With a sanctioned strength of 34 judges, the Supreme Court as of now has ten vacancies.
With the Collegium recommendation of nine persons for elevation as Supreme Court judges sent to the Centre for approval, the issue of equal representation has cropped up again.
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.
Congress on Tuesday accused the BJP of attacking judiciary through RSS functionaries and told it not to muddle and polarise the issue.
Senior lawyers shouting in court will not be tolerated, says CJI after Ayodhya, judges bribery case hearings
Chief Justice Dipak Misra warns senior advocates that raising their voices during hearings would not be tolerated at any cost.