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Noted jurist Fali S Nariman slams bills on judges appointment

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 20:18

Noted jurist Fali S Nariman on Thursday slammed the the two legislations that seek to overturn the present collegium system of appointment of judges.

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.

Cabinet defers decision on bill to scrap collegium system

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 23:47

A decision on a Law Ministry proposal to bring constitutional amendment bill to scrap the collegium system of appointment of judges was deferred by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday.

Judicial Appointments Bill in Parliament likely next week

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 21:00

Government is considering bringing the Judicial Appointments Bill in Parliament next week after consultations within the party.

No courtrooms so no judges can be appointed: HC

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 22:05

The Delhi High Court on Thursday rejected the pleas of six persons seeking appointment as lower court judges by raising number of vacancies.

SC stays Madras High Court order on appointment of judges

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 17:49

The Supreme Court Monday stayed the Madras High Court order to maintain status quo on the process of appointing 12 judges, saying it is a "serious matter" which will be taken up by the apex court.

High treason case: Musharraf challenges appointment of judges

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 16:54

Pakistan`s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf today challenged the appointment of judges and a prosecutor to try him for high treason, just hours before appearing in a special court here.

Constitutional status recommended for judge appointment panel

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 00:04

A parliamentary committee has recommended that constitutional status be given to a proposed panel for appointment and transfer of judges of the higher judiciary so that its composition cannot be altered through an ordinary legislation.

CJI defends Collegium system of appointment of judges

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 13:29

The Chief Justice of India, P Sathasivam, on Saturday defended the collegium system for appointment of judges in higher judiciary but said it is a prerogative of the Centre to bring a Bill to change it.

Parl fails to clear bill for new system of appointing judges

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 21:04

The collegium system of appointment of judges is likely to stay for time being as Parliament could not pass amendment bill in the Monsoon Session.

Sibal regrets lapse on Judges Appointment Amendment Bill

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 14:39

Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday expressed regret that the wrong numbering of the Constitution Amendment Bill prevented it from being introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday.

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.