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Dipak Misra

Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as Chief Justice of India

He will be in office for 13 months and 15 days -- till November 17, 2019.

Triumph of equality over obscurantism

A temple is an all-embracing place to seek divine blessing and cannot be treated like a private trust

Supreme Court upholds Aadhaar with modifications

The majority of the bench held that Aadhaar was valid for linking with Income Tax returns. 

CJI Misra recommends Justice Gogoi as next chief justice

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra Tuesday sent a letter to the Central government recommending Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor. Justice...

Don’t destroy, weaken the system but transform it: Dipak Misra

Mishra made the statement while speaking at the Independence Day function organised in the Supreme Court by the Supreme Court Bar Association.

Let the gentleman’s game win

The SC judgement on constitutional reforms in BCCI could be a turning point towards betterment of Indian cricket

3 judges including Justice KM Joseph sworn in as judges of Supreme Court

The swearing-in ceremony started at 10.30 am in the CJI's courtroom and Justice Banerjee was the first to take oath followed by justices Saran and Joseph.

Three HC judges appointed as Supreme Court justices

Notifications announcing the appointments of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph, Madras HC Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Orissa HC Chief Justice Vineet Saran to the Supreme Court were issued on Saturday.

Court’s duty to strike down law if it violates fundamental right: Supreme Court

"We would not wait for the majoritarian government to enact, amend or not to enact any law to deal with violations of fundamental rights," a five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra observed while hearing a batch of petitions seeking decriminalisation of consensual gay sex.

Supreme Court asks govt to consider new law to deal with mob lynching

"Citizens cannot take law into their hands and cannot become law unto themselves," the bench said.

Supreme Court to hear Delhi government’s plea next week

The bench had clarified that issues regarding various notifications issued by the Delhi government in exercise of its administrative and legislative powers would be dealt separately by an appropriate smaller bench.

Supreme Court rules in favour of Delhi government

The judgement pronounced in the court by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, who was heading the Constitution bench, also held that the LG cannot act as an "obstructionist".

Do not appoint police officer as acting DGP: SC to states, UTs

The bench also said that endeavour should be made that a person, who had been selected and appointed as DGP, has reasonable period of service left.

SC agrees for urgent listing of pleas against ‘nikah-halala’, polygamy 

Shekhar and lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay, appearing for one of the Delhi-based petitioners Sameena Begum, alleged that she was threatened and asked to withdraw her petition challenging 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims.

Supreme Court dismisses Muthalik’s plea on Congress manifesto

The bench also said that assuring minority communities about elevating them from social and economic backwardness did not amount to seeking votes on the ground of religion and this has been held by the constitution bench judgment.

Supreme Court to hear Muthalik’s plea against Cong manifesto on May 10

The plea has also sought disqualification of those Congress candidates who are allegedly seeking votes in name of religion in the Karnataka polls.

SC to consider Kathua rape suspect’s plea for CBI probe

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the plea of the accused, Sanji Ram and Vishal Jangotra, that they be impleaded as parties to the petition filed by the victim's father.

Politics of impeachment

The Congress-led initiative has made the issue appear like a revenge petition to turn it into a political battle against the government

SC stays proceedings against Salman Khan over caste remarks

The senior advocate said that some criminal cases were lodged against the actor at Delhi, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Mumbai.

Venkaiah Naidu rejects impeachment notice against CJI

Naidu held extensive consultations with top legal and constitutional experts, including former chief justices and judges, before taking the decision, sources said.

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