Five Judges of High Court to be made Permanent by Supreme Court Collegium.

The Supreme Court Collegium on Wednesday approved the proposal for the appointment of five judges as the permanent judges of the Karnataka HC. Justice Mohammad Nawaz, Justice HT Gowda Narendra Prasad, Justice Ashok G Nijagannavar, Justice Hethur P Sandesh & Justice Krishnan Natarajan have been made as permanent judges of the Karnataka HC. The Karnataka […]

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Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna sworn-in as SC judges

Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna were sworn-in as Supreme Court judges on Friday. Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi administered the oath of office to justices Maheshwari and Khanna during the swearing-in ceremony held in court number 1 of the apex court. The sanctioned strength of judges in the Supreme Court is 31. […]

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Collegium meet on Justice K M Joseph’s elevation to Supreme Court concludes

A crucial meeting of the Supreme Court Collegium was held today to discuss the issue of reconsidering the name of Uttarakhand Chief Justice K M Joseph for elevation to the apex court, after it was returned by the Centre. Official sources said the members of the Collegium deliberated on the issue for nearly an hour. […]

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Govt asks Supreme Court collegium to reconsider recommendation on Joseph

The government on Thursday returned to the Supreme Court collegium its recommendation to elevate Justice KM Joseph to the supreme court and asked it to reconsider it, a move which may widen rift between the judiciary and the executive. This comes a day after the government cleared the appointment of senior advocate Indu Malhotra as […]

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Collegium clears Indu Malhotra and K M Joseph as judges of SC

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 today. Along with her, Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph, who was part of the bench which in 2016 had quashed the […]

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Six lawyers to be appointed as Punjab and Haryana HC judges

The government is learnt to have cleared the names of six lawyers for elevation as judges of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The file has been cleared and is set to be sent to the President for his approval, sources said today. In July last year, the Supreme Court collegium had cleared the names […]

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SC collegium likely to meet soon on appointment of CJs

The Supreme Court collegium is likely to meet in the coming days to consider names for appointment of chief justices of high courts. Sources said here today that the collegium — a body of top five judges of the Supreme Court headed by the Chief Justice of India — could meet as soon as the […]

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