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Nine additional judges appointed to Karnataka, Patna, Madras HCs

Nine additional judges appointed to Karnataka, Patna, Madras HCs

Separate notifications issued by the Law Ministry said nine additional judges -- five in Karnataka, one in Patna and three in Madras high courts -- have been appointed.

Appointment of judges: Have withdrawn most names recommended by collegium, Centre tells SC

Appointment of judges: Have withdrawn most names recommended by collegium, Centre tells SC

The Centre on Friday informed the Supreme Court that it has returned over half the names recommended to it for appointment as high court judges by the collegium of judges headed by the Chief Justice of India (CJI).

Govt insists no abnormal increase in vacancies in high courts

During the period 2009-2014, only 20 new posts of high courts judges had been created, whereas during 2015 and 2016, 173 new posts were created.

HC judges shortage goes up from 443 to 470 in 7 months

HC judges shortage goes up from 443 to 470 in 7 months

As on July 1, the high courts were facing a shortage of 470 judges, with the Allahabad High Court having the maximum vacancies at 82.