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.
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 11:45
Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre, Justice R Banumathi, Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant and senior advocate Uday Umesh Lalit became the judges of the Supreme Court.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 00:39
Former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Monday said that the Collegium system for appointment of judges has "defeated its purpose" and that an alternative system must be found out.
Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 18:28
A proposal to change the existing system of appointment of judges in the Supreme Court and the High Court is "under active consideration", Law Minister Ravishankar Prasad said in Rajya Sabha on Friday.
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 12:44
Keen to bring a bill to scrap the present system of appointment of judges, government is weighing its options on the shape of the proposed body to replace the collegium system.
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 00:41
Several top jurists on Monday pushed for scrapping the existing collegium system where judges appoint judges but government`s plans to bring a bill to make the process of appointments more transparent may take some more time.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 18:05
Three Pakistani Shia judges of the Lahore High Court have received death threats from a banned sectarian organisation prompting the government to enhance their security.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 00:18
The Law Commission on Monday recommended setting up of additional courts, increasing retirement age of subordinate court judges and recruitment of new judges as some of the steps needed to deal with the perennial problem of delays and pendency of cases plaguing the judicial system.
Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:51
Justices Arun Mishra, Adarsh Kumar Goel and Rohington F Nariman today assumed charge as Supreme Court judges, taking the apex court`s strength to 27, including Chief Justice RM Lodha.
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