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Corruption in higher judiciary is real: Negating rot-within and focusing on individuals will not help Justice Kurian Joseph's cause
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Corruption in higher judiciary is real: Negating rot-within and focusing on individuals will not help Justice Kurian Joseph's cause

Justice Kurian Joseph was part of the group of four Supreme Court judges, who on 12 January, 2018 held a press conference and accused the then Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra of assigning important cases to select few judges and raised serious doubts on the functioning of Supreme Court under his leadership.

SC was not moving in right direction under CJI Dipak Misra, says retired apex court judge Kurian Joseph
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SC was not moving in right direction under CJI Dipak Misra, says retired apex court judge Kurian Joseph

Kurian Joseph expressed no regrets about conducting the unprecedented press conference where he along with three other judges of the Supreme Court, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, current CJI Ranjan Gogoi, and Justice MB Lokur, had flagged off various other issues pertaining to the functioning of the top court.

SC dismisses plea seeking review of 2015 verdict on NJAC Act, notes 470-day delay in filing of petition
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SC dismisses plea seeking review of 2015 verdict on NJAC Act, notes 470-day delay in filing of petition

The Supreme Court in 2015 struck down the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act, which had led to the revival of the collegium system for appointment of judges.

SC dismisses plea against appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as Chief Justice of India, says petition 'devoid of merits'
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SC dismisses plea against appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as Chief Justice of India, says petition 'devoid of merits'

The plea said the petitioners were relying on an undated letter addressed to Chief Justice of India and circulated by the four apex court judges.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Ram Nath Kovind; to assume office on 3 October
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Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Ram Nath Kovind; to assume office on 3 October

Justice Misra, on 4 September had sent a letter to the Central government recommending Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor

Government likely to sit on Justice KM Joseph's file despite collegium's reiteration, clears appointment of two other judges
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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.

'Independent judges, noisy journalists democracy’s first line of defence': Justice Gogoi calls for revolution in judiciary
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'Independent judges, noisy journalists democracy’s first line of defence': Justice Gogoi calls for revolution in judiciary

Senior Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi said that the judicial system needs revolution, not reform if it is to be serviceable for the common man while delivering the third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture in Delhi

Justice J Chelameswar retires: 'Younger generation stood by me while established lawyers attacked me', he says
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Justice J Chelameswar retires: 'Younger generation stood by me while established lawyers attacked me', he says

Justice J Chelameswar, who had his last working day on Friday, shared the dais with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.

KM Joseph elevation row: Little doubt on what SC collegium will do, so focus is on how it will do that
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KM Joseph elevation row: Little doubt on what SC collegium will do, so focus is on how it will do that

When the Supreme Court collegium meets later this afternoon, there is common consensus on what it might do

SC collegium-Centre standoff over KM Joseph's elevation to Supreme Court: A look at regional representation in apex court
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SC collegium-Centre standoff over KM Joseph's elevation to Supreme Court: A look at regional representation in apex court

The central government, which has refused to accept the Supreme Court's collegium's recommendations regarding the appointment of Justice KM Joseph to the apex court, has said doing so would distort the court's regional representation.

Crucial Supreme Court collegium meets today to reconsider name of Justice KM Joseph
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Crucial Supreme Court collegium meets today to reconsider name of Justice KM Joseph

The government had on 26 April declined to accept the recommendation of the Collegium and asked it to reconsider his name.

Indu Malhotra becomes 25th Supreme Court judge: A look at the 24 other judges of the apex court
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Indu Malhotra becomes 25th Supreme Court judge: A look at the 24 other judges of the apex court

At present, there are 24 sitting judges at the Supreme Court of India, of which six are set to retire this year.

Govt asks SC to reconsider Justice KM Joseph's elevation as top court judge; cites adequate representation of Kerala
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Govt asks SC to reconsider Justice KM Joseph's elevation as top court judge; cites adequate representation of Kerala

Justifying its stand of returning the recommendation, the Centre on Thursday sent a detailed note to Chief Justice Dipak Misra giving reasons to the Supreme Court collegium for its decision

Supreme Court says the institution will 'go forever' if judicial discipline and propriety are not maintained
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Supreme Court says the institution will 'go forever' if judicial discipline and propriety are not maintained

The Supreme Court on Wednesday warned that if judicial discipline and propriety were not maintained, then the institution will "go forever".

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 judges' rebellion: Justice Chelameswar declines to say if SC crisis is over
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Supreme Court judges' rebellion: Justice Chelameswar declines to say if SC crisis is over

Justice J Chelameswar on Monday declined to say if the unprecedented crisis hitting the Supreme Court was over.

After judges' rebellion, Supreme Court may upload decisions on allocation of cases to benches on website
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After judges' rebellion, Supreme Court may upload decisions on allocation of cases to benches on website

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has examined suggestions from stakeholders to bring transparency in allocation of sensitive PILs to judges and is likely to bring in the public domain soon the system he is going to adopt for it, sources close to him said

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 updates: Aadhaar is giant electronic leash, will cause death of citizen's rights, says petitioner in court
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Supreme Court updates: Aadhaar is giant electronic leash, will cause death of citizen's rights, says petitioner in court

A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court will hear some extremely important cases beginning Wednesday, including those on Aadhaar and the validity of Section 377.

CJI Dipak Misra meets dissenting Supreme Court judges to come up with solutions; talks expected to continue tomorrow
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CJI Dipak Misra meets dissenting Supreme Court judges to come up with solutions; talks expected to continue tomorrow

The Chief Justice initiated talks with the four dissenting judges and in a meeting which lasted 15 minutes, the judges discusses the issues which had been brought up.