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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.
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".
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 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 03, 2016
Judicial appointments: Justice Chelameswar's 'no' to collegium meetings is a call for reformsWhile there is no denying that the present system can be reformed and can be ‘cured’ of its deficiency, it is only possible when there is acceptance of the problem.
May 02, 2016
'Appointment of judges is in the hands of the judiciary': Law Minister Sadananda GowdaUnion Law Minister Sadananda Gowda said there was no procedural delay from the government's side in appointing judges
Feb 17, 2016
NJAC: Civil society must take up cause of transparency in judicial appointmentsThe five judges constitution bench of Justices JS Khehar, Chelameswar, MB Lokur, Kurian Joseph and Adarsh Kumar Goel — after striking down the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) as unconstitutional — went ahead with the proceedings to explore alternatives to make the collegium system more transparent and accountable
Feb 13, 2016
#SeditionDebate: Sticks and stones might break India's bones but words will never hurt itIronically, sedition charges were even applied by a trial judge against finance cum information broadcasting minister Arun Jaitley for criticising the Supreme Court’s judgement quashing the National Judicial Appointments Commission.