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Topic: SC collegium

Supreme Court Collegium approves 10 names as permanent judges of Allahabad HC

The three-member Collegium consists of CJI Bobde, Justices N V Ramana and R F Nariman who take decisions regarding the high court judges.

Modi govt took nearly a year to clear 24 names for HC judge appointments in 4 states

Decks were cleared for appointment of 11 district judges for Allahabad HC, one for Chhattisgarh HC, 8 for Calcutta HC, among others, which now await law ministry’s notification.

Supreme Court collegium meets after 4 months, to fast-track appointment of high court judges

The Supreme Court collegium, led by CJI S.A. Bobde, discussed appointments for Gujarat, Allahabad, Patna and Kerala high courts.

Modi govt appoints J&K separatist’s son-in-law as high court judge

Govt had initially objected to the elevation of Javed Iqbal Wani, son-in-law of separatist Mian Abdul Qayoom, after IB report stated Qayoom had assisted J&K separatists.

SC proposes transfer of Justice Muralidhar, known for ‘bold verdicts’, from Delhi HC

Justice S. Muralidhar has given verdicts in a number of important cases, including the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and the Hashimpura massacre case.

SC collegium overrules Modi govt, clears separatist’s son-in-law as J&K High Court judge

Srinagar-based lawyer Javed Iqbal Wani is the son-in-law of Mian Abdul Qayoom, a prominent separatist who is among the founding members of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference.

SC Collegium rejects govt order, recommends elevation of 4 advocates as Karnataka HC judges

The Supreme Court Collegium rejected the government's recommendation on the grounds of an Intelligence Bureau report which said nothing adverse came to notice against the advocates' integrity.

Modi govt doesn’t want lawyer son-in-law of J&K ‘separatist’ elevated to HC, SC to decide

Advocate Javed Iqbal Wani is son-in-law of Mian Abdul Qayoom — one of the founding members of Hurriyat who NIA had summoned in a terror funding case.

Indian society must find ways to hold ‘privileged’ judicial community accountable

India’s legal community operates like a self-serving guild enjoying influence and privilege at the cost of the society.

Modi govt has swiftly cleared appointments of judges: Supreme Court

CJI Gogoi says only 27 files on appointment of HC judges are pending with Centre, and around 70-80 proposals with the SC collegium.

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Dated, sexist and problematic—Why Indian Ayurvedic syllabus must evolve with changing times

Suggestions to edit objectionable portions of ayurvedic texts are met with affront by purists, who believe this counts as ‘tampering’ with textual purity.
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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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