Nine high courts oppose all-India service for lower judiciary

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Nine high courts have opposed a proposal to have an all-India service for lower judiciary, eight have sought changes in the proposed framework and only two have supported the idea, a law ministry document says. The document, sent to all members of the parliamentary consultative committee on law and justice, also states that most of… Read more »

Would not consider any fresh representation on MoP: SC

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The Supreme Court today made clear that it would not consider any more representation on the Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) which governs the process of selecting and appointing judges in the higher judiciary. “Thousands of people have given their suggestions and representations. For now, we are not going to look at them,” a bench comprising… Read more »

Transgenders option in UPSC only after SC clarifies

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UPSC today told the Delhi High Court that it cannot include transgenders as a third gender for applying for civil services exam as the category was not yet clearly defined by the Supreme Court. The central government’s Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) told a bench of Justices Mukta Gupta and P S Teji that… Read more »

Why transgender not an option in civil service exam form: HC

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High Court today asked the Centre and UPSC why transgenders have not been included as a third gender option in application forms for Civil Services Preliminary (CSP) examination. A bench of justices Mukta Gupta and P S Teji asked the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) and Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) why transgender category… Read more »

UPSC to disclose civil services prelims marks

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The Delhi High Court has directed Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to disclose the marks obtained by candidates in the civil services preliminary examination 2010.  A bench of Acting Chief Justice AK Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw gave the ruling, dismissing UPSC’s appeal against a single judge order to disclose the marks, albeit only… Read more »

Court questions UPSC on shortage of prosecutors

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) asking why it was not appointing public prosecutors in the capital. Of the 215 posts for public prosecutors in Delhi, 44 are lying vacant. A division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Manmohan asked the UPSC to file a… Read more »