Sunday, 16 January, 2022
TopicJustice Kureshi

Topic: Justice Kureshi

410 vacancies but govt sat on names — why 2019 wasn’t a good year for judge appointments

Law ministry data says total number of vacancies in Supreme Court & high courts was 392 in the beginning of 2019, and increased to 410 by year-end.

Justice Kureshi, who ruled against Modi & Shah, likely to become chief justice of Tripura HC

SC had initially recommended Justice A.A. Kureshi to be appointed Madhya Pradesh HC chief justice. But central govt objected to it.

No NJAC but Modi govt still manages to have a say on judges’ appointments, transfers

Justice Akil Kureshi’s case won’t be the last one where Supreme Court collegium will bow down to the arbitrary diktat of Modi government.

Supreme Court collegium recommends Justice Kureshi for Tripura High Court

Earlier, the apex court had recommended Justice Kureshi for Madhya Pradesh High Court but the Centre had expressed reservations.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.

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A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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