High court judges

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.

Nov 11, 2016, 22:03 PM IST
Appointment of judges: Have withdrawn most names recommended by collegium, Centre tells SC

Appointment of judges: Have withdrawn most names recommended by collegium, Centre tells SC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

Nov 11, 2016, 13:41 PM IST

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.

Oct 29, 2016, 14:26 PM IST
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.
 

Jul 07, 2016, 17:50 PM IST

Union Cabinet to decide on `one rank, one pension` for HC judges

The Union Cabinet is likely to take a call on Wednesday on the long-pending demand of high court judges of `one rank, one pension`.

Aug 04, 2015, 20:19 PM IST

Hearing on high court judges' plea for equal pension deferred in SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday deferred hearing on a petition by former high court judges who were appointed directly from among practising lawyers, seeking pension and other benefits on par with those judges who came through the judicial service.

Jul 16, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

SC upholds conviction of Kerala leader for pejorative

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the conviction of Kerala CPM leader MV Jayarajan for calling state high court judges "idiots", but reduced the sentence from six months to four months.

Jan 30, 2015, 11:45 AM IST

Govt examining proposal to change judges` appointment system

A proposal to change the existing system of appointment of judges in the Supreme Court and the High Court is "under active consideration", Law Minister Ravishankar Prasad said in Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Aug 08, 2014, 18:28 PM IST

Three new Orissa HC judges sworn-in

Three new judges were administered oath as additional judges of the Orissa High Court here Thursday.

Jun 20, 2013, 21:38 PM IST

Four new Judges sworn in Kerala HC

Four new Judges were Tuesday sworn in the
Kerala High Court today taking the strength of the bench to 31.

Nov 08, 2011, 15:48 PM IST

In `public interest`, CJI to transfer 20 judges

The transfers would be the biggest in 17 years involving HC judges.

Sep 11, 2010, 15:28 PM IST

Dinakaran on hold, 4 other HC CJs elevated as SC judges

With Karnataka Chief Justice P
D Dinakaran`s appointment put on hold, four High Court Chief
Justices were on Tuesday sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court
taking its total strength to 26.

Nov 17, 2009, 11:56 AM IST

Just 45 women as HC judges, not one in SC: Times of India

The Supreme Court and various high courts regularly hear petitions lamenting that a particular section of society is inadequately
represented in service or in education.

Aug 03, 2009, 09:01 AM IST