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Chief Justice of India: Presiding judge of the Supreme Court of India
The chief justice of India is the chief judge of the Supreme Court of India as well as the highest-ranking officer of the Indian Judiciary. The Constitution of India grants power to the president of India to appoint, as dictated by outgoing chief justice in consultation with judicial cabal of 21 Supreme Court judges, the next chief justice, who will serve until they reach the age of sixty-five or are removed by the constitutional process of impeachment.

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Chief Justice of India Inaugurates “Mitti Cafe” in Supreme Court Premises | Oneindia News [Video]

Chief Justice of India Inaugurates “Mitti Cafe” in Supreme Court Premises | Oneindia News

Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud, Chief Justice of India, inaugurated “Mitti Cafe” in Supreme Court Premises, Delhi, on November 10. Mitti Cafe is entirely operated and managed by specially-abled..

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