Supreme Court collegium unanimously agrees to reiterate KM Joseph's name for elevation as apex court judge
The Supreme Court Collegium on Friday unanimously agreed in principle to reiterate the recommendation for the elevation of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph as a judge of the apex court
Justice KM Joseph elevation row: PIL filed in SC seeks collegium's recommendations be accepted urgently
Amidst uncertainty over Uttarakhand chief justice KM Joseph's elevation to the Supreme Court, a PIL has been filed in the apex court seeking his immediate appointment.
Govt rejects charge that it turned down Justice KM Joseph's elevation because of his Uttarakhand ruling
The government on Wednesday rejected suggestions that it turned down the elevation of Uttarakhand High Court chief justice KM Joseph to the Supreme Court as he had once overturned the imposition of President's Rule in the state.
The government had on 26 April declined to accept the recommendation of the Collegium and asked it to reconsider his name.
The five-member Collegium of Supreme Court led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra is likely to meet on Wednesday to consider the government’s decision to return the name of Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court Justice KM Joseph, for elevation to the apex court.
Supreme Court collegium row: Centre's stand based on seniority and regional representation holds little water
Under the Constitution, there is no requirement to maintain regional representation in the Supreme Court.
SC collegium row: Lawyers, legal experts criticise govt's move to return recommendation to elevate judge
The government's decision to accept only one of the two names recommended by the Supreme Court collegium for elevation as Supreme Court judges has angered not only the Opposition parties but also some lawyers.
The government has returned the Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to elevate Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph.
Centre considering nod to Indu Malhotra's appointment as SC judge, may keep KM Joseph's elevation on hold
The government is considering clearing the appointment of senior advocate Indu Malhotra as Supreme Court judge while keeping on hold the collegium's another recommendation to elevate KM Joseph to the apex court
Supreme Court judge writes to CJI over delay in judges' appointments, says 'very life and existence' of institution under threat
Irked 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.
In a first, collegium recommends Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra's name for elevation as Supreme Court judge
The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the name of senior advocate Indu Malhotra as the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a judge of the apex court, sources said on Thursday.
Supreme Court has made a candid admission and said it was "sorry" for the delay of over a decade in commencement of criminal trial
In a major victory for the Uttarakhand government, the Supreme Court on Friday reversed the order passed by the Uttarakhand High Court declaring rivers Ganga and Yamuna as living entities.
Centre drafts bill to make damaging Ganga a criminal offence; seven years in jail, Rs 100 crore fine
A Centre-appointed panel has drafted a bill, the National River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Bill 2017, which if passed into a law will also prescribe seven years in jail and a fine of up to Rs 100 crore for anyone who commits a range of offences on the river.
New Delhi: The Election Commission today said in future if anyone "violates" the order of the Uttarakhand High Court on the constitutionality of the EVM challenge by indulging in its "unhealthy criticism", it will consider the matter and take a decision.
The CPM and the NCP, the only two parties that agreed to accept the Election Commission's EVM challenge, did not take part in the test.
In the background of the EC's EVM challenge, the Uttarakhand HC clamped down on any criticism on the use of EVMs in the recently concluded elections.
Bombay High Court has ordered that EVMs from a booth in Parvati constituency in Pune be sent to a forensic lab to establish whether they were rigged or not.
The Uttarakhand High Court directed the judicial magistrate of Vikasnagar in Dehradun district to seal and seize the EVMs used for the constituency during Assembly polls.
Ganga, Yamuna living entities: Personifying nature for conservation not a first in India, there are global precedents
If a man in UK is convicted of killing butterflies and a river in New Zealand becomes a legal person, how can India, teeming with natural resources and swirling sacred rivers, lag behind ?