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CJI Ramana says process of appointing judges to SC ‘sacrosanct’, calls media speculation unfortunate
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CJI Ramana says process of appointing judges to SC ‘sacrosanct’, calls media speculation unfortunate

Ramana was referring to media reports which said the collegium, headed by the CJI, is understood to have recommended nine names as judges to the top court

Govt takes 127 days, Collegium 119 days to deal with recommendations for appointment of judges, Centre tells SC
India

Govt takes 127 days, Collegium 119 days to deal with recommendations for appointment of judges, Centre tells SC

Attorney General KK Venugopal told a Supreme Court bench that high courts across the country have not even recommended the names for appointment of judges for 199 out of 396 vacancies

Appointment of judges function of executive; distortion in Constitution gave rise to collegium: Parliamentary panel
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Appointment of judges function of executive; distortion in Constitution gave rise to collegium: Parliamentary panel

The Committee said the "distortions" in the original mandate of the Constitution have arisen out of various Supreme Court orders which gave birth to the collegium system.

'Courtrooms are vacant but we've no judges': CJI TS Thakur lambasts Centre on appointment of HC judges
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'Courtrooms are vacant but we've no judges': CJI TS Thakur lambasts Centre on appointment of HC judges

The Chief Justice of India TS Thakur on Saturday in a strong word took on the Centre and said that the government is not ready to give proper facilities to judiciary.

Appointment of judges: SC refuses to accept Centre's stand of rejecting 43 recommended names
India

Appointment of judges: SC refuses to accept Centre's stand of rejecting 43 recommended names

The Supreme Court on Friday said that it has not accepted the Centre's stand of rejecting the 43 names recommended by the apex court Collegium for their appointment as judges of the various high courts and these have been sent back for reconsideration.

Increasing strength not a solution, India needs more 'working judges': Chairman of Law Commission
India

Increasing strength not a solution, India needs more 'working judges': Chairman of Law Commission

Chairman of Law Commission of India and former Supreme Court judge Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan said to meet the current judicial demands, India needs more "working judges" and increasing the "strength of judges" is not a solution

SC Collegium recommends elevation of 4 names to apex court
India

SC Collegium recommends elevation of 4 names to apex court

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of three High Court Chief Justices and a senior lawyer to the apex court

Appointment of judges: Govt likely to incorporate 'dissent' clause in collegium MoP
India

Appointment of judges: Govt likely to incorporate 'dissent' clause in collegium MoP

Any dissent note to a recommendation of the collegium to appoint or elevate judges should be mandatorily shared with the Executive.

'Indian democracy cannot be a tyranny of the unelected': Arun Jaitley's 'alternative view' on NJAC verdict
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'Indian democracy cannot be a tyranny of the unelected': Arun Jaitley's 'alternative view' on NJAC verdict

The key rationale behind the majority opinion appears to be that independence of judiciary is an essential ingredient of the basic structure of the Constitution. This is unquestionably a correct proposition. Having stated this, the majority transgresses into an erroneous logic.

Boost for Modi govt as Judicial appointments bill passed in Rajya Sabha
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Boost for Modi govt as Judicial appointments bill passed in Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the landmark National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014, which was passed unanimously by the Lok Sabha yesterday.

Ex Law min Kapil Sibal questions constitutionality of judicial appointments bill
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Ex Law min Kapil Sibal questions constitutionality of judicial appointments bill

Former Law minister and Supreme Court lawyer Kapil Sibal has spoked out against the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014.

Govt wants judicial appointments bill passed this session: Reports
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Govt wants judicial appointments bill passed this session: Reports

The NDA government is hurrying to make sure that that the National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) Bill passes in the Lok Sabha during this session.

Appointment of judges: Cabinet defers decision on bill to scrap collegium system
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Appointment of judges: Cabinet defers decision on bill to scrap collegium system

A decision on a Law Ministry proposal to bring constitutional amendment bill to scrap the collegium system of appointment of judges was deferred by the Union Cabinet today.

NDA seeking views of parties on Judicial Appointments Commission
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NDA seeking views of parties on Judicial Appointments Commission

The NDA government is seeking the views of various political parties and eminent jurists to set up a Judicial Appointments Commission.