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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.

Judges’ appointment: Cabinet clears proposal to replace collegium system

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 19:37

In a significant development, the Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared a proposal, which seeks to scrap the collegium system of appointing judges to the Supreme Court and High Courts.

Appointment of judges: Opinions of govts to be considered, says CJI

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 15:02

Speaking at the inauguration of Alternative Disputes Resolution Centre here, he said, though judges were not elected members by the people but lawyers and judges were ultimately accountable to the people.

Sibal favours appointment of judges in a transparent manner

Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 20:58

Taking charge as the Law Minister, Kapil Sibal Monday said he would work to ensure that legal processes do not pose impediment to economic growth and will try to evolve a system for appointment of judges in a transparent manner.

New system to appoint judges not in conclusive stage: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 17:16

Salman Khurshid informed said the proposal to put in place a new system to appoint judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts "has not yet reached a conclusive stage".