judges

Government clears names of 4 judges for elevation to Supreme Court: Sources

The four names cleared by the government are justices Aniruddha Bose, A S Bopanna, B R Gavai and Surya Kant.

published on : 22nd May 2019

If dissenting opinions made by SC judges can be made public, why can't those of ECs? asks Yechury

If the opinion of dissenting judges comes out in public, then why not EC's?, Yechury asked.

published on : 18th May 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

Talent hunt: Over 3,500 apply to be district judges, not one clears the test

The results were announced on Tuesday night and the highest mark secured was 24 out of a total of 150, way behind the cut-off of 60 marks for general category, 52.5 for MBC and 45 for SC candidates.

published on : 2nd May 2019

SC asks states, UTs to comply with its directions on medical facilities to ex-HC judges

The apex court directed the registrar general of all the high courts to sanction reimbursement of funds for availing all medical facilities by retired judges of the high courts including their spouses

published on : 1st May 2019

A himalayan tryst with history

Pragpur, an idyllic village in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra Valley, is a 45-minute drive from the railway station, Amb Andaura.

published on : 17th March 2019

Supreme Court should stop appointing HC judges, says Kapil Sibal

Sibal said the SC itself was at the centre of controversy whenever it appointed judges and hence it should give up the power to appoint judges.  

published on : 8th March 2019

Tamil medium of instruction same as studying in Tamil?

The bench noted that there were different judgments delivered by different benches and the uncertainty in regard to the subject is to be removed once and for all, for a clear categoric pronouncement.

published on : 8th March 2019

Stop appointment of retired judges to offices of profit: AAP MP to PM Modi

Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh claimed that a sitting judge of the Supreme Court was reportedly being considered for the post.

published on : 22nd February 2019

There are 20 judges per 10 lakh people in India: Government

The sanctioned strength of judges of high courts has increased from 906 judges in June 2014 to 1079 judges in December 2018.

published on : 6th February 2019

India asks WTO members to resolve judges' appointment issue in appellate body

The Department of Commerce in the government reminded the WTO of its willingness of resolving the issue related to the appointment of judges which has been blocked by the US.

published on : 15th January 2019

Only 73 women judges in high courts: Government tells parliamentary panel

As of now, Governors and chief ministers are given six weeks to recommend proposal received from the chief justice of the high court to appoint a candidate as a judge.

published on : 13th January 2019

SC collegium recommends HC judges Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna for apex court judges

The decision of the Collegium also comprising Justices A K Sikri, S A Bobde, N.V. Ramana and Arun Mishra was made public on the apex court's website.

published on : 11th January 2019

Grappling with judges' 'rebellion', SC delivered on morality and gender justice

The press conference by the four judges, including Ranjan Gogoi, who was elevated to Chief Justice later in the year, created ripples in judicial and political circles.

published on : 29th December 2018

N Chandrababu Naidu faults Centre for ‘hasty’ call; government to arrange hotels for HC judges    

At least a fortnight or one month time would have been ideal for the court staff to prepare for relocation,” he said. 

published on : 29th December 2018
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