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2019 UNICEF South Asian Parliamentarian conference for Children held in Colombo

In Sri Lanka, the UNICEF South Asian Parliamentarian conference on Children Right’s Convention was held in Colombo from 2nd to 3rd September 2019.  The conference gave the parliamentarians the opportunity to make fresh commitments to push the national agendas for the realization of child rights. The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the ..

Supreme Court rules that a judicial magistrate power to direct accused to give voice samples

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has recently held that a judicial magistrate can order an accused to give his voice samples even against his consent in the course of a criminal investigation. This judgment was rendered by a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and comprising Justices Deepak Gupta and ..

Former SC Judge Justice PC Ghose to head India’s first Lokpal

A high-level selection committee comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ranjan Gogoi, Sumitra Mahajan and Mukul Rohatgi has approved the name of Justice PC Ghose at its meeting on 15th March. Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose is all set to head the country’s first Lokpal ‘The National Anti-corruption Ombudsman’. He is currently a ..

Mool Chand Sharma authors book “Law, Justice and Judicial Power – Justice P N Bhagwati’s Approach”

The book titled “Law, Justice and Judicial Power – Justice P N Bhagwati’s Approach” has been authored by Professor (Dr.) Mool Chand Sharma. It was formally released by Chief Justice of India, Justice Ranjan Gogoi at a function held in New Delhi. The first edition of the book was received by President Ramnath Govind. Justice ..

Vinay Thakur authors book “Architecture of Justice: A Pictorial Walk-through of Supreme Courts and High Courts of India”

The book “Architecture of Justice: A Pictorial Walk-through of the Supreme Courts and High Courts of India” has been authored by father-son duo Vinay Thakur and Amogh Thakur. The 223-page coffee-table tome was recently released by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi at the Indian International Centre. The book, a sequel to Vinay’s ..

President appoints four new judges

Under the provisions of Article 124 of the Constitution, the President has recently appointed four new judges — Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, M R Shah and Ajay Rastogi – of Supreme Court (SC). Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi administered the oath of office to the four judges. The President’s assent was based on the ..

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed as 46th Chief Justice of India

Under article 124 of the constitution, President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the 46th Chief Justice of India (CJI). He will assume office after the current CJI Dipak Misra retires on October 2. He will have tenure of 13 months – till November 17, 2019. Currently, Justice Gogoi is heading the ..

Justice Ranjan Gogoi expected to become 46th Chief Justice of India (CJI)

Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the son of former Assam chief minister Keshab Chandra Gogoi, will become the 46th Chief Justice of India (CJI), after the current CJI Dipak Misra retires on October 2. He will have tenure of 13 months – till November 17, 2019. As per convention, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court has ..