CJI UU Lalit

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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. 

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 03:09 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Uday Umesh Lalit, NV Ramana, DY Chandrachud, Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India

Courtesy: ANI

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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.

Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 11:21 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Supreme Court, NV Ramana, Live-Streaming, Online Court Proceedings, Legal News

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Supreme Court

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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.

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 06:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Supreme Court, Election Freebies, NV Ramana, Niti Aayog, Election Tricks

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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

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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.

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 02:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Sedition Law, NV Ramana, judgement, Union government

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

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

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CJI NV Ramana.

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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. 

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 10:22 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: CJI, NV Ramana, Fake account, Twitter, Police Complaint

Courtesy: NDTV

NV Ramana.

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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.

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 01:17 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: President Ram Nath Kovind, NV Ramana, CJI, SA Bobde

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Justice NV Ramana

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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.

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 02:23 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: CJI, NV Ramana, SA Bobde, Ram Nath Kovind, SH Kapadia

Courtesy: Bar and Bench