Chief Justice of India

Presiding officer of the Supreme Court of India

The chief justice of India, officially the chief justice of the Republic of India, is the chief judge of the Supreme Court of India as well as the highest-ranking officer of the Indian federal judiciary. The Constitution of India grants power to the president of India to appoint, in consultation with the outgoing chief justice, the next chief justice, who will serve until they reach the age of sixty-five or are removed by impeachment. As per convention, the name suggested by the incumbent chief justice is almost always the next senior most judge in the Supreme Court.

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Holding that financial autonomy and adequate infrastructure for the judiciary are essential to make the system more effective, Chief Justice N V Ramana on..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 7 hours ago

Judicial infrastructure is important for improving access to justice, but it is baffling to note that its improvement and maintenance was being carried out in an..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 17 hours ago

The CJI-led bench of the Supreme Court will be hearing the plea seeking a high-level judicial probe in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

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