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SC judges air differences with CJI Misra: Controversy not new to judiciary

The arrest of former Calcutta High Court Chief justice C S Karnan for contempt of court, for instance, had grabbed headlines in recent times.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 12th, 2018

Turn a blind eye: Letter to BS on SC judges air differences with CJI Misra

Our constitution guarantees near absolute immunity to the judiciary with the intention they conduct proceedings on merit without fear or favouritism.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 14th, 2018

Opposition"s move to impeach CJI Dipak Misra has unfortunate after-effects

Politicians should not play games with the reputation of the judiciary as a whole or that of individual judges.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard4 hr. 12 min. ago

Faith in judiciary is shaken after impeachment motion against CJI Misra

There have been six attempts to impeach judges of the constitutional courts. What's unique about the present crisis is that the first salvo came from the court itself.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard10 hr. 42 min. ago

Impeachment motion against Chief Justice: Dipak Misra controversy explained

It is alleged that Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra was assigning important cases to junior judges, ignoring senior Supreme Court judges.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 28th, 2018

CJI Dipak Misra meets 4 dissenting Supreme Court judges

In a bid to resolve their differences, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today met the four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court who had hurled several accusations against him, including on the i........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 16th, 2018

Full bench of Apex Court should resolve differences among judges: SCBA

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) today passed a resolution saying the differences of four seniormost judges with Chief Justice Dipak Misra should be considered by the full bench of the apex ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 13th, 2018

Shekhar Gupta: Judiciary on trial

The four judges have shattered the judiciary's code of silence. It is up to CJI Misra to end this crisis.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 12th, 2018

Judiciary on trial

The four judges have shattered the judiciary's code of silence. It is up to CJI Misra to end this crisis.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 12th, 2018

SC says CJI first among equals, no room for doubt, plea scandalous; updates

SC order comes at a time when the role of Chief Justice Dipak Misra rages following the press conference by four senior-most SC judges.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 11th, 2018

SC backs CJI on allotment of cases, says no room for doubt, plea scandalous

SC order comes at a time when the role of Chief Justice Dipak Misra rages following the press conference by four senior-most SC judges.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 11th, 2018

CJI impeachment can"t answer all problems in judiciary: Justice Chelameswar

The judge also answered questions on the priority of the CJI in constituting benches and allocating cases to different judges as the 'master of roster'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 7th, 2018

Less than one-third of judges in lower judiciary are women, says report

The inclusion of women in the judiciary enables courts to understand the real-world implications of their rulings.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 1st, 2018

CJAR is fighting for transparency in courts and accountability of judiciary

Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Judicial Reforms is advocating for formation of independent commission with disciplinary powers over judges.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 9th, 2018

Supreme Court adopts roster system for allocation of matters to judges

CJI Dipak Misra will keep the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) cases to himself.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 1st, 2018

CPI(M) begins efforts to bring possible impeachment motion against CJI

Sitaram Yechury felt that even though nearly two weeks have passed since the four senior judges raised issues against the CJI, the crisis has not been resolved within the judiciary.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 23rd, 2018

CJI meets four senior-most Supreme Court judges

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today held a meeting with four senior-most Supreme Court judges to resolve issues raised by them during a press conference on January 12. The meeting between the CJ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 18th, 2018

Supreme Court rejects plea to restrict media from reporting judges’ controversy

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing, discussing and politicising issues raised by four senior-most judges in the January 12 press confere........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 18th, 2018

SC row to end by weekend? CJI "ready to consider" four judges" complaint

Justice Misra was scheduled to have a meeting with the four judges during lunch on Wednesday.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 17th, 2018

SC crisis: CJI Dipak Misra met the 4 dissenting judges, say sources

After the meeting, all the five judges including the CJI, went ahead with the list of businesses for the day.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 16th, 2018

BCI says "absolutely no crisis now" in Supreme Court

The Bar Council of India today said there is “absolutely no crisis now” in the Supreme Court and normalcy will be restored soon in the higher judiciary that saw four top judges coming out in the open........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 16th, 2018