19 Mar 2020
Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath
Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took oath as a Rajya Sabha parliamentarian on Thursday, days after his nomination to the Upper House by President Ram Nath Kovind sparked a controversy.
17 Mar 2020
Justice Lokur on Gogoi's RS nomination: Has last bastion fallen?
In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government nominated former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha, four months after he retired from the top post.
17 Nov 2019
CJI Gogoi retires: Here's a look at his eventful tenure
Justice Ranjan Gogoi retired on Sunday as the Chief Justice of India. Punctuated by a series of landmark judgments, Gogoi's 13-month tenure was as consequential, as it was controversial.
30 Dec 2018
#ThatWas2018: RaGa's hug to Biplab Deb's logic, looking at political-controversies
2018 wasn't devoid of political action. As it nears an end, dynamics in Indian politics have changed.
19 Nov 2018
SC Judge Joseph tells lawyers to help downtrodden, helpless people
Supreme Court Judge Kurian Joseph has called upon lawyers to help the downtrodden and helpless people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12 May 2018
Congress ends war for CJI's impeachment, will drop matter legally
The Congress has dropped its plans to legally pursue the impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra, with two of its MPs withdrawing their petition in the SC.
11 May 2018
SC-collegium to re-suggest Joseph for SC elevation, but with others
The SC collegium has decided in principle to send back Uttarakhand HC Judge KM Joseph's name to the Center for elevation to the SC.
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.
08 May 2018
SC dismisses Congress petition related to impeachment of Chief Justice
A five-judge bench, excluding the top five judges of the SC, has dismissed a petition by the Congress challenging Rajya Sabha (RS) Chairman Venkaiah Naidu's rejection of its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.
07 May 2018
Congress reaches SC, demanding re-look into CJI impeachment motion
The Congress seems determined to take its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to its logical conclusion.
26 Apr 2018
Indu Malhotra becomes SC judge while KM Joseph remains on-hold
The government and judiciary are heading towards a fresh row; yesterday, in an unusual move, it cleared one name recommended by the collegium, keeping the other on hold.
23 Apr 2018
Rajya Sabha Chairman Naidu rejects opposition's impeachment motion against CJI
In a significant but not entirely unexpected blow to the opposition, Vice President and Rajya Sabha (RS) Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has rejected its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.
20 Apr 2018
Opposition submits impeachment motion against CJI to Vice-President
The Opposition has submitted a notice for impeachment of Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman, Venkaiah Naidu.
13 Apr 2018
SC agrees to hear petition to regulate powers of CJI
Days after refusing to frame rules regarding allocation of cases by the Chief Justice (CJI), the SC has agreed to hear a similar plea.
12 Apr 2018
'Don't want my order reversed': SC-judge dismisses plea challenging CJI-powers
A day after an SC bench ruled the Chief Justice (CJI) has the authority to allot cases, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the second seniormost judge, declined to hear a petition challenging CJI's role as 'Master of Roster.'
08 Apr 2018
Hope anti-CJI press conference doesn't hamper Justice Gogoi's elevation: Chelameswar
A press-conference called by the four seniormost SC judges in January, where they made public several grievances against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra, was unprecedented.
28 Mar 2018
Opposition starts India's first impeachment motion against a Chief Justice
In January, in an unprecedented move, the four senior-most judges of the SC went public with a series of complaints against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.
22 Feb 2018
BS-VI fuel to retail in Delhi by April: Centre
The Central government on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that the supply of Bharat Stage VI auto fuels to retail outlets in Delhi will be made available from April 1.
01 Feb 2018
SC Rift: CJI makes roster system for case allocation public
The Supreme Court has made public a roster system for allocation of cases to judges.
23 Jan 2018
CPI(M) considering impeachment motion against CJI
Forgetting the crisis within their own party, CPI(M) wants to blow out fires elsewhere. Claiming that the crisis among the SC judges is far from over, CPI(M) is in talks with other opposition parties to bring an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra during Budget session.
22 Jan 2018
Loya death: Don't cast aspersions on Amit Shah, says SC
On the first hearing on Judge BH Loya's death, the SC said aspersions shouldn't be cast on BJP president Amit Shah, who isn't a party in the case.
20 Jan 2018
CJI Dipak Misra-led bench to hear Judge Loya case
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra will hear PILs seeking independent probe into the death of CBI judge BH Loya.
18 Jan 2018
SC crisis: Chief Justice Dipak Misra meets four dissenting judges
After days of stalemate, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra held a meeting with the four senior-most judges: Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph. The meeting lasted for about 10-15 minutes and no other judge was present.
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.
16 Jan 2018
SC rift 'settled'? No rebel judge to hear key cases
Hours after Attorney General (AG) KK Venugopal claimed the rift between SC judges had been "settled," the court released a list of seven key cases to be heard by a Constitution bench.
15 Jan 2018
Loya's son denies allegations, rebel SC judges return to court
CBI Judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's 'suspicious' death was one of the reasons that triggered a rebellion by four SC judges, a first in India.
12 Jan 2018
In a first, judges urge nation to save Supreme Court
In an extraordinary development, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the second senior-most SC judge, raised questions on the court's freedom and integrity that he alleged have been thrown into uncertainty.
22 Aug 2017
Triple talaq ban: The five-faith bench behind the decision
The SC today effectively banned triple talaq, saying it is against the basic tenets of the Quran.
22 Aug 2017
SC bars triple talaq till Centre forms laws
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.
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.
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.
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".
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".