Supreme Court issues statement to defend collegium’s transfer policy

Madras High Court Chief Justice VK Tahilramani’s transfer to Meghalaya High Court and her subsequent decision to quit had followed a blizzard of critical articles in the media.

September 13,2019


Madras High Court Chief Justice Tahilramani decides to quit

Justice Vijaya Tahilramani, the Chief Justice of Madras High Court, one of the oldest and largest in the country, has chosen to resign following her transfer to Meghalaya High Court, one of the smallest.

September 7,2019


Supreme Court Collegium proposes to swap Meghalaya- Madras high court chief justices

The Collegium has recommended transfer of Chief Justice VK Tahilramani of Madras High Court to the Meghalaya High Court, and the Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court, Justice AK Mittal to the Madras High Court

September 4,2019


Supreme Court to get four new judges

President Ram Nath Kovind on August 9 gave assent to The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Act, 2019, increasing the sanctioned strength of Supreme Court judges from existing 31 to 34.

August 30,2019


Bihar: Cases withdrawn from second senior most Patna High Court judge who flagged corruption in the judiciary

On August 28, Justice Kumar passed an ordered for CBI inquiry in a matter where a former IAS officer KP Ramaiah – who is facing an allegation of embezzlement of Rs 5 crores – was granted bail by a vacation judge of Vigilance Court on the same day of surrendering.

August 29,2019


Chief Justice Allahabad High Court sends ‘DND’ cellphone alert to all district judges in UP

Except in case of an extreme exigency, the Registrar General of the Allahabad High Court has asked all the district judges and their judicial officers in Uttar Pradesh not to send cellphone messages to Chief Justice Govind Mathur

August 24,2019


Delhi High Court modifies conditions of application for senior advocates’ designation

Endorsement of three senior advocates is no more mandatory to apply for the designation of a senior advocate

August 15,2019


Justice Madan Lokur takes oath as Judge Fiji Supreme Court

The move has been expected since news of Justice Madan Lokur's appointment surfaced in May 2019.

August 12,2019


President signs off on Act to increase number of Supreme Court judges from 31 to 34

New legislation hopes to address pendency of cases

August 10,2019


No more ‘My Lord’ and ‘Your Lordship’ in the Rajasthan High Court

Decision taken by a full court to honour the constitutional mandate on equality

July 15,2019

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