Monday, Dec 05, 2022

High Court judges


Centre notifies appointment of Justice Prasanna Varale of Bombay HC as Karnataka High Court Chief Justice

October 11, 2022 7:39 pm

The Centre is yet to notify Bombay High Court Chief Justice Dipankar Datta's elevation as a Supreme Court judge which the collegium recommended in its September 26 meeting.

Nine new judges sworn in, Calcutta HC strength rises to 54

August 31, 2022 2:58 pm

The active strength of judiciary at the Calcutta High Court rose to 54, the highest in several decades according to senior advocates, with the swearing-in of nine new judges on Wednesday.

Centre says no to CJI plan for national infrastructure panel, jobs for retired HC judges

May 01, 2022 3:01 am

Agreement on state-level bodies with CMs, CJs, says Rijiju

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.

Centre approves transfer of seven HC judges

October 11, 2021 2:57 pm

While the appointments and transfers of chief justices of high courts were cleared by the Centre this month, at least 11 transfers are still pending.

Over 40% vacancies in judges’ posts in 11 HCs, Patna tops list

June 11, 2021 7:39 am

With just 20 judges against a sanctioned strength of 53, the Patna High Court tops the list with 62 per cent vacancies as of June 1, according to the Ministry of Law and Justice data.

Fast track recruitment of lower court judges: Centre tells High Courts

September 09, 2018 5:18 pm

In his August 14 letter, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad pointed out that there are a total of 2,76,74,499 cases pending in the district and subordinate courts of the country.

No proposal to hike retirement age of High Court judges: Govt

March 09, 2018 7:16 pm

Responding to the question in Rajya Sabha Minister of State for Law P P Chaudhary said no such proposal was under consideration.

Better judgment

January 09, 2014 3:52 pm

A vital constitutional safeguard has been put into the proposed judicial appointments commission

List of 110 Punjab law officers ‘finalised’ for AG

August 30, 2012 2:09 am

A list of 110 law officers to be appointed in the office of Punjab Advocate General has reportedly been finalised by the SAD-BJP government after it had renewed the contract of the officers by two months.