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Jan 17, 2019
Arun Jaitley clarifies Centre's stand on judge Loya case, Rafale, CBI appointment row; slams 'compulsive contrarians' for manufactured liesArun Jaitley wrote a blog slamming critics of the government, terming them compulsive contrarians. Jaitley clarified the government's stand on a host of issues, including Rafale, CBI director's appointment, RBI debate.
Oct 12, 2018
CJI Ranjan Gogoi bans leaves for judges on working days, streamlines process to expedite hearingsWith the mounting backlog of cases in the country's judiciary, newly appointed Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi is taking steps to address the issue.
May 26, 2018
Exclusive: Former Kerala HC judge Kemal Pasha says only merit should matter in judicial appointments, deplores govt interventionIn an exclusive interview with the Firstpost, retired Kerala High Court judge Kemal Pasa questioned government intervention in the appointment of judges and other issues plaguing the Indian judicial system
May 18, 2018
Justice J Chelameswar's retires: A look back at Supreme Court judge's most contentious statements in past monthsFirstpost takes a look at some of the things that Justice Chelmaeshwar said over the last six months, and which for good or bad, became the talking point.
Apr 13, 2018
Supreme Court judge writes to CJI over delay in judges' appointments, says 'very life and existence' of institution under threatIrked over the government's delay in clearing the collegium's recommendation to elevate a judge and a senior woman advocate to the apex court, Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph has written a letter to the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra contending that the "very life and existence" of the institution was "under threat" and a "surgical intervention" is required.
Mar 09, 2018
Forty three additional judges elevated in five high courts but no fresh appointments madeSources in the government said the elevations were routine in nature but no fresh judges have been appointed in the recent past.
Feb 08, 2018
Row over Justice KM Joseph should lead to rethink on role of 'seniority' in Supreme Court appointmentsIt may not make sense to have Supreme Court judges who have short tenures before retirement. The elevation of Justice Joseph may be a good case to consider this issue.
Jan 13, 2018
Acted in interest of judiciary and justice, says senior SC judge Kurian Joseph, day after rebellion against CJI Dipak MisraJustice Kurian Joseph, one of the four dissenting senior Supreme Court judges, said on Saturday that they acted solely in the interest of judiciary and justice
Jul 16, 2017
Kolkata High Court slams Centre over delay in appointment of judges, warns of 'appropriate action'In an attack on the Centre for delaying the appointment of judges, the Calcutta HC has warned of "appropriate action" if urgent steps are not taken on it
Jun 15, 2017
Govt won't play adjudicator in alleged corruption in judiciary: Ravi Shankar PrasadRavi Shankar Prasad said that the government will not be an "adjudicator" in cases of alleged corruption in the judiciary and asked it to evolve a robust mechanism within to deal with complaints against judges