Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicSC judges

Topic: SC judges

Staff, round-the-clock security for 1 year post retirement — what new rules for SC judges say

New SC Judges Rules also entitle CJIs to rent-free govt accommodation for six months after retirement. Sources say SC sought these benefits for lifetime, but this was not accepted.

Rohinton Nariman, Parsi priest & only 4th lawyer to become SC judge, retires this week

Justice Nariman, who has authored several notable judgments, some of which were written while he was a junior judge, ends his tenure on 12 August. 

CJI Ramana wants diversity in Indian judiciary but several reasons stand in the way

While examining diversity across police, judiciary, prisons and legal aid, the India Justice Report 2020 points out that data for diversity among judges remains unavailable.

As SC judge Indu Malhotra retires, a look at 3 woman judges who could make it to top court

Justice Malhotra, appointed as SC judge in April 2018, was first woman lawyer to be directly elevated to top court. After her retirement, SC will be left with only one woman judge.

Of SC’s 4 new judges, one junked plea against Yogi and another brought CJI under RTI

Two of the 4 new judges — Justice Roy and Justice Bhat — graduated together and are batchmates of serving judges, Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and S.K. Kaul

4 new Supreme Court judges take oath, total strength now at 34

With nearly 60,000 pending cases, the Centre last week cleared the names of four high court chief justices who were recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium.

Cabinet approves increasing strength of Supreme Court judges from 31 to 33

The apex court will have a strength of 33 judges excluding the Chief Justice of India, once the Parliament approves the bill.

Supreme Court’s rule for quota candidates availing age relaxation contradicts its own view

The relaxations are meant to bring the reserved category candidates to a level-playing field where they can also compete in the open category.

On Camera

YourTurn

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.