Hima Kohli

Judge of Supreme Court of India

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Hima Kohli: Judge of Supreme Court of India
Hima Kohli is a judge of the Supreme Court of India. She was the chief justice of the Telangana High Court, and the first woman judge to hold that office. Prior to that, she served as a judge of the Delhi High Court.


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Centre vs Delhi: SG makes late plea for larger Supreme Court bench

On the final and fifth day of arguments, prior to the SC reserving its verdict on the dispute between the Centre and Delhi government over control on ‘services’, solicitor general Tushar Mehta told..
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Government must not let anyone go to bed hungry, says Supreme Court

Taking stock of registration of workers, mostly migrants, in the unorganised sector on the eShram portal, a bench of Justices M R Shah and Hima Kohli asked additional solicitor general Aishwarya Bhati..
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SC judge Justice Kohli remarks 'strong bar makes a strong judiciary'

Supreme Court judge Justice Hima Kohli on Saturday said that a "strong bar makes a strong judiciary" as she acknowledges the contribution of legal professionals. Justice Hima Kohli was speaking on the..
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All-woman bench to hear matters in Supreme Court

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud has constituted an all-woman bench comprising Justices Hima Kohli and Bela M Trivedi to hear transfer petitions involving matrimonial disputes and bail matters on..
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Lawyer without brief is like Sachin Tendulkar without bat: CJI Chandrachud

The Supreme Court chastised a lawyer on Friday for appearing before it without the case file, saying a lawyer without a brief is like Sachin Tendulkar without his bat. A bench of Chief Justice of India..
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SC seeks replies of UP govt, ECI on plea of SP leader Azam Khan against disqualification

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli asked Additional Advocate General Garima Prashad, appearing for Uttar Pradesh to file her response to Khan's plea and asked his petition to be served..
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Maharashtra political crisis: SC to hear pleas filed by Uddhav, Eknath Shinde groups on November 29

The Supreme Court will hear a batch of pleas on the Maharashtra political crisis filed by the Shiv Sena factions led by Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde on November 29, when it is likely to issue..
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Consider remission to lifers within 3 months, SC tells UP

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Hima Kohli took a compassionate view of the lifers languishing in crowded prisons despite spending long years in prison and despite fulfilling the conditions in..
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Don't want SC to become 'Tareekh pe Tareekh' court: SC judge Chandrachud

"We don't want the Supreme Court to be 'tareekh pe tareekh' court," Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud said on Friday, trenchantly deprecating the practice of lawyers seeking repeated..
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CJI Ramana retires amidst tears and tributes from detractors

Hours before ending his 16-month tenure, CJI Ramana, with CJI-designate U U Lalit and Justice Hima Kohli by his side, witnessed this spectacle with a smile as personae dramatis - Kapil Sibal and..
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'Accusing doctors as if they were killers', Supreme Court on Ramdev ads against allopathy

The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up Baba Ramdev in connection with advertisements attempting to discredit allopathy and its practicing doctors amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and asked the Centre to..
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Must decide which poll vow is welfarist & which a freebie: SC

A bench of Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices J K Maheshwari and Hima Kohli said these are important issues which could be heard by an expert body for giving a report to the court on mechanism to..
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Supreme Court: Can access to free education, drinking water, electricity be termed freebies?

The bench, also comprising Justices J.K. Maheshwari and Hima Kohli, further queried, "can we describe the promise of free education as a freebie? Can free drinking water, units of powers, etc., be..
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Teesta moves SC for interim bail, case to be heard on Aug 22

Her appeal against the August 3 order of Gujarat HC denying her interim bail was mentioned for urgent hearing by advocate Aparna Bhat before a bench of Chief Justices N V Ramana and Justices J K..
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SC to set up bench to hear pleas against Karnataka HC order refusing to lift ban on hijab

A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices Krishna Murari and Hima Kohli took note of the submissions of senior lawyer Meenakshi Arora, appearing for one of the appellants, that the..
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Fight for Shiv Sena symbol: SC to hear on August 1 Uddhav group's plea against EC proceedings

A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and justices Krishna Murari and Hima Kohli was urged by senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for the Uddhav Thackeray faction, that the ongoing proceedings..
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Governments have now joined others in maligning judges: CJI

The remark came from the CJI, who was heading a bench also comprising Justices Krishna Murari and Hima Kohli, while dealing with an appeal filed by Chhattisgarh government challenging a HC order..
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Supreme Court directs UP to respond to SIT reports seeking cancellation of bail to Ashish Mishra

"There are two letters sent by the SIT to the additional chief secretary (home) of the Uttar Pradesh government by the monitoring judge who had written to the state to file appeal in SC to cancel bail..
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Govts must be realistic about mining bids: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday orally observed that acceptance of an unrealistically high bid for mining natural resources could lead to the bidder defaulting in payments to the government. A bench of..
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Supreme Court to hear plea to declare 'Ram Sethu' national heritage monument on March 9

A bench comprising chief justice NV Ramana and Justices AS Bopanna and Hima Kohli was told by Swamy that the plea has not come up for hearing for the last many months and that it not be deleted from..
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Pegasus row: SC stays West Bengal's probe on snooping allegations

A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli took note of the plea.
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‘SC, HCs can’t interfere in daily temple rituals’

“If a devotee is aggrieved by non-performance of any daily ritual properly or deviation from daily practices in a temple, he/she can file a civil suit or approach an appropriate forum for grievance..
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Supreme Court to hear Lakhimpur Kheri matter on Wednesday

A bench comprising Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli, which had on October 8 expressed dissatisfaction over the steps taken by the Uttar Pradesh government in the "brutal"..
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Supreme Court slams UP government on Kheri: ‘Only words, why no accused held?’

Noting Ashish had been booked under Sec 302 of IPC (murder), the bench of CJI N V Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli said it is not satisfied with the action taken and the state’s claims..
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