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India Today - - THE BIG STORY -

SEPTEM­BER 2018

Heads the Supreme Court bench mon­i­tor­ing the Na­tional Reg­is­ter of Cit­i­zens in As­sam case, the claims and ob­jec­tions of 4 mil­lion peo­ple whose names do not fig­ure in the July 30 draft NRC “What as­sur­ance? Court gives only or­ders”

AU­GUST 2018

Leads a bench that in­structs Cen­tre to put in place spe­cial courts for the speedy trial of crim­i­nal cases in­volv­ing politi­cians. Not get­ting any re­sponse, says: “The Union of In­dia doesn’t ap­pear to be ready and pre­pared”

FE­BRU­ARY 2017

Part of a bench that re­fuses to grant an ex­ten­sion to Sa­hara hon­cho Subrata Roy to de­posit Rs 600 crore “We can­not be as­sem­bling ev­ery month for you to de­posit mea­gre amounts”

NOVEM­BER 2017

Along with se­nior col­leagues, sen­tences an al­legedly “ec­cen­tric” Jus­tice C.S. Kar­nan for con­tempt to six months in jail

“His pub­lic ut­ter­ances had made the In­dian ju­di­ciary a laugh­ing stock” NOVEM­BER 2016

Is­sues con­tempt no­tice to former Supreme Court Jus­tice Markandey Katju for a blog post on his rul­ing com­mut­ing the death sen­tence of Govin­dasamy, con­victed for rap­ing a girl in Ker­ala in 2011 “It (the blog) is an as­sault on the judges and not the judg­ment”

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