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Chief Justice Dipak Misra

Our democracy lies in the freedom of our institutions

Every institution that upholds a healthy and vibrant democracy needs to be fostered and cared for by the government of the day.

28 Oct 2018 12:51 AM

Supreme Court verdict on promotion in jobs for SC/ST tomorrow

The Centre had earlier maintained that there was no need for testing the backwardness of SC/ST employees while granting promotion.

25 Sep 2018 7:35 PM

Venkaiah Naidu rejects impeachment motion

Miffed Cong calls decision ‘illegal, unprecedented & hasty’, will move SC.

24 Apr 2018 1:33 AM

Supreme Court to revisit its order on arrest in dowry cases

It was submitted that mindless and senseless deprivation of life & liberty of women could not be dealt with effectively through soft sanctions alone.

24 Apr 2018 1:28 AM

Facing impeachment, CJI Dipak Misra to go about his duties as usual

Beginning this week, CJI Dipak Misra will hear some contentious cases including the ongoing Aadhar case.

22 Apr 2018 10:38 AM


Move to impeach CJI seems misguided

Constitutional provisions exist to impeach the CJI and a procedure is laid down for it.

22 Apr 2018 12:24 AM

Jaitley accuses Cong of filing ‘revenge petition’

An attempt to send a message to other judges that if you don't agree with us, fifty MPs are enough for a revenge action: Arun Jaitley

21 Apr 2018 2:02 AM

Loya case needed robust investigation

The petitioners in the case, the Bombay Bar Association & others, had urged the instituting of a probe into the death of Judge Loya in November 2014.

21 Apr 2018 12:24 AM

Supreme Court slams PILs filed to settle political scores

It said the conduct of the petitioners and the intervenors scandalises the process of the court and prima facie constitutes criminal contempt.

20 Apr 2018 1:48 AM

Supreme Court bans khap diktats against marriages, protects couples

Those who attend khap panchayat on honour killings to face FIR for illegal assembly.

28 Mar 2018 1:48 AM


Supreme Court refuses to stay ED summons against Karti Chidambaram

Mr Sibal pointed out that the CBI last examined Karti in August 2017 and till now no chargesheet has been filed.

24 Feb 2018 12:31 AM

Supreme Court stays all cases against Priya Varrier

The bench issued notice to those who filed the criminal complaints and posted the matter for further hearing after six weeks.

22 Feb 2018 1:42 AM

Cow vigilantism: SC slaps contempt notices on Rajasthan, Maha, Gujarat, Haryana

SC gave state govts 1 wk to submit their reports on nomination of police officers and instructions issued to them to curb cow vigilantism.

29 Jan 2018 7:49 PM

Padmaavat: Supreme Court stands firm on January 25 release

Cinema owners’ association sought security from home ministry.

24 Jan 2018 1:04 AM

Khaps’ attacks on inter-caste marriages illegal: Supreme Court

Whenever there is any kind of collective attack on a boy or girl who are adult, it is absolutely illegal.

17 Jan 2018 1:36 AM


All must ensure SC’s honour fully restored

The “rebels” were concerned that the SC had entertained a PIL in the Loya matter when the Bombay high court was already processing the case.

17 Jan 2018 12:18 AM

SC revolt: Let judges sort it out, not netas

The sin of CJI Misra is his failure to play it fair. He has been seen as being partial, excluding those who did not share his biases.

15 Jan 2018 12:24 AM

In a first, woman lawyer elevated to Supreme Court judge directly

At present there are six vacancies in the Supreme Court, which has a total strength of 31 judges.

12 Jan 2018 1:31 AM

Delhi must have full autonomy

The basic structure of the Constitution to give powers to the Union Territory cannot be diluted.

06 Dec 2017 6:53 AM

Top court says no to SIT probe into ‘judge bribery’

Justice Arun Mishra, who wrote the judgment, said, “We do not find reflection of any name of the judge of this court in the FIR.

15 Nov 2017 2:47 AM