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CJI NV Ramana lodges police complaint against fake Twitter account bearing his name

Two days after taking oath as the Chief Justice of India, NV Ramana on Monday lodged a police complaint after a Twitter account with his name was found posting fake messages on the social media platform. CJI NV Ramana does not have any social media account. Following the complaint, the tweet from the handle @NVRamanna...

Justice NV Ramana appointed as next Chief Justice of India

With Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde due to retire on April 23, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed Justice NV Ramana as the next CJI. Following the elevation, Justice Ramana will take oath on April 24. A notification in this regard has been issued. The notification reads, “In exercise of the powers...

CJI SA Bobde recommends Justice NV Ramana as his successor

Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, who is going to retire on April 23, has recommended Justice NV Ramana as his successor. Justice Ramana is the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court after the CJI. Justice Bobde has written a letter to the law ministry in this regard. Procedure for appointing CJI As per the...

Photo of CJI SA Bobde on a superbike takes Twitter by storm

A picture of Chief Justice of India, Sharad Arvind Bobde trying out a Harley Davidson superbike has taken Twitter by storm. The photo was taken at Justice Bobde’s hometown and while some twitterati appreciated the Chief Justice’s love for bikes others pointed out that he was not wearing a mask or a helmet.  Media reports...
SC asks Centre to file status report on mass exodus of migrants amid lockdown

SC asks Centre to file status report on mass exodus of migrants amid lockdown

Hearing two petitions seeking relief for thousands of migrant workers who are forced to leave for hometown amid the lockdown, Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde on Monday said the fear and panic over the coronavirus pandemic is bigger than the virus itself. “We don’t want to deal with the things government is already...

Rajya Sabha: Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi sworn in amid “shame” chants

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Thursday took oath as a member of Rajya Sabha amid chants of “shame” from members of the Congress, who have criticised the appointment as an assault on the independence of the judiciary. Justice Gogoi, who retired as the country’s top judge just four months ago, had defended...

Rajya Sabha nomination: Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi says he will speak after taking oath

Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, who was nominated to the Rajya Sabha by President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday, said his presence in parliament will “be an opportunity to project the views of the judiciary before the legislative and vice versa”. “I will go to Delhi probably tomorrow. Let me first take...

SC Refuses To Stay on Citizenship Act, Court Gives Centre 4 Weeks to Respond

The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it clear that it will not grant any stay on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) without hearing the Centre and said it may refer pleas challenging the validity of the Act to a larger Constitution bench. A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde is hearing 143 petitions, mostly...