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Justice Gogoi, during the event telecast on February 12, used the term “ramshackle” for the judiciary and added that one would be ending up only “washing dirty linen in court” by filing defamation cases.(AP file photo)

AG Venugopal refuses nod for contempt proceedings against ex-CJI Gogoi

By Utkarsh Anand, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 12:51 AM IST
Responding to a request in this regard by activist Saket Gokhale, the top law officer said that the former CJI’s statements were indeed “very strong” but added that they were made “for the good of the institution” and in no manner scandalised or lowered the authority of the highest judiciary.
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In the last few years, constitutional law in India has been ceaselessly exciting, and at the centre of things has been the SC(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
In the last few years, constitutional law in India has been ceaselessly exciting, and at the centre of things has been the SC(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

A tale of evasion, deference and inconsistency

By Gautam Bhatia
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 09:27 PM IST
There are a few characteristic features that have marked judicial conduct during this period, which are of serious concern
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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, attends a book release function in Gauhati, Assam, India, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)(AP)
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, attends a book release function in Gauhati, Assam, India, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)(AP)

BJP rejects report that ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi is party CM pick

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 01:54 AM IST
On Saturday, Tarun Gogoi, 85, who was the chief minister from 2001 to 2016, had told journalists in Guwahati that the former CJI, who took his oath as a nominated Rajya Sabha MP in March this year, could be the BJP’s CM face in 2021.
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File photo: Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi.(PTI)
File photo: Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi.(PTI)

Ranjan Gogoi as CM face? Assam BJP rejects Congress claim

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 01:47 PM IST
On Saturday, former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi told media that the former CJI could be the BJP’s CM face in the assembly polls.
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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, attends a book release function in Guwahati, Assam.(AP)
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, attends a book release function in Guwahati, Assam.(AP)

Supreme Court rejects plea for inquiry into Gogoi’s conduct as top court judge

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 03:19 AM IST
Gogoi demitted office in November 2019 and was recently nominated by the President to become a member of the Rajya Sabha.
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The cases were reported from Matunga Labour camp, 90-feet road, 60-feet road, Kumbharwada, Transit Camp, Cross Road, Naik Nagar and some other localities in Dharavi.(HT PHOTO.)
The cases were reported from Matunga Labour camp, 90-feet road, 60-feet road, Kumbharwada, Transit Camp, Cross Road, Naik Nagar and some other localities in Dharavi.(HT PHOTO.)

News updates from Hindustan Times: With 66 new Covid-19 cases, Mumbai’s Dharavi crosses 1000-mark,count at 1028 and all the latest news

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2020 08:53 PM IST
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Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi. (PTI file photo)
Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi. (PTI file photo)

Did not face govt interference in judicial appointments: Ex-CJI Gogoi

By Murali Krishnan | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 08:13 PM IST
The former CJI also said that the Collegium system is an excellent method for appointing judges to the high courts and the Supreme Court as the system helps keep in check executive interference when it comes to judicial appointments.
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Amarinder terms Gogoi’s RS nomination ‘wrong and questionable’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2020 11:46 PM IST
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Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu greets former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi after he took oath as Rajya Sabha MP on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu greets former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi after he took oath as Rajya Sabha MP on Thursday.(ANI Photo)

‘They will welcome me very soon’: Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi on Opposition protest over his Rajya Sabha oath

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 04:05 PM IST
Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad welcomed Gogoi in the Rajya Sabha. He was nominated by President Ram Nath Kovind on March 16.
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Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha member, March 19, 2020(ANI / Twitter)
Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha member, March 19, 2020(ANI / Twitter)

Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP; Opposition stages walkout

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 01:04 PM IST
Justice Gogoi had defended his Rajya Sabha nomination by President Ram Nath Kovind saying his presence in Parliament will bridge the gap between legislature and judiciary.
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Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha by President Kovind.(Vipin Kumar/HT File)
Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha by President Kovind.(Vipin Kumar/HT File)

Petition in SC against ex-CJI Gogoi’s Rajya Sabha nomination

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 08:44 AM IST
In her petition, social activist Mashu Purnima Kishwr pointed out that justice Gogoi, during his tenure as a judge of the Supreme Court, and especially after he became CJI, delivered several historic judgments, some of which had the potential to create widespread unrest.
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Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi accepted his nomination to Rajya Sabha.(HT Photo)
Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi accepted his nomination to Rajya Sabha.(HT Photo)

Accepted Rajya Sabha seat for better cohesion: Ranjan Gogoi

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Guwahati/New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2020 05:31 AM IST
In an interview with an Assamese news channel, he said the opportunity to become a member of the Upper House will help him project views of the judiciary before the legislature and vice versa.
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Gogoi’s term saw a significant number of judgments in favour of the executive. The appointment will lead to questions(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Gogoi’s term saw a significant number of judgments in favour of the executive. The appointment will lead to questions(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Why Ranjan Gogoi’s RS nomination is wrong, writes Abhishek Singhvi

By Abhishek Singhvi
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 06:57 PM IST
It undermines the SC. The BJP should have paid heed to Arun Jaitley’s warning on post-retirement jobs for judges
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The entire edifice of constitutional governance rests on separation of powers(PTI)
The entire edifice of constitutional governance rests on separation of powers(PTI)

Gogoi’s nomination sets a wrong precedent | HT Editorial

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 06:58 PM IST
It threatens the independence of the judiciary which is the bedrock of democracy
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There have been debates in the political circles and other quarters on the nomination of Ranjan Gogoi, who had retired in November last year as the CJI after serving for about 13 months.(PTI)
There have been debates in the political circles and other quarters on the nomination of Ranjan Gogoi, who had retired in November last year as the CJI after serving for about 13 months.(PTI)

Let me take oath, I will speak in detail about accepting RS nomination: Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

By Press Trust of India | Guwahati
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 06:18 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind Monday nominated former CJI Ranjan Gogoi to the Council of States to fill the vacancy caused due to the retirement of one of the nominated members.
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Ranjan Gogoi, who retired on November 17 last year, served as India’s 46th chief justice.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Ranjan Gogoi, who retired on November 17 last year, served as India’s 46th chief justice.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi nominated to Rajya Sabha by President Kovind

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 09:56 PM IST
Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has been nominated to Rajya Sabha by President Ram Nath Kovind.
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The former Supreme Court employee who levelled charges of sexual harassment against former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi (in pic) gave a written assurance that she would not pursue the matter.(REUTERS File Photo)
The former Supreme Court employee who levelled charges of sexual harassment against former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi (in pic) gave a written assurance that she would not pursue the matter.(REUTERS File Photo)

Gogoi complainant reinstated after she promises not to pursue matter

By Harinder Baweja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 06:05 AM IST
The assurance was given at the insistence of a top government functionary was also involved in the complainant’s decision to withdraw an appeal she filed against her termination last year.
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Five judges of the Supreme Court will hear the review petitions challenging the top court’s November 9 judgment in the Ayodhya title at 1.40 pm on Thursday.(AP Photo)
Five judges of the Supreme Court will hear the review petitions challenging the top court’s November 9 judgment in the Ayodhya title at 1.40 pm on Thursday.(AP Photo)

10 key arguments in 18 Ayodhya review petitions before Supreme Court today

By Murali Krishnan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 04:56 PM IST
Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde heads the five-judge bench that comprises justices DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna as other members.
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The power of the Supreme Court to review its judgments originates from Article 137 of the Constitution.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The power of the Supreme Court to review its judgments originates from Article 137 of the Constitution.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Supreme Court to hear review pleas on Ayodhya judgment today

By Murali Krishnan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 01:38 AM IST
The bench will be headed by current Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde with justices DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna as the other members.
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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) logo at CBI HQ, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) logo at CBI HQ, in New Delhi.(PTI)

CBI books sitting Allahabad high court judge SN Shukla in bribery case

By Neeraj Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 08:06 PM IST
An investigation against Justice Shukla was initiated by former CJI Dipak Misra in November 2017 on a complaint by Uttar Pradesh advocate general Raghvendra Singh who alleged malpractices against him.
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The special bench in the Supreme Court, which heard the Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) case, has dissolved with the superannuation of former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.(AP)
The special bench in the Supreme Court, which heard the Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) case, has dissolved with the superannuation of former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.(AP)

After Ranjan Gogoi’s retirement, special bench on NRC case dissolved

By Murali Krishnan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2019 02:47 AM IST
The special bench of Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Rohinton Nariman had passed some crucial orders in the case leading to the publication of final NRC.
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All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) secretary Zafaryab Jilani addresses a press conference in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.(Photo: Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times)
All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) secretary Zafaryab Jilani addresses a press conference in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.(Photo: Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times)

Challenge to Ayodhya order puts review process in focus

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2019 03:17 AM IST
The decision by the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) and the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) puts the focus on the review process, a judicial mechanism devised by the apex court.
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Justice Ranjan Gogoi etched his name in the annals of history when a five-judge bench headed by him on November 9 brought an end to the Ayodhya land dispute(Reuters File Photo)
Justice Ranjan Gogoi etched his name in the annals of history when a five-judge bench headed by him on November 9 brought an end to the Ayodhya land dispute(Reuters File Photo)

Justice Ranjan Gogoi retires as CJI

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 06:14 PM IST
Justice Gogoi’s tenure as CJI was not free of controversy as he faced allegations of sexual harassment, of which he was cleared. However, he is more likely to be remembered for the Ayodhya verdict that gave Hindus the 2.77 acre disputed land for construction of Ram Temple, and order that Muslims be given a 5-acre land at a “prominent location” to build a mosque in the city.
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Outgoing Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi during his farewell function at the Supreme Court in New Delhi, Friday.(PTI)
Outgoing Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi during his farewell function at the Supreme Court in New Delhi, Friday.(PTI)

CJI Ranjan Gogoi thanks media for maturity in ‘trying times’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2019 12:56 AM IST
The outgoing CJI had come under attack after he faced sexual harassment charges from a woman employee of the top court. The complainant worked with the CJI at his residential office.
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Outgoing Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi (R) with his successor Sharad Arvind Bobde during Gogoi’s farewell function organised by BAR association of India at Supreme Court lawn in New Delhi on Friday.(Photo by Mohd Zakir/ Hindustan Times)
Outgoing Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi (R) with his successor Sharad Arvind Bobde during Gogoi’s farewell function organised by BAR association of India at Supreme Court lawn in New Delhi on Friday.(Photo by Mohd Zakir/ Hindustan Times)

Video-conference, a short sitting mark last working day for Gogoi

By Ashok Bagriya | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 11:53 PM IST
Gogoi did not speak to the media or at the farewell organised by SC Bar association, becoming possibly the only chief justice not to have spoken at the farewell for a CJI
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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires on November 17.(AP)
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires on November 17.(AP)

4-min hearing, 10 notices and note on silence on CJI Ranjan Gogoi’s last day at work

By HT Correspodent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 08:30 PM IST
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires on November 17. He will be succeeded by Justice SA Bobde.
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A bench led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi allowed an application filed by the government seeking correction of the error.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A bench led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi allowed an application filed by the government seeking correction of the error.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Bench corrects ‘error’ in 2018 Rafale deal verdict

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2019 02:14 AM IST
A bench led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi allowed an application filed by the government seeking correction of the error. As the court made changes, it refused to delve into the petitioners’ argument that the government had relied on “patently false documents.”
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At present, women can offer prayers at mosques under Jamaat-e-Islami and Mujahid denominations. Image used for representational purpose only.(File photo: AP)
At present, women can offer prayers at mosques under Jamaat-e-Islami and Mujahid denominations. Image used for representational purpose only.(File photo: AP)

Larger bench will take up issue of women’s entry in mosques

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 08:18 AM IST
On Thursday as a five-judge bench led by CJI Ranjan Gogoi referred the issues raised in the Sabarimala verdict to a larger bench, it suggested a similar reference of the PIL on women’s entry into mosque.
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The first batch of four Rafale jets are expected in India by May 2020, and all 36 planes are expected to arrive by September 2022.(PTI)
The first batch of four Rafale jets are expected in India by May 2020, and all 36 planes are expected to arrive by September 2022.(PTI)

No probe in Rafale deal: Supreme Court dismisses review plea

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2019 12:35 AM IST
In a unanimous verdict — written by justice SK Kaul for himself and Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, and a separate concurrent judgment by KM Joseph — the court said that unless there was an error on record, review applications did not need to be entertained.
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Rebel Congress, Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs join BJP in presence of Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa in Bengaluru on Thursday.(PTI photo)
Rebel Congress, Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs join BJP in presence of Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa in Bengaluru on Thursday.(PTI photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 5 pm: 13 rebel Karnataka MLAs are now BJP candidates in bypolls and all the latest news at this hour

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 05:05 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 5 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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