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Justice Chelameswar asks for proper assessment of SC judgeship candidates, says process needs to be more transparent
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Justice Chelameswar asks for proper assessment of SC judgeship candidates, says process needs to be more transparent

Justice J Chelameswar said a proper performance assessment of high court judges for elevation to the top court was hardly done.

Judicial appointments continue to vex Indian State: Constant disagreements, short tenures plague system
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Judicial appointments continue to vex Indian State: Constant disagreements, short tenures plague system

The problem of appointment of judges continues to vex the Indian State and its pillars of democracy.

Supreme Court crisis: CJI makes public new roster system for allocation of cases, but is it enough to resolve impasse?
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Supreme Court crisis: CJI makes public new roster system for allocation of cases, but is it enough to resolve impasse?

CJI Dipak Misra put in place a roster system for allocation of cases in the SC in what could be a move to address the grievances by four-senior most judges.

Supreme Court bench headed by CJI dismisses plea seeking ban on media from discussing issues raised by rebel judges
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Supreme Court bench headed by CJI dismisses plea seeking ban on media from discussing issues raised by rebel judges

The Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing, discussing and politicising issues raised by four senior-most judges.

Supreme Court crisis updates: Prashant Bhushan alleges misconduct by CJI, says CBI should probe Dipak Misra
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Supreme Court crisis updates: Prashant Bhushan alleges misconduct by CJI, says CBI should probe Dipak Misra

The Supreme Court will hear two petitions pertaining to the death of CBI special judge BH Loya on Tuesday. Questions have been raised about the cause of death.

Judge Loya case: Supreme Court adjourns hearing, stresses on transparency; tells Maharashtra govt to give medical docs to petitioners
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Judge Loya case: Supreme Court adjourns hearing, stresses on transparency; tells Maharashtra govt to give medical docs to petitioners

The SC hearing into the circumstances surrounding the death of Judge Loya ended in five minutes, with the court saying that the petitioners "must know everything".

Supreme Court crisis will take 2-3 days more to settle, says A-G KK Venugopal day after he calls judge-CJI rift a 'storm in a tea cup'
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Supreme Court crisis will take 2-3 days more to settle, says A-G KK Venugopal day after he calls judge-CJI rift a 'storm in a tea cup'

A day after Attorney General KK Venugopal called the ongoing crisis in Supreme Court a "storm in a tea cup", on Tuesday said the crisis seems to be unresolved and hoped it will be "fully settled" in a couple of days.

Judge Loya hearing in Supreme Court today: Arun Mishra, judge presiding over case, broke down for being 'unfairly' targetted
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Judge Loya hearing in Supreme Court today: Arun Mishra, judge presiding over case, broke down for being 'unfairly' targetted

Justice Arun Mishra will likely hear a petition on Tuesday that calls for an independent investigation into the death of special judge BH Loya.

Supreme Court updates: No more rebellion, says BCI chief 2 days after SC judges hold presser against CJI
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Supreme Court updates: No more rebellion, says BCI chief 2 days after SC judges hold presser against CJI

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Sunday assured a Bar Council of India delegation that the crisis in the Supreme Court resulting from a virtual revolt against him by four colleagues will be sorted out soon, the council chief said.

SC judges vs CJI: Dipak Misra assures Bar Council of India delegation the crisis will be sorted out soon
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SC judges vs CJI: Dipak Misra assures Bar Council of India delegation the crisis will be sorted out soon

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra met a seven-member delegation of the Bar Council of India (BCI) and assured it that the crisis following a virtual revolt by four senior most Supreme Court (SC) judges against him would be sorted out soon.

SC judges' revolt: Bar association chief Vikas Singh meets CJI Dipak Misra, hands over resolution expressing 'grave concern'
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SC judges' revolt: Bar association chief Vikas Singh meets CJI Dipak Misra, hands over resolution expressing 'grave concern'

Supreme Court Bar Association president Vikas Singh met Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and handed over a resolution on the crisis in the apex judiciary to him.

Supreme Court judges address media as it happened: Rahul Gandhi says questions raised by 4 judges must be thoroughly investigated
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Supreme Court judges address media as it happened: Rahul Gandhi says questions raised by 4 judges must be thoroughly investigated

In an unprecedented event, four Supreme Court Justices will speak directly to the media. It is unclear as to what they will be speaking on.

SC should put in place mechanism for corrective measures, not initiate contempt proceedings against judges
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SC should put in place mechanism for corrective measures, not initiate contempt proceedings against judges

The Supreme Court (SC), as is the case with any higher court, has a power to reprimand anyone who it finds is in its contempt. This power is known as contempt of court.

'Democracy is in danger': Congress comments on press conference held by 4 Supreme Court judges
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'Democracy is in danger': Congress comments on press conference held by 4 Supreme Court judges

The Congress said "democracy is in danger" after four senior-most Supreme Court judges came out in the open to say that the situation in the apex court was "not in order".