Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicSC collegium

Topic: SC collegium

SC Collegium recommends transfer of 7 HC judges, Justice Nikhil Kariel not on list

Reports on proposed transfer of Justice Nikhil Kariel to Patna High Court had triggered protests by lawyers in the Gujarat HC, with a delegation of bar leaders meeting the CJI.

Jaishankar right in defending Indian arms purchase from Russia. West is to be blamed

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Women, ST, high courts—Collegium pick for Supreme Court judges falters on fair representation

There's a flaw in CJI U.U. Lalit's recommendations for Supreme Court judges. It ignores some high courts, women, and ST judges.

SC collegium recommends Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari as Madras HC Chief Justice

The collegium also recommended 17 names for appointment as judges in Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Orissa high courts.

Judges appointing judges a propagated myth, says CJI Ramana

CJI also said that physical attacks on judicial officers are on rise & at times, there are concerted campaigns on social media against judges if parties don't get favourable order.

SC collegium refuses to confirm Bombay HC judge who gave ‘skin-to-skin contact’ verdict

Justice Pushpa Ganediwala, who gave the ‘unacceptable’ and ‘absurd’ judgments in January 2021, will now have to go back to the subordinate judiciary.

Modi govt, SC collegium tussle over judges’ appointments is unfortunate. Both must engage better

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Why SC collegium failed to elevate Karnataka judge who could become first woman CJI

The SC collegium failed to reach a consensus on the elevation of Justice B.V. Nagarathna to the SC before her senior, the Chief Justice of Karnataka HC, Justice A.S. Oka.

Modi govt finally forwards 45 names for appointment as HC judges after SC nudge

The names were pending with the Centre for inputs from the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and background check of the candidates for a period ranging between 6 and 14 months.

CJI Bobde writes to Modi govt seeking info on gay lawyer’s elevation as judge within 4 weeks

CJI Bobde has also asked Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to give more clarity on the central govt's objection to Saurabh Kirpal’s name.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.