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SC withdraws approval for appointment of Justice Pushpa Ganediwala of Bombay HC as permanent judge
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SC withdraws approval for appointment of Justice Pushpa Ganediwala of Bombay HC as permanent judge

The move comes after the judge acquitted a man accused of groping a teenager's breast because he did not make 'skin-to-skin' contact and also ruled that holding hands and unzipping trousers do not amount to 'sexual assault' under the POCSO Act

'Faced mountain of obstacles for no reason': Justice R Banumathi, second woman to sit on SC Collegium, retires
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'Faced mountain of obstacles for no reason': Justice R Banumathi, second woman to sit on SC Collegium, retires

With the retirement of Justice R Banumathi, the Supreme Court will be left with only two women judges — Justices Indu Malhotra and Indira Banerjee

Survey of high court advocates exposes fault lines between bar, bench; greater transparency in judicial appointments need of the hour
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Survey of high court advocates exposes fault lines between bar, bench; greater transparency in judicial appointments need of the hour

The way in which the system of appointments is currently functioning needs rethinking with a majority of the surveyed advocates demanding greater transparency in its operation

Govt takes 127 days, Collegium 119 days to deal with recommendations for appointment of judges, Centre tells SC
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Govt takes 127 days, Collegium 119 days to deal with recommendations for appointment of judges, Centre tells SC

Attorney General KK Venugopal told a Supreme Court bench that high courts across the country have not even recommended the names for appointment of judges for 199 out of 396 vacancies

Supreme Court stops uploading collegium resolutions on website: Move is major self-inflicted wound, smacks of institutional cowardice
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Supreme Court stops uploading collegium resolutions on website: Move is major self-inflicted wound, smacks of institutional cowardice

That the Supreme Court, with all its constitutional powers and storied history, cannot stand to hear the public criticism of the Bar and citizens speaks volumes for the court’s own confidence in its performance.

Madras HC Chief Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani abstains from proceedings amid controversy over transfer to Meghalaya
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Madras HC Chief Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani abstains from proceedings amid controversy over transfer to Meghalaya

Earlier, Chief Justice Tahilramani had decided to resign after she was transferred to the Meghalaya High Court, one of the smallest in India, by the Supreme Court Collegium.

Law ministry appoints Justice Vikram Nath as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court; post was vacant since last November
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Law ministry appoints Justice Vikram Nath as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court; post was vacant since last November

Justice Vikram Nath, who is currently a judge in the Allahabad High Court, has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court, the Law Ministry said on Sunday

'Shocking and disturbing': Brinda Karat slams transfer of Madras HC chief justice, claims move insults women
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'Shocking and disturbing': Brinda Karat slams transfer of Madras HC chief justice, claims move insults women

Brinda karat termed the transfer and subsequent resignation of Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya Tahilramani as "shocking and disturbing"

Judiciary-Centre logjam resurfaces as Supreme Court collegium rejects govt objection to elevation of Justice Bose, Justice Bopanna
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Judiciary-Centre logjam resurfaces as Supreme Court collegium rejects govt objection to elevation of Justice Bose, Justice Bopanna

The Collegium is of the considered view that at present the following persons are more deserving and suitable in all respects than other Chief Justices and senior puisne Judges of High Courts, for being appointed as Judges of the Supreme Court of India

SC Collegium's focus on discipline, behaviour in judges' appointments commendable, but refusal to set benchmarks reeks of irony
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SC Collegium's focus on discipline, behaviour in judges' appointments commendable, but refusal to set benchmarks reeks of irony

It is ironical that the higher judiciary routinely sets aside or reinstates appointments to various government offices but refuses to set even a benchmark for appointments to a high court or the Supreme Court

Supreme Court says Centre not delaying appointment of judges in higher judiciary, most recommendations pending with collegium
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Supreme Court says Centre not delaying appointment of judges in higher judiciary, most recommendations pending with collegium

"Appointments are happening. As the chief justice, I am telling you that whatever is pending is pending before the Supreme Court collegium. Nothing is pending with the government," a bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said.

United a year ago, justice Madan B Lokur and CJI Ranjan Gogoi split as SC collegium row takes centrestage
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United a year ago, justice Madan B Lokur and CJI Ranjan Gogoi split as SC collegium row takes centrestage

Justice (retired) Madan B Lokur, who once led the public revolt against then CJI Dipak Misra alongside Justice Ranjan Gogoi, no longer sees eye to eye with his long-time associate and the current Chief Justice of India.

Opaque collegium system prisoner of top judges' whims; body's every decision is suspicious and arbitrary
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Opaque collegium system prisoner of top judges' whims; body's every decision is suspicious and arbitrary

The newly constituted Supreme Court collegium with the induction of Justice Arun Misra in it, upon the retirement of the then senior-most judge Justice Madan B Lokur, has rescinded the decision of the collegium taken on 12 December, 2018.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi administers oath of office to justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna as Supreme Court judges amid collegium row
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CJI Ranjan Gogoi administers oath of office to justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna as Supreme Court judges amid collegium row

The elevation of Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna got mired in a major controversy after the five-member collegium headed by Ranjan Gogoi recommended their names while revoking its 12 December, 2018 decision.

Justices Sanjiv Khanna, Dinesh Maheshwari enter SC instead of Pradeep Nandrajog, Rajendra Menon: A profile of the jurists
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Justices Sanjiv Khanna, Dinesh Maheshwari enter SC instead of Pradeep Nandrajog, Rajendra Menon: A profile of the jurists

Although the Supreme Court collegium sought to explain the volte-face in a release on 10 January, very few people were convinced provided for taking such a decision.

Supreme Court collegium under fire: Read why Justice Chelameswar's strong dissent in 2015 order on NJAC is relevant today
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Supreme Court collegium under fire: Read why Justice Chelameswar's strong dissent in 2015 order on NJAC is relevant today

The Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to promote two High Court judges to Supreme Court and Centre's subsequent nod which came at "great speed" has been criticised severely.

Former Delhi HC judge protests SC collegium's decision to elevate 2 high court judges; BCI threatens dharna if decision not recalled
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Former Delhi HC judge protests SC collegium's decision to elevate 2 high court judges; BCI threatens dharna if decision not recalled

Justice Kailash Gambhir, former Delhi High Court judge, has written to President Ram Nath Kovind against the Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to elevate justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna to the apex court superseding 32 judges.

SC collegium recommends names of Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna for elevation to top court
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SC collegium recommends names of Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna for elevation to top court

The five-member Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took the decision in its meeting on 10 January.

SC collegium discusses elevation of high court judges for apex court, decision to be announced soon
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SC collegium discusses elevation of high court judges for apex court, decision to be announced soon

The source in the apex court said the five-member collegium headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is understood to have discussed the names of chief justices of high courts of Delhi and Rajasthan for bringing them to the top court as judges.

'No regrets regarding press conference of 12 January,' says Justice Kurian Joseph day after retirement from SC
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'No regrets regarding press conference of 12 January,' says Justice Kurian Joseph day after retirement from SC

While speaking to journalists, retired justice Joseph said that he has no regrets regarding the press conference held on 12 January.