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Jun 12, 2018
Ravi Shankar Prasad says govt not committing 'cardinal sin' by seeking reconsideration of SC collegium recommendationsThe executive was not committing a "cardinal sin" by seeking reconsideration of some proposals made by the Supreme Court collegium, Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
Apr 26, 2018
Opposition slams Centre for asking Supreme Court Collegium to re-consider Justice K M Joseph's nameThe elevation of one of the two jurists recommended by the collegium as Supreme Court judges, today evoked sharp reaction with the apex court's bar association chief terming as "disturbing" the government's action of accepting only one name and asking it to reconsider the name of Justice K M Joseph.
Mar 29, 2018
Supreme Court says there is need to consider a full-time expert body to help in appointment of judgesSC called for considering whether there is need for setting up a body of full-time experts to assist in "identifying, scrutinising and evaluating" the candidates to be appointed judges.
Mar 28, 2018
Fewer than one-third of judges in India's lower judiciary are women, reveals legal think tankFewer than one-third of judges in the lower judiciary–district courts and below–in 17 of 34 states and union territories in India are female, according to a February 2018 analysis by the New Delhi-based legal think tank, Vidhi Center For Legal Policy.
Mar 18, 2018
Legal experts tell Centre not to pick and choose between names sent for elevation to Supreme CourtLegal experts have cautioned the government against accepting one of the recommendations of the Supreme Court collegium while keeping the other one on hold.
Feb 23, 2018
Friction between SC judges continues as land acquisition matter referred to CJI to deal with 'piquant' situationSupreme Court referred a matter relating to land acquisition to the CJI for constituting an "appropriate bench" to deal with the "piquant" situation that had arisen.
Feb 01, 2018
Supreme Court collegium recommends KM Joseph, Indu Malhotra as SC judges, says they are 'deserving in all respects'The Supreme Court collegium on Thursday made public its resolution recommending the name of Uttarakhand high court chief justice KM Joseph for appointment as an apex court judge
Jan 23, 2018
Important Supreme Court cases must be live-streamed to promote 'open justice' and negate substandard legal reportageIf the court allows live-streaming it would only enhance the "majesty of the law" instead of diminishing it by clinging on to secrecy.
Jan 18, 2018
Supreme Court bench headed by CJI dismisses plea seeking ban on media from discussing issues raised by rebel judgesThe Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing, discussing and politicising issues raised by four senior-most judges.
Jan 15, 2018
Supreme Court judges' rebellion over roster: A look at standard practices in courts around worldIndia is unique as it splits up the court into different benches which gives the CJI the power to influence judicial matters which he is not even a part of.