appointment of judges

Stop appointment of retired judges to offices of profit: AAP MP to PM

Singh said appointments of retired judges to offices of profit was the "main reason" behind questions being raised on the independence of the judiciary.

Feb 22, 2019, 17:01 PM IST

Rahul accuses govt of stalling appointment of judges, says PM Modi's 'ego was hurt'

Rahul Gandhi has alleged that more than 100 judges, whose names have been cleared for appointment in higher judiciary, are still awaiting approval.

Mar 25, 2018, 08:54 AM IST

Why is it taking so long to finalise MOP for appointment of judges? SC asks Centre

The issue of Memorandum of Procedure (MOP) for appointments of judges in the higher judiciary cannot linger on for an indefinite period, the Supreme Court said on Friday while agreeing to examine why there has been a delay in finalising the procedure.

Oct 27, 2017, 17:51 PM IST

Don't hold hearing on appointment of judges: Centre to SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court not to hold hearing on PILs seeking the appointments of judges to high courts and the apex court.

Jan 31, 2017, 00:37 AM IST

MoP on judges appointment to be ready shortly: CJI

The MoP came out of the Supreme Court verdict quashing the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act and upholding the collegium system of appointments to higher judiciary.

Sep 21, 2016, 22:26 PM IST

Judges don't need certificates, says SC

Judges do not need certificates from anybody, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said while rejecting a PIL seeking 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.

Sep 21, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

Samajwadi Party hopeful on speedy appointment of judges

With the Supreme Court expressing unhappiness over government`s failure on appointing judges, Samajwadi Party (SP) on Sunday seems hopeful that the need will be fulfilled at the earliest and justice will be provided to people.

Aug 14, 2016, 09:55 AM IST

Time has come to audit government's performance, says Chief Justice of India TS Thakur

Chief Justice of India T S Thakur was on Saturday critical of the government for the delay in enforcement of laws and appointment of high court judges saying time has come to audit its performance by some process. 

Feb 28, 2016, 10:00 AM IST

Collegium system has defeated its purpose: Former SC judge

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.

Aug 12, 2014, 00:39 AM IST

Govt fine tunes shape of proposed body to replace collegium

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.

Aug 03, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

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.

Jul 29, 2014, 00:41 AM IST

Govt may amend bill relating to appointment of judges: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday hinted that the Narendra Modi government will rework on a constitutional amendment bill introduced by the previous dispensation which seeks to give the executive a say in appointment of judges.

Jul 05, 2014, 20:26 PM IST

Key change made in draft National Judicial Commiss

Under the previous proposal, government had planned a two-tier system with one servicing the Supreme Court and the other the 21 High Courts of the country.

Jul 20, 2012, 20:34 PM IST

Collegium appointment of judges criticised

A P Shah, former Delhi High
Court Chief Justice who gave a landmark judgement bringing the
office of Chief Justice of India under the ambit of RTI Act,
today attacked the present collegium system.

Sep 14, 2010, 18:38 PM IST

Jethmalani moots Judicial panel for appointment of judges

Former Law Minister Ram Jethmalani
today sought setting up of a Judicial Commission for
appointment of Judges in the higher judiciary to put an end to
the menace of corruption in the system.

Sep 02, 2010, 23:08 PM IST

Govt to revisit procedures for appointment of judges: Moily

Government may have a fresh
look at the method of appointment of judges to higher
judiciary and would not like to see that any tainted person
becoming a judge, Law Minister M Veerappa Moily said on Wednesday.

Oct 21, 2009, 22:20 PM IST