Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicSupreme Court collegium

Topic: Supreme Court collegium

K.M. Joseph isn’t alone, Modi govt is stalling HC chief justices’ appointments too

The govt cleared six of 10 names recommended by the collegium after a delay. There is no communication on the status of the other four.

Justice Joseph’s elevation to top court: What’s next for the Supreme Court collegium

Collegium to meet soon to decide on three more names, but it could find itself in a quandary given the uncertainty over the Modi government’s move.

2 collegium members want CJI Misra to call meeting soon & reiterate Joseph’s name to govt

Hours after the Modi govt sent Justice Joseph’s name back, the two judges conveyed to CJI Misra that the recommendation should be reiterated at the earliest.

In a first, Modi govt changes collegium’s recommendation on HC judge’s appointment

The Supreme Court collegium had recommended Punjab & Haryana High Court judge Ramendra Jain be made permanent, but Modi govt only extended his term by six months.

Former Delhi HC CJ says ‘unfair’ of Centre to block elevation of Uttarakhand chief justice

Justice A.P. Shah also says 4 judges who have questioned Chief Justice of India didn’t breach any code of conduct and had instead upheld constitutional values.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

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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