CJI Ranjan Gogoi
Although Shukla has never been part of the CBI, he had served in the Intelligence Bureau where he handled several sensitive cases
Ahmed Patel case marred with controversy as important documents go missing and hearing mysteriously gets scheduled early
Gujarat High Court has ordered an inquiry over the missing documents.
January 29 hearing of Ayodhya dispute in Supreme Court cancelled due to non-availability of Justice S A Bobde
Yet another delay in the Ayodhya dispute case hearing in the Supreme Court
Supreme Court refuses to stay 10% reservation to EWS, agrees to hear the petitions challenging quota
Citing the Supreme Court's judgement in 1992 Indira Sawhney's case, the NGO through its petition claimed that granting reservation solely based on the economic criteria violates both the Constitution and Supreme Court's 1992 observation.
After CJI Gogoi, Justice Sikri recuses himself from plea against appointment of interim CBI Director
Advocate for the petitioner, Dushyant Dave, was not pleased with the further delay and appeared to lash out at Justice Sikri. He stated that there was an impression that the Court does not wish to hear the matter and suggested that the Justices could have recused themselves earlier.
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CJI Gogoi, Retd Justice Madan Lokur attend Pakistan Chief Justice swearing-in, Lokur shares bench with the new Chief Justice
Justice Lokur was one of the four SC judges who held the press conference last year against then CJI Dipak Misra.
Akshaya Patra, under attack by foreign funded NGO’s and ‘civil society’, among winners of Gandhi Peace Prize
The decision to award Akshaya Patra the Gandhi Peace Prize is likely to displease many people from a certain quarter.
HS Bedi committee probe: No religious targeting, no political involvement in Gujarat encounters, says report
The Gujarat government had requested the apex court not to share the report with the petitioners, which the SC bench led by CJI Gogoi declined.
The movie featuring Anupam Kher in the lead has ruffled a lot of feathers. There have been numerous petitions filed in the Courts against The Accidental Prime Minister.