Plea on appointment of judges referred to larger bench

The SC referred to the larger bench a petition seeking details of the apex court collegium on the appointment of judges in higher judiciary.

Last Updated: Nov 26, 2010, 11:43 AM IST

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday referred to the larger bench a petition seeking details of the apex court collegium on the appointment of judges in higher judiciary.
Using the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the petitioner Subhash Agarwal had also sought information on the correspondence between the chief justice of India and the government on such appointments, including transfer of high court judges.
The apex court bench of Justice B. Sudarshan Reddy and Justice S.S. Nijjar framed the issues to be addressed by the larger bench.

IANS