Survey of high court advocates exposes fault lines between bar, bench; greater transparency in judicial appointments need of the hour
The way in which the system of appointments is currently functioning needs rethinking with a majority of the surveyed advocates demanding greater transparency in its operation
SC receives communication on Justice Akil Kureshi's elevation as MP chief justice; govt's decision to be placed before Collegium
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it had received a communication from the Ministry of Law and Justice on the Collegium's recommendation, elevating Justice Akil Kureshi as the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court
United a year ago, justice Madan B Lokur and CJI Ranjan Gogoi split as SC collegium row takes centrestage
Justice (retired) Madan B Lokur, who once led the public revolt against then CJI Dipak Misra alongside Justice Ranjan Gogoi, no longer sees eye to eye with his long-time associate and the current Chief Justice of India.
Opaque collegium system prisoner of top judges' whims; body's every decision is suspicious and arbitrary
The newly constituted Supreme Court collegium with the induction of Justice Arun Misra in it, upon the retirement of the then senior-most judge Justice Madan B Lokur, has rescinded the decision of the collegium taken on 12 December, 2018.
Bar Council of India protests Supreme Court Collegium's decision to recommend Justice Sanjeev Khanna's elevation
The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Wednesday protested the Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to elevate Justice Sanjeev Khanna of the Delhi High Court to the apex court by superseding several other judges and termed the decision as "whimsical and arbitrary".
Ram Nath Kovind appoints Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna to Supreme Court amid collegium controversy
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday appointed Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna as Supreme Court judges.
SC collegium under fire for elevating junior judges; apex court's appointment forum has been under scrutiny before
What has really ruffled feathers within the judiciary is that the Collegium actually revisited an earlier order, which had names of more senior judges, and revoked it.
Delhi HC judge questions SC recommendations: All you need to know about Supreme Court collegium, its functioning
The SC collegium is often in the news, and its decisions are questioned not just by members of the judicial fraternity but also by the government, triggering the need for a longer look into its evolution and functioning.
Former Delhi HC judge protests SC collegium's decision to elevate 2 high court judges; BCI threatens dharna if decision not recalled
Justice Kailash Gambhir, former Delhi High Court judge, has written to President Ram Nath Kovind against the Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to elevate justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna to the apex court superseding 32 judges.
To tackle nepotism, bad appointments by collegiums, rigorous selection a must: Senior Advocate Rajeev Dhavan
With the latest case of Justice KM Joseph, a new ground seems to be ready for the judiciary and executive to make new assertions of their powers with regard to judges' appointments.
CJI Dipak Misra to consult Attorney General on Justice KM Joseph's seniority row after meeting displeased SC judges
The Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra has decided consult the Attorney General on Justice KM Joseph's seniority row
Supreme Court judges to meet CJI Dipak Misra over Justice KM Joseph's name being third in appointment notification
Supreme Court judges, including new members of collegium, are likely to meet CJI Dipak Misra today to express unhappiness over centre’s decision to lower Justice Joseph's seniority.
SC judges upset with Centre for lowering KM Joseph's seniority, to lodge protest with CJI Dipak Misra tomorrow
The Supreme Court judges fear that lowering Justice KM Joseph's seniority could hamper his chances of being elevated to the chief justice's post as well as of heading a bench.
Centre's decision to end impasse over Justice KM Joseph's elevation may help resolve judiciary-executive deadlock
The impasse created over the elevation of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph to the Supreme Court seems set to end soon
KM Joseph elevated to Supreme Court as justice: Centre accepts Collegium's recommendation, ending months of uncertainty
KM Joseph was recommended for elevation by the Supreme Court Collegium in February this year, but while the collegium said Joseph is "more deserving and suitable in all respects", the Centre returned his recommendation
Government likely to sit on Justice KM Joseph's file despite collegium's reiteration, clears appointment of two other judges
The tussle between the government and the judiciary over Uttarakhand Chief Justice KM Joseph's elevation to the Supreme Court is likely to continue despite the collegium recommending him for the second time last month.
Supreme Court yet to acknowledge nepotism in judicial appointments, even as Centre seems intent on curbing it
It remains to be seen whether the Supreme Court will acknowledge the presence of nepotism in appointment of judges and initiate timely reforms.
Government turns down Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to appoint Aniruddha Bose as chief justice of Delhi High Court
The government has turned down a recommendation of the Supreme Court collegium to appoint Aniruddha Bose, a judge of the Calcutta High Court, as the chief justice of the Delhi High Court.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi's call for 'revolution' reiterates need to fix structural, social defects in Indian judiciary
Justice Ranjan Gogoi's recently reiterated his concerns about democracy and the freedom of judiciary saying that 'independent journalists and noisy judges are needed to defend democracy'
Ravi Shankar Prasad says govt not committing 'cardinal sin' by seeking reconsideration of SC collegium recommendations
The executive was not committing a "cardinal sin" by seeking reconsideration of some proposals made by the Supreme Court collegium, Ravi Shankar Prasad said.