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Collegium system


Justice Akil Kureshi appointment: Plea in Supreme Court on judge appointment delay

July 04, 2019 2:23 am

On June 7, the Centre notified the appointment of Justice Ravi Shankar Jha as Acting CJ of MP High Court even as the recommendation on Justice Kureshi remained pending.

Govt clears two judges as CJs, sits on another name Collegium sent

June 20, 2019 6:53 am

The government is still to decide on the fourth recommendation — the Collegium decision to elevate Justice Akil Kureshi as Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court.

Collegium system for appointment of judges a black spot on Indian democracy: Upendra Kushwaha

May 20, 2018 10:14 pm

Raising his concern over the functioning of the collegium system, leading constitutional expert Subhash Kashyap said the decision of the Supreme Court to stuck down NJAC was "unconstitutional".

Tension between Executive, Judiciary: The current conflict — and its fraught resolution

June 26, 2018 11:46 am

With a narrow majority, the SC, in its judgment of April 1973, upheld Parliament’s power to amend the Constitution but imposed fetters against amending its “basic structure”

Collegium recommends six names as High Court judges

April 07, 2018 1:54 am

The collegium of the High Court had recommended five names to the apex court. The apex court deferred considering one of these names.

Bar Council showcauses Dushyant Dave for TV remarks on CJI, collegium

September 29, 2017 4:26 am

In a statement the Supreme Court Bar Association said it did not approve of Dushyant Dave’s comments. The Bar Council of India (BCI) issued a showcause notice to Dave, he has four weeks to file a reply.

Parliament has power to govern criteria to appoint judges: Govt

December 04, 2015 3:39 am

Gowda said after the order, the collegium system of appointment of judges has been again declared as operational.

Collegium: Supreme Court gives nod for appointment of new judges

November 20, 2015 1:55 am

Govt stays away, declines to submit draft on procedure of appointment.

Can't formulate draft MoP for appointing judges: Centre tells SC

November 19, 2015 2:55 pm

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said "it is not possible for the government to devise a draft MoP for judicial discussion. It is an unnecessary burden on this court."

Madras High Court judge alleges caste bias in collegium system

November 09, 2015 12:55 am

While calling the collegium system of judges’ selection a “doubtful system that promoted only high caste candidates”, his letter said that the system had to be rooted out “lock, stock and barrel’’.