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Supreme Court

SC Collegium recommends four names for elevation as apex court judges

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the names of Justices M.R. Shah, Ajay Rastogi, Hemant Gupta and R. Subhash Reddy for elevation as apex...
Election Commission: Be Free, Be Fair

Election Commission: Be Free, Be Fair

Above: The Election Commission’s role in ensuring free and fair polls has been challenged in recent times/Photo: Anil Shakya A recent petition in the Court...
The Minority Report

The Minority Report

Delivering the keynote address at the Indian Law Institute earlier this year, Justice DY Chandrachud of the Supreme Court took the view that India...
Even after clearing Justice Joseph’s name for the SC, the govt leaves its dirty imprint in proceedings

Even after clearing Justice Joseph’s name for the SC, the govt leaves its dirty...

Above: Justice K M Joseph (file pic) Even if the government agreed to the Supreme Court Collegium’s recommendation of elevating Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice...
Judges’ Appointments: Falling in Line

Judges’ Appointments: Falling in Line

Above: Uttarakhand HC CJ KM Joseph’s long wait for elevation to the SC ended with the government’s formal announcement on Aug/Photo: rediff.com After stonewalling the...
Allahabad High Court

Complaints received; govt sends back names of 2 lawyers recommended for elevation as judges

The government has sent back to the Supreme Court Collegium names of two advocates of the Allahabad High Court that had been recommended by...
Govt agrees to elevation of Justice KM Joseph to SC, as Collegium-executive confrontation eases

Govt agrees to elevation of Justice KM Joseph to SC, as Collegium-executive confrontation eases

The eight-month stand-off between the Supreme Court Collegium and the executive was eased a bit on Thursday (August 2) when the government agreed to...
SC Collegium sends back names of Justices Joseph, Bose for elevation

SC Collegium sends back names of Justices Joseph, Bose for elevation

Above: (Left) Justice K M Joseph and Justice Anirudha Bose The Supreme Court Collegium on Friday (July 20) took a strong stance and returned to the Centre...
Justice Chelameswar: Playing a Double Role?

Justice Chelameswar: Playing a Double Role?

Above: Former SC judge J Chelameswar/Photo: Anil Shakya The question several judges and legal luminaries are now still pondering about is whether Justice Chelameswar should...
Some progress in judicial appointments, says CJI Misra

Some progress in judicial appointments, says CJI Misra

With regular hearing of matters beginning, on Monday (July 2), with the end of the Supreme Court’s summer vacation, the issue of delays in...
Justice KM Joseph

Justice Joseph elevation issue: Law ministry not a post office that we have to...

Above: Justice KM Joseph Union law minister Ravishankar Prasad on Monday (June 11) defended his ministry’s act in sending back the Supreme Court recommendation of...
Collegium likely to repeat recommendation for Justice KM Joseph to SC along with other names

Collegium to repeat recommendation for Justice KM Joseph to SC along with other names

The Supreme Court Collegium meeting of Friday (May 11) threw up a solution of sorts, almost exactly as India Legal had predicted. The formula...
Justice Chelameswar writes letter to CJI on Justice KM Joseph elevation issue

Justice Chelameswar writes letter to CJI on Justice KM Joseph elevation issue

In another letter to CJI Dipak Misra, Justice J Chelameswar this time has written about the appointment of the Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand...
SC unhappy over non-appointment of Lokpal, asks Centre to file fresh affidavit in 4 weeks

Executive-Judiciary tussle out in the open at Supreme Court

The judiciary-executive fight spilled out into open court on Friday. A court full of people was witness to the huge tension that has built up...
Justice Madan B Lokur, Justice Deepak Gupta and Attorney General KK Venugopal

Collegium strategy to resolve impasse

Above: (L-R) Justice Madan B Lokur, Justice Deepak Gupta and Attorney General KK Venugopal The standoff between the Judiciary and the Executive spilled out into the...
Govt arguments on K M Joseph have no teeth

Govt arguments on K M Joseph have no teeth

CJI Dipak Misra (left) and Justice KM Joseph ~By Vinay Vats The elevation of one name amongst two names recommended by the collegiums has invoked many...
Supreme Court

Several suggestions come in on master of roster PIL

Above: Supreme Court A plethora of suggestions were put forth by senior counsels in a PIL filed before the Supreme Court which has challenged...
Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra

Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra to take oath as SC judge on Friday

Above: Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra After her name was cleared by Intelligence Bureau (India Legal said it first), Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra will take oath as...
Indu Malhotra’s appointment to SC bench virtually through

Indu Malhotra’s appointment to SC bench virtually through

Above: Senior counsel Indu Malhotra The appointment of senior counsel Indu Malhotra to the Supreme Court bench has been virtually cleared. The Intelligence Bureau (IB)...
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...
Criminal candidates: SC rules criminal matters pending must be mentioned in bold letter in election form

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' - 35 News Results

Supreme Court

SC Collegium recommends four names for elevation as apex court judges

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the names of Justices M.R. Shah, Ajay Rastogi, Hemant Gupta and R. Subhash Reddy for elevation as apex...
Election Commission: Be Free, Be Fair

Election Commission: Be Free, Be Fair

Above: The Election Commission’s role in ensuring free and fair polls has been challenged in recent times/Photo: Anil Shakya A recent petition in the Court...
The Minority Report

The Minority Report

Delivering the keynote address at the Indian Law Institute earlier this year, Justice DY Chandrachud of the Supreme Court took the view that India...
Even after clearing Justice Joseph’s name for the SC, the govt leaves its dirty imprint in proceedings

Even after clearing Justice Joseph’s name for the SC, the govt leaves its dirty...

Above: Justice K M Joseph (file pic) Even if the government agreed to the Supreme Court Collegium’s recommendation of elevating Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice...
Judges’ Appointments: Falling in Line

Judges’ Appointments: Falling in Line

Above: Uttarakhand HC CJ KM Joseph’s long wait for elevation to the SC ended with the government’s formal announcement on Aug/Photo: rediff.com After stonewalling the...
Allahabad High Court

Complaints received; govt sends back names of 2 lawyers recommended for elevation as judges

The government has sent back to the Supreme Court Collegium names of two advocates of the Allahabad High Court that had been recommended by...
Govt agrees to elevation of Justice KM Joseph to SC, as Collegium-executive confrontation eases

Govt agrees to elevation of Justice KM Joseph to SC, as Collegium-executive confrontation eases

The eight-month stand-off between the Supreme Court Collegium and the executive was eased a bit on Thursday (August 2) when the government agreed to...
SC Collegium sends back names of Justices Joseph, Bose for elevation

SC Collegium sends back names of Justices Joseph, Bose for elevation

Above: (Left) Justice K M Joseph and Justice Anirudha Bose The Supreme Court Collegium on Friday (July 20) took a strong stance and returned to the Centre...
Justice Chelameswar: Playing a Double Role?

Justice Chelameswar: Playing a Double Role?

Above: Former SC judge J Chelameswar/Photo: Anil Shakya The question several judges and legal luminaries are now still pondering about is whether Justice Chelameswar should...
Some progress in judicial appointments, says CJI Misra

Some progress in judicial appointments, says CJI Misra

With regular hearing of matters beginning, on Monday (July 2), with the end of the Supreme Court’s summer vacation, the issue of delays in...
Justice KM Joseph

Justice Joseph elevation issue: Law ministry not a post office that we have to...

Above: Justice KM Joseph Union law minister Ravishankar Prasad on Monday (June 11) defended his ministry’s act in sending back the Supreme Court recommendation of...
Collegium likely to repeat recommendation for Justice KM Joseph to SC along with other names

Collegium to repeat recommendation for Justice KM Joseph to SC along with other names

The Supreme Court Collegium meeting of Friday (May 11) threw up a solution of sorts, almost exactly as India Legal had predicted. The formula...
Justice Chelameswar writes letter to CJI on Justice KM Joseph elevation issue

Justice Chelameswar writes letter to CJI on Justice KM Joseph elevation issue

In another letter to CJI Dipak Misra, Justice J Chelameswar this time has written about the appointment of the Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand...
SC unhappy over non-appointment of Lokpal, asks Centre to file fresh affidavit in 4 weeks

Executive-Judiciary tussle out in the open at Supreme Court

The judiciary-executive fight spilled out into open court on Friday. A court full of people was witness to the huge tension that has built up...
Justice Madan B Lokur, Justice Deepak Gupta and Attorney General KK Venugopal

Collegium strategy to resolve impasse

Above: (L-R) Justice Madan B Lokur, Justice Deepak Gupta and Attorney General KK Venugopal The standoff between the Judiciary and the Executive spilled out into the...
Govt arguments on K M Joseph have no teeth

Govt arguments on K M Joseph have no teeth

CJI Dipak Misra (left) and Justice KM Joseph ~By Vinay Vats The elevation of one name amongst two names recommended by the collegiums has invoked many...
Supreme Court

Several suggestions come in on master of roster PIL

Above: Supreme Court A plethora of suggestions were put forth by senior counsels in a PIL filed before the Supreme Court which has challenged...
Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra

Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra to take oath as SC judge on Friday

Above: Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra After her name was cleared by Intelligence Bureau (India Legal said it first), Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra will take oath as...
Indu Malhotra’s appointment to SC bench virtually through

Indu Malhotra’s appointment to SC bench virtually through

Above: Senior counsel Indu Malhotra The appointment of senior counsel Indu Malhotra to the Supreme Court bench has been virtually cleared. The Intelligence Bureau (IB)...
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...
Criminal candidates: SC rules criminal matters pending must be mentioned in bold letter in election form

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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