Attorney General K K Venugopal suggested that there should be four intermediate courts of appeal with 15 judges each in the four corners of the country for ensuring access to justice by all.
Recent events have been harrowing — a Chief Minister writing to the CJI making serious allegations against the senior most judge of the Supreme Court.
In his letter to the CJI, Jagan had also claimed Justice Ramana was acting on behalf of Andhra Pradesh opposition leader Chandrababu Naidu.
The CM ought to have written to the governor, who would have then sent the letter to the President, who is the appointing authority of judges, says noted lawyer Indira Jaising.
First, I cannot vouch for the truthfulness or otherwise of the contents of the letter of the CM’s letter to the Chief Justice of India.
These judges said if a complaint is received against a sitting judge, it needs to be placed before all judges of the court, who will then take a collective decision on the matter.
Writes to CJI Bobde on the contours of benami deals, requests his intervention to ensure neutrality of judiciary in Andhra is restored
Justice Ramana, who is next in line to become the Chief Justice of India, added that social media is to blame for the sudden spike in attacks against judges.
A total of 122 students — 74 studying law and 44 from other streams — made an emotional appeal to the CJI and the other judges to reconsider sentencing.
A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra had earlier issued a contempt notice to Bhushan in a suo moto case following a petition requesting the same over two of his tweets.
Varavara Rao, 80, is undergoing treatment at the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai for COVID-19, apart from neurological and urological ailments.
CJI SA Bobde was spotted with the bike at Nagpur, his home town, and the picture of him on it had gone viral on social media.
The Chief Justice, who was part of the landmark Ayodhya title dispute verdict, is currently in his home town ever since the lockdown was announced.
The lawyers in a letter have referred to the proceedings undertaken by the top court on certain PILs and urged that judicial notice be taken to help the migrant workers.
The CJI, who was sharing dais with Justices Indu Malhotra and Hrishikesh Roy, said the apex court may soon come out with instructions on the dress code for lawyers and the judges.