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Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar at the launch of a book in New Delhi.(PTI FILE)

Justice Chelameswar hopes Jan 12 presser won’t come in way of Justice Gogoi’s elevation as CJI

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 10:38 PM IST
CJI Dipak Misra retires on October 2 and Justice Chelameswar, who is the seniormost judge after him, would demit the office on June 22.
Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar speaks at the launch of a book in New Delhi.(PTI FILE)
Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar speaks at the launch of a book in New Delhi.(PTI FILE)

Need to fix system, not impeach CJI, says Justice Chelameswar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashok Bagriya
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 11:58 PM IST
Justice J Chelameswar also said the CJI’s power is required to be exercised not because it exists but for the purpose of achieving public good.
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has been in the spotlight since January 12 when four Supreme Court judges held a press conference over assignment of important cases.(PTI File Photo)
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has been in the spotlight since January 12 when four Supreme Court judges held a press conference over assignment of important cases.(PTI File Photo)

Opposition effort to build consensus on removal of Chief Justice on, says Congress

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 02:10 PM IST
The Congress says discussions on an impeachment motion in Parliament against the CJI will continue among the Opposition amid reports that the party is planning to ‘close’ such a proposal.
In Delhi, a Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra agreed to hear on Friday a petition filed by the BJP.(Sonu Mehta/HT FILE PHOTO)
In Delhi, a Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra agreed to hear on Friday a petition filed by the BJP.(Sonu Mehta/HT FILE PHOTO)

BJP, Congress move courts for ‘free, fair’ Bengal rural polls

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 09:50 PM IST
Trinamool leaders met governor Keshari Nath Tripathi and the state Election Commissioner A K Singh over what they said were ‘falsehoods’ spread by opposition parties.
A senior Congress leader pointed out that the list of signs to back a proposal to remove Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra may have to be modified as some members are retiring on Tuesday and their signatures have to be removed from the list.(PTI File Photo)
A senior Congress leader pointed out that the list of signs to back a proposal to remove Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra may have to be modified as some members are retiring on Tuesday and their signatures have to be removed from the list.(PTI File Photo)

Congress gets 65 Rajya Sabha MPs’ signatures for CJI’s removal, seeks broader consensus

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 03:02 PM IST
The Opposition camp has been able to collect around 65 signatures —15 more than the minimum requirement to move a proposal to impeach the CJI in the House — and parties such as the Nationalist Congress Party, Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party have agreed to support the move.
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra voiced a need for a policy to combat the menace of human trafficking.(PTI File Photo)
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra voiced a need for a policy to combat the menace of human trafficking.(PTI File Photo)

CJI Dipak Misra calls for policy to combat human trafficking

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2018 10:28 PM IST
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra termed human trafficking as the “greatest human tragedy”.
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