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Lodha: No system of appointing judges is perfect

Lodha was speaking at the annual lecture and award function organised by civil society group Capital Foundation Society.

Avoid constitutional posts soon after retirement: CJI to judges

Lodha said if they do not affect the judiciaries institutional independence and integrity then there should be no worry.

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P Sathasivam sworn in as Kerala Governor

He is the first Chief Justice of India to be appointed to the post which is lower in warrant of precedence to the CJI.

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Centre has not sought my opinion on next Kerala governor: Chandy

Congress state president V M Sudheeran had come out against appointing the ex-CJI as governor.

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Bar Association opposes ‘move’ to appoint Sathasivam as Kerala Gov

All India Bar Association chairman Adish C Aggarwala said the government’s move was ill advised and unethical.

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In the public interest

PIL proceedings should be transparent, and should let citizens intervene

STICKLER FOR CONVENTION

Last year, former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam got to know about he being designated as the CJI when he received information from Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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Supreme Court judges should amplify their voice, cut holidays: CJI

He said curtailing vacation cannot be done unless lawyers also come forward and agree to get their cases heard during vacation.

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Court’s revolving door

A fixed term for CJI is a good idea, but judicial appointments must be more transparent.

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CJIs must have fixed tenures: Sathasivam

Sathasivam added, however, that he would like to point out that under the Lokpal Act, even judges have to apply.

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SC to frame rules to snip govt ads

Three-member committee to study global practices, submit report in 3 months.

Justice Lodha appointed CJI

President Pranab Mukherjee Friday appointed Justice R M Lodha as the next Chief Justice of India. Lodha will assume charge on April 27. “In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha, Judge of the Supreme […]

Kerala HC judge biased, Congress MLA tells CJI

The division bench did not stay other parts of the single bench’s observations against Chandy.

SC dismissed Centre's petition for review of its verdict on commuting the death sentence of three convicts Rajiv Gandhi case.

SC junks Centre’s plea, stands by order to grant life to Rajiv Gandhi’s killers

On Feb. 18, court had commuted death sentence of the accused to life imprisonment on ground of delay by Centre in deciding their mercy plea.

Chief Justice admits mistake by apex court registry, shifts case to another Bench

Senior advocate Harish Salve also supported his views and said that forum shopping must be stopped in the SC.

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