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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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."
June 09, 2015 8:17 am
The Constitutional amendments notified last December have replaced President’s “consultation” with the recommendation of the NJAC.
October 16, 2015 2:00 pm
Judiciary or the executive — that’s the key question. Perhaps the NJAC’s compositon, rules need tweaking.
August 09, 2014 8:46 am
The judicial appointment commission has not worked well in other countries.
September 12, 2013 3:24 am
Two names have been referred back to the Chief Justice of Punjab and for reconsideration.