Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicSupreme Court collegium

Topic: Supreme Court collegium

SC collegium rejects Madras HC chief justice’s request to reconsider transfer to Meghalaya

Justice Tahilramani, who upheld convictions in Bilkis Bano rape case, had refused consent to collegium's decision to move her from Madras HC to Meghalaya.

Lawyers’ body moves SC against Modi govt for not elevating judge ‘disliked’ by PM, Shah

Plea by Gujarat lawyers’ body claims Modi govt withholding appointment of Justice Akil Kureshi as chief justice of Madhya Pradesh HC despite collegium approval.

Collegium picks brother of SC judge Arun Mishra for Madhya Pradesh HC

Younger brother of SC judge Arun Mishra is Vishal Mishra. Collegium resolution says CM and Governor of Madhya Pradesh concurred with the recommendation.

Won’t betray collegium trust but recent decisions disappointing: Retired SC judge Lokur

Retired judge breaks silence on judge elevation row, says not aware of additional material that could have led to collegium rescinding December decision.

One graph that captures 50 months of ‘Modi Magic’ on Google

Rahul Gandhi’s hug may have made big news but it’s Aadhaar and Supreme Court collegium that showed steady search interest.

Sindhu Sharma to become first woman judge of Jammu and Kashmir High Court

Sharma, who enrolled with the Bar in 1996, has practiced in the district courts and the state high court. 

Modi govt rejects judge’s name as Delhi high court chief justice, cites lack of experience

Says Aniruddha Bose, a Calcutta HC judge since 2004, has no experience as chief justice to handle a prominent high court.

Failure on judicial reforms’ front is one of Narendra Modi’s biggest frustrations

In this tussle between the collegium and the government, the judiciary has failed to stand up and defend itself so far.

There’ll be no change in process to select CJI: P.P. Chaudhary on Justice Gogoi elevation

The Union minister of state for law denies the Modi government has been lackadaisical in appointing judges to high courts.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Patient suffering from monkeypox | Photo: CDC/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Monkeypox doesn’t pose Covid-sized threat, no reason to panic

There are uncertainties about this outbreak to iron out, but all the pieces are in place to study, treat and ultimately contain monkeypox infections.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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