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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?

Justice KM Joseph’s downgrade: SC judges meet Chief Justice Dipak Misra to register their ‘anguish’

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.

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Supreme Court appointments: Judges to meet CJI Dipak Misra today over Justice KM Joseph ‘downgrade’

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.

Finally, order’s out: Justice K M Joseph in Supreme Court

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.

President appoints Justice K M Joseph to SC: A timeline of events

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.

Deadlock to end, Govt clears Supreme Court Collegium’s move to elevate Justice KM Joseph

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.

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On judicial appointments, Justice Joseph’s name discussed in Lok Sabha

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”.

SC Collegium reiterates Justice K M Joseph’s name, recommends two others

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”.

SC Collegium reiterates Justice K M Joseph's elevation as apex court judge

The Collegium also recommended Madras High Court Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Odisha High Court Chief Justice Vineet Saran as Supreme Court judges. 

Recommendation for judge’s elevation: No cardinal sin to seek rethink by SC collegium, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

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.

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