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President of India Ramnath Kovind to inaugurate the two-day national conference on “Mediation and Information Technology” at Ekta Nagar, Narmada, Gujarat.

Chief Justice of India Justice N V Ramana to be the Chief Guest.

Event to start shortly @rashtrapatibhvn #SupremeCourt Image
Dignitaries rise for the national anthem.
Seen here: Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, President Ramnath Kovind, CJI NV Ramana

@rashtrapatibhvn
#SupremeCourt @KirenRijiju Image
Chief Justice of Gujarat HC, Justice Aravind Kumar: we are the place of tallest statue, the statue of Unity, of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Mediation is one of the most cost effective dispute redressal mechanism Image
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1/7. Tweets paraphrasing my open letter to the Chief Justice of India responding to his lament that “the concept of investigative journalism is unfortunately vanishing from the media canvas.” But how and why did that come to be so. Story link at end of thread.
#CJI #mediafreedom Image
2/7. For about 30 years, I had argued that the Indian media are politically free but imprisoned by profit. Today, they remain imprisoned by profit, but the few independent voices amongst them are increasingly politically imprisoned. Some under the UAPA.
#CJI #mediafreedom
3/7. I do not see the judiciary stepping in to stop this mayhem, whether on governmental corruption, or the mass retrenchment of journalists, the gutting of labour rights, or the misuse of the PM’s title to raise funds free of any kind of transparent audit.
#CJI #mediafreedom
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After last night’s suo motu cognisance of the #Lakhimpur_Kheri incident, #SupremeCourt bench led by #CJI NV Ramana to take it up today at item 17.
Case Title: IN RE VIOLENCE IN LAKHIMPUR KHERI (UP) LEADING TO LOSS OF LIFE
We have directed the registry to list the matter as suo motu, #CJI tells two lawyers who have addressed a letter to him seeking Intervention in the #LakhimpurKheriMassacre
More to come afterwards.
Passed over for now ( rolled over for later)
#SupremeCourt
#LakhimpurKheri
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Taking cue from an earlier speech on the need for Indianisation of the Indian Legal System as it suffers from colonially, CJI NV Ramana today said that our legal system fails to take into consideration the social realities and implications which are a harsh reality. Image
The Indian Judicial system is faced with twin challenges. Even after 74 years of independence, traditional and agrarian societies which have been following customary ways of life, still feel hesitant to approach the courts: #CJI NV Ramana
The practices, procedures, language and everything of our Courts feels alien to people of India. Between the complex language of the acts and the process of justice delivery, the common man seems to lose control over the fate of his grievance: #CJI
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Important hearing at SC:

Batch of Pegasus petitions — seek probe into the #pegasus Controversy.

On the last date, Centre had told court that it will file an additional affidavit in Court.

#SupremeCourt
#pegasusproject Image
The position is like this : petitions before your lordships seeking inquiries into unauthorised surveillance. I have filed an affidavit stating that in view of prevailing statutes, we are in compliance: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta
Nonetheless, issue is important so inquiry committee will be set up: Tushar Mehta, SGI
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Chief Justice of India Justice NV Ramana will address an event to mark 128th anniversary of the Chicago address of Swami Vivekananda.
#SwamiVivekananda
#CJIRamana Image
#CJI Ramana has been very close to the Ramakrishna Mathha: Swami Jnananda
We have the young advocates of Hyderadad to introduce #CJI NV Ramana.
I am Advocate Aditya Prasad, here to introduce the Chief Justice of India.
Extending a warm welcome to him. Image
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#SupremeCourt to hear Future Groups plea against Delhi HC order directing enforcement of the order passed by an Emergency Arbitrator of Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).
Hearing begins.
Harish Salve: The order made by an emergency arbitrator is of October 25, 2020. I appear for a company called FRL. The arbitration is invoked between Amazon (an American company) & FCPL for which Rohatgi appears.
Harish Salve: FCPL has an agreement with AmAZON and FRL with FCPL. So when FCPL invokes arbitration with amazon, they include me as a party.
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Important Hearing at SC:

Plea challenging the recent Tribunal Reforms Act, 2021 by Congress Leader Jairam Ramesh @Jairam_Ramesh on ground of the Act being inconsistent with Supreme Court decision in Madras Bar Association Judgment.
Senior advocate @vikassinghSrAdv argues that the New Tribunals Reforms Act should be stayed.

Bench asks where the Attorney General is.
Solicitor General says hes in a personal difficulty & seeks indulgence for adjournments.
#CJI: Sorry, you (GOI) are testing our patience. There is no respect for our Judgments (ref: Madras Bar Association). Thats all I want to say.
What appointments have been made, you’d said there are some made in CAT.
Solicitor General says can place on record.
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9 newly designated Supreme Court Judges will take oath administered by #CJI NV Ramana today. Image
This is the first time in history that 9 judges will take oath in one go at #SupremeCourt, out of which 33% (3 judges) will be women.

This will also lead to the first ever woman #CJI in 2027. Image
Proceedings begin. #CJI NV Ramana to administer oath present. Image
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Justice DY Chandrachud led bench of #SupremeCourt to hear plea by Late Swami Om Ji & Mukesh Jain, national chairman of Dharma Rakshak Shri Dara Sena in connection with plea by which SC slapped fine of Rs 10 Lakh for challenging the appointment of the then #CJI Dipak Misra
ASG Aishwarya Bhati: this is for cost reduction

Justice Chandrachud: Mukesh jain has been released from Balasore?

ASG Bhati: please keep in mind the allegations before reducing the cost
Adv AP Singh: Other cases are pending in Odisha and he is still in custody. There are three cases on same cause of action

Justice MR Shah: you are appearing for jain?

Justice Chandrachud: When will you pay?

Singh: during COVID he is in custody for over 1 year.
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{CJI swearing-in ceremony}

President of India Ram Nath Kovind to shortly administer the oath of office to 48th Chief Justice of India, Justice NV Ramana.

Link for the event:

Follow the thread below 👇 for updates
#SupremeCourt
@rashtrapatibhvn
President Ram Nath Kovind, Supreme Court judges, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta and others stand for National Anthem
#SupremeCourt
Justice NV Ramana administered the oath of office as the 48th Chief Justice of India
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#SCBA going to bid farewell to Hon'ble Mr.Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde Hon'ble #CJI, today at 5 PM (Live Link)
Secretary of the Bar #SCBA is felicitating the farewell.
Senior advocate Pradeep Rai Vice President SCBA spoke about the life and achievement of the Chief Justice.

#Farewell #CJI #SABobde
I think the retirement should be 75 and not 65, Attorney General.
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(Farmers Protest)

CJI SA Bobde led bench to shortly assemble & deliver orders in the #FarmersProtests case. #SupremeCourt had indicated that it may stay the implementation of the #FarmActs
#FarmLaws
However, in a latest update, Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave told @barandbench that farmer unions have declined to present themselves before a #SupremeCourt appointed committee
To know all about the hearing before CJI led bench, do watch this 2 minute video by @DebayanDictum

#FarmersProtests #FarmLaws

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#SupremeCourt comes down heavily on Central Govt over #FarmLaws, questions its consultation process and the insistence to implement even in face of such protests.
SC asks Govt if they will stay the implementation of the law or the court will stay the operation of the #FarmLaws.

Court says it wants to form a committee which can then submit a report on these laws.
"Extremely disappointed with the manner the Govt is dealing with the issue..matter has only become worse," #CJI reprimands Govt.
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#SupremeCourt expresses anguish at Secretary of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly's letter to #ArnabGoswami, questioning him how did he produce the missives sent to him by the Speaker & Privilege Committee since they are confidential in nature.
#CJI: How can someone be thrateaned like this? How can someone be stopped from approaching a court by extending him threats like this? We don't appreciate such conduct. We will want an amicus to assist us on this.

#ArnabGoswami
"Any authority in the country can penalise someone for approaching this court. This is in teeth of Art 32. How dare this officer wrote something like this in his letter?" #CJI adds, reproaching the Secretary of the assembly.
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#SupremeCourt is likely to adjourn today's hearing on the new Ordinance on ait pollution in Delhi-NCR.

#CJI to SG Tushar Mehta: There are many commissions, many brains working but ensure there is no smog in the city.
Sr Adv Vikas Singh, in lighter vein: Last time my lords said that Mr Mehta will be personally responsible if something happens to any one of us. I am coughing now.

Mehta: I will advise Mr Singh to stop consuming a few things.
SG Mehta informs the court that the members of the Commission have also been notified. The Commission will start functioning from today itself.

Hearing deferred after a week.
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"The whole problem arises since governments don't put economic value to a forest. We don't want to stop developmental projects in the country but we can't have natural wealth of the forests eroded," #CJI tells Attorney General while hearing #Jharkhand Govt's suit against Centre.
#Jharkhand Govt has challenged the Centre's decision for virtual auction process of 41 coal blocks for commercial mining in the state.

As #SupremeCourt mulls a panel of experts to assess the environmental aspect with regard to mining, Attorney General opposes the proposition.
#Jharkhand Govt submits in the #SupremeCourt that all seven areas, where commercial mining is being proposed, fall in the eco-sensitive zone.

#CJI tells AG the court's conscience must be satisfied about the environmental aspect & hence the Centre should hold its hands for now.
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In the #Hathras case, #UttarPradesh Govt has filed an affidavit even before the #SupremeCourt has heard the PIL or agreed to admit it.

The reply alleges an insidious propaganda by political parties, a section of media to malign the Yogi Govt despite a "diligent probe".
This affidavit claims political parties, a section of media is trying to give a communal & casteist colour to #Hathras incident & hence, the #SupremeCourt should monitor the #CBI probe in a time bound manner. This will ensure a free probe besides weeding out false narratives.
About the midnight cremation of the #Hathras victim, UP Govt says she was cremated in the presence of her family members, who agreed to attend in order to prevent further violence. Affidavit adds it was done to maintain law & order.

First hearing of the PIL is around 12.30 PM
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मित्रांनो..
तुम्ही 2-3 दिवसांपासून ऐकलच असेल की अमेरिकेची दुचाकी क्षेत्रातील नामांकित कंपनी '#HarleyDavidson' ने भारताच्या बाजारातुन आपला गाशा गुंडाळण्याची घोषणा केली.तर आज आपण आंबा🥭-Harley Davidson🏍️ चे नाते,नक्की काय झाल की कंपनी भारत सोडुन चालली हे पाहुया..
#म #मराठी #रिम
Harley Davidson(HD) ही अमेरिकन कंपनी असुन 1903 साली हिची स्थापना झाली..ह्या कंपनीबद्दल सांगायच म्हणल तर ज्यावेळीस अमेरिकेमध्ये महामंदी आली होती त्यावेळीस 'Indian motors' आणि HD या दोनच वाहन उत्पादक कंपन्या तग धरू शकल्या होत्या.🙏या कंपनीचे जगभरात अनेक फॅन्स आहेत🔥🔥♥️♥️
तर आता एव्हढा मोठा इतिहास असणारी कंपनी एकाएकी भारताच्या बाजारपेठेला सोडुन जाण्यामागे उद्देश काय? हे पाहुया..
HD च्या भारतातील पदार्पणाची सुरूवात आंब्यापासुन होते..हो बरोब्बर!!!
2007 साली जेव्हा मनमोहनसिंग भारताचे पंतप्रधान होते व जाॅर्ज बुश हे अमेरिकेचे राष्ट्राध्यक्ष होते तेव्हा
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Today is the last day in office as a #SupremeCourt judge for Justice #ArunMishra. He will be sitting with #CJI SA Bobde, as per convention.
AG KK Venugopal, SG Tushar Mehta, SCBA President Dushyant Dave and SCAoRA President Shivaji M Jadhav are connected through video-conferencing.

#SupremeCourt
AG Venugopal bids adieu: "Personally, I would have been very happy if Justice #ArunMishra wouldn't have imposed any punishment on #PrashantBhushan but his judgment has laid down law. This judgment will be remembered for long and will also be a subject matter of debate".
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The 2009 criminal contempt case commences in #SupremeCourt.

Sr adv Rajeev Dhavan says the matter should go to a Constitution Bench, given teh significance it has. He adds Attorney General must also be heard.
Dhavan adds the question about whether any reference to corruption by judges would amount to contempt or not should be heard only by a Constitution Bench.

He refers to a revised set of questions submitted by Bhushan a day ago.
Dhavan reads out the questions framed for a scrutiny by a larger bench while also seeking a reconsideration of the #SupremeCourt judgment in the suo motu case, convicting #PrashantBhushan on Aug 14.
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As, #HarishSalve and other legal luminaries had predicted - the Ecosystem spent 5 years of #Modi 1.0 trying to derail the government by judicial activism. Having failed miserably in doing that now they are training their guns at the #SupremeCourtOfIndia saying it is compromised.
2/n People forget (or chose not to remember) after the famous Judges Press Conference - there was huge speculation that Ranjan Gogoi will be superceded for CJI. But, when he was made #CJI the same coterie started targeting him. And, now #cjibobde #SupremeCourtOfIndia #CBIForSSR
3/n Is it even remotely possible that all 34 judges of the #SupremeCourtOfIndia are compromised. Are they claiming Justice Chandrachud and Justice Nariman were forced to write judgments against their will or toe the line of the #CJI? What utter rubbish !! #cjibobde #CBIForSSR
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More damage has been to the Institution of the #SupremeCourtOfIndia by the behaviour and actions of the Judges themselves than by anything anyone has said about the #CJI, and certainly not by the truth spoken by @pbhushan1
Typo: More damage has been DONE to...
Finding @pbhushan1 guilty of contempt and punishing his does nothing for the stature and standing of the #SupremeCourtOfIndia; It merely proves the validity of what he said in his tweet and earns the Justices the contempt of public opinion.
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#VikasDubey encounter case: #UttarPradesh Govt suggests former #SupremeCourt judge BS Chauhan to head the judicial inquiry.

Former DGP KL Gupta to be associated as another member of the inquiry.
Proceedings before #CJI bench continues as SG Tushar Mehta reads out the terms of reference.

Inquiry into killing of Dubey, his alleged nexus, why he was out on bail/parole.

"Why Dubey was out is the single most important factor in the entire case," #CJI tells Mehta.
SC also clarifies trials, if any for killing of cops on July 2-3, will go on and won't wait for the outcome of the inquiry commission.

Sectarial support will be given to the commission members by the Central Govt.

SG Mehta says commission may seek assistance of CBI or NIA too.
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