Child marriages in India on rise; 12 million marriages recorded

12 million child marriages were recorded in India in 2001-11; 5 million victims were girls and 7 million were boys revealed a report.