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Will have last say on recommendations on national security: SC Collegium

Since January last, the government and the apex court are trying to finalise the memorandum of procedure -- a document to guide appointment of judges to the higher judiciary.

Supreme Court collegium reiterated 37 names out of 43 returned to it, Government informs Lok Sabha

Supreme Court collegium reiterated 37 names out of 43 returned to it, Government informs Lok Sabha

Out of the 43 names returned to it by the government for reconsideration, the Supreme Court collegium has "reiterated" its recommendation for 37, deferred three proposals while three other names are still with it, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Supreme Court agrees to hear Gujarat bar association's plea in January

The Supreme Court collegium on November 18 had rejected the Centre`s plea for "reconsideration" of 43 names recommended for appointment as judges in various high courts.

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 to hear plea on appointment of judges

Out of the 77 names recommended to the government, 34 judges have been cleared for appointment. 

We will sort it out, says CJI after SC judge dubs collegium system 'opaque', 'non-transparent'

We will sort it out, says CJI after SC judge dubs collegium system 'opaque', 'non-transparent'

Justice Thakur's brief response came when he was asked about Justice J Chelameswar's refusal to take part in Collegium meetings on the grounds they were functioning in an "opaque" and "non-transparent" manner.

Supreme Court judge Justice Chelameswar skips collegium meet, seeks transparency in judges' appointments

Supreme Court judge Justice Chelameswar skips collegium meet, seeks transparency in judges' appointments

The judiciary has been locked in a bitter face-off with the Centre over the appointment of judges.

Government forwards 78 names to Supreme Court Collegium for appointment as HC judges

With high courts facing a shortage of 470 judges, the government has forwarded to the Supreme Court Collegium names of 78 persons from state judicial services and the bar recommended by various state collegium's for appointment as judges.

SC to pronounce order on collegium's improved, transparent working

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Wednesday its order on improving the functioning of the collegium and bringing transparency in the appointment of judges to the higher judiciary including the apex court.

Collegium system faces task to fill over 400 vacancies in High Courts

Collegium system faces task to fill over 400 vacancies in High Courts

 With the collegium system staging a comeback after a gap of six months, it has its task cut out -- to fill over 400 vacancies in high courts and appointing full-time chief justices in eight states.