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Justice Kurian Joseph shoots off letter to CJI urging him to act upon the non-appointment of judges

Justice Kurian Joseph shoots off letter to CJI urging him to act upon the...

Days after Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the second senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, sent a letter to CJI Dipak Misra, asking for a full...
SC reinstates subordinate judicial officer, asks Punjab and Haryana HC to remove adverse remarks

SC collegium of three judges recommends names for permament judges at Allahabad HC

The three seniormost judges’ collegium of the Supreme Court has recommended Justices Ashok Kumar, Vivek Chaudhary, Saumitra Dayal Singh, and Akhilesh Chandra Sharma (See the notification...
Justice AK Mittal Case: Cracks in the Collegium

Justice AK Mittal Case: Cracks in the Collegium

The Punjab and Haryana High Court Justice AK Mittal’s elevation as chief justice of the Delhi High Court was delayed twice due to dissension within...
President Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at the inaugural function of the National Law Day, 2017, in New Delhi on Saturday (November 25). Photo: UNI

Legal service must be extended to the poor, says President Kovind

Above: President  Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Justice of India  Dipak Mishra and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at the inaugural function of  the National...
Justice CS Karnan

Karnan judgment talks about revisiting judge selection process

The Union government seems to have come out with the upper hand in its tussle with the judiciary over appointment of judges, and the...
Madras High Court. Photo: wikimedia.org

11 more judges for 3 high courts

Keeping to the fast pace of adding to the roster of high court judges across the country – an essential prerequisite for bringing down...
Activists of the Democratic Youth Federation of India staging a demonstration in Chennai to condemn the killing of a Dalit youth who had married a caste Hindu girl. Photo: UNI

Caste, an Unsavoury Reality

This is an issue which often hits the headlines in India as seen in the Justice Karnan episode. Is there a better way to...
(L-R) Justice Indira Banerjee, chief justice of the Madras High Court; Justice NN Mhatre, acting chief justice of the Calcutta High Court; Justice Manjula Chellur, chief justice of the Bombay High Court

Women judges: Cracking the Glass Ceiling?

Can the elevation of women as chief justices of High Courts be a sign of gender equality in the judiciary or is this a...
“The Collegium is Here to Stay”

“The Collegium is Here to Stay”

Senior advocate RUPINDER SINGH SURI was elected as the Supreme Court Bar Association president in December 2016. This alumnus of St Stephen’s College, Delhi,...
Supreme Court

The Right Person for the Right Job

The MoP between the judiciary and the government should keep in mind various issues before there is speedy disposal of the huge backlog of...
The Supreme Court’s refusal to bow to government pressure was first reported by India legal

SC Collegium-Govt tussle: India Legal exclusive gets huge traction

This is a story that refuses to go away. It is the long-standing story of the fight between the Executive and the Indian judiciary....
ASG presents shockingly low number for homeless in UP; when probed by SC, says drop the report

Judiciary-executive tussle resurfaces over judges’ appointments

The once fiercely burning embers of the judiciary-executive tussle seem to be glowing, still. The Supreme Court collegium has handed over the finalised Memorandum...
Indu Malhotra to be first woman to be promoted from Bar to SC judgeship

PIL to increase number of judges dismissed by Supreme Court

The CJI-headed bench says that let the existing vacancies be filled first A PIL filed by Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay to double the number of judges...
Supreme Court. Photo: Anil Shakya

SC Collegium: Smoking the Peace Pipe

The apex court has overcome differences with the government over the appointment of judges. But it is hoped that the national security clause to...
CJI JS Khehar (photo: JS Studio), Supreme Court (Bhavana Gaur)

Executive, judiciary bury the hatchet

With the induction of Justice JS Khehar as the chief justice of India (CJI), the judiciary-executive deadlock that existed and exacerbated during the tenure...
CJI-Thakur-2-Anil-Shakya

Judges’ appointment: CJI expresses worry

At a time when pendency of cases has become a cause of concern, media reports recently quoted the Chief Justice of India as having...

'Collegium' - 16 News Results

Justice Kurian Joseph shoots off letter to CJI urging him to act upon the non-appointment of judges

Justice Kurian Joseph shoots off letter to CJI urging him to act upon the...

Days after Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the second senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, sent a letter to CJI Dipak Misra, asking for a full...
SC reinstates subordinate judicial officer, asks Punjab and Haryana HC to remove adverse remarks

SC collegium of three judges recommends names for permament judges at Allahabad HC

The three seniormost judges’ collegium of the Supreme Court has recommended Justices Ashok Kumar, Vivek Chaudhary, Saumitra Dayal Singh, and Akhilesh Chandra Sharma (See the notification...
Justice AK Mittal Case: Cracks in the Collegium

Justice AK Mittal Case: Cracks in the Collegium

The Punjab and Haryana High Court Justice AK Mittal’s elevation as chief justice of the Delhi High Court was delayed twice due to dissension within...
President Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at the inaugural function of the National Law Day, 2017, in New Delhi on Saturday (November 25). Photo: UNI

Legal service must be extended to the poor, says President Kovind

Above: President  Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Justice of India  Dipak Mishra and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at the inaugural function of  the National...
Justice CS Karnan

Karnan judgment talks about revisiting judge selection process

The Union government seems to have come out with the upper hand in its tussle with the judiciary over appointment of judges, and the...
Madras High Court. Photo: wikimedia.org

11 more judges for 3 high courts

Keeping to the fast pace of adding to the roster of high court judges across the country – an essential prerequisite for bringing down...
Activists of the Democratic Youth Federation of India staging a demonstration in Chennai to condemn the killing of a Dalit youth who had married a caste Hindu girl. Photo: UNI

Caste, an Unsavoury Reality

This is an issue which often hits the headlines in India as seen in the Justice Karnan episode. Is there a better way to...
(L-R) Justice Indira Banerjee, chief justice of the Madras High Court; Justice NN Mhatre, acting chief justice of the Calcutta High Court; Justice Manjula Chellur, chief justice of the Bombay High Court

Women judges: Cracking the Glass Ceiling?

Can the elevation of women as chief justices of High Courts be a sign of gender equality in the judiciary or is this a...
“The Collegium is Here to Stay”

“The Collegium is Here to Stay”

Senior advocate RUPINDER SINGH SURI was elected as the Supreme Court Bar Association president in December 2016. This alumnus of St Stephen’s College, Delhi,...
Supreme Court

The Right Person for the Right Job

The MoP between the judiciary and the government should keep in mind various issues before there is speedy disposal of the huge backlog of...
The Supreme Court’s refusal to bow to government pressure was first reported by India legal

SC Collegium-Govt tussle: India Legal exclusive gets huge traction

This is a story that refuses to go away. It is the long-standing story of the fight between the Executive and the Indian judiciary....
ASG presents shockingly low number for homeless in UP; when probed by SC, says drop the report

Judiciary-executive tussle resurfaces over judges’ appointments

The once fiercely burning embers of the judiciary-executive tussle seem to be glowing, still. The Supreme Court collegium has handed over the finalised Memorandum...
Indu Malhotra to be first woman to be promoted from Bar to SC judgeship

PIL to increase number of judges dismissed by Supreme Court

The CJI-headed bench says that let the existing vacancies be filled first A PIL filed by Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay to double the number of judges...
Supreme Court. Photo: Anil Shakya

SC Collegium: Smoking the Peace Pipe

The apex court has overcome differences with the government over the appointment of judges. But it is hoped that the national security clause to...
CJI JS Khehar (photo: JS Studio), Supreme Court (Bhavana Gaur)

Executive, judiciary bury the hatchet

With the induction of Justice JS Khehar as the chief justice of India (CJI), the judiciary-executive deadlock that existed and exacerbated during the tenure...
CJI-Thakur-2-Anil-Shakya

Judges’ appointment: CJI expresses worry

At a time when pendency of cases has become a cause of concern, media reports recently quoted the Chief Justice of India as having...

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