Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

Appointment of judges


Two judges objected to proposal over judges’ names, Sept 30 meeting discharged: Supreme Court Collegium

October 11, 2022 1:05 am

This comes even as the impasse in the Collegium continues with two of its five members opposing a proposal to decide fresh names for appointment to the top “by circulation” and the Centre writing to CJI Lalit asking him to name his successor.

153 HC judges appointed this year, more appointments in higher judiciary likely

October 07, 2022 11:17 am

Six additional judges were appointed to the Bombay High Court on Thursday.

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.