Ranjan Gogoi: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Nominated Members in Rajya Sabha

Former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi was nominated to the Rajya Sabha by the President of India amid various viewpoints. Ranjan Gogoi Ranjan Gogoi was the 46th Chief Justice of India. He served in the role from October 2018 to November 2019. One of his notable rulings is his opinion on the Ayodhya Ram ..

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 ..

SC seeks status of CBI probe into Mulayam and his sons

The Supreme Court on 25th March has issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation on a plea to seek a direction to the agency to place its investigation report in the disproportionate assets case against Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and his sons, Akhilesh Yadav and Prateek Yadav. A bench comprising Chief Justice ..

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 ..

Supreme Court stays Meghalaya HC contempt order against Shillong Times editor

The Supreme Court has issued notice and stayed Meghalaya High Court’s judgment against the Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim and publisher Shobha Chaudhuri guilty of contempt of court. The Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and other Justices have stayed the order of the Meghalaya High Court, which had found two journalists of the Shillong Times ..

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 ..