Supreme Court judges

President's nod to increase number of Supreme Court judges

According to a written reply by the Law Ministry to a Rajya Sabha question on July 11,59,331 cases are pending in the top court.

published on : 11th August 2019

Lok Sabha Passes bill to increase number of Supreme Court judges

A Constitutional Amendment bill brought by the UPA government to increase the retirement age of High Court Judges from 62 to 65 lapsed.

published on : 6th August 2019

Bill to increase number of Supreme Court judges in Lok Sabha

The bill comes days after Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi requested PM Narendra Modi to increase the number of Supreme Court judges.

published on : 5th August 2019

Modi Cabinet approves increasing strength of SC judges from 31 to 33

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said now the Supreme Court would have 33 judges, besides the Chief Justice of India (CJI).

published on : 31st July 2019

No shortage of Judges in SC: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

The union minister, however, asserted that there are 403 vacancies in the High Courts.

published on : 10th July 2019

SC Collegium rejects Centre's objections to elevate two judges, recommends two more names

The collegium has also recommended names of Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant for elevation to the apex court.

published on : 9th May 2019

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

Judicial rift: Big four meet CJI Dipak Misra, suggest plan to fix Supreme Court crisis

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra holds talks with them for second time in three days; buys time to consider proposals

published on : 19th January 2018

Supreme Court crisis appears unresolved amid hopes weekend will bring relief

Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Vikas Singh today said there was a likelihood of the crisis being resolved by the end of this week.

published on : 16th January 2018

Met Supreme Court judges, they assured that issues have been resolved: Bar Council of India

The Bar Council of India (BCI) today said its members have met 15 judges of the Supreme Court following the crisis in the apex judiciary and they have assured that the issues have been resolved.

published on : 15th January 2018

Supreme Court row: Shiv Sena trains guns on Centre; lauds judges for speaking out

Those who alleged that former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi used to intervene in judicial matters are now in power, the Sena said, adding her rule seems to be more humane and democratic.

published on : 15th January 2018

Four former Supreme Court Judges write open letter to Chief Justice of India as Bar Council of India calls on him

A Bar Council of India team which met Justice Dipak Misra on Sunday said the CJI assured it that everything would be sorted out soon.

published on : 15th January 2018

All 25 Supreme Court judges expected to meet soon to resolve crisis in judiciary

Two days after the crisis began, a seven-member delegation of the Bar Council of India today also met the Chief Justice who assured that the matter would be sorted out soon.

published on : 14th 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

Supreme Court judges row: Kurian Joseph says outside intervention not needed

Justice Kurian Joseph has said that there is no need for an outside intervention to solve the issue.

published on : 14th January 2018
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