Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicSupreme Court collegium

Topic: Supreme Court collegium

Modi govt says no to elevation of ‘Disco Dancer lawyer’ as Punjab & Haryana HC judge

Govt recommends to Supreme Court collegium not to make advocate Pratap Singh a judge of Punjab & Haryana HC, lawyer says it’s not him in the video.

Justice Muralidhar — fitness freak Delhi HC judge who has a fan-following like no other

Lawyers have been demanding reasons from the SC collegium for the transfer of a judge for whom there is near-unanimous admiration in the Delhi HC bar. 

No conspiracy, Justice Muralidhar’s transfer to ‘pave way’ for his appointment as CJ

Justice Muralidhar of Delhi HC has been transferred to Punjab and Haryana HC, where Chief Justice Justice Ravi Shanker Jha is likely to become SC judge.  

Protest, rumours and speculation — row erupts over transfer of high court judges

HC lawyers in Delhi to stay away from work tomorrow to protest the transfer of Justice S. Muralidhar, the third senior-most judge of the Delhi HC.

Modi govt keeps SC collegium waiting on Kashmir lawyer picked as HC judge, gives no reason

Ten months ago, Supreme Court collegium asked the central govt to explain why Wasim Sadiq Nargal’s appointment was junked. It’s yet to get a reply.

Justice R Banumathi set to join Supreme Court collegium following Gogoi’s retirement

Justice Banumathi is only the second woman after Justice Ruma Pal to be a part of the Supreme Court collegium.

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.

Modi govt red-flags J&K lawyer who converted to Islam but SC ignores & picks her as judge

Moksha Kazmi-Khajuria, a Jammu Hindu who converted to Islam to marry a Kashmiri Muslim businessman, was recommended for J&K High Court judgeship on 15 October.

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

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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