CJI NV Ramana

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CJI NV Ramana Calls For 50% Reservation For Women In Judiciary

NV Ramana, Chief Justice of India on September 26, called for a 50% reservation for women in the judiciary and wished to have the same in law colleges. "We need 50% reservation for women in judiciary. It is an issue of thousands of years of oppression," he said. Records show that less than 30% of women constitute the lower judiciary while it is 11% for higher levels.

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 08:19 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: Chief Justice of India, Reservations, Women Empowerment, judiciary, Justice NV Ramana

Courtesy: NDTV

Pegasus Case

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'We Will Pass Order On Pegasus Next Week', Says CJI NV Ramana

Following the Pegasus snooping row case, an inquiry committee will be set up by the Supreme Court, said CJI NV Ramana on September 23. "We wanted to pass an order on the matter before this week. We will try to pass an order on Pegasus next week" he said. The Wire purported that leaders, journalists and industrialists were on the target list. 

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 05:03 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: pegasus snooping case, Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India, Justice NV Ramana

Courtesy: NDTV

The Supreme Court of India.

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SC Collegium Sends 68 Names To Centre To Fill Vacancies In HCs

Three-member Collegium led by the Chief Justice NV Ramana has recommended 68 names, including 10 women, to the Centre to fill the vaccines in Indian High Courts. As of September 1, there were vacancies of 281 permanent judges and 184 for Additional judges in 25 Indian High Courts. The Allahabad High Court has 68 vacancies, followed by 40 each in Punjab & Haryana and 36 in Calcutta.

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 03:33 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: High Court, Chief Justice of India, Supreme Court, Allahabad

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Justice BV Nagarathna.

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India Likely To Appoint Justice BV Nagarathna As First Woman CJI

The SC collegium led by the CJI NV Ramana recommended nine names for appointing judges in the apex court, on August 17. Justice BV Nagarathna serving in the Karnataka High Court will likely become the first woman Chief Justice of India ''for a little over a month'' in 2027 following the government's approval. The rule says three out of nine appointees can become the CJI before their tenure ends.

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 - 12:14 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: SC Collegium, Justice BV Nagarathna, First Woman CJI, Chief Justice of India

Courtesy: DNA India

State water sharing dispute

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SC Suggests AP, Telangana To Solve Krishna Water Dispute Through 'Mediation'

The Supreme Court on August 2 advised the states of Telangana and Andra Pradesh to solve the '1969 Krishna Water Dispute' with “mediation” and share the river water for drinking and irrigation as it belonged to both states. Besides, it is said that Telangana has been deprived of its share of drinking and irrigation water. “If the matter can be settled in mediation, please do that," Chief Justice of India NV Ramana said. 

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 04:17 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Krishna water issue, Chief Justice of India, Supreme Court, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

Courtesy: Outlook India

Indian journalists file petition against Indian government on Pegasus row

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Journalists Seek Probe Against Pegasus Scandal; SC To Hear Plea

The Supreme Court said that it will hear the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by senior journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar to probe the Israeli Spyware Pegasus scandal. The petition was followed by reports that said that the spyware was used to snoop on several politicians, journalists, and activists. The issue was tabled by Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal on July 30 to Chief Justice N V Ramana.

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 - 02:12 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: pegasus spyware, Indian government, Supreme Court of India, Chief Justice of India, Kapil Sibal

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Supreme Court of India.

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Central Government Awaits Recommendations To Fill Vacancies In SC and HCs

The Centre awaits recommendations for major judicial vacancies at the Supreme Court and High courts. The SC has seven vacancies with the first arising after Justice Ranjan Gogoi retired in November 2019 as the Chief Justice of India. However, Kolkata and Allahabad's HC are run by acting Chief Justices at the moment. Moreover, the Chief Justices of Chhattisgarh and Himachal Pradesh HC to retire in May and June respectively.

Sun, 16 May 2021 - 08:35 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Supreme Court of India, Chief Justice of India, kolkata high court, chattisgarh high court, Allahabad High Court, Himachal Pradesh, Chief Justice

Courtesy: The Economic Times


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Rape Victim Writes To CJI Over Horrific Experience During Court Hearing

Expressing her horrific experience during a hearing, the 22-year-old woman penned a letter to CJI SA Bobde to take the necessary steps. According to the letter, sessions judge Sanjay Khanagwal laughed at insensitive remarks made by the accused's counsel Vijay Aggarwal. Besides accusing the judge of laughing at multiple instances, the woman accused Aggarwal of maligning her character. Reportedly, the woman had filed a rape case against ET Now… read-more

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 - 04:29 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: ET Now, Rape Victim, Supreme Court, S.A Bobde, Chief Justice of India

Courtesy: The Wire

Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi.

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SC Ends Suo Moto Petition To Frame Ex-CJI Gogoi Of Sexual Misconduct

Due to lack of evidence of any conspiracy to frame former CJI Ranjan Gogoi for sexual assault, the Supreme Court closed its suo motu investigation over the matter. However, Justice AK Patanaik's committee said the theory of conspiracy could not be ruled out. Reportedly, Gogoi was accused of sexually harassing former women employee. However, the SC's in-house enquiry had given him a clean chit in May 2019, citing zero case-substance.

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 03:15 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Supreme Court of India, Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, Sexual assault allegations

Courtesy: The Tribune

CJI will inaugurate e-filing of cases facilities

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CJI S A Bobde To Inaugurate E-Resource Centre "Nyay Kaushal" In Nagpur

Chief Justice of India (CJI) S A Bobde will be inaugurating the country's first e-resource centre at the Judicial Officers Training Institute in Nagpur, Maharashtra on October 31. The centre, "Nyay Kaushal", aims to help in the e-filing of cases in the courts across the country. Besides the centre, the CJI will also inaugurate "virtual-court" to facilitate the traffic fines cases of the state transport department.

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 12:44 AM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Chief Justice of India, Nyay Kaushal, S A Bobde

Courtesy: Outlook India