Overcrowded jails cause for worry: CJI SA Bobde
Social distancing in such places is difficult, Justice SA Bobde said, even as he sought an action plan from prison authorities throughout the country to deal with the situation.
CJI SA Bobde threatens to shut down courts amid Coronavirus scare
The CJI asked senior advocate Sanjay Hegde to suggest measures to further c...
View: Wrong, CJI Bobde, on thermal plants and the limits of judicial conduct
If you ban thermal power, without alternative power sources in p...
India is melting pot of cultures, traditions: CJI Sharad Bobde
Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde attended International Judicial Conference in Delhi on February 22 where he talked about the judi...
CJI SA Bobde says courts have ‘never’ been able to prevent riots, cannot ‘prevent’ them
Chief Justice of India SA Bobde deflected criticism of the Supreme Court over its supposed inaction in quelling the recent Delhi violence. Bobde eventually listed the case for hearing on Wednesday.
Supreme Court goes digital to cut human interface to ward off coronavirus threat
The top court also plans to take a self-declaration from all those wishing to enter the court regarding their recent travel history and health status, it said in a release issued on Monday.
Supreme Court calls off Wednesday hearings as nationwide lockdown begins
The court had put up a notice to this effect late on Tuesday night after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus infection.
CJI Bobde wants all thermal plants shut to check pollution
“You cannot destroy the ecology. You can consider keeping it out of ecologically fragile areas,” the chief justice said, suggesting a review of all power projects in the country situated in such areas.
Six Supreme Court judges infected with H1N1, Chief Justice S A Bobde holds meeting
Justice Chandrachud said that it was decided in the meeting to make H1N1 vaccination available for advocates for inoculation. Later, the CJI also held a meeting with office bearers of the Supreme Court Bar Association to discuss the issue.
Covid-19: Ensure supply of midday meals amid closure, says SC
The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed worries over the impact of Covid-19 on the mid-day meals to children across the country since all education institutions, including anganwadis, have been shut to prevent the spread of the virus.
No Supreme Court's stay on HC order asking UP Govt to take down ‘name-shame’ hoardings
Mehta said their liability for the damage to public property during the riots had been fixed by the competent authority and that the state was within its right to make their names public.
Rule of law most fundamental feature of modern constitutions of world: CJI SA Bobde
"Undoubtedly, the success of the rule of law in our countries depends on how the judiciaries respond to such challenges and how they emerge." Referring to Constitutional provisions, Justice Bobde said it was often implicit in law that "legal rights have correlatives of legal duties."
1.3 bn Indians wholeheartedly welcomed critical judicial verdicts despite apprehensions: PM Modi
Speaking at the inaugural function of the International Judicial Conference 2020 – 'judiciary and the changing world' at the Supreme Court, the Prime Minister referred to gender justice and said no country or society in the world can claim to achieve holistic development without it.
SC Collegium recommends transfer of two HC judges
The Collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde, also recommended the transfer of Justice Alok Singh from the Uttarakhand High Court to the Allahabad High Court.
CJI seeks Nitin Gadkari's help on air pollution, but drops idea
The CJI clarified that he was not “summoning” the minister but only wanted his assistance in dealing with a petition filed by activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan on behalf of the Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) seeking an immediate switch to electric vehicles as part of the government efforts to improve ambient air quality in Delhi-NCR.
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