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Dec 08, 2016
Appointment of judges function of executive; distortion in Constitution gave rise to collegium: Parliamentary panelThe 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.
Oct 28, 2016
Supreme Court raps Narendra Modi govt for delaying appointment of judgesThe Supreme Court on Friday criticised the Narendra Modi-led NDA government for its lackadaisical attitude to the appointment of judges, and accused the government of trying to starve out the cause of justice by not appointing judges
Sep 14, 2016
No logjam in appointments, transfer of judges for higher judiciary: Centre tells SCAsserting 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.
Sep 07, 2016
Appointment of 25 new judges to HCs likely by weekendAppointment of nearly 25 new judges to various high courts is likely to be cleared by this weekend, days before the issue of delay in execution of collegium's recommendations comes up for hearing in the Supreme Court.
Sep 03, 2016
CJI T S Thakur hopes to 'sort out' issues raised by Justice ChelameswarChief 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.
Aug 17, 2016
In revised MoP, govt removes cap on appointment of lawyers as Supreme Court judgesThe 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.
Aug 13, 2016
'Reality check for Modi': Rahul Gandhi slams PM over SC's decision on collegiumCongress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Supreme Court's scathing observation on appointment of judges, saying it was a reality check for the PM.
Aug 12, 2016
Supreme Court slams Centre over delay in appointment of judgesDuring the brief hearing, the bench referred to the rising vacancies of judges in the high courts and the increasing number of pending cases.
May 30, 2016
Supreme Court collegium returns memorandum, suggests changes in clausesThe memorandum was revised after a Supreme Court bench asked the government to rewrite it in a bid to make the collegium system more transparent.
Mar 07, 2016
Government wants a say through AG in recommending candidates for Supreme CourtThe government wants to have a say in recommending names of candidates for elevation as judges of the Supreme Court, with the draft Memorandum of Procedure prepared by it favouring a role for the Attorney General at the Centre and Advocates General in states in the exercise.