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.

Time capsule to be kept 2,000 feet under Ram Temple

27 Jul 2020

Time capsule to be kept 2,000 feet under Ram Temple

Taking into account the protracted legal battle that the disputed site in Ayodhya stirred, the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, tasked with building a Ram Temple, has decided to place a time capsule about 2,000 feet below the structure.

Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

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.

Justice Lokur on Gogoi's RS nomination: Has last bastion fallen?

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.

Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust

20 Feb 2020

Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust

The trust tasked with overseeing the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya met for the first time on Wednesday and named Nritya Gopal Das as its president.

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.

No, liberals aren't tolerant. They prefer ideological supremacy over democracy

15 Jan 2020

No, liberals aren't tolerant. They prefer ideological supremacy over democracy

The world is going through a tectonic shift. The Left has been defeated across most democratic platforms, but they control academia, campuses, media houses; influence the millennials and enjoy disproportionate power.

Political parties received two-third donations through opaque electoral bonds

14 Jan 2020

Political parties received two-third donations through opaque electoral bonds

In 2018-19 fiscal, the coffers of seven political parties overflowed, and a large chunk of this money came through the controversial electoral bond route.

Sabarimala review: SC grants parties three-weeks' time to file suggestions

13 Jan 2020

Sabarimala review: SC grants parties three-weeks' time to file suggestions

On Monday, a nine-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court began hearing pleas relating to discrimination that women face in places of worship like Sabarimala, mosques, and Parsi temples.

#ThatWas2019: Here's a review of 2019's landmark Supreme Court judgments

30 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: Here's a review of 2019's landmark Supreme Court judgments

2019 has been quite the year: Narendra Modi returned to power, Jammu and Kashmir had its special status stripped, and the students of Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia triggered a nationwide movement like the Opposition never could.

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.

Muslim parties' lawyer not 'unwell'; 'maliciously' sacked from Ayodhya case

03 Dec 2019

Muslim parties' lawyer not 'unwell'; 'maliciously' sacked from Ayodhya case

Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who appeared for Muslim parties in the Ayodhya title dispute case, on Tuesday said that he has been sacked for "nonsensical" reasons.

Ayodhya verdict: Muslim body files review petition in Supreme Court

02 Dec 2019

Ayodhya verdict: Muslim body files review petition in Supreme Court

On Monday, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind filed a review plea in the Supreme Court against its verdict in the historic Ayodhya land dispute case. This is the first review petition since the SC order, in the matter.

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.

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde sworn in as 47th CJI

18 Nov 2019

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde sworn in as 47th CJI

On Monday, Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde took oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India.

CJI Gogoi retires: Here's a look at his eventful tenure

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.

Top Muslim leader explains why they didn't seek Ayodhya-verdict's review

14 Nov 2019

Top Muslim leader explains why they didn't seek Ayodhya-verdict's review

Last week, the Supreme Court put a full stop on the long-drawn Ayodhya dispute.

No merit: SC dismisses plea seeking review on Rafale verdict

14 Nov 2019

No merit: SC dismisses plea seeking review on Rafale verdict

In what qualifies as a win for BJP-led Centre, the Supreme Court refused to change its December 2018 order, in which it had dismissed pleas seeking an investigation into how the deal for 36 Rafale jets was signed with France's Dassault Aviation.

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.

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.

Should CJI's office come under RTI Act? SC's verdict today

13 Nov 2019

Should CJI's office come under RTI Act? SC's verdict today

Today, the Supreme Court will announce whether the office of Chief Justice of India should come under the purview of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

Ayodhya: Ram Mandir's construction may begin on Ram Navami

11 Nov 2019

Ayodhya: Ram Mandir's construction may begin on Ram Navami

On Saturday, the Supreme Court pulled off one of the most impossible feats by ending the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.

Ayodhya verdict reminds to have faith in system: PM Modi

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya verdict reminds to have faith in system: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the nation after the Supreme Court delivered its verdict on the long-drawn Ayodhya land dispute case, which facilitated the construction of a Ram Mandir at the disputed site.

After Ayodhya verdict, politicians call for peace and harmony

09 Nov 2019

After Ayodhya verdict, politicians call for peace and harmony

The Supreme Court on Saturday put an end to a decades-old case that had been defining socio-political fabric in India.

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.

Ayodhya: Centre told to form trust for construction of temple

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya: Centre told to form trust for construction of temple

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, gave a unanimous decision in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on Saturday.

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will pronounce verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute at 10:30 am today.

Supreme Court to announce historic Ayodhya verdict tomorrow

08 Nov 2019

Supreme Court to announce historic Ayodhya verdict tomorrow

After languishing in Supreme Court for years, the Ram Janmabhoomi dispute will reach its finale tomorrow at 10:30 am.

Before Ayodhya verdict, CJI Gogoi meets top UP officials

08 Nov 2019

Before Ayodhya verdict, CJI Gogoi meets top UP officials

In a few days from now, the verdict of the sensitive Ayodhya case will be out and obviously, the temple town is already on tenterhooks.

On Ayodhya, don't make unnecessary comments, Modi tells BJP ministers

07 Nov 2019

On Ayodhya, don't make unnecessary comments, Modi tells BJP ministers

No matter what the outcome of sensitive Ayodhya case is, you shall not make unnecessary comments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly told BJP ministers on Wednesday.

'Behave responsibly' after Ayodhya verdict comes out: BJP tells cadre

05 Nov 2019

'Behave responsibly' after Ayodhya verdict comes out: BJP tells cadre

The construction of a grand temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya is one of the core ideologies of the Bharatiya Janata Party. And with the case nearing its climax in Supreme Court, the saffron party has issued a list of dos and don'ts for its cadre.

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.

PMC Bank: SC dismisses petition to end cash withdrawal restrictions

18 Oct 2019

PMC Bank: SC dismisses petition to end cash withdrawal restrictions

On Friday, the Supreme Court refused to hear a petition filed on behalf of account holders in the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank seeking the lifting of restrictions on cash withdrawals.

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.

Has Sunni Waqf Board withdrawn claim to disputed Ayodhya land?

17 Oct 2019

Has Sunni Waqf Board withdrawn claim to disputed Ayodhya land?

Amid the century-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, it seemed the Sunni Waqf Board on Wednesday had withdrawn its claim to the religious site on the last day of the hearings.

Ayodhya case: Muslims' lawyer tears map, CJI says "we'll leave"

16 Oct 2019

Ayodhya case: Muslims' lawyer tears map, CJI says "we'll leave"

On the 40th day of daily hearings of Ayodhya dispute, things took a dramatic turn in the Supreme Court infuriating the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

Daily hearings in Ayodhya dispute likely to end tomorrow: CJI

15 Oct 2019

Daily hearings in Ayodhya dispute likely to end tomorrow: CJI

The sensitive Ayodhya land dispute is nearing its finality in the Supreme Court. On Tuesday, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who is heading the five-judge constitutional bench, remarked that daily hearings will be completed by tomorrow, October 16.

Ayodhya hearing to enter final stage today, Section 144 imposed

14 Oct 2019

Ayodhya hearing to enter final stage today, Section 144 imposed

As the proceedings in the crucial Ayodhya case is all set to enter its final leg on Monday, the administration of the Uttar Pradesh town imposed Section 144 to deal with tensions.