collegium News

Collegium states: More talks needed on names for SC judges

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

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

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.

Supreme Court opens a window to itself, starts to disclose appointment decisions

Five most senior judges, led by Chief Justice, decide to go public with Collegium decisions and reasons for each

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

"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.”

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

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.


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

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

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

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.

SC asks Centre to prepare MoP on appointment of judges

A five-judge constitution bench asked the Centre to take into consideration suggestions on issues of eligibility, transparency, setting up Secretariat for appointment of judges, redressal of complaints and other issues in the MOP on appointment of judges.