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Judges should stay away from 'political thicket', says Justice Lokur

Justice (retired) Madan B Lokur said there is a need to bring some changes in the Collegium system.

Seniority cast aside

Collegium courts controversy by elevating relatively junior judges. When, by one stroke, 32 judges including chief justices are passed over, it is bound to create a flutter and a feeling of unease.


Collegium recommends names for appointment of Chief Justices for five High Courts

The Collegium comprising Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph had met on October 9.

Who is Justice Kuttiyil Mathew Joseph?

Carrying the legacy of his late father Justice K. K. Mathew, who was a judge of the Supreme Court, Justice K M Joseph served as a permanent judge of the Kerala High Court from 2004 to 2014.

SC Collegium recommends Justice Aniruddha Bose's name for appointment as Jharkhand HC CJ

The government wants the Collegium to recommend another name in place of the 59-year-old Justice Bose for the Delhi High Court, which has been without a full-time chief justice for more than a year now.

Cautiously, SC Collegium puts its foot down: Reiterates decision to elevate Justice Joseph

There are some indications that separate files could be sent — one for Justice K M Joseph’s name and the other for more judges. But it remains to be seen what the Centre does when it formally receives the reiteration.


Harming the nation

The deliberate refusal to implement the decisions of the collegium is hurting the judiciary.

Don't segregate names sent by Supreme Court collegium for appointment: Experts tell government

The collegium had taken in to consideration combined seniority on all-India basis of chief justices and senior puisne judges of high courts, apart from their merit and integrity, the body of top five judges of the SC had said.

Govt clears elevation of Orissa CJ to SC

Amitava Roy might be one of the last judges to be appointed through the collegium system.

Collegium cleared HC judge transfer despite objections

Justice Saran is the senior-most Judge of the Allahabad High Court after Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justice Imtiyaz Murtaza.