Chief Justice Of India

  • Justice RM Lodha to be next Chief Justice of India 11-04-2014 06:27 PM

    New Delhi: Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India and he will assume his charge on April 27. "In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice...
  • Justice Ganguly's conduct is of sexual nature: SC panel 05-12-2013 10:16 PM

    New Delhi: The three-judge committee of the Supreme Court has indicted Justice AK Ganguly of committing an "act of unwelcome behaviour" and "conduct of sexual nature" towards a woman law intern but dropped any further action since he was a retired judge on the day of the incident. Chief Justice...
  • The Last Word: What should CJI do in Justice Ganguly case? 02-12-2013 10:34 PM

    A law intern has accused retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly of allegedly sexually harassing her. However, Justice Ganguly has denied all the charges saying he's a victim of circumstances. He said, "I am shocked and shattered. I deny all the charges." CNN-IBN's raised the question to a panel of...
  • Don't know if medical entrance order was leaked: Ex-CJI Altamas Kabir 26-07-2013 01:35 PM

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir says he is being wrongly indicted by his successor and has demanded an apology for the observations against him on case related to a corporate group. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Justice Kabir hit out at his successor Chief...
  • CJI Sathasivam criticises orders passed by ex-CJI Altamas Kabir 25-07-2013 10:20 AM

    New Delhi: More trouble seems to be brewing for former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir as the bench headed by current CJI P Sathasivam has criticised the orders passed by Kabir in a key case. Justice Sathasivam said he does not sit on appeal over orders passed by a...
  • Ex-CJI Kabir refutes charges of halting Gujarat HC judge's elevation to SC 24-07-2013 10:55 AM

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India Altamash Kabir on Tuesday rejected charges that he stalled the elevation of Gujarat High Court's Chief Bhaskar Bhattacharya to the Supreme court. Altamash Kabir had been accused of stalling Bhattacharya's elevation to the Supreme court after Bhattacharya had opposed Justice Kabir's sister's elevation...
  • Justice Sathasivam sworn in as the Chief Justice of India 19-07-2013 09:56 AM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday administered the oath of office to Justice P Sathasivam as the Chief Justice of India (CJI). Justice Sathasivam, 64, is the 40th Chief Justice of India (CJI) and the first from Tamil Nadu. He will remain in office till April 26, 2014. He...
  • Court steps in only if the legislature fails to do its job: CJI 18-07-2013 05:57 PM

    New Delhi: Rejecting the notion that judiciary and legislative were on a collision course, the outgoing Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir said the court steps in only if the legislature fails to do its job. Referring to his last major judgement of lifting the ban on dance bars in...
  • Need to separate administrators from investigators: CJI 25-04-2013 01:06 AM

    Kolkata: Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Wednesday said separation of administrators from investigators in the police was one of the necessary steps for speedy trials and faster disposal of criminal cases to reduce the huge pendency in different courts in the country. "There should be a separate wing...
  • Delhi: Former CJI Justice JS Verma cremated 23-04-2013 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: The mortal remains of former Chief Justice of India JS Verma, who headed a panel to frame a tough law to combat crimes against women, were on Tuesday consigned to flames in the presence of prominent political leaders and those from legal fraternity. The funeral pyre was lit...
  • CJI for early disposal of cases in village courts 20-04-2013 03:28 AM

    Jaipur: The Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Friday said that work to dispense speedy and fair justice to common man through the 'Gram Nyayalaya' (rural court) is in the process of being implemented. Justice Kabir, who was in Sirohi district to inaugurate a 'Gram Nyayalaya' building, told reporters...
  • Cabinet likely to decide on new mechanism to appoint judges 18-04-2013 09:34 AM

    New Delhi: In what could result in another stand-off between the government and the judiciary, the UPA cabinet is likely to take up proposals for a revamp in the way judges are appointed. The Law Ministry wants judges to be appointed by a Judicial Appointments Commission, which includes members of...
  • Convicts' families should be informed about execution in advance: CJI 07-04-2013 11:14 PM

    New Delhi: Amid the controversy over the hanging of Afzal Guru, Chief Justice of India(CJI) Altamas Kabir on Sunday said the families of death row convicts should be informed in advance about their execution. However, he sought to play down the controversy on the issue saying the past incidents should...
  • Delhi gangrape wasn't an isolated incident, says CJI Altamas Kabir 07-04-2013 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Sunday said that the Delhi gangrape incident in December 2012 was not an isolated occurrence and episodes like that happened every day. He added that there can't be knee-jerk reactions to such cases and they need to be tackled in a...
  • Probe Digvijaya's claim against BJP leaders: JS Verma 28-10-2012 09:27 PM

    Former Chief Justice of India JS Verma has sought a probe into Digvijaya Singh's claim of having evidence of graft against relatives of BJP leaders AB Vajpayee and LK Advani, saying it was "very disturbing" and indicated a "conspiracy of silence" at the top. ...
  • Conspiracy of silence by politicians on corruption: Ex- CJI 28-10-2012 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India, JS Verma has hit out at the political class saying that politicians are colluding with each other against the fight to end corruption. While speaking to Karan Thapar on this week's Devil's Advocate, he accused the politicians of conspiring to tolerate corruption at...
  • Full Text: PM writes to ex-CJI JS Verma 25-08-2011 11:29 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday wrote to former Chief Justice of India JS Verma asking him to try and convince anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare to be rational while dealing with the Lokpal issue. Here is the full text of the letter: Dear Justice Verma, I have received...
  • KG Balakrishnan agrees to publicise assets 05-04-2011 03:43 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Under intense pressure, former Chief Justice of India (CJI) and the current NHRC chief Justice KG Balakrishnan has agreed to publicise details of his assets. He had earlier asked the Income Tax Department not to reveal details of his assets. The ex-CJI has faced allegations that he has wealth...
  • Former CJI's family has assets worth crores 04-03-2011 08:00 PM

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice KG balakrishnan and the current NHRC chief Justice KG Balakrishnan was investigated by the Kerala police in connection with allegations of disproportionate income against his family. An internal report looking into the assets of close relatives of Balakrishnan was prepared by the special branch of...
  • Sreenijan quits YC, ex-CJI family under scanner 05-01-2011 09:19 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: His family and its new found riches is becoming a headache for the former Chief Justice of India and NHRC Chairperson KG Balakrishnan. The problem tree for the NHRC chairperson is growing with more reports of dubious land deals and more details of unaccounted wealth of his family members...
  • PIL seeks Balakrishnan's removal as NHRC chief 05-01-2011 12:22 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi: Pressure is building up on former chief justice of India KG Balakrishnan, who is facing allegations that his relatives amassed wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income. A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed against Balakrishnan seeking a judicial inquiry and his removal as the Chairman...
  • Probe against Balakrishnan's son-in-law starts 04-01-2011 01:38 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The investigation against former chief justice of India KG Balakrishnan's son-in-law PV Srinijan by the Kerala Home Department began on Tuesday. Home Department officials visited Srinijan's residence for preliminary inquiry into allegations levelled against him for amassing wealth worth crores of rupees which are disproportionate to his known sources...
  • Was asked not to complain against ex-CJI: Iyer 04-01-2011 12:17 PM

    Bangalore: Former Supreme Court Judge Krishna Iyer claims that he was asked by a former judge of the Kerala High Court to not complain against former chief justice of India KG Balakrishnan regarding allegations of disproportionate wealth against Balakrishnan's son-in-law PV Srinijin. Justice Krishna has, however, not revealed the name...
  • CBI probed ex-CJI's role in 2004 Noida plot scam 07-10-2010 08:17 PM

    Noida: The taint of corruption continues to haunt the Indian judiciary. An RTI query has now revealed that CBI had investigated the role of former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Y K Sabarwal's role in the 2004 Noida plot scam. Sabarwal' daughter-in-law was one of the beneficiaries of the lucky...
  • S H Kapadia sworn in as new CJI 12-05-2010 09:59 AM

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