Tag Archives: Chief Justice

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed as New Chief Justice of India

Justice Ranjan Gogoi is officially appointed as the new Chief Justice of India on Thursday by President Ram Nath Kovind. “The President of India has appointed Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India. He will assume the office of Chief Justice on October 3, 2018 after the retirement of the current Chief […]

Supreme Court asks states to implement mob lynching orders within a week

The Supreme Court on Friday took exception of the fact that only 9 out of 29 states and 2 of the 7 union territories have so far submitted records in compliance with its order directing states to take actions to deal with mob lynching and cow vigilantism matters. he bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, […]

Section 377 Verdict: SC legalizes love beyond gender

The Supreme Court on Thursday said decriminalising Section 377 to recognize sexual rights of LGBTQ community members was just the beginning of the process for enjoyment of legitimate constitutional rights by them like any other citizen. As soon as the SC legalised Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), gay rights community and activists […]

Ranjan Gogoi to be the next CJI, may take oath on October 3

Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the most senior judge after Chief Justice Dipak Misra, is set to be appointed the next Chief Justice. Speculations were doing rounds that whether current Chief Justice Dipak Misra would suggest Justice Gogoi’s name as the next CJI to the Central government or not. And now, ending months of speculations, the latest […]

SC Notice to prosecute Yogi Adityanath in 2007’s hate speech case

In connection with an alleged hate speech delivered by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at Gorakhpur in 2007, the Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to UP Government asking to reply within 4 weeks that why CM Adityanath should not be prosecuted for allegedly giving hate speech. A Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice and […]

Supreme Court questions women’s entry at Sabarimala Temple in Kerala

Questioning on the age restrictions to the entry of women from 10 to 50 years at the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala, the Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that Women have the constitutional right to enter the Sabarimala temple in Kerala and pray without facing any discrimination. “Woman’s right to pray was not dependent on any […]

SC to begin hearing pleas for gay sex law today

A bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra will begin hearing of pleas filed by 35 individuals challenging IPC Section 377 on Tuesday, which mentions gay sex between two adults as criminal offence. Chief Justice will head the bench of five judges, Justice R.F Nariman, A.M Khanwilkar, Indu Malhotra, and D.Y. Chandrachud. […]