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Abhay Shreeniwas Oka sworn-in as new Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court

Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court. Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R Vala administered the oath of office to Justice Oka at the Raj Bhavan. He succeeded Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, who was elevated as a Supreme Court judge in January 2019. Justice Oka has given many landmark ..

K S Radhakrishnan appointed as a member of Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT)

Justice (Retd.) K S Radhakrishnan has been appointed as a member of the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal in London. He will render his services as a member of the Tribunal for a period of four years from 1st of June, 2019 to 31st of May, 2023. Justice Radhakrishnan served as the Chief Justice of the ..

PR Ramachandra Menon sworn-in as new Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court

Justice PR Ramachandra Menon has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court. Governor Anandiben Patel administered him the oath of office and secrecy at a function at Raj Bhawan. Earlier, Menon was a judge in the Kerala High Court. As per article 217 of constitution, the Chief Justice of a ..

Pradeep Nandrajog takes oath as new Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

Justice Pradeep Nandrajog has recently taken oath as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. He was administered the oath by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao at the Raj Bhavan. Justice Nandrajog was serving as the Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court since March 2017, following his transfer from the Delhi High ..

SC dismissed the appeal challenging authenticity of ‘Triple Talaq’

Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal which has challenged the constitutional authenticity of an ordinance which makes the practice of instant triple talaq a punishable offence. The bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi dismissed the plea of a Kerala-based outfit and said it will not like to interfere. The Muslim Women Ordinance ..

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 ..

NGT directs CPCB to prepare a noise pollution map

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prepare a noise pollution map and remedial action plan to solve the issue across the country. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the CPCB to identify noise pollution hotspots and categorise cities with specified hotspots and ..

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 ..