Retired judges should not take any assignment with government: CJI RM Lodha

In a parting shot, outgoing Chief Justice of India R M Lodha today strongly defended the collegium system of appointment of judges, saying any other mode of appointment may impact on the independence of judiciary.

Top jurists want change in collegium system

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.

Bill on appointment of judges referred to Parliamentary panel

Government has notified the landmark food security legislation, giving a legal right on highly subsidised foodgrains to 67 percent of the country’s population.

Need to streamline appointments to higher judiciary: Sibal

Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal underlined the need to streamline the appointment of judges in the higher judiciary.

Bill to scrap collegium system of appointing judges in RS

The Supreme Court collegium consists of five top judges of the apex court, headed by the CJI.