The complainant alleged that key personnel holding prominent posts in the State made derogatory posts on social media against judges and judiciary following some of the High Court verdicts.
The names for elevation were made for the high courts of Delhi, Calcutta, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka and Kerala, the sources said without elaborating.
Eight judges already have been confirmed, including potential Supreme Court pick Ketanji Brown Jackson to the federal appeals court in Washington.
India can't have parallel legal systems for rich and poor, impartial judiciary democracy's cornerstone: Supreme Court
A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah said district judiciary is the first point of interface with the citizens.
The CPI (Maoists) has demanded immediate release of all the activists lodged in jail in Bhima Koregaon case.
The apex court said it was aware of 'equal responsibility of this side of the bench' and suggested that 'Wren & Martin principles of precis writing must be adopted'.
The new chief, Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejehi, 64, takes the reins from Ebrahim Raisi, who will ascend to the country's highest civilian position after his election victory earlier this month.
The petition stated that inadequate allocation of funds by governments adversely affected staffing, functioning, and quality and as a result has been destroying the purpose of judicial system.
CJI Ramana made the observations while delivering the '17th Justice P.D. Desai Memorial Lecture'.
According to the National Judicial Data Grid, a total of 2,72,092 cases are pending before the Calcutta High Court, which has a sanctioned strength of 72 judges.
The PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti's remarks came after the Jammu and Kashmir High Court dismissed her petition seeking direction to passport authority for issuing a passport in her favour.
The bench was hearing a PIL filed by NGO Lok Prahari seeking appointment of retired judges to clear pending cases.
The Supreme Court today termed as very unfortunate the public statements, including those made by lawmakers, on impeachment of judges.
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.
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".