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23 names reiterated by SC collegium for appointment as HC judges pending with govt

January 02, 2022 6:06 pm

At least seven high courts had recommended these names for appointment as high court (HC) judges, the sources said.

Collegium states: More talks needed on names for SC judges

May 19, 2018 12:35 pm

The matter of ‘segregation’ of names and the return of Justice Joseph’s file is being seen as a symbol of judicial independence, as all eyes are on how far the Collegium is keen to assert itself to the Centre and insist its nominees get sworn in.

Supreme Court Collegium defers decision on Justice Joseph's elevation

May 02, 2018 7:00 pm

All the five judges including Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph took part in the meeting.

Supreme Court collegium decision final, anything else malafide, says Fali Nariman

April 27, 2018 8:21 am

Fali Nariman indicated that the current impasse over the appointment of a judge may be linked to the government “still smarting” under the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the parliament’s decision to vote in favour of the NJAC which sought to control the appointment of judges.

Collegium gives nod to six names for Madras HC, rejects three

October 07, 2017 5:52 am

The names were recommended by the HC Chief Justice in consultation with two of his seniormost colleagues and had the concurrence of the Chief Minister and Governor.

SC uploads collegium decisions: ‘Good step, but process of selection must be transparent’

October 07, 2017 5:53 am

"They should publish about how they judged a performance, whether they interviewed a prospective candidate or the criteria for appointment or the material that is to be considered in case of such an appointment.”

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

Now, govt scrutinises track record of candidates recommended as HC judges

September 10, 2017 2:35 pm

The document -- a monthly report of achievements for the month of July -- was sent to the Cabinet Secretariat by the Department of Justice in August.

Appointment of judges function of executive, says parliamentary committee

December 08, 2016 8:27 pm

The parliamentary committee also said that instead of five, a minimum of 11 judges of the Supreme Court should hear cases involving the validity of a Constitutional amendment.

It's a daunting task, felt obliged: Supreme Cort on improving collegium

December 16, 2015 5:49 pm

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Justice J S Khehar said that compilation of the written suggestions placed before it was in the nature of a summary prepared out of approximately 11,500 pages of views expressed.