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

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

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.


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

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

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".

Collegium recommends six names as High Court judges

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’’.