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Collegium recommends 16 names for high courts

In its meeting held on Wednesday, the collegium approved the proposal for elevation of 16 names — six judicial officers and 10 advocates as judges of the four high courts.
As per the statements uploaded on the Supreme Court website on Thursday, the collegium has approved the proposal for elevation of four judicial officers as judges of the Bombay high court.
As per the statements uploaded on the Supreme Court website on Thursday, the collegium has approved the proposal for elevation of four judicial officers as judges of the Bombay high court.
Updated on Oct 01, 2021 01:32 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, New Delhi

Collegium resends 9 names despite Centre’s objections

The reiterations include four names for the Calcutta high court; two for the Jammu & Kashmir high court; two for the Karnataka high court, and one for the Rajasthan high court.
The three-member collegium comprises Chief Justice of India, NV Ramana, and justices Uday U Lalit and AM Khanwilkar.(HT File Photo)
The three-member collegium comprises Chief Justice of India, NV Ramana, and justices Uday U Lalit and AM Khanwilkar.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 04, 2021 01:12 AM IST
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By Utkarsh Anand, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

SC publishes 9 names shortlisted by collegium for appointments

  • A one-page statement, published on the Supreme Court website, has listed out the nine names shortlisted by the collegium in the meeting held on Tuesday evening. HT reported the nine names.
As reported by HT on Wednesday morning, these nine names include justice BV Nagarathna from the Karnataka high court (HC), who, if elevated now, could become the first woman Chief Justice of India in 2027.(HT Archive)
As reported by HT on Wednesday morning, these nine names include justice BV Nagarathna from the Karnataka high court (HC), who, if elevated now, could become the first woman Chief Justice of India in 2027.(HT Archive)
Published on Aug 19, 2021 01:45 AM IST
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By Utkarsh Anand, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Only 188 names under consideration for 419 HC judge vacancies

As on date, the government has a total of 40 names to clear as judges after the Supreme Court collegium recommended them while another 72 other names forwarded by various high courts are also pending with the union ministry of law and justice.
The procedure requires high courts to send the names first to the government for Intelligence Bureau (IB) inputs, following which they are to be sent by the government to the SC collegium.
The procedure requires high courts to send the names first to the government for Intelligence Bureau (IB) inputs, following which they are to be sent by the government to the SC collegium.
Published on Feb 08, 2021 01:09 AM IST
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By Utkarsh Anand, New Delhi

Uncertainty over Bombay HC judge behind controversial POCSO rulings

  • Justice Ganediwala’s fate hangs in the balance since her tenure as an additional judge ends on February 12.
The CJI consulted the two other most senior judges in the SC collegium, justices NV Ramana and Rohinton F Nariman, before taking this unparalleled step.(HT_PRINT)
The CJI consulted the two other most senior judges in the SC collegium, justices NV Ramana and Rohinton F Nariman, before taking this unparalleled step.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jan 31, 2021 03:38 PM IST
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By Utkarsh Anand, New Delhi

Collegium recalls nod for permanent posting

Justice Ganediwala’s fate hangs in the balance since her tenure as an additional judge ends on February 12, and if the SC collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, decides not to extend her term as an additional judge, she will cease to be a judge.
Supreme Court (SC) collegium, in an unprecedented step, has withdrawn its proposal to make Justice Ganediwala a permanent judge in the high court.(PTI)
Supreme Court (SC) collegium, in an unprecedented step, has withdrawn its proposal to make Justice Ganediwala a permanent judge in the high court.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 31, 2021 04:59 AM IST
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SC Collegium withdraws approval for appointment of judge

  • Justice Pushpa Ganediwala recently acquitted a man accused of groping a 12-year-old girl's breast because he did not make skin-to-skin contact and days earlier, ruled that holding the hands of a five-year-old girl and unzipping the trousers do not amount to "sexual assault" under the POCSO Act.
Justice Pushpa Ganediwala recently acquitted a man accused of groping a 12-year-old girl's breast because he did not make skin-to-skin contact(HT_PRINT)
Justice Pushpa Ganediwala recently acquitted a man accused of groping a 12-year-old girl's breast because he did not make skin-to-skin contact(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jan 30, 2021 05:13 PM IST
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Centre clears appointment of judge to Karnataka HC after delay of more than 3 years

During the period since Bhat’s name was first recommended on August 23, 2016, the Supreme Court collegium passed resolutions three times recommending his elevation, the latest on October 15, 2019.
Bhat’s name was recommended by the Karnataka high court’s collegium in February 2016.(Photo karnatakajudiciary.kar)
Bhat’s name was recommended by the Karnataka high court’s collegium in February 2016.(Photo karnatakajudiciary.kar)
Updated on May 19, 2020 10:12 PM IST
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Collegium clears 4 names for HC judges despite objections

Armed with Intelligence Bureau reports, the Supreme Court collegium, comprising the top three judges of the Supreme Court, passed a resolution clearing the appointment of the advocates.
The Supreme Court collegium on Friday brushed aside the government objections against four Karnataka advocates and cleared their names for appointment as judges of the Karnataka High court.(Amal KS / Hindustan Times)
The Supreme Court collegium on Friday brushed aside the government objections against four Karnataka advocates and cleared their names for appointment as judges of the Karnataka High court.(Amal KS / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 02:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashok Bagriya

Centre set to send 120 names for judges to Supreme Court collegium

The Supreme Court collegium is a body of the country’s top judges, headed by the Chief Justice of India, which appoints judges.
File photo of Supreme Curt building in New Delhi.(AP photo)
File photo of Supreme Curt building in New Delhi.(AP photo)
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 11:22 AM IST
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New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Jatin Gandhi

Delhi high court functioning at half its strength with just 36 judges

The Delhi HC has been functioning with an acting chief justice for over a year now. As of May 26, there were 71,704 cases pending in the court
A view of the Delhi high court.(HT File Photo)
A view of the Delhi high court.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2018 07:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka

Supreme Court collegium says needs further deliberations on judges’ elevation

The collegium comprises Chief Justice Dipak Misra and four senior most Judges -- Justice J. Chelameswar, Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Madan Lokur and Justice Kurian Joseph.
View of the Supreme Court of India in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
View of the Supreme Court of India in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 18, 2018 08:55 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service

CJI Dipak Misra sets up bench to hear Congress plea on rejection of motion seeking his removal

Justices AK Sikri, SA Bobde, NV Ramana, Arun Mishra and AK Goel will hear the petition. The bench does not have the five senior most judges of the court, including CJI Misra .
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra addressing at the inauguration of the National Law Day in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra addressing at the inauguration of the National Law Day in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Updated on May 07, 2018 11:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha

Govt not tolerant of judicial assertion, says Kapil Sibal

Sibal says NJAC would’ve made judiciary ‘another arm of govt’; executive appointing judges in no-collegium era of 1970s is incomparable with today’s ‘assertive’ regime.
Former Union minister and senior advocate Kapil Sibal says when governments don’t have a full majority, judicial space expands.(PTI File Photo)
Former Union minister and senior advocate Kapil Sibal says when governments don’t have a full majority, judicial space expands.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on May 06, 2018 11:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

SC collegium names Justice KM Joseph to top court, govt disagrees: A recap

The Central government wants the collegium to reconsider Justice KM Joseph’s elevation to the Supreme Court.
A file photo of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.(PTI)
A file photo of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.(PTI)
Updated on May 02, 2018 12:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Crucial collegium meet tomorrow to reconsider Justice KM Joseph’s name for elevation

The government had on April 26 declined to accept the recommendation of the Collegium and asked it to reconsider Justice KM Joseph’s name.
Justice K M Joseph, who had headed the bench that had quashed the Narendra Modi government’s decision to impose President’s rule in the Congress-ruled hill state in 2016, was not considered to be elevated as a Supreme Court judge by the Centre.(PTI File Photo)
Justice K M Joseph, who had headed the bench that had quashed the Narendra Modi government’s decision to impose President’s rule in the Congress-ruled hill state in 2016, was not considered to be elevated as a Supreme Court judge by the Centre.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on May 01, 2018 10:24 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Justice Krishna Murari set to be chief justice of Punjab and Haryana high court

He will replace chief justice SJ Vazifdar, who retires on May 3.
Justice Krishna Murari(HT File)
Justice Krishna Murari(HT File)
Updated on Apr 27, 2018 09:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Govt objects as SC collegium clears judge accused of sexual harassment

The government is of the view that the Supreme Court flouted its own guidelines for inquiring into sexual harassment matters that it had laid down in the Vishakha case.
A view of the Supreme Court of India.(PTI FILE)
A view of the Supreme Court of India.(PTI FILE)
Updated on Mar 30, 2018 11:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jatin Gandhi
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