Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph writes to CJI Dipak Misra over delay in judges appointments, advocates surgical intervention
Justice Kurian Joseph was irked over the government's delay in clearing the Collegium's recommendation to elevate a judge and a senior woman advocate to the apex court.
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.
Under pressure to take the initiative to resolve the deadlock, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Tuesday took the first concrete step by holding a meeting with four other members of the Collegium.
The day began with the customary assembling of judges at 10 am in the lounge for tea after which they went to their respective courtrooms.
Four senior-most Supreme Court judges, who had held an unprecedented press conference and raised issue of assignment of cases, today attended court and took up routine work.
A seven-member delegation of the BCI met two Supreme Court judges in an attempt to persuade them to resolve the crisis facing the highest judiciary.
Justice Kurian Joseph has said that there is no need for an outside intervention to solve the issue.
The apex court senior judge rejected suggestions that he had violated discipline and expressed the hope that it will bring in more transparency in the court's administration.
A letter, written two months ago, released subsequently by the judges raised questions on the justice delivery system and the allocation of cases.
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The judges have heard seven pleas, including five separate petitions filed by Muslim women challenging the prevalent practice of 'triple talaq' in the community.