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Chief Justice of India: Presiding officer of the Supreme Court of India
The Chief Justice of India, officially the Chief Justice of the Republic of India, is the chief judge of the Supreme Court of India as well as the highest-ranking officer of the Indian federal judiciary. The Constitution of India grants power to the President of India to nominate, and with the advice and consent of the Parliament of India, appoint a chief justice, who serves until they reach the age of sixty-five or until removed by impeachment.¹

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Justice NV Ramana sworn in as new Chief Justice of India | Oneindia News [Video]

Justice NV Ramana sworn in as new Chief Justice of India | Oneindia News

Amid confusion, Union health ministry on Saturday issued a clarification saying that the Centre will procure both the vaccines at ₹150 only; The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered an FIR..

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Justice NV Ramana takes oath as new CJI [Video]

Justice NV Ramana takes oath as new CJI

Justice NV Ramana took oath as the new Chief Justice of India (CJI) on April 24. He was administered the oath by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice..

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Bobde entered office with vision of transforming justice delivery system with modern technology: Designate CJI [Video]

Bobde entered office with vision of transforming justice delivery system with modern technology: Designate CJI

Chief Justice of India- designate, Justice NV Ramana on April 23 said, "Brother Bobde entered the highest office with the vision of transforming the justice delivery system with modern technology...

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'Don't lose hope, carry on, things will change': Outgoing CJI Bobde [Video]

'Don't lose hope, carry on, things will change': Outgoing CJI Bobde

On the last day of his tenure, Outgoing Chief Justice of India, Sharad Arvind Bobde on April 23 gave a message to all the young members of the bar over COVID pandemic. "To the young members of the bar..

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Justice NV Ramana: Who will be the next Chief Justice of India? | Oneindia News [Video]

Justice NV Ramana: Who will be the next Chief Justice of India? | Oneindia News

Chief Justice of India sharad arvind bobde has recommended justice NV Ramana as his successor. Justice NV Ramana is the most senior judge in the apex court after CJI Bobde. What were the key judgments..

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CJI Ramana advances SC's summer break to May 10 due to surge in Covid cases

On April 26, the CJI had taken note of the representations made by bar bodies such as the SCBA and the SCAORA seeking advancement of the summer vacation in view of the sudden surge in Covid-19 cases..
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Covid-19: SCBA urges CJI to advance summer vacations, wants holidays from April 26

The Supreme Court Bar Association on Sunday requested Chief Justice N V Ramana to advance the summer vacations in the wake of the rampaging second wave of coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to the newly..
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48th CJI Ramana takes charge on a Saturday, and gets down to business

Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana on Saturday took charge as the 48th Chief Justice of India after President Ram Nath Kovind administered oath of office to him at a brief ceremony in Rashtrapati..
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Justice NV Ramana sworn in as 48th Chief Justice of India

Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana on Saturday took over as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India. He is now the 48th Chief Justice of India (CJI) and succeeded the post after Justice Sharad..
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Freedom of speech is most abused right at present: CJI Sharad Bobde

Chief Justice of India Sharad Bobde, who demitted office on Friday after a 17-month tenure, said in an exclusive interview to TOI on Friday that freedom of speech was the most abused right at present...
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CJI S A Bobde wanted Shahrukh Khan to be part of mediation panel to resolve Ayodhya dispute

Outgoing Chief Justice of India S A Bobde wanted Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan to be part of mediation process to resolve the Ayodhya land dispute. The interesting fact was revealed to public for..
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Did my best, don't know how it came across: Outgoing CJI Bobde

“I did my best, I don't know how it came across," outgoing Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde said in his farewell address as he retired on Friday. Justice Bobde was administered oath..
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Leaving with satisfaction, I did my best: CJI Bobde

Justice Bobde, who decided several key cases during his tenure including the historic Ayodhya verdict, was administered oath as the 47th CJI in November 2019 and is retiring today. He headed the Indian..
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'You have imputed motives to us': Supreme Court to senior advocate Dushyant Dave

The Supreme Court on Friday rapped senior advocates who had criticized it for taking over ongoing Covid-19 related cases from the high courts. "You have imputed motives to us without reading our..
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Covid-19: When do you need oxygen support

The Centre on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that the country is in dire need of oxygen. The apex court took suo motu cognisance on supply of oxygen and essential drugs issue. A three-judge bench..
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Many women cite compulsions, decline judgeship: Chief Justice of India SA Bobde

This remark from the CJI, who was heading a bench comprising Justices Sanjay K Kaul and Surya Kant, came during hearing of a plea filed by Supreme Court Women Lawyers’ Association seeking fair..
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CJI-designate Justice NV Ramana worships at Lord Balaji shrine

The senior-most judge of Supreme Court, Justice Ramana who was recently appointed as the 48th CJI with effect from April 24, after a night halt on the hills visited the shrine Sunday morning and paid..
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Supreme Court collegium meets but discusses no names

TOI had reported on Thursday that as per convention, no CJI schedules a collegium meeting after the President appoints his successor. President Ram Nath Kovind had appointed Justice Ramana as the next..
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Kovind appoints Ramana as next CJI; set to be sworn in on April 24


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Justice NV Ramana to be new Chief Justice of India, to take oath on April 24

President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Justice N V Ramana as the next Chief Justice of India on Tuesday. The senior-most Supreme Court judge Justice NV Ramana will take oath as the 48th Chief Justice of..
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President Ram Nath Kovind appoints Justice NV Ramana as next CJI

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday (April 6) appointed Justice NV Ramana as the next Chief Justice of India.
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Bobde endorses Ramana for CJI as SC junks Jagan’s plaint

A month before his retirement, Chief Justice of India S A Bobde on Wednesday recommended senior-most Supreme Court judge Justice N V Ramana to the Centre as the next CJI. ​​​​​In the process,..
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CJI Bobde recommends Justice N V Ramana as his successor

Chief Justice of India S A Bobde on Wednesday recommended Justice N V Ramana as his successor. Justice NV Ramana is the senior-most judge in the top court after the CJI, who will retire on April 23.
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Supreme Court seeks Centre's detailed report on environmental regulator committee

In accordance with a petition challenging the construction of bridge projects in West Bengal to protect the trees at the construction site, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief..
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AG declines consent to initiate contempt proceedings against ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Attorney General K K Venugopal has refused to grant sanction to initiate contempt proceedings against former Chief Justice of India (CJI) and Rajya Sabha lawmaker Ranjan Gogoi for his alleged..
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Plot to frame ex-CJI in harassment case not ruled out: SC probe panel

The Supreme Court on Thursday said its inquiry panel headed by former apex court judge A K Patnaik has said it could not rule out a larger conspiracy to frame former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi..
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SC closes sexual harassment case against ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi, hints at larger conspiracy

The court said that there exists a reason to believe that decisions by the former CJI may have led to a conspiracy being hatched against him.
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Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case: Supreme Court disposes off suo motu proceedings

The Supreme Court on Thursday disposed off the suo motu proceedings in the sexual harassment allegation against former CJI Ranjan Gogoi. Justice Kaul-led bench said as 2 years have passed since the..
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President felicitates ex-CJI Sathasivam, recalls his contribution as Kerala Governor

President Ram Nath Kovind has facilitated former Kerala Governor and ex-CJI P S Sathasivam for his contribution in maintaining the dignity of the highest constitutional post in the state, nurturing..
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Farmers' protest: SC to hear Centre's plea against proposed tractor rally on Jan 18

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde will hear the application on January 18 along with pleas raising the issue of farmers protesting at Delhi borders.
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Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi appointed as sole arbitrator in a case

The Supreme Court has appointed former Chief Justice of India and Rajya Sabha MP Ranjan Gogoi, as the sole arbitrator in the case between MCM Service Private Limited and Ithalia Thai Development Public..
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Over 500 lawyers write to CJI seeking physical hearing resumption in Supreme Court, call virtual system a 'failure'


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CJI seeks Justice Ramana’s response to Jagan’s plaint

CJI S A Bobde has sought Supreme Court judge Justice N V Ramana's response to a complaint filed by Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Reddy accusing the judge of influencing the Andhra Pradesh HC,..
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Officers 'emboldened' by Jagan's letter to CJI against judges: HC

Bureaucrats in Andhra Pradesh have been "emboldened" by chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy's letter to the CJI, in which he levelled allegations against senior judges of the SC and the high court, a..
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AG declines consent to initiate contempt against Prashant Bhushan, says he expressed regret for tweets on CJI


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Set up body for power balance among 3 organs, govt advised

The two-day All India Presiding Officers’ Conference, which concluded here in Gujarat on Thursday, passed several important resolutions, including one urging the government to set up a body,..
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Parliamentary panel grills Twitter over 'obscene' tweets by Kunal Kamra targeting SC, CJI


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MP bypolls: Supreme Court stays EC order revoking Kamal Nath's star campaigner status

A bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde said, we are staying the matter, till we further hear the case.
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Law students write to CJI, seek action against guilty policemen in Hathras case

510 law students from across the country have written a letter to Chief Justice of India demanding immediate action against the guilty officials, erring police personnel for their irresponsible..
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MHA seeks suggestions from governors, CMs, CJI on amendments in criminal laws


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Restrained, judges are now soft targets: CJI, NV Ramana

CJI Bobde said constitutional limitations on free speech restrains judges, as it should others, from speaking whatever they feel. But Justice Ramana did the plain speaking — “As judges are..
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SC judges advised to sit separately as precautionary measure: CJI


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SC agrees to examine plea seeking re-opening of religious places

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine a plea seeking the re-opening of religious places of all faiths across the country that have remained closed due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. A..
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Dealt cases with conscience, took decisions with conviction, says Justice Arun Mishra

The CJI, who incidentally shared the bench with Justice Mishra for the first and the last time in the top court, praised the retiring judge by terming him as a "beacon of light", "beacon of courage"..
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Justice Arun Kumar Mishra retires from Supreme Court today

Keeping with a long-standing tradition of the court, Justice Mishra was today set on a bench with Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde. The CJI, after hearing cases through video-conferencing, said..
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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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NEET, JEE 2020: Students urge CJI Bobde to postpone exams on humanitarian grounds amid COVID-19

Two students have approached the Supreme Court through a letter petition to Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde seeking postponement of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) and Joint..
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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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Over 700 lawyers write to CJI, raise concerns over 'institutional disruptors'

Over 700 lawyers on Wednesday wrote to Chief Justice of India SA Bobde highlighting their concerns regarding the trend of browbeating and intimidating the judiciary. In a statement, signed by 750..
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Corruption charge is not contempt: Bhushan

After being convicted of contempt of court for scandalising the Chief Justice Of India and the Supreme Court with his “false and malicious” tweets, activist- advocate Prashant Bhushan told the SC..
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'Lord Krishna was born in jail, and you want bail?': CJI Bobde while hearing murder convict's bail plea

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde once again displayed his unique sense of humour at the Supreme Court on Wednesday while hearing the bail plea by a murder convict on the occasion of..
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Supreme Court considers starting few physical courts from next week

A Committee of seven judges, constituted by the Chief Justice of India, convened a meeting on Tuesday, and discussed several issues, including whether physical courts can start or not, the Supreme..
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