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.
Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear PIL against CJI's powers, says he doesn't want 'another reversal of his orders after 24 hours'
Prashant Bhushan referred the PIL challenging the master of roster concept to Chelameswar's bench as the CJI cannot deal with it but the latter denied it saying the reasons were too 'obvious.'
Batting for more transparency in collegium meetings, Justice J Chelameswar today said a proper performance assessment of high court judges for elevation to the top court was hardly done.
He pointed out that along with Justice Gogoi, he had written in the judgement of Justice C S Karnan that apart from impeachment there must be mechanisms to put the system in order.
Justice Chelameswar had shot off a letter on Martch 21 to the CJI urging him to consider convening a full court to take up the issue of alleged executive interference in judiciary.
Supreme Court judge Justice Chelameswar red flags Centre's interference, asks CJI Dipak Misra to convene full court
Justice Chelameswar, in his letter written on March 21, cautioned that "the bonhomie between the judiciary and the government in any State sounds the death knell to democracy".
Cites limits of freedom of expression; to settle in Krishna dist after retirement
Justice Chelameswar, the second senior most Judge of the apex court, said that inequality exists in terms of religion, caste, language and region and there are historic reasons for the same.
Justice Chelameswar did not accept any questions from scribes on the progress of resolving the deadlock.
Supreme Court Justice Jasti Chelameswar praised the Constitution and those who created it, billing it as the greatest public policy document in the country.
The Supreme Court Judge asked the youth to value the biggest public policy document - the Constitution of India- which was prepared by people who made great sacrifices for the country.
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.
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra holds talks with them for second time in three days; buys time to consider proposals
CJI Dipak Misra held a meeting with four senior-most SC judges to resolve issues raised by them during a press conference on January 12.
This position was apparently made clear to the CJI when he had a meeting with the four judges on Tuesday in a bid to find a resolution to the issue.