CJI writes to PM, seeks increase in number of Supreme Court judges

Chief Justice of India(CJI) has written to Prime Minister(PM) requesting for the passage of two constitutional amendments which are (a)suitable increase in the strength of SC judges which currently stands at 31 and (b)raising the retirement age of HC judges from 62 to 65 years. The Supreme Court has a maximum strength of 31 judges… Continue reading CJI writes to PM, seeks increase in number of Supreme Court judges

Four judges elevated to Supreme Court

The Central Government has cleared the names of four judges to be elevated to the Supreme Court. The Government has cleared the appointment after the Supreme Court collegium had reiterated its recommendation to elevate the Judges as nothing adverse has been found regarding their competence, conduct or integrity. Once the judges are appointed, the Supreme… Continue reading Four judges elevated to Supreme Court

Centre asks Supreme Court to rethink elevation of two High Court judges

The Centre has returned the proposals forwarded by the Supreme Court collegium for elevation of High court judges to the Supreme Court. The Government has asked the Supreme Court to reconsider the recommendation to maintain the principle of proper regional representation. Collegium system in India is the system by which the judges are appointed by… Continue reading Centre asks Supreme Court to rethink elevation of two High Court judges