K. M. Joseph: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

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

Published: September 6, 2018

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 ..

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Indu Malhotra becomes first woman lawyer to be directly promoted as a judge of Supreme Court

Published: April 27, 2018

Indu Malhotra, a renowned arbitration expert, has become the first woman lawyer to be directly promoted as a judge of the Supreme Court (SC). She took oath of office and secrecy as Supreme Court judge in New Delhi on April 27, 2018. With Malhotra joining the bench, the strength of the Supreme Court is now ..

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Indu Malhotra is first woman lawyer to be directly promoted as a judge of Supreme Court

Published: January 12, 2018

The Supreme Court collegium, headed by CJI Dipak Misra, has created history by selecting Indu Malhotra as the first woman lawyer to be directly promoted as a judge of the Supreme Court (SC). She will be the 7th woman judge in the Supreme Court, since it was established 67 years ago, if her appointment goes ..

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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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