The petition has been filed by Advocate Tanveer Ahmed Mir in public interest seeking necessary relief regarding the unfortunate demise of judicial officers, court staff and registry officials of the Subordinate Judiciary of Delhi due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Judicial Association filed its petition in Delhi High Court through President Rajesh Malik asking for directions to make necessary arrangements for reimbursement of expenses incurred in the hospital.
SC has dismissed a plea filed by district judges seeking appointment as judges of the Madras High Court and challenging recommendations of their juniors for the post. They also sought the clubbing of their experience with the service rendered by them as judicial officers for determining their eligibility.
The Supreme Court Collegium in its meeting has approved the proposal for elevation of judicial officers and advocates as judges for the High Courts -- Delhi, Punjab and Haryana, Gujarat, Allahabad and Kerala.