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Retired Supreme Court judge Jasti Chelameswar had disapproved of the Centre’s decision not to elevate Justice K M Joseph to the Supreme Court, terming the action as “not sustainable”.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Days after his retirement, Bar Council of India lashes out at Justice Chelameswar

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2018 09:05 PM IST
BCI chairman criticised the statements of Justice Chelameswar after he demitted the office, and said it was not expected from a person who had held a high post and went against its dignity.
Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar says every office in the land, including the Chief Justice’s, has to be “subject to public scrutiny”.(PTI File Photo)
Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar says every office in the land, including the Chief Justice’s, has to be “subject to public scrutiny”.(PTI File Photo)

Justice Chelameswar retires, says no regrets about press conference on CJI

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashok Bagriya and Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 07:17 PM IST
In an interview after retiring, Supreme Court judge Justice Chelameswar seemed to suggest that nothing had changed in the judicial system after he, and three other judges, aired their grievances over the Chief Justice of India in a press conference.
Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court KM Joseph.(PTI File Photo)
Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court KM Joseph.(PTI File Photo)

KM Joseph’s elevation as Supreme Court judge hangs in balance as Justice Chelameswar demits office tomorrow

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2018 07:40 PM IST
The Supreme Court collegium had on May 11 agreed in principle to reiterate its recommendation for elevating Justice KM Joseph as a judge of the top court.
Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar(Arvind Yadav/HT File Photo)
Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar(Arvind Yadav/HT File Photo)

Justice Chelameswar hailed for ‘upholding democracy’ on his last day in Supreme Court

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 02:40 PM IST
Justice Chelameswar, who retires on June 22, rose for the day and folded his hands in response to lawyers and judges commending his service to the justice system.
Supreme Court Judge Jasti Chelameswar in New Delhi April 9.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
Supreme Court Judge Jasti Chelameswar in New Delhi April 9.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)

Justice Chelameswar retires on Friday, lawyers hail his ‘courage, uprightness’

Hindustan Times, | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 11:19 PM IST
Justice Chelameswar’s seven-year-old stint in the Supreme Court ends on June 22. However, since the court breaks for a 41-day-long summer break from next week, Friday will be his last day in court.
Supreme Court judge Justice Chelameswar in his letter to Chief Justice Dipak Misra has asked him to convene a meeting of the collegium urgently to re-forward to the Centre the name of Uttarakhand Chief Justice K M Joseph as the judge of the apex court.(PTI)
Supreme Court judge Justice Chelameswar in his letter to Chief Justice Dipak Misra has asked him to convene a meeting of the collegium urgently to re-forward to the Centre the name of Uttarakhand Chief Justice K M Joseph as the judge of the apex court.(PTI)

Collegium must reiterate KM Joseph elevation: Justice Chelameswar writes to Chief Justice

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 02:25 PM IST
Justice Chelameswar in his letter said he was reiterating demand for elevation of Justice Joseph since there was no change in circumstance that led the collegium to send his name.
Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar during a book launch in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar during a book launch in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)

Justice Chelameswar declines SC bar body invitation for his farewell

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashok Bagriya
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 10:25 PM IST
This is the second time in the history of the Supreme Court that an outgoing judge has refused a farewell for him. Justice AP Sen who retired in September 1988 had also declined a farewell function.
Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar at the launch of a book in New Delhi.(PTI FILE)
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.
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