28 August 2017 Current Affairs: Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India.
At a brief ceremony in the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan, President Ramnath Kovind administered the oath of office to Mr. Misra.
He assumes office following the retirement of Justice J.S. Khehar.
He will have a tenure of about 14 months until October 2, 2018.