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No logjam in appointments, transfer of judges for higher judiciary: Centre tells SC

Sep 14, 2016

No logjam in appointments, transfer of judges for higher judiciary: Centre tells SC

Asserting that there is "no blame game" or "logjam" in appointments and transfer of judges for higher judiciary, the Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the high courts have "pretty much delayed" starting the process. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #PIL #CJI #Ministry of Law and Justice #Centre #Law Commission #Chhatisgarh #judges #collegium #TS Thakur #Mukul Rohatgi #Anil Kabotra
CJI T S Thakur hopes to 'sort out' issues raised by Justice Chelameswar

Sep 03, 2016

CJI T S Thakur hopes to 'sort out' issues raised by Justice Chelameswar

Chief Justice of India T S Thakur on Saturday expressed hope that the controversy arising out of the refusal of Justice J Chelameswar to take part in Collegium meetings would be sorted out. #NewsTracker #CJI #collegium #T S Thakur #A R Dave #Justice Chelameswar #J S Khehar
Modi govt's signal to judiciary to fall in line will only enhance credibility of legal system

Aug 17, 2016

Modi govt's signal to judiciary to fall in line will only enhance credibility of legal system

The stubbornness of Modi government in dealing with the judiciary will only further enhance the credibility of the judiciary in the eyes of the common man of this country. #Manmohan Singh #BJP #Narendra Modi #Kapil Sibal #CJI #Chief Justice of India #PM Modi
In revised MoP, govt removes cap on appointment of lawyers as Supreme Court judges

Aug 17, 2016

In revised MoP, govt removes cap on appointment of lawyers as Supreme Court judges

The government has acceded to some demands of the collegium including removing the cap on the number of jurists and lawyers who can be appointed to the Supreme Court as judges, even though it has hardened its stand on certain key clauses of a document which guides the process of appointments to the higher judiciary. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #CJI #collegium #TS Thakur
PM Narendra Modi wants 'captive' judiciary: Congress after CJI TS Thakur's statement

Aug 16, 2016

PM Narendra Modi wants 'captive' judiciary: Congress after CJI TS Thakur's statement

Questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on pending appointment of judges in his Independence Day speech, the Congress accused him of delaying the matter and that he wants a "captive and not an independent judiciary". #Congress #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #CJI #Chief Justice of India #Indian judiciary #TS Thakur #PM Narendra Modi #PM Independence day speech
Supreme Court collegium returns memorandum, suggests changes in clauses

May 30, 2016

Supreme Court collegium returns memorandum, suggests changes in clauses

The memorandum was revised after a Supreme Court bench asked the government to rewrite it in a bid to make the collegium system more transparent. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #CJI #DV Sadananda Gowda #collegium
CJI's claim on need of more judges is not based on scientific research, says Gowda

May 26, 2016

CJI's claim on need of more judges is not based on scientific research, says Gowda

The government on Wednesday said the report cited by the Chief Justice of India to claim that the country needed 40,000 judges was not based on any scientific research but maintained it has hastened efforts to fill up vacancies in Supreme Court and high courts. #NewsTracker #CJI #Chief Justice of India #Sadananda Gowda #Law Commission #TS Thakur #Imtiaz Ahmed case
Country needs over 70,000 judges to clear pending backlog of cases: CJI

May 09, 2016

Country needs over 70,000 judges to clear pending backlog of cases: CJI

The country now requires more than 70,000 judges to clear the mounting backlog of cases, said Chief Justice of India TS Thakur. #NewsTracker #Government #CJI #Judiciary #Modi #High Court #Court #TS Thakur
Set up panel to define the jurisdiction of executive and judiciary: Congress MP in RS

May 04, 2016

Set up panel to define the jurisdiction of executive and judiciary: Congress MP in RS

Issues ranging from setting up of a panel to define the jurisdiction of Executive and the Judiciary, plight of Punjab farmers and Indo-US defence pact were raised in the Rajya Sabha. #India #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #CJI #parliament #Budget Session #PJ Kurien
CJI TS Thakur's impassioned plea to the PM reflects pent up feeling among judiciary

Apr 26, 2016

CJI TS Thakur's impassioned plea to the PM reflects pent up feeling among judiciary

Modi's prompt but conditional offer to redress the grievances being faced by judiciary at every level of system was surprising. Modi, an advocate of transparency and accountability, felt “a closed-door meeting with the judiciary” would sort out the problem. #Politics #India #ConnectTheDots #CJI #Chief Justice of India #Judiciary #TS Thakur #NJAC