10 days left in office for CJI Ramana, five important cases await decision

With just 10 days left in office, Chief Justice N.V. Ramana’s decision is awaited on five key matters — Maharashtra political scenario, report by Pegasus panel, PMs security lapse in Punjab, attempt by Maharashtra Wakf Board to replace Attorney General K.K. Venugopal as the counsel in the case, setting up of a bench to … Read more

Unfortunate that people ‘blindly aping’ glamourised way of life: CJI Ramana

Driven by the winds of globalisation, people are moving towards a global culture which is emerging as a threat to local cultural symbols and identities, even as social media, television and pop culture glamourise a particular way of life that the people are sadly “blindly aping”, Chief Justice of India N V Ramana said … Read more

CJI N V Ramana recommends Justice Uday Umesh Lalit as his successor

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Thursday recommended the name of Justice Uday Umesh Lalit as his successor to the Union Minister for Law and Justice. According to a communication from the top court, “Chief Justice of India Justice N.V. Ramana today recommended the name of Justice Uday Umesh Lalit as … Read more

Chief Justice Ramana requested by Law Minister to nominate successor

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana, who is set to demit office on August 26 on superannuation, on Wednesday received a communication from the Law and Justice Minister to nominate his successor. A communication from the apex court said: “Today (03.08.2022) at 2130 hrs, the Secretariat of the Chief Justice of India … Read more

Country shall thrive only when citizens aware of Constitution: CJI Ramana

Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana on Sunday said a constitutional republic shall thrive only when its citizens are aware of what their Constitution envisages. He emphasized that every individual must be made aware of their rights and duties, and that it should be the endeavour of the law graduates … Read more

Kangaroo courts by media affecting health of democracy: CJI Ramana

Agenda-driven debates and kangaroo courts being run by the media are detrimental to the health of the democracy, Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana said on Saturday. Delivering the inaugural lecture instituted in the memory of Justice Satya Brata Sinha here, CJI Ramana said media trials affect the … Read more

CJI NV Ramana expresses concern on passing of bills without debates

Chief Justice of India Justice N.V. Ramana on Saturday expressed his concern over the decline in legislative performance and passing of bills without debates. “The country is witnessing a decline in the quality of legislative performance. We have a form of government where the executive is accountable to the … Read more

CJI Ramana flags issue of large population of undertrials in jails

Out of 6.10 lakh prisoners in the country, nearly 80 per cent are undertrials, Chief Justice of India N V Ramana said on Saturday while stressing the need to increase the efficiency of the criminal justice system. In the criminal justice system, the process is punishment. From indiscriminate arrest … Read more

Judiciary answerable to ‘Constitution and Constitution alone’: CJI Ramana

In India a party in power believes that every governmental action is entitled to judicial endorsement and the opposition parties expect the judiciary to advance their political positions and causes but the “judiciary is answerable to the Constitution and Constitution alone” Chief Justice of India N V Ramana said on Saturday. … Read more

Rising violence against doctors saddening, they deserve better: CJI Ramana

Chief Justice of India N V Ramana on Saturday expressed serious concern over rising violence against upright and hardworking doctors and lodging of false cases against them. The CJI said that he would also like to pay his tribute to the unending spirit of doctors, who work tirelessly round the … Read more