Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicSC judges

Topic: SC judges

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

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

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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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