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Justice SA Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI

On 18 Nov, Justice SA Bobde administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind. He is appointed as 47th  Chief Justice of India. Mr Bobde’s tenure in the Supreme Court witnessed some of the most controversial moments in the past of the higher judiciary such as sexual harassment charges against his predecessor. He ..

Post Retirement Jobs of Judges: Conflict of Interest

The appointment Justice Sunil Gaur, the retired Delhi High Court judge who delivered judgments in the cases which the opposition criticized as political witch-hunt as stirred up a new controversy. Other Similar Controversies Earlier this year in January 2019 Justice AK Sikri was forced to turn down an offer from the government to nominate him to ..

President approves Increasing Strength of Supreme Court Judges

President Ramnath Kovind has approved the Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019 which seeks to increase the number of judges in the top court from the present 31 to 34 (including chief justice). Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Act The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019 amends the Supreme Court (Number ..

Arjan Kumar Sikr appointed as an International Judge of Singapore International Commercial Court

Justice Arjan Kumar Sikr, an eminent jurist and a former judge of the Supreme Court of India (SCI), has been appointed as an International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC). He will assume charge as an international judge with effect from August 1 & his term will expire on January 4, 2021. . ..

Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel sworn-in as new Chief Justice of Delhi High Court

Justice Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel was sworn in as new Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court. Lt Governor Anil Baijal administered the oath of office to Justice Patel at a function held at Raj Niwas. Earlier, Justice Patel was posted at the Jharkhand High Court. The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended his name for the ..

Madan B Lokur appointed as Judge of Supreme Court of Fiji

Justice Madan B Lokur, the Retired Supreme Court judge of India, has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Fiji as a judge of its non-resident panel. He he received the offer from the Chief Justice of the Fiji Supreme Court on the day of his superannuation from the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court of ..

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 ..