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Revisit document on judges appointment, govt again tells SC

Secretary (Justice) in the Law Ministry has written to the SC Registrar General pointing to the July 5 judgement of the apex court in which two judges had called for the need to revisit the process of selection and appointment of judges.

Appointment of judges function of executive: Parliamentary panel

Appointment of judges function of executive: Parliamentary panel

A Parliamentary committee on Thursday said that appointment of judges to the higher judiciary is essentially the function of the executive.

Judges appointment: SC tells Centre to reconsider 43 names recommended by its Collegium

Judges appointment: SC tells Centre to reconsider 43 names recommended by its Collegium

In a setback to the Centre, the Supreme Court on Friday refused to accept rejection of 43 names by the NDA government that were recommended by its collegium in connection with appointment of judges in various high courts. 

Supreme Court slams Centre over judges' appointment row, asks do you want to lock down judiciary

Supreme Court slams Centre over judges' appointment row, asks do you want to lock down judiciary

Coming down hard at the Centre, the Supreme Court on Friday said there should not be a deadlock in appointment of judges.

High courts to get 34 new judges, 14 chief justices soon

Fourteen Chief Justices and 34 new judges will be appointed to various high courts in the country as the Centre has cleared proposals in this regard.

SC to hear plea for 'public body' to appoint judges today

SC to hear plea for 'public body' to appoint judges today

The Supreme Court is due to hear on Monday a plea seeking the setting up of a "public body", independent of the executive and judiciary, to ensure fair appointment of judges in High Courts and the apex court and check nepotism.

Rahul Gandhi takes dig at Modi, says SC's collegium rebuke a reality check for PM

Rahul Gandhi takes dig at Modi, says SC's collegium rebuke a reality check for PM

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he termed the Supreme Court’s pulling up of the central government over delay the collegiums list as a 'reality check'.

Fresh standoff between Centre, Supreme Court over collegium system of appointing judges

Fresh standoff between Centre, Supreme Court over collegium system of appointing judges

The government is believed to be upset after its bid to replace the collegium system was thwarted by the Supreme Court recently.

Supreme Court seeks public opinion on collegium system of appointing judges

Supreme Court seeks public opinion on collegium system of appointing judges

The Supreme Court on Thursday extended till November 13 the time for inviting suggestions to make the functioning of collegium system transparent.

No one can meddle in process of judicial appointments: President Pranab Mukherjee

Irrespective of system of judges' appointment, the process must operate on "well-established and transparent principles to select the best" and no one can meddle with it, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said while asking the judiciary to "reinvent itself through introspection and self-correction".

Collegium system of judges appointment opaque: Chelameswar J

The Collegium system of judges appointment is "opaque" which needs "transparency", Supreme Court judge Justice J Chelameswar on Friday said.