30 January 2023


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The High Court and The Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2015(13.08.2015)

The Government introduced a Bill in the Lok Sabha to further amend the High Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1954 and the Suprem.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Additional judges appointed in Chhattisgarh High Court(14.12.2015)

Six additional judges have been appointed in Chhattisgarh High Courts for a period of three months.

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Judges appointed to various High Courts(06.04.2016)

The President approved appointments of numerous Judges and Additional Judges to the Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Allahabad.....

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Appointment of Additional Judges at High Courts(11.01.2016)

Additional judges have been appointed at the Kerala, Calcutta and Bombay High Courts. Term of appointment of the justices is six months.

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Appointment and transfer of judges in High Court(10.03.2016)

The President of India confirmed appointment of 11 Additional Judges of the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad to be Judges at the same. Also, at t.....

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High Court justices transferred(08.02.2016)

The Chief Justice India transferred Justice Hemant Gupta, Judge of the Punjab & Haryana High Court, as a Judge of the Patna High Court. Justice Dhiren.....

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Appointment of Additional Judges at Bombay High Court(22.03.2016)

Swapna Sanjiv Joshi, Kishor Kalesh Sonawane, Sangitrao Shamrao Patil and Nutan D. Sardessai have been appointed Additional Judges of the Bombay High C.....

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Top Story

Cabinet’s nod to pay hike for the Judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts(22.11.2017)

Based on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission in respect of Civil Servants, the Union Cabinet has approved the revision in the salari.....

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Cabinet’s nod to pay hike for the Judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts(22.11.2017)

Based on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission in respect of Civil Servants, the Union Cabinet has approved the revision in the salari.....

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New Appointments Not To Be Made From In-Service Candidates Against Bar Quota Rules Supreme Court(10.05.2019)

Supreme Court has ordered that, no new appointments to the post of District Judges shall be made from in-service candidates against quota reserved for.....

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News

Delhi High Court Slams Delhi Govt for its Order Giving 5-Star Covid Facility for Judges(28.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has confronted the Delhi Government for its recent order to use 100 rooms of Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi for setting up of COVID Health f.....

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Supreme Court Allows Serving Judicial Officers to Appear for District Judges Examination(25.05.2017)

Supreme Court dealing with eligibility of serving judicial officers to apply for direct recruitment as District Judges, has issued notice, and permitt.....

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Kerala HC Sets Aside Decision To Increase District Judges’ Cadre Strength(05.06.2017)

Kerala High Court has set aside decision of its administrative committee to increase cadre strength of District and Sessions Judges in State.

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Provide Medical Reimbursement to Retired HC Judges and Family Members: SC to State/UTs(01.05.2019)

Supreme Court has directed all the States and Union Territories to comply with its earlier order to provide medical facilities to retired Chief Justic.....

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SC Dismisses ECI Plea to Restrain Media from Reporting Oral Remarks of Judges(06.05.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed the plea made by the Election Commission of India to restrain media from reporting the oral remarks of judges. The Court h.....

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Madras HC Criticizes Practice of Judges Copying Issues/Questions of Law in Case(26.05.2021)

Madras High Court has criticized the practice of Judges copying the issues/ questions of law involved in a case from the pleadings itself, instead of .....

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SC Asks Centre to Draft MoP, Based on Suggestions Given by People(19.11.2015)

SC has asked Centre to frame draft of Memorandum of Procedure (MoP), based on suggestions given by people, to be followed by collegium for appointment.....

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Madras HC: Inter-se Seniority Among Civil Judges Cannot be Fixed on Basis of Roster System(04.08.2021)

Madras High Court has held that the inter-se seniority among civil judges (junior division) cannot be fixed on the basis of 200-point roster system fo.....

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Kerala High Court Dismisses PIL Against Judges' Transfer During Pandemic(04.06.2021)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition filed by an advocate challenging the transfer of judicial officers of subo.....

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Delhi High Court Orders “Swacchta Abhiyan“in Delhi Court Complexes(17.09.2015)

Delhi High Court while taking note of lack of cleanliness in Delhi court complexes, has ordered all bar associations and district judges heading each .....

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Supreme Court Seeks Reply from Govt. over Pension for Fast Track Court Judges(21.09.2015)

Supreme Court has issued notices and sought responses from Tamil Nadu Government and Registrar of Madras High Court on a plea seeking pensionary benef.....

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Supreme Court Orders Provision of Medical Facilities to Retired Judges(26.07.2019)

Supreme Court has directed all States and Union Territories to comply within six weeks with its direction to provide medical facilities to retired chi.....

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SC Set Aside Government Role in Appointment of Judges(16.10.2015)

Supreme Court has junked the new law that gave Government more say in judges’ appointment and said that the collegium system of judges selecting judge.....

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SC Stays J&K HC Order Providing Lifetime Security to Ex-judges(05.09.2017)

Supreme Court has stayed Jammu and Kashmir High Court order directing State government to provide life-time security cover to retired judges and advoc.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019(08.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019. This Bill seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from .....

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Supreme Court Imposes Rs 1 Lakh Cost on States for Not Filing Affidavit in Case for Judges' Security(18.08.2021)

Supreme Court has imposed costs of Rs. 1 lakh, to be deposited in Supreme Court Bar Association Advocates' Welfare Fund, on states which failed to int.....

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Supreme Court: Judges Should Possess Sterling Quality of Integrity(23.09.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that the judiciary is an institution founded on honesty and integrity while reasserting that it is necessary for judicial o.....

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Scope of judicial Review Limited: Supreme Court on Appointment of Judges(24.09.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that scope for judicial review in appointment, posting and transfer of judges was “severely limited” and “interference in s.....

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Delhi High Court Disposes Plea for Appointment of More Judges(18.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has disposed of a petition seeking appointment of more number of Judges in the institution, so as to ensure that its benches function.....

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Supreme Court Clears Way for Appointment of 107 Civil Judges(16.12.2019)

SC has cleared the way for appointment of 107 judicial officers in Haryana by allowing candidates to avail the benefit of grace marks in the main (wri.....

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Lok Sabha Passes High Court and Supreme Court Judges Amendment Bill, 2021(09.12.2021)

Lok Sabha has passed the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021 that seeks to amend the High Co.....

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SC Gives Nod to Appointment of High Court Judges(27.01.2016)

Supreme Court has given go ahead to the government to proceed with the appointment of over 35 candidates as high court judges, signaling an end to a y.....

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Supreme Court Permits Action Against 3 Bihar Judges for their 2013 Nepal ‘Sexcapades’(11.11.2019)

Supreme Court has permitted the Bihar Government to take decision on dismissal of three lower court judges who were allegedly caught in compromising p.....

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Modi Suggests Installing of 'Justice Clocks' in Court Premises(29.11.2017)

Modi Suggests Installing of 'Justice Clocks' in Court Premises

Tags : Addressing a gathering at a National Law Day event in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday suggested installing of "justice clocks" at various court premises to encourage competition among judges in disposing off cases.

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President Kovind Says 'Unacceptably Low' Number of Judges from Weaker Sections in Higher Judiciary(29.11.2017)

President Kovind Says 'Unacceptably Low' Number of Judges from Weaker Sections in Higher Judiciary

Tags : Telling the higher judiciary that it was its "sacred duty" to "groom" district and sessions judges and raise their skill so that more and more of them can be elevated to High Courts, President Kovind said "We need to take long-term measures to remedy this situation."

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7th Pay Commission: Pay Hike for 3610+ Judges of SC & HCs Approved(29.11.2017)

7th Pay Commission: Pay Hike for 3610+ Judges of SC & HCs Approved

Tags : The decision will directly impact the computation of salaries, gratuity, allowance structure, and pension of the in-service as well as retired judges of Supreme Court as well as High Courts across the country.

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Allahabad HC Asks UP Government Over Timeline for Arrangement of Security for Judgeships(26.11.2021)

Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh Government as to how long would it take to provide the arrangements with regard to security, biometri.....

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Delhi High Court Disposes Plea for Enhancing Pecuniary Jurisdiction of Civil Judges(01.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has disposed of a public interest litigation seeking enhancement of pecuniary jurisdiction of Civil Judges for adjudicating original .....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Bill Seeking to Remove Anomalies in Pensionary Benefits of Judges(03.03.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the High Court and the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2015, seeking removal of anoma.....

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Madras High Court Dismisses Three Tamil Nadu Judges, Allows Graft Probe Against One(23.12.2019)

Madras High Court has ordered for dismissal of three judicial officers while denying the usual extension of service by two years for eight others. Mor.....

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Patna HC Asks Instagram, FB, Twitter, Youtube, Whatsapp to Cooperate in Probe into Postings(20.12.2021)

Patna High Court has directed Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Whatsapp, Meta, and Messenger to cooperate in the probe being conducted by the Ec.....

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Hyderabad HC Suspends Nine More Judges(29.06.2016)

Hyderabad HC has suspended nine more lower court judges on disciplinary grounds as agitation against provisional allocation of judges between Andhra .....

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SC Denies to Take PIL to Raise Retirement Age of its Judges(04.04.2016)

SC has refused to entertain a PIL seeking a direction to Centre to set up an authority to consider increasing retirement age of the apex court judges .....

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Public Statements on Impeachment of Judges Unfortunate: Supreme Court(20.04.2018)

Supreme Court has termed as very unfortunate the public statements, including those made by lawmakers, on impeachment of judges.

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Supreme Court: Executive Officers Cannot be Absorbed as Judges(24.04.2018)

Supreme Court has held that erstwhile executive officers, who had been acting as judges, cannot be absorbed into the State Judicial Service as judges .....

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No Automatic Absorption of Executive Officers Turned Adhoc Judges Into Judiciary: Supreme Court(25.04.2018)

Supreme Court has held that executive officers cannot be automatically absorbed to judicial service taking into account their service as adhoc-judges.

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Supreme Court: Subordinate Judges Cannot Seek Direct Recruitment to Post of District Judges(19.02.2020)

Supreme Court has held that Civil Judges are not eligible to seek direct recruitment to post of District Judges in bar quota. The Court has further he.....

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Rajya Sabha Rules Bar Public Statements on Removal Notices: Supreme Court(08.05.2018)

Supreme Court has said that Rajya Sabha rules prohibited lawmakers from making public statements on the removal of a judge of the higher judiciary wit.....

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SC Rules, Sitting Judges Need not Quit for Selection to Higher Post(11.08.2016)

SC, while setting aside a Patna High Court order forcing magistrates to quit before appearing for an interview for the district judges’ post, has rule.....

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Supreme Court Says Fresh Selection to Kerala District Judges Subject to Result of Writ Petition(24.07.2018)

Supreme Court has ordered that selection made to Kerala District Judges during the pendency of petition will be subject to the final result of the pet.....

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AP HC Initiates Contempt Action for Posting Abusive Social Media Posts Against Judges(27.05.2020)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has issued suo moto contempt notices to 49 persons, including a Member of Parliament and a former Member of Legislative Asse.....

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SC Refuses to Accept Rejection of Collegium Recommendations by Centre on HC Judges Appointment(18.11.2016)

Supreme Court has refused to accept rejection of 43 names by Centre recommended by its Collegium for appointment of HC Judges by Centre.

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Delhi High Court Asks About Pay of Judges' Spouse(19.11.2018)

Delhi High Court has asked for details of gainful employment of spouses of officers of Delhi Higher Judicial Service and Delhi Judicial Service, which.....

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Gauhati HC: Protection to Judges While Discharging Judicial Functions is Absolute(21.09.2020)

Gauhati High Court has stated that the protection available under the Judges (Protection) Act, 1985 is absolute and is available not only to a sitting.....

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SC Dismisses Petition Challenging Non-Consideration of Names for Madras HC Judges(04.09.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Writ Petition filed by eight judicial officers who alleged that the Madras High Court collegiums ignored their names and.....

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SC Rejects Plea against Madras HC Order Barring Publishing Lawyers', Judges’ Names(27.09.2016)

Supreme Court has rejected appeal against Madras High Court order directing all print and electronic media not to publish the names of judges and lawy.....

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AP HC Issues Notice to Centre, State on PIL Alleging Phone-Tapping of HC Judges(21.08.2020)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has issued notice to the Centre, the State Government, the Central Vigilance Commission, the Central Bureau of Investigation.....

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CIC: Draft Orders of Judges Cannot be Disclosed(10.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that draft orders prepared by judges are confidential and cannot be disclosed to RTI applicants.

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SC: HC Cannot Invoke Administrative Actions against Subordinate Judges without Concrete Reasons(13.10.2016)

SC has cautioned High Court Judges and said they cannot rip to shreds the reputation of Subordinate Judicial Officers, based merely on “whims and fanc.....

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SC Dismisses Plea by District Judge Challenging Appointment of Additional Judges(04.05.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking quashing of Presidential Order dated 30th April, 2020 which appointed a "junior" as Additional Judge of the.....

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SC Sentences 3 Contemnors to 3 Months Imprisonment for Scandalous Allegations Against Judges(06.05.2020)

Supreme Court has sentenced three contemnors to three months imprisonment for raising scandalous and scurrilous allegations against sitting Supreme Co.....

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SC Raps Centre for Delay in Appointing High Court Judges(28.10.2016)

Supreme Court has slammed Centre for not appointing judges to various High Courts despite recommendations made by Collegium in this regard.

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SC Slams Union Government Over Delay in Appointing HC Judges(02.11.2016)

Supreme Court tore into Government for “scuttling” the working of judiciary by sitting over appointments of High Court Judges, triggering a fresh roun.....

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Bombay HC Directs Registry to Take Options from Judges as per Seniority Regarding Judges' Housing(31.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has passed directions to the state to formulate a policy for allotment of houses to judges of the High Court and the Supreme Court a.....

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Andhra Pradesh HC Orders CBI to Probe Social Media Posts About Judges(13.10.2020)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation inquiry into objectionable comments made about the Court and its judges on soc.....

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Supreme Court Constitutes Panel For Recruitment of Judges in Lower Judiciary(19.01.2017)

Supreme Court has set up a committee of judges to look into issue of bringing uniformity in recruitment process of judicial officers in lower judiciar.....

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Supreme Court Slams Centre for Stalling Judicial Transfer(03.01.2017)

Supreme Court has accused Centre of allowing transfers of Chief Justices and Judges of various High Courts to “languish on somebody’s desk” for months.....

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Supreme Court: No Exemption for High Court Judges from Re-embarkation Security Checks at Airports(15.12.2016)

Supreme Court has held that Judiciary should not enter domain of Executive to direct it to include Chief Justices and Judges of High Courts in list of.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Conviction of Three Men Who Attacked Judges in 2012(18.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has upheld the conviction of three men for attempting to murder three judges by hurling bricks at their official car in 2012.

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Delhi HC: Experts' Opinion Can’t be Supplanted by Court Overstepping Jurisdiction(12.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that judges are not and cannot be experts in all fields, and the opinion of experts cannot be supplanted by a Court overstep.....

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SC Slams Centre on HC Judges’ Appointments(30.11.2016)

Supreme Court has slammed NDA Government for sitting on files sent by collegium to re-appoint 25 Retired Judges to various High Courts.

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Madras HC Directs Registry to Upload Orders/Judgments Soon After Judges Sign Them(17.01.2019)

Madras High Court has directed its registry to upload judgments and orders soon after they are signed by the judges.

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Ease Norms for SC/STs to be Judges: Supreme Court(23.01.2019)

Supreme Court has expressed concern over Kerala High Court not finding a single candidate from reserved category crossing the threshold of minimum per.....

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SC Refuses to Entertain Plea Challenging Exclusion of SC/ST Reservation in Jharkhand DJ Appointment(13.09.2022)

Supreme Court while refusing to entertain plea challenging exclusion of reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes .....

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SC: No Bar in Considering Supreme Court Lawyers for High Court Judgeship(26.03.2021)

Supreme Court has orally remarked that there is no bar in considering advocates practicing in the Supreme Court for judgeship at High Courts in a matt.....

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SC Grants Time to Secretary General to File Reply in Plea Seeking Appointment of Additional Judges(27.11.2020)

Supreme Court has allowed 4 weeks' time to its Secretary General to file response on a plea seeking appointment of additional judges to the top Court.

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SC Seeks Status Report from Union on Appointment of Ad-Hoc Judges in High Courts(20.09.2022)

Supreme Court has asked for status report from the Union Government regarding the appointment of ad-hoc judges in High Courts under Article 224A of th.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Entertain PIL to Double the Number of Judges(29.11.2022)

Supreme Court while observing that getting more judges is not the panacea of all evils, has refused to entertain a PIL filed by BJP leader and Advocat.....

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Bombay HC Imposes Cost of Rs. 20,000 on Advocate who Levelled Allegations Against Sitting Judges(08.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has imposed a cost of Rs. 20,000 on advocate Arvind Waghmare, who along with four others levelled allegations against sitting judges.....

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Ministry of Law and Justice Increases Lifetime Monthly Payment of Retired Supreme Court Judges(19.03.2021)

Ministry of Law and Justice has notified an amendment to the Supreme Court Judges Rules 1959 to increase the lifetime monthly payment to the retired j.....

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Delhi HC to Trial Court Judges: Show Sensitivity Towards Undertrials(09.01.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that although criminal courts are duty bound to consider rights of victim, they can’t overlook the rights of an accus.....

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Supreme Court Collegium Finalizes MoP For Appointment of Judges(16.03.2017)

Supreme Court collegium, while bringing down curtain on a 17 month standoff with Centre and also overcoming serious differences within itself, has fin.....

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SC Refuses to Entertain PIL Seeking Uniform Age of Retirement for Judges(12.04.2021)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation seeking uniform age of retirement for judges of the High Court and the Supreme Cou.....

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