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Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, Justice Sanjiv Khanna will be sworn in as SC judges tomorrow

The government had notified Wednesday the appointment of Justices Maheshwari and Khanna as judges of the apex court.

Three SC judges to be sworn in on August 7

A circular issued by the Supreme Court registry Saturday said the ceremony will be held at 10.30 am on August 7. The President on Friday had issued the warrant of appointment of three judges elevating them to the SC. 

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A transparency deficit

The allegations by the judges also raise serious doubts about the independence of the judiciary, given that an estimated 45 to 70 per cent of litigation involves the government.

Delhi bar bodies term SC judges press conference as 'unfortunate'

The panel said it would hold discussions with the bar associations across the country on the issue and threatened to take to the streets if the crisis was not resolved in 10 days.

President should intervene if judges cannot resolve issue: DMK

'Judges of the top court should hold dialogue and make efforts to resolve the issue to safeguard democracy,' Stalin said in response to a question on the issue.

For last six years, no Scheduled Caste judge sent to Supreme Court

None of the current high court chief justices belong to the Scheduled Caste, which comprises over 16 per cent of the country’s population.

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Medical bills of SC judges can’t be revealed under RTI: HC

The court also noted that “the total expenditure incurred for the medical treatment of the judges was already furnished by the Information Officer.

Judges should not take post 2 years after demitting office: CJI Lodha

There is a need to scrap the laws that require Tribunals and Commissions to be headed by judges, he said.

Sweeping change over 5 yrs: New panel to select 68% of judges in SC, 80% in all HCs

The Indian Express analyses ministry data for vacancies that will arise in SC, all 24 high courts till May 2019

A case for two commissions

The judicial appointment commission has not worked well in other countries.

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