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46th Chief Justice of India

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Ranjan Gogoi: 46th Chief Justice of India
Ranjan Gogoi is a nominated Indian Parliamentarian and Judge who served as the 46th Chief Justice of India for 13 months between 2018 and 2019. He was nominated to Rajya Sabha by President Ram Nath Kovind on 16 March 2020. He is the third Supreme Court justice to serve in the Rajya Sabha, and the first to be nominated to his seat, after Ranganath Mishra and Baharul Islam, who were elected as members of the Indian National Congress. The nomination by government and acceptance was highly criticized by judges of the Supreme Court.

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Hope January 2018 presser by judges was 'first & last such occasion', says SC

The then top four judges of the apex court – Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph – had held an unprecedented press conference on January 12, 2018, when Justice..
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Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri dispute 'most fiercely-contested case in India's history': Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

The Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya was the "most fiercely-contested cases in India's legal history" in which every point was "hotly" debated and "passionately" argued by the..
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Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi may be BJP's CM candidate in Assam: Tarun Gogoi


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SC rejects plea seeking inquiry into conduct of ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi as judge

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea seeking setting up of a three-judge panel to inquire into the conduct of former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi as a judge of the apex court...
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Gogoi, Rohtagi differ on how SC handled Covid crisis


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Duty of courts to ensure human rights are not violated during Covid-19 pandemic, says former CJI Ranjan Gogoi

The Supreme Court's handling of the Covid 19 related crisis can't be compared with its role during the Emergency, former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said Friday. Justice Gogoi, who is now a..
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Why no questions asked from 'activist judges', those taking arbitration: Ex CJI Gogoi


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I don't remember electoral bonds issue: Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi


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Judicial independence threatened by stranglehold of a ‘lobby’ over it: Ranjan Gogoi

In the eye of a storm for accepting nomination as a member of Rajya Sabha, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi struck a combative note on Thursday and said judicial independence was under threat because of the..
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Ranjan Gogoi takes Rajya Sabha oath amid ‘shame on you’ chant from opposition

As Gogoi’s name was called by chairman Venkaiah Naidu for the oath, MPs in the opposition benches started chanting slogans like “shame on you” with some trooping into the well or crowding the..
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Ranjan Gogoi's nomination undermines independence of judiciary: Congress


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Opposition targets former CJI Gogoi during oath-taking in Rajya Sabha, walks out amid slogans

The oath ceremony of former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi as Rajya Sabha member on Thursday was marred by slogan-shouting by the opposition, while the treasury benches welcomed him to the House..
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Ranjan Gogoi's nomination to Rajya Sabha 'questionable': Amarinder Singh


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Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha member


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They will welcome me very soon, says Ranjan Gogoi amid Opposition staging walkout from Rajya Sabha

"They will welcome me very soon. There are no critics," Gogoi told reporters as he left the Parliament premises after taking oath as an MP of the Upper House. Congress leaders had staged a walkout from..
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Ranjan Gogoi reaches Parliament, set to take oath as Rajya Sabha MP


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Activist in SC against Ranjan Gogoi’s nomination


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Ranjan Gogoi should explain 'clean chit' on Rafale: Kapil Sibal

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal has asked former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who was nominated to Rajya Sabha on Monday, to explain why the clean chit was given in Rafale case.
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Sharad Pawar slams Gogoi for ‘flip-flop’

NCP supremo Sharad Pawar on Tuesday criticised former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, saying he has flip-flopped on post-retirement assignments for judges as he quoted a 2019 article Gogoi wrote..
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Gogoi’s move has shaken confidence of people in judiciary’s independence: Kurian Joseph

Strongly criticising former CJI Ranjan Gogoi for accepting nomination to Rajya Sabha, former Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph on Tuesday said the ex-CJI’s decision had compromised..
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Cong attacks govt for nominating ex-CJI Gogoi to Rajya Sabha

The Congress on Tuesday criticised the government for nominating former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha and used the remarks of former law minister Arun Jaitley on cooling off..
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Let me take oath, I will speak in detail about accepting RS nomination: Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Briefly talking to reporters who went to meet him at his residence in Guwahati, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi said he will speak about his decision to accept the offer of a Rajya Sabha seat after he takes..
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Opposition unhappy over former CJI Ranjan Gogoi's Rajya Sabha nomination

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday nominated former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi to Rajya Sabha, triggering accusations from the opposition who claimed that it was a 'quid pro quo'.
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President nominates ex-CJI Gogoi to Rajya Sabha, Congress objects


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Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi nominated to Rajya Sabha by President Ram Nath Kovind

Ranjan Gogoi was serving as the 46th Chief Justice of India, after succeeding 45th CJI Dipak Misra. On November 17, 2019, Gogoi was succeeded by Judge Sharad Arvind Bobde.
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To respect unity and integrity of country key fundamental duty: Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi on CAA protests

Underlining that respecting the unity and integrity of the country is perhaps the "most important fundamental duty", former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Monday said enough protests have been..
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SC reinstates woman employee who accused ex-CJI

The SC has reinstated a woman employee, who, after being dismissed for insubordination, had levelled unprecedented sexual harassment charges against former CJI Ranjan Gogoi. A 3-judge SC inquiry panel..
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SC reinstates woman employee who levelled sexual misconduct allegations against former CJI Gogoi


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Supreme Court's key judgment in 2019: Paving way for Ram Temple, Rafale; clean chit to ex-CJI in harassment claim

Verdicts paving the way for construction of a Ram Temple at Ayodhya and India's multi-billion dollar Rafale fighter jet deal with France were 2019's landmark imprints of the Supreme Court, which also..
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SC to take up Ayodhya review petitions today

Eighteen review petitions have so far been filed in the apex court of which eight were filed by those who were parties in the Ayodhya land title dispute case and rest by third parties who were not..
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CBI books sitting HC judge in UP medical college scam

PIMS, on the Lucknow-Kanpur Road, was one of the 46 colleges barred from admitting students due to substandard infrastructure and not conforming to teaching criteria in 2017. The FIR (registered on..
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Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde takes oath as next CJI

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde was on Monday administered oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind. Justice Bobde, 63, succeeds Justice Ranjan Gogoi who demitted office on..
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CJI Ranjan Gogoi offers prayers at Lord Venkateswara temple


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Justice Ranjan Gogoi retires as CJI

Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the first person from northeast to reach the top of judiciary and credited for bringing the curtains down on the decades old politically and religiously sensitive Ayodhya land..
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Outgoing CJI Ranjan Gogoi offers prayers at Tirumala Lord Balaji temple in Andhra Pradesh

Gogoi along with his family was accorded welcome on his arrival at the main entrance of the temple amidst chanting of vedic hymns by Veda pundits and melam band.
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Topic of 'pendency of cases' used to pull down institution: Outgoing CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Outgoing Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday touched upon the topic of huge "pendency of cases" in the courts across the country and said that the topic is extensively used to pull down the..
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CJI Ranjan Gogoi ensures name in history with Ayodhya verdict ahead of demitting office on Sunday


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CJI Gogoi attends farewell function on last working day

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who officially retires on November 17, disposed off 10 cases listed before him and received farewell messages from lawyers and colleagues who came to bid him..
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CJI Ranjan Gogoi sits in bench for last time

Outgoing Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi sat on the bench for the last time in court number 1 of the Supreme Court on Friday. Justice Gogoi will demit office on Sunday. He will visit Raj Ghat and..
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Shiv Sena calls CJI's office coming under RTI purview a 'historic decision'

Observing that transparency strengthens judicial independence, a five-judge Constitution bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices NV Ramana, DY Chandrachud, Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna on..
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Supreme Court: CJI Ranjan Gogoi's last working day today, Bar Association to organise farewell ceremony

CJI Gogoi thanked all the lawyers who addressed him in his honour.
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‘Ensure no bar on women at Sabarimala’

Justices R F Nariman and D Y Chandrachud disagreed with the majority judgment penned by CJI Ranjan Gogoi to refer Sabarimala and other similar issues to a seven-judge bench and said the Kerala..
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CBI can still take action: Justice K M Joseph

Justice K M Joseph, while concurring with CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjay K Kaul to throw out petitions seeking review of the clean chit to the NDA government in the Rafale deal, packed enough..
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Women entry not limited to Sabarimala, also includes other faiths: SC

SC said that the entry of women into places of worship is not just limited to the Sabarimala temple but also includes issues like allowing Muslim and Parsi women to enter religious practice. CJI Ranjan..
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Sabarimala verdict: SC refers women's entry issue to larger bench

The SC on Thursday referred to 7-judge bench the review petitions against its earlier decision allowing the entry of women of 10-50 age group into Sabarimala temple. The majority judgment by CJI Ranjan..
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Sabarimala verdict: A timeline of temple entry issue ahead of Supreme Court verdict today

The Sabrimala verdict will be delivered by a constitution bench comprising Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra at..
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SC rulings likely today on Sabari, Rafale & Rahul’s contempt case

The judgement on Sabarimala will be delivered by a Constitution bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices R F Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra. The verdict in the Rafale..
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