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The Desk

Who Are the Nine Next Chief Justices of India?

During their tenure, the Chief Justice of India plays a key role in deciding the fate of the SC as an institution.

18th May 2022

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The Desk

Will A Constitution Bench Finally Sit this Year?

DESK BRIEF: The NCT case referral marks the first whiff of substantial Constitution Bench activity during the CJI’s tenure.

17th May 2022

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The Desk

Reviewing Ramana: the CJI Anniversary Edition

DESK BRIEF: CJI N.V. Ramana is set to retire on August 26th 2022, after which Justice U.U. Lalit will assume the CJI’s office.

24th Apr 2022

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How many times has the senior-most Judge of the Supreme Court been superseded?

DESK BRIEF: There have been three supersessions at the Supreme Court of India.

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The Seniority Principle: How is the Chief Justice of India Selected?

As per the seniority principle, the senior-most Judge of the Supreme Court is appointed as the Chief Justice of India.

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8 Next CJIs

Two of the next 8 CJIs have been elevated to the Supreme Court directly from the Bar; and one will be the first woman CJI.

23rd Nov 2021

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The Desk

J. Ramana Sworn In as 48th Chief Justice

CJI Ramana's seven-year term as a Supreme Court judge, through numbers and key judgments.

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24th Apr 2021

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Court Data

The Average Tenure of a CJI is 1.5 Years

We examine the tenures of the 47 CJIs since 1950 and compare it with other common law jurisdictions.

24th Apr 2021

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The Desk

RTI Judgment: Confusions about Public Interest

Office of the Chief Justice opened up to Right to Information Act, 2005.

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26th Nov 2019

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cases

Partap Singh Bajwa v Chairman Rajya Sabha

The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha rejected an impeachment motion against a judge despite the motion having support of the requisite number of MPs.

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