Jagdish Singh Khehar: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Dipak Misra sworn-in as new Chief Justice of India (CJI)

Published: August 28, 2017

Justice Dipak Misra has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of India (CJI) and will have tenure of nearly 13 months. He succeeded Chief Justice J S Khehar. Justice Misra was enrolled as an Advocate in 1977 and practiced in Constitutional, Civil, Criminal, Revenue, Service and Sales Tax matters in the Orissa High Court ..

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The constitution bench of Supreme Court declared right to privacy as Fundamental right under constitution

Published: August 24, 2017

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has declared right to privacy a fundamental right under the constitution on August 24, 2017. A nine-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar ruled that right to privacy is an intrinsic part of Right to Life and Personal Liberty under Article 21 and entire Part III ..

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Justice J S Khehar is the next CJI

Published: December 20, 2016

Jagdish Singh Khehar, has been appointed as the 44th Chief Justice of India. He will be the first Chief Justice from the Sikh community to become the CJI. He will take the oath of office on January 4 and will hold the tenure for over seven months until August 2017. Justice Khehar led the constitution ..

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Jagdish Singh Khehar appointed executive chairman of NALSA

Published: November 19, 2016

The Union government has appointed Jagdish Singh Khehar, a judge of the Supreme Court, as the new Executive Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA). He succeeds Anil R. Dave who retired as Judge of Supreme Court after completing tenure of over six years. About National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) NALSA provides for free ..

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National Judicial Appointments Commission

Published: October 2, 2014

The National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) was established by the Union government of India by amending the constitution of India through the 99th Constitutional Amendment Act, 2014. The amendment act was passed by both the houses of Parliament with two-thirds of majority in August, 2014. Along with the amendment act, the NJAC Bill 2014 was ..

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