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Collegium’s SC picks could face government heat

Centre may flag skew in regional representation, bypassing of seniority, as it did in the case of Justice Joseph.

published on : 5th September 2019

Cabinet nod to increase strength of Supreme Court judges from 31 to 34 

The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Act, 1956 was last amended in 2009 to increase the judges’ strength from 25 to 30 (excluding the CJI).

published on : 1st August 2019

Seven out of nine SC collegium recommendations to appoint CJs to high courts accepted: Prasad

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi is learnt to have written back seeking reasons for the reconsideration.

published on : 17th July 2019

Indu Malhotra to become first woman lawyer to be appointed as Supreme Court judge

Indu Malhotra will be the first woman judge to be appointed to the top post directly from the bar.

published on : 26th April 2018

Supreme Court to examine PIL challenging roster practice of allocation of cases by CJI

The bench however took objection when the counsel made an attempt to bring to its notice the unprecedented January 12 press conference held by four of the top court's most senior judges.

published on : 13th April 2018

Justice K M Joseph, Senior advocate Indu Malhotra to be appointed as SC judges

The Supreme Court collegium today made public its resolution recommending the name of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph for appointment as an apex court judge.

published on : 1st February 2018

SC judges crisis: CJI Dipak Misra to hear all PILs from February 5 as per new roster system

The decision to make public the roster system for the allocation of matters assumes significance as four seniormost judges in their January 12 presser had questioned the allocation of sensitive PILs.

published on : 1st February 2018

Not much headway in resolving Supreme Court judges' crisis

Sources said some of the judges are holding informal parleys in a bid to resolve the crisis in the wake of the virtual revolt by the four judges against Chief Justice Dipak Misra.

published on : 19th January 2018

Karni Sena to appeal for a total ban on 'Padmaavat' before a Supreme Court double-bench

Even as the apex court paved the way for a nationwide release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat", the film's chief opponents Shri Rajput Karni Sena said they will appeal against the order.

published on : 18th January 2018

SC judges mutiny: Executive threatening judiciary's independence, says CPI(M)

There is every danger of the Indian judiciary's independence being compromised by the pressure tactics adopted by the executive, the Communist Party of India-Marxist has said.

published on : 18th January 2018

Supreme Court Crisis: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra meets four rebel judges

The meeting which was held over the issues raised by Justices J Chelamaswar, Kurian Joseph, Ranjan Gogoi and Madan B Lokur lasted for 15 minutes and was called by the CJI himself. 

published on : 16th January 2018

Supreme Court crisis seems unresolved, will be settled in 2-3 days: Attorney General K K Venugopal

On whether he had a meeting or spoke with any of the four judges or the CJI, Venugopal said, "Nothing of that sort has happened".

published on : 16th January 2018

CJI Dipak Misra sets up five-judge constitution bench sans rebel SC judges, to hear major issues

None of the four judges -- Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, M B Lokur and Kurian Joseph, feature in the list of members of the 5-judge constitution bench.

published on : 15th January 2018

Supreme Court judges' revolt: CJI Dipak Misra assures Bar Council that crisis will be sorted out soon

BCI chairman Manan Kumar Mishra who met the Chief Justice today at his residence also met justices Chelameshwar, Lokur, and Joseph, who also gave an assurance that the crisis will be resolved.

published on : 14th January 2018

SC Judges mutiny: SCAORA urges judges to resolve differences internally

Yesterday, four senior judges--Justices Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, M B Lokur and Jurian Joseph--had mounted a virtual revolt against the chief justice.

published on : 13th January 2018
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