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May 01, 2018
Supreme Court judgement in NJAC case was wrong, says former Attorney General Mukul RohatgiThe Supreme Court judgement overturning a law which gave the government more say in judicial appointments was "wrong", former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said on Tuesday.
Feb 12, 2018
Ad hoc judicial appointments affecting economy even as India's high courts lack 37% of required judgesHigh courts nationwide are 37 percent short of judges, and ad hoc appointments–not posting judges to courts that need them most–are worsening delays and affecting India’s economy, according to our analysis of data released by the department of justice.
Jan 04, 2018
Govt hopeful to 'find a way out' to push NJAC if polity supports on issue of judicial reformsThe Supreme Court had rejected the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act and the 99th constitutional amendment, which provided for the formation of the Commission.
Nov 29, 2017
Judiciary and executive divide becoming deeper, says former attorney general Mukul RohatgiLamenting that the "divide" between the executive and the judiciary is "becoming deeper day by day", former attorney general Mukul Rohatgi has alleged that the judiciary has gone beyond its brief in the last three decades and needs to draw a "lakshman rekha".
Jun 12, 2017
Mukul Rohatgi to step down as attorney-general: An overview of his three years in officeIndia’s Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi wrote to the central government informing about his desire to step-down from his post
Jan 04, 2017
Jagdish Singh Khehar sworn in as 44th Chief Justice of IndiaJustice Jagdish Singh Khehar, who led the five-judge constitution bench in the Supreme Court which had struck down the controversial National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act for the appointment of judges, was on Wednesday sworn in as the 44th Chief Justice of India.
Dec 19, 2016
Justice JS Khehar appointed 44th Chief Justice of India by President Pranab MukherjeeJustice Khehar's appointment assumes importance as doubts were raised that he might be superseded by the government.
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.
Nov 04, 2016
No sudden increase in judicial vacancies; MoP deadlock not the only snag: SourcesDuring last 10 years, number of vacancies in high courts has varied from 265 to 280. Similarly, the working strength of judges has remained almost the same
Sep 17, 2016
Inside court: Judges-2 PIL, birth of collegium system and nepotism in higher judiciaryAstonishingly, the government accepted the introduction of the collegium system after the Judges-2 verdict, a system of appointment to higher judiciary that was unheard of in the legal history of any country.