Rohinton Fali Nariman

Judge of the Supreme Court of India

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Rohinton Fali Nariman: Judge of the Supreme Court of India
Rohinton Fali Nariman is a judge of the Supreme Court of India. Before being elevated as a judge, he practised as a senior counsel at the Supreme Court. He was appointed the Solicitor General of India on 23 July 2011. He also served as a member of the Bar Council of India. He was designated as a Senior Counsel by Justice Venkatachaliah in 1993 at the early age of 37.


Can’t freeze assets of ex-MD of PNB in Nirav scam: SC

A bench of Justices R F Nariman, S Ravindra Bhat and V Ramasubramanian in a recent order said the powers under Sections 241, 337 and 339 of the Companies Act could not be utilised to attach assets of..
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SC dismisses curative plea of Nirbhaya case convict

The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed the curative petition of one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. A bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, Arun Mishra, R F..
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Political parties should not give tickets to candidates with criminal background: ECI to SC

A bench of Justices R F Nariman and S Ravindra Bhat asked the ECI to come up with a framework within one week which can help curb criminalisation of politics in nation's interest. The top court asked..
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SC agrees to hear plea challenging National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Act, 2019

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea challenging the amendments made in the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Act, 2019, on the ground that it gives "unfettered discretionary..
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SC to hear Nirbhaya convicts curative plea Jan 14

A five-judge Bench of Justices N V Ramana, Arun Mishra, R F Nariman, R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan will hear the petition filed by Vinay Sharma and Mukesh. The duo had moved a curative petition in the..
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SC releases new roster, PILs to be heard by CJI and 3 senior most judges

The Supreme Court has released a new roster of work saying that PILs would now be heard by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and three other senior most judges of the apex court. In the roster of..
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Karma tends to explain everything: Justice Nariman

Speaking at the 7th Dr L M Singhvi Memorial lecture here, Justice Nariman delved into the realm of karma saying that karma model tends to explain everything.
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SC orders are not to be played with, angry judge tells govt

An angry Justice R F Nariman on Friday told solicitor general Tushar Mehta to inform the government about the “extremely important” dissent verdict penned by him and Justice D Y Chandrachud in the..
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Govt must read 'extremely important' dissent order in Sabarimala verdict: Justice Nariman

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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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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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Supreme Court sentences three people to death in 1 day

In the latter case the death sentence was awarded by a majority verdict of 2:1 by a bench of Justices RF Nariman, Surya Kant and R Subhash Reddy
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Babri demolition case: Tenure of special judge extended

The UP government on Friday told the Supreme Court it has complied with its direction and extended the tenure of the special judge, who is conducting trial in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case. A..
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No reopening of NRC process now, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court rejected the demands for the inclusion of additional parameters for determining who all in Assam can qualify to be Indian citizens. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice R..
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Babri Masjid demolition case: SC asks special judge to deliver verdict within nine months

A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Surya Kant said the recording of evidence in the politically sensitive 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case should be completed within six months and the verdict should..
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Chief Justice of India opens PIL hearing for top five Supreme Court judges

According to the new work roster, CJI Gogoi can assign hearing of PILs to Justice SA Bobde, Justice NV Ramana, Justice Arun Mishra and Justice RF Nariman.
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