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‘All settled’: Four senior-most Supreme Court judges attend court, take up work

The four judges -- Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph -- have taken up their respective business on the first working day of the top court after the January 12 press conference.

india Updated: Jan 15, 2018 13:39 IST
Press Trust of India
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Supreme Court Judges J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi ,Kurian Joseph and Madan Lokur address media in New Delhi.(Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)

Four senior-most Supreme Court judges, who had held an unprecedented press conference and raised issue of assignment of cases, attended court and took up routine work on Monday”.

The four judges -- Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph -- took up their respective business on the first working day of the top court after the January 12 press conference.

Attorney General K K Venugopal said the issue has been settled.

“Now everything has been settled. The courts are functioning. It was a storm in a tea cup,” Venugopal told NDTV.

In the presser, these judges had flagged some problems, including the assigning of cases in the apex court, and said there were certain issues afflicting the country’s highest court.

On Sunday, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra had met a seven-member delegation of the Bar Council of India and Supreme Court Bar Association President Vikas Singh and had assured them that the crisis would be sorted out soon and congeniality would prevail.

First Published: Jan 15, 2018 12:11 IST