Judiciary

Judiciary

President appoints Justice SA Bobde as the next CJI

CJI designate Bobde will have tenure till April 23, 2019

October 29,2019

Judiciary

Justice SA Bobde set to become 47th Chief Justice of India

Union Ministry of Law and Justice is likely to notify the appointment of Justice Bobde as next Chief Justice of India in a couple of days. CJI Gogoi is set to demit the office on November 17. 

October 18,2019

Judiciary

Supreme Court Collegium recommends appointment of Chief Justices in five High Courts

The Collegium has recommended appointment of five Chief Justices in the High Courts of Madras, Madhya Pradesh, Patna, Meghalaya, and Jharkhand.  

October 17,2019

Judiciary

Uttar Pradesh: Oudh Bar Association reiterates demand for expanding Lucknow bench’s jurisdiction

The association has stressed on attaching territorial jurisdiction of Kanpur, Bareilly and Moradabad revenue divisions with the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court.

October 17,2019

Collegium

Orissa High Court full bench initiates suo motu contempt against bar association [Read the Order]

The court has now listed the matter to October 21 for further hearing and directed High Court Bar Association to submit reply by the next date of hearing.

October 15,2019

Opinion

Strong Executive, weak courts: Collapsing edifice of judicial independence | Opinion

It is high time that the judiciary steps up to fulfill its constitutional defence role and ensure that the Constitution is not reduced to just another legal document.

October 10,2019

Judiciary

Centre notifies the appointment of seven high court chief justices

Also notifies transfer of three other judges

October 4,2019

Judiciary

Over 200 advocates apply to Delhi High Court for senior designation

Committee for the designation of senior advocate has now sought suggestions from the stakeholders within four weeks from October 1

October 1,2019

Judiciary

Vice President Naidu bats for splitting of Supreme Court, setting up regional benches

Naidu referred to Article 130 of the Constitution, saying the bifurcation of apex court won’t require an amendment. He urged judiciary and the government to quickly fill up vacant posts of judges

September 27,2019

Judiciary

Modification of Collegium’s recommendation on Justice Kureshi at Centre’s behest undermines judicial independence, says Bombay Bar Association

The modification of the Collegium’s recommendation, according to the association, would have an adverse effect on the functioning of the judiciary and the ability of judges to discharge their constitutional functions without fear or favour

September 26,2019

Judiciary

Four new Supreme Court judges take oath of office

On Monday, four new judges took the charge in Supreme Court after being administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. 

September 23,2019

Judiciary

SC Collegium changes its previous proposal, recommends Justice Kureshi’s appointment as Tripura HC Chief Justice

The Collegium led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has now recommended to the government to appoint Justice AA Kureshi as the Chief Justice of Tripura High Court.

September 21,2019

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