Newly-appointed Law Minister Salman Khurshid favoured evolving a new system for appointment
Supreme Court and High Court judges and said all stakeholders
should be taken on board before going ahead with the
A bill to increase retirement age
of High Court judges from 62 to 65 and bring it at par with
the retirement age of Supreme Court judges was introduced in
the Lok Sabha.
Eighteen more judges of the Karnataka
High Court have declared their assets and liabilities.
The Centre last week denied permission to two judges of the Delhi High Court to visit Paris to participate in a conference on nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT) and nuclear disarmament.
The Law Ministry has suggested
increasing the retirement age of High Court judges to 65 from
the present 62 years to fill up the over 200 vacancies.
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