To the Supreme Court’s credit, that the work still left to be done is being highlighted is a good thing.
The Collegium on August 17 recommended nine persons for appointment as judges of the apex court. Eight of them are high court judges/Chief Justices, one is a senior advocate.
Significantly, no appointment has been made after the superannuation of the then CJI Ranjan Gogoi on March 19, 2019.
Wilson stated that the SC should have on its Bench adequate representatives from all States, in proportion to the sanctioned strength of the State’s HC.
As part of the security drill, additional troops have been deployed at the residences of the judges with some barricades on the roads leading to their houses.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Justice Kurian Joseph has said that there is no need for an outside intervention to solve the issue.
SC judges mutiny: Supreme Court Bar Association expresses grave concern, seeks Full Court reference on crisis
The SCBA executive committee held an emergent meeting and unanimously adopted two resolutions on the crisis facing the top judiciary.