Julius Dorphang

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Meghalaya Politician Convicted In Rape Case, Pronounced 25 Years Imprisonment

In a drawback to the former MLA Julius Dorphang, the Meghalaya High Court dismissed his petition seeking to overturn the decision of lower court. Notably, Dorphang was sentenced to 25 years in prison for raping a young girl. The High Court panel hearing the case presided over by Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee, also ordered the state government to pay the victim a compensation of Rs 20 lakh within three-months.

Fri, 14 Apr 2023 - 05:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: rape, imprisonment, Meghalaya High Court, CJI, Julius Dorphang

Courtesy: Zee News India

CJI UU Lalit

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CJI UU Lalit Names DY Chandrachud As His Successor

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Uday Umesh Lalit named Justice DY Chandrachud to be his successor. With this, the tenure of CJI UU Lalit will end on November 8, following which the new CJI will take over charges. If approved by the Union Government, DY Chandrachud will be the 50th CJI and will take the official oath on November 9. Justice Chandrachud will have a tenure of over two years.

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 12:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: CJI, DY Chandrachud, UU Lalit, Official Oath, Union government


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CJI Ramana, CM KCR To Launch 32 New Judicial Districts: Telangana

Telangana CM  K Chandrashekar Rao and CJI NV Ramana will launch 32 judicial districts on June 2. On the 8th Telangana Formation Day, the duo will launch new judicial districts on the lines of additionally increased revenue districts virtually from Telangana HC, at 5 pm. Furthermore, with this launch, there will be read-more

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 01:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Telanagana, Judicial Districts, K Chandrashekar Rao, CJI, NV Ramana

Courtesy: The Times of India

Supreme Court

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Centre Notifies Appointment Of 2 Judges To Supreme Court

Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Gujarat High Court judge Justice Jamshed Burjor Pardiwala have been appointed as judges of Supreme Court, by central government. The Supreme Court Collegium led by Chief Justice NV Ramana recommended the centre regarding the same, on May 4. Notably, Justice Pardiwala will be fourth Parsi, and Justice Dhulia will be the second from Uttarakhand High Court to adorn the Supreme Court bench.… read-more

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 05:22 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Supreme Court, Sudhanshu Dhulia, Jamshed Pardiwala, CJI, Central Government

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SC To Decide If Larger Bench Should Take Up Pleas Against Sedition Law

The Supreme would soon decide if a larger bench needs to hear the challenges against Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code. A bench comprising CJI NV Ramana, Justice Hima Kohli and Justice Surya Kant has posted the matter on 10th May. The bench stated that the matter would not be adjourned. The Attorney General of India asserted that there is a need to check the misuse of the law.

Thu, 05 May 2022 - 08:21 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Sedition, CJI, Supreme Court, Supreme Court of India, The Supreme Court of India

Courtesy: ANI

CJI NV Ramana

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CJI Ramana To Chair 39th Conference Of Chief Justices

The Chief Justice of India, NV Ramana, is set to chair the 39th conference of the Chief Justices of High Courts across the country on 29th April. The conference is being organised on the premises of the apex court. This event is being held after six years. CJI NV Ramana is expected to evaluate the justice delivery system in India, and announce certain measures for improvement.

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 01:10 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: CJI, conference, Chief Justice, CJI NV Ramana, Supreme Court, High Court

Courtesy: ANI

Supreme Court

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SC To Conduct Court Hearings Physically From April 4: NV Ramana

The Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana announced to commence court hearings 'physically' from April 4. The decision was taken amid the declining cases of COVID-19 in India. The CJI's announcement came before the commencement of proceedings started today, virtually.  NV Ramana said, "Monday and Friday we will provide links (for virtual hearing) if advocates want."  Notably, amid pandemic fourth wave, the Top Court was conducting hearings… read-more

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 01:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Legal, Court Hearings, NV Ramana, CJI

Justice NV Ramana

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CJI Ramana Talks About Reopening Courts After Dussehra

Newly elected Chief Justice of India NV Ramana is envisaging to reopen the court after Dussehra vacation if there is "zero threat" of COVID-19.While attending felicitation ceremony, Justice Ramana said, "We are ready to reopen courts even in the pandemic time. But the majority of advocates were avoiding physical reopening". "We are separated with glass but lawyers and other staffs could be in Jeopardy", he added.

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 10:41 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: Justice NV Ramana, CJI, Covid-19, Reopening of Courts

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CJI NV Ramana

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Parliamentary Debates, Lawmaking In Sorry State Of Affairs: CJI Ramana

CJI NV Ramana deplored the degrading standards of parliamentary debates and laws made by the legislature at the independence day ceremony organized by the SCBA. "Now we see legislation with the sorry state of affairs. There are a lot of gaps and a lot of ambiguity in making laws" he stated. He added that this creates a loss to the government and inconvenience to the public, increasing litigation.

Sun, 15 Aug 2021 - 05:31 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: CJI, NV Ramana, Parliamentary debates, legislation, SCBA

Courtesy: Bar and Bench

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana

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Kerala Girl Praises CJI For His Intervention Against COVID-19

Lidwina Joseph, a 10-year-old girl from Thrissur, Kerala, has sent a handwritten letter to the CJI N.V. Ramana, praising the Supreme Court’s effective actions against the pandemic. Reportedly, the handwritten letter holds an illustration showing bespectacled judge using his gavel to give the Coronavirus a knock on its head. Praising the letter as “beautiful,” the impressed CJI Ramana has sent her a signed copy of the Constitution.

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 04:28 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Covid-19, pandemic, CJI, N.V. Ramana

Courtesy: The Hindu