May 17, 2022 2:49 pm
Following Justice Akil Kureshi’s retirement on March 5 this year, Justice Manindra Mohan Shrivastava, the senior-most Judge of the Rajasthan High Court, has been the acting Chief Justice of the High Court.
March 07, 2022 9:47 am
Justice Akil Kureshi’s remarks on judicial independence and the collegium strike many chords. Hope his colleagues heard him
March 06, 2022 10:09 am
Justice Kureshi made the remark referring to some observations made by a former chief justice of India in his biography, explaining why the Rajasthan CJ’s recommendations on the appointment of the CJs of the Madhya Pradesh and Tripura high courts were rejected.
October 09, 2021 10:24 pm
The collegium’s hesitation in recommending his name had led to an unprecedented impasse over the appointments, that lasted for nearly two years.
August 29, 2021 4:32 pm
As Supreme Court finally gets nine new judges, one name remains conspicuously out: Justice Akil Kureshi. The long and short journey of the judge from a Gujarat family once close to Mahatma Gandhi.
November 16, 2019 9:36 pm
Justice Kureshi has succeeded Chief Justice Sanjoy Karol, who has been appointed as Chief Justice of the High Court of Patna.
November 08, 2019 10:35 pm
Also, Justice Mohammad Rafiq, a judge of the Rajasthan High Court, was elevated as the chief justice of the Meghalaya High Court, the ministry said in a separate notification.
November 08, 2019 2:50 am
Sources said the official notification of the appointment, to be issued by the Department of Justice under the Union Law Ministry, will be issued soon.
November 05, 2019 4:43 am
The move came after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, submitted that one more week was needed for administrative measures.
September 23, 2019 2:27 am
Speaking to The Indian Express, Justice Kureshi made it clear that he had not resigned, but refused to take further questions.