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Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday hinted that the Narendra Modi government will rework on a constitutional amendment bill introduced by the previous dispensation which seeks to give the executive a say in appointment of judges.
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Under the previous proposal, government had planned a two-tier system with one servicing the Supreme Court and the other the 21 High Courts of the country.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 19:47
Newly-appointed Law Minister Salman Khurshid favoured evolving a new system for appointment
Supreme Court and High Court judges and said all stakeholders
should be taken on board before going ahead with the
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 14, 2010, 18:38
A P Shah, former Delhi High
Court Chief Justice who gave a landmark judgement bringing the
office of Chief Justice of India under the ambit of RTI Act,
today attacked the present collegium system.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 02, 2010, 23:08
Former Law Minister Ram Jethmalani
today sought setting up of a Judicial Commission for
appointment of Judges in the higher judiciary to put an end to
the menace of corruption in the system.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 22:20
Government may have a fresh
look at the method of appointment of judges to higher
judiciary and would not like to see that any tainted person
becoming a judge, Law Minister M Veerappa Moily said on Wednesday.
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