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Appointment of judges


Total 14 judges appointed in three high courts

June 01, 2018 10:00 pm

PTI quoted the law ministry data of 24 high courts stating the sanctioned strength of total judges as 1079 and 659 as appointed with a shortage of 420 judges in the country.

Five High Courts get new chief justices

February 07, 2018 3:00 am

The Centre on Tuesday notified the appointment of Chief Justices of five High Courts — Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Karnataka and Kerala. The Supreme Court Collegium cleared these names on January 10 and sent them to the government.

Supreme Court opens a window to itself, starts to disclose appointment decisions

October 07, 2017 12:04 pm

Five most senior judges, led by Chief Justice, decide to go public with Collegium decisions and reasons for each

MoP work in progress...real authority of a judge is moral authority: Ravi Shankar Prasad

October 07, 2017 4:27 am

The Supreme Court’s decision to make public the resolutions of elevation and transfer of judges in the higher judiciary appeared an attempt to suggest the higher judiciary’s effort to move forward on this issue.

Appointment of Judges: HC objections to proposed centralised scheme due to misunderstanding, says SC

July 29, 2017 2:23 am

The Supreme Court Friday said objections of some high courts regarding the proposed centralised scheme for selection of judges for subordinate judiciary were unfounded and were born out of “misunderstanding” of methodology of the recruitment process.

Calcutta High Court lashes out at Centre on issue of dearth of judges

July 16, 2017 1:27 pm

Expressing serious displeasure at the country's oldest high court being handicapped by a massive shortage of judges, the Bench said, "The bar and the litigant public have been tolerant so long, but this Bench cannot remain a silent spectator waiting for the inevitable ire to explode."

In posting of judges, President’s role only ceremonial, Govt tells SC

June 09, 2015 8:17 am

The Constitutional amendments notified last December have replaced President’s “consultation” with the recommendation of the NJAC.

Whom do you trust?

October 16, 2015 2:00 pm

Judiciary or the executive — that’s the key question. Perhaps the NJAC’s compositon, rules need tweaking.

A case for two commissions

August 09, 2014 8:46 am

The judicial appointment commission has not worked well in other countries.

Ex-Chief Justice Anand's daughter among six names rejected by SC collegium

September 12, 2013 3:24 am

Two names have been referred back to the Chief Justice of Punjab and for reconsideration.