August 07, 2018 4:55 am
A section of the judges were disturbed how Justice K M Joseph appeared third as per the warrant for appointment issued by President Ram Nath Kovind on August 3 despite his name being sent as early as January.
August 07, 2018 8:02 am
What was the significance of the Supreme Court Collegium recommending Justice K M Joseph first among three judges for elevation? What changes after government placed him third in its list?
August 06, 2018 9:00 am
The swearing-in ceremony of the three newly appointed judges is scheduled to be held in the CJI’s court at 10.30 am on Tuesday.
August 04, 2018 2:43 pm
The Indian Express reported on August 3 that the government had agreed to the recommendation and was forwarding his name to receive the Presidential assent.
August 04, 2018 10:05 pm
Justice Joseph is, currently, the longest serving Chief Justice of a HC in the country and has served as CJ of Uttarakhand for a little over four years.
August 03, 2018 3:18 pm
This move assumes significance in the wake of the public standoff between the Government and judiciary over the issue of appointments in the higher judiciary.
August 02, 2018 1:29 am
Stating that it was not a sin, Ravi Shankar Prasad said “if judges come from one state”, but at the same time many High Courts go “unrepresented” in Supreme Court, “then as the Minister for Law and Justice, I am duty-bound to convey that concern to the court”.
July 21, 2018 7:14 am
In the resolution, the SC Collegium said that “one of these vacancies is going to be filled up in terms of our recommendation for elevation of Mr Justice K M Joseph, which has separately been reiterated by us today”.
July 20, 2018 5:52 pm
The Collegium also recommended Madras High Court Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Odisha High Court Chief Justice Vineet Saran as Supreme Court judges.
June 12, 2018 12:20 pm
His remarks come in the background of the controversy over the government asking the collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph to the apex court.