In pandemic, we fared far better than courts of other countries: CJI Bobde at Constitution Day

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.

published on : 27th November 2020

CM's letter to Chief Justice not impermissible, but appropriate

Recent events have been harrowing — a Chief Minister writing to the CJI making serious allegations against the senior most judge of the Supreme Court.

published on : 8th November 2020

Attorney General declines consent for contempt proceedings against Andhra CM Jagan

In his letter to the CJI, Jagan had also claimed Justice Ramana was acting on behalf of Andhra Pradesh opposition leader Chandrababu Naidu.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Jagan letter to the CJI breached executive-judiciary power separation, says Indira Jaising

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.

published on : 25th October 2020

INTERVIEW | CJI must look into Jagan's charges against Justice Ramana: Dushyant Dave

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.

published on : 18th October 2020

Charges against SC judge put CJI in a spot

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.

published on : 12th October 2020

Open war: CM Jagan hits out at Andhra HC judges and SC judge Ramana in letter to CJI

Writes to CJI Bobde on the contours of benami deals, requests his intervention to ensure neutrality of judiciary in Andhra is restored

published on : 11th October 2020

Judges victims of unfair criticism, say CJI SA Bobde, Justice NV Ramana

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.

published on : 13th September 2020

Ahead of SC verdict, 122 students urges apex court to judgment on Prashant Bhushan

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. 

published on : 31st August 2020

Prashant Bhushan expresses regret, but only for ‘no helmet’ tweet on CJI SA Bobde

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.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Writers, artists urge CJI Bobde and Uddhav Thackeray to release jailed poet Varavara Rao

Varavara Rao, 80, is undergoing treatment at the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai for COVID-19, apart from neurological and urological ailments. 

published on : 23rd July 2020

'CJI SA Bobde did not know about owner of Harley Davidson bike, did not ride it'

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.

published on : 29th June 2020

CJI SA Bobde checks out a Harley Davidson bike in Nagpur, pictures go viral

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.

published on : 29th June 2020

Lawyers letter to CJI and judges alleging 'apparent indifference' to humanitarian crisis by SC

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.

published on : 27th May 2020

Judges, lawyers shouldn't wear coat, gown as they make it easier to catch virus: CJI

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.

published on : 13th May 2020
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