NJAC

Supreme Court judge Jasti Chelameswar to demit office tomorrow

Supreme Court judge Jasti Chelameswar to demit office tomorrow

New Delhi: Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, who led three senior judges to an unprecedented press c...Read More

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MoP on appointment of judges likely by month-end, says SC

New Delhi : Chief Justice of India J S Khehar on Monday indicated that the new Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) on appointment of the judges...Read More

SC backs CJI Khehar’s posting, rejects plea

SC backs CJI Khehar’s posting, rejects plea

Says NJAC verdict can’t be used to interdict new CJI

Chief Justice Thakur recommends Justice Khehar as successor

Chief Justice Thakur recommends Justice Khehar as successor

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India T.S.Thakur on Tuesday recommended to the government that Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar be appointed his ...Read More

CJI Thakur lambasts Centre, says ‘courts lying vacant without judges’

CJI Thakur lambasts Centre, says ‘courts lying vacant without judges’

New Delhi: Taking on the Centre for sitting over appointments of High Court judges, Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur on Saturday assert...Read More

When judges seem helpless

When judges seem helpless

When the Supreme Court struck down the National Judicial Accountability Commission (NJAC) passed by both houses of parliament amid almost...Read More

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Judges’ shortage on Govt panel’s scanner

Committee of 26 MPs wants it to discuss how to put an end to the shortage of judges and give its recommendations to Parliament

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Plea in SC for a ‘public body’ to appoint judges

New Delhi: A plea seeking setting up of a “public body”, independent of the executive and judiciary, to ensure fair appointment of judges...Read More

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No proposal for reservation in higher judiciary

New Delhi : There is no proposal being considered now to amend the Constitution to allow reservation in higher judiciary but the issue ne...Read More

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Hands off, supreme court tells govt, reaffirming its primacy in judicial appointments

New Delhi : The year just ending would go as one of reaffirmation by the supreme court of its primacy in judicial appointments that was s...Read More

BJP member targets judiciary over scrapping of NJAC

BJP member targets judiciary over scrapping of NJAC

New Delhi: Weeks after the Supreme Court scrapped the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act, BJP member Udit Raj today tar...Read More

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Jethmalani hits back at Jaitley

Says ‘Indian Parliament is not sovereign like that of UK’ 

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No wholesale changes in collegium system: Apex Court

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled out making “wholesale changes” in the collegium system of appointment of judges for higher...Read More

Bhushan slams Jaitley over NJAC remark

Bhushan slams Jaitley over NJAC remark

Fin Min had described apex court’s decision to do away with NJAC as ‘tyranny of the unelected’

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Jaitley should tune economy first: Congress

New Delhi : A day after Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley found fault with the Supreme Court’s reasoning for striking down the NJAC Act...Read More

NJAC: Cong warns govt against embarking on confrontation path

NJAC: Cong warns govt against embarking on confrontation path

New Delhi: Congress today launched a fresh attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his remarks on NJAC Act, warning the government ag...Read More

The L K Advani shadow on Narendra Modi

The L K Advani shadow on Narendra Modi

Later day political historians would perhaps fully assess all aspects of Lal Krishna Advani’s contribution in shaping Narendra Modi’s ris...Read More

Congress not to back fresh version of NJAC

Congress not to back fresh version of NJAC

New Delhi: Congress today indicated it would not support any government move to bring back a new version of National Judicial Appointment...Read More

Monarchical power to eminent persons under the NJAC: Supreme Court

Monarchical power to eminent persons under the NJAC: Supreme Court

‘Grant of veto power to them could stymie decisions of CJI, Prez’

‘Independent  commission  needed for judges’ appointment’

‘Independent commission needed for judges’ appointment’

New Delhi: Senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan today welcomed the apex court verdict declaring NJAC “unconstitutional” and calle...Read More

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