Constitution balances liberty and conditions on which states can deny freedom of speech: CJI SA Bobde
Speaking on the Constitution Day celebration organised virtually by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), the CJI said, as courts its highest duty is to uphold the vision of the document called the Constitution of India, "which has been handed down to us by our forefathers to preserve the liberties of the citizens against the states demand for law and order".
There has to be responsibility in reporting: CJI SA Bobde
CJI SA Bobde counselled Arnab Goswami’s lawyer, Harish Salve, to advise him to act ...
Parliamentary panel grills Twitter over 'obscene' tweets by Kunal Kamra targeting SC, CJI
A parliamentary committee questioned Twitter on Thu...
CJI makes pitch for bicycles, blames ‘beautiful’ cars for air pollution
Says only stubble burning not to blame for pollution, points finger at vehicular emissions in a shift of court stance.
Accusing Arnab Goswami of breach of privilege not contempt: House Asst Secretary
A Supreme Court bench led by CJI SA Bobde will take a call on whether to issue notices to the Speaker at the next hearing scheduled after two weeks. The bench issued contempt of court notices to Athawale for interfering with the course of justice and had expressed anger over the letter sent to Goswami after he had moved court against privilege proceedings.
Supreme Court winds up hearing on petition against PM Narendra Modi’s Varanasi win
Tej Bahadur has claimed that the returning officer had wrongly rejected his nomination papers as a Samajwadi Party candidate from Varanasi. He has urged the court to declare the 2019 election from the constituency void and order fresh polls there.
High Courts can enforce Fundamental Rights too: Supreme Court
A bench led by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde said that the court was trying to discourage Article 32 petitions from being filed in the top court in at least two cases which came up on Monday.
Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy complains to CJI as his fight with judiciary escalates
In the annexure to the letter, chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed “pain and anguish” that the “august institution of the high court is being used to destabilise and topple the democratically elected government”.
Prashant Bhushan regrets 'error' in his October 21 tweet on Chief Justice of India
On October 21, Bhushan had said that the CJI availed the special helicopter during his visit to Kanha national park while "an important case of disqualification of defecting MLAs of MP (Madhya Pradesh) is pending before him. Survival of MP govt depends on this case".
Lawyer urges AG to reconsider decision declining consent to initiate contempt against Jagan
The top law officer, on November 2, had termed as "prima facie contumacious" the conduct of Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy and his principal advisor Ajeya Kallam for making allegations against the judiciary, but had declined consent to Upadhyay to initiate contempt against them on the grounds that CJI S A Bobde was seized of the matter.
Attorney General declines consent to initiate contempt case against Andhra Chief Minister
The top law officer was of the view that the "prima facie" conduct of the Chief Minister and his principal advisor was 'contumacious', but declined consent saying Reddy had sent the letter to Chief Justice of India S A Bobde who was seized of the matter.
After Centre’s assurance, Supreme Court puts off call on Lokur Panel
Even if a new authority is created overnight, it would take time to implement measures to curb pollution, an immediate crisis in Delhi-National Capital Region that needs swift action. Air quality has reached hazardous levels amid stubble burning in neighbouring Punjab, Haryana and western UP.
SC Collegium approves appointment of 3 Additional Judges of Gauhati HC as Permanent Judges
Justice Medhi completed his schooling from the Don Bosco School, Guwahati and was enrolled as a LLB student in Campus Law Centre in the University of Delhi from 1991 to 1994. He was elevated as an Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on November 19, 2018.
There will be 'flood' of pending cases post-COVID, mediation needs to be emphasised: CJI
“This COVID pandemic is going to present us with huge pendency of cases. I do not see any way out of it. We have to decide cases,” the CJI said during a virtual event.
Judges should be fearless in their decisions: SC's Justice N V Ramana
Justice Ramana's comments hold importance in the backdrop of a recent unprecedented move by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy of making allegations against him in a letter to Chief Justice of India S A Bobde.