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SC to hear PILs challenging Constitution amendment bill to end collegium

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 11:22

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear the petitions challenging 121st Constitutional amendment scrapping collegium system for appointment of judges judges to the apex court and the high courts.

Fali Nariman slams bills on judges appointment

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 18:14

Noted jurist Fali S Nariman Thursday slammed the two legislations that seek to overturn the present collegium system of appointment of judges, saying they hit at the root of judicial independence and may be struck down by the Supreme Court.

Judges appointment: Constitution Amendment Bill moved in Rajya Sabha

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 00:18

A Constitution Amendment Bill to facilitate establishment of a Commission to appoint judges to higher judiciary was moved on Wednesday night for consideration in the Rajya Sabha.

PM votes for first time in Lok Sabha in 10 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 19:56

For the first time in 10 years, the Prime Minister voted in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Cabinet nod to judicial appointments panel

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 19:22

The cabinet Thursday approved a constitution amendment bill to make the appointment of judges more transparent, official sources said.

Cabinet okays separate development board for Hyderabad-Karnataka region

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 17:58

A separate development board for the Hyderabad-Karnataka region of Karnataka, which was granted special status recently, was approved on Tuesday by the Union Cabinet, sources said.

Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over hasty passage of Constitution Amendment Bill

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 12:57

Opposition created ruckus in Rajya Sabha on Saturday against the hasty passage of a Constitution Amendment Bill.

Bill on appointment of judges faces Opposition roadblock

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 23:45

The Constitution Amendment Bill providing a say for the Executive in the appointment of judges of higher judiciary is likely to hit a roadblock.

Constitution Amendment Bill on clemency tabled

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 19:36

A Constitution amendment bill which seeks to withdraw the powers of the President to grant clemency to rape convicts was introduced in the Lok Sabha.

`Withdraw proposed bill on Hyderabad-Karnataka status`

Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012, 00:23

Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar demanded that Centre withdraw proposed Constitution amendment bill granting special status to Hyderabad-Karnataka region.

Constitution Amendment Bill defeated in Lok Sabha

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 09:12

The Constitution (116th Amendment) Bill was defeated in the Lok Sabha by a determined Opposition, helped by the absence of UPA supporting parties.