Centre Asks Chief Justice UU Lalit To Name Successor Before Retirement
The central government has asked Chief Justice of India (CJI) Uday Umesh Lalit to name his successor before retirement on November 8. Notably, Lalit was sworn in as the CJI on August 27, by President Droupadi Murmu. With the practice of CJI naming the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court as the next CJI, Justice DY Chandrachud is expected to become the 50th CJI.
Tags: Uday Umesh Lalit, NV Ramana, DY Chandrachud, Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India
Supreme Court To Live-Stream Proceedings For First Time
For the first time, Supreme Court will reportedly live-stream its proceedings through a webcast portal, on August 26. However, it is not certain as to whether proceedings will continue to be live-streamed. This has come three years after the apex court ruled in favour of live-streaming the proceeding. The proceedings of the ceremonial bench bidding adieu to CJI NV Ramana will be live-streamed.
Tags: Supreme Court, NV Ramana, Live-Streaming, Online Court Proceedings, Legal News
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Parties Giving Freebies During Election Campaigns Is 'Serious Economic Issue': Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of India held that political parties distributing freebies during election campaigns is a "serious economic issue". The apex court also said that a body needs to be constituted for monitoring such acts. The bench headed by CJI NV Ramana urged Niti Aayog, Finance Commission, opposition and ruling parties, RBI and other stakeholders to propose ideas to control the freebies distributed by political parties.
Tags: Supreme Court, Election Freebies, NV Ramana, Niti Aayog, Election Tricks
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
Tags: Telanagana, Judicial Districts, K Chandrashekar Rao, CJI, NV Ramana
Courtesy: The Times of India
SC Orders To Stop Filing FIRs For Sedition Charges
To restrict misuse of the Sedition Law, the Supreme Court gave a historic judgment, asking to pause filing FIRs under the 124A section, until the Centre completes its review. On May 11, the SC bench said, "It will be appropriate not to use this provision of law till further re-examination is over." Furthermore, the Apex Court said, those facing sedition charges can approach the court for the same.
Tags: Supreme Court, Sedition Law, NV Ramana, judgement, Union government
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
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
Tags: Supreme Court, Legal, Court Hearings, NV Ramana, CJI
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
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.
Tags: CJI, NV Ramana, Parliamentary debates, legislation, SCBA
Courtesy: Bar and Bench
CJI Ramana Files Complaint Against Fake Twitter Account Bearing His Name
Newly-appointed Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on April 26 filed a complaint over a fake Twitter account which was tweeting on his behalf. Notably, the CJI has already declared that he does not have any social media account. Reportedly, the account tweeted, "Due to Ajit Doval's diplomacy, the US decided to supply raw materials to India." However, the tweet has now been deleted as the account has been suspended.
Tags: CJI, NV Ramana, Fake account, Twitter, Police Complaint
President Kovind Appoints NV Ramana As Chief Justice Of India
Supreme Court's senior-most judge Justice NV Ramana on April 24 officially took over the charge from Justice SA Bobde as he was sworn in as the 48th Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind. Appointed for a 16-month term, Ramana will reportedly retire on August 26, 2022 after serving the Supreme Court since 2014. Ramana was recommended for the post by Bobde himself on March 24.
Tags: President Ram Nath Kovind, NV Ramana, CJI, SA Bobde
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
Justice NV Ramana Confirmed As CJI; President Clears His Appointment
Justice NV Ramana has been confirmed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) as President Ram Nath Kovind cleared his appointment on April 5. Justice Ramana will be replacing incumbent CJI SA Bobde from April 24. Justice Bobde had suggested Ramana's name as his successor. Due for retirement in August 2022, Justice Ramana will be the longest-serving CJI, surpassing late Justice SH Kapadia who served from May 2010-September 2012.
Tags: CJI, NV Ramana, SA Bobde, Ram Nath Kovind, SH Kapadia
Courtesy: Bar and Bench