Justice J S Khehar

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CJI Khehar: What will he be remembered for?

29 Aug 2017

CJI Khehar: What will he be remembered for?

Justice JS Khehar, the Chief Justice of India retired yesterday having served his seven-month-plus tenure.

Justice Dipak Misra the first CJI to have 'Z'-category security

29 Aug 2017

Justice Dipak Misra the first CJI to have 'Z'-category security

Justice Dipak Misra, who took over his new role as CJI yesterday, is the first CJI to have 'Z'-category security cover.

Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as 45th Chief Justice

28 Aug 2017

Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as 45th Chief Justice

Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India this morning at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

SC bars triple talaq till Centre forms laws

22 Aug 2017

SC bars triple talaq till Centre forms laws

Digitalization of judiciary: Five most senior courts go paperless

03 Jul 2017

Digitalization of judiciary: Five most senior courts go paperless

Starting July 3, all cases listed in the five most senior courts will be digitally filed. This marks an important step in the judiciary's digitalization process.

Contempt of court- SC denies relief to Justice Karnan

07 Jun 2017

Contempt of court- SC denies relief to Justice Karnan

The SC has denied relief to Justice CS Karnan, who has been sentenced to six-month imprisonment for contempt of court.

Day 6- Will make triple talaq optional in nikahnama: AIMPLB

18 May 2017

Day 6- Will make triple talaq optional in nikahnama: AIMPLB

On the sixth and final day of the triple talaq hearing, the AIMPLB told SC it will issue advisories to qazis to give women the option of excluding the clause from their marriage contract.

Day 5- Centre says triple-talaq a gender, not community issue

18 May 2017

Day 5- Centre says triple-talaq a gender, not community issue

On Wednesday, while defending its stand for wanting to abolish triple talaq, the Centre told the Supreme Court that the practice was a tussle between Muslim men and women, and not between the majority and the minority communities.

Day 4- Triple Talaq a matter of faith: Kapil Sibal

16 May 2017

Day 4- Triple Talaq a matter of faith: Kapil Sibal

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board's (AIMPLB) counsel Kapil Sibal told the Supreme Court that it could not hear the triple talaq case as it was a matter of faith and belief.

Day 3- New law if triple talaq struck down: Centre

15 May 2017

Day 3- New law if triple talaq struck down: Centre

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi informed the Supreme Court that if the court were to strike down the triple talaq, then "the Centre will bring a law to regulate marriage and divorce among the Muslim community".

Triple Talaq hearing Day 2- Practice compared to death penalty

12 May 2017

Triple Talaq hearing Day 2- Practice compared to death penalty

On the second day of the triple talaq hearing, CJI J.S. Khehar compared the practice to the death penalty - "abhorrent but still allowed".

CS Karnan moves SC to recall 'illegal' jail order

12 May 2017

CS Karnan moves SC to recall 'illegal' jail order

After being charged with contempt of court on Tuesday, Calcutta HC judge Justice CS Karnan moved the Supreme Court to recall the 9th May order, saying it was "illegal."

SC goes paperless, PM launches integrated case management system

10 May 2017

SC goes paperless, PM launches integrated case management system

PM Narendra Modi has launched the Supreme Court's integrated case management system which will usher transparency, lessen manipulation and help litigants track their case status in real time.

SC sentences Justice Karnan to 6 months in prison

09 May 2017

SC sentences Justice Karnan to 6 months in prison

Taking suo moto cognizance of several letters written by Justice Karnan against judges in the Madras HC and the SC, the SC held him guilty of contempt of court.

SC to go almost paperless in seven months

24 Mar 2017

SC to go almost paperless in seven months

The Supreme Court is planning to go almost paperless in 200 days, Chief Justice J.S. Khehar declared on 24th March.