Supreme Court Collegium
Opinion  /  Published 13.01.22

The system for evaluating judges is opaque

Justice Pushpa V. Ganediwala shot to infamy with two judgments that drastically reduced the scope of ‘sexual assault’ under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. In one, she...
By Arghya Sengupta

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.21

All together: judicial independence

The independence of the judiciary is non-negotiable. The president of India, Ram Nath Kovind, emphasized this in his speech on Constitution Day. While this is a universally accepted doctrine — a...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 16.11.21

CJAR: Uphold integrity of judiciary

The Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) on Monday sought immediate recall of the decision to transfer Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee to Meghalaya High Court, askin...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.10.21

Calcutta HC made to wait

The Centre has approved 70-odd candidates for appointment as judges to the various high courts since September, acting at a frenetic pace to clear the Supreme Court collegium’s recommendations, ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.09.21

Four HCs to get new judges

The Supreme Court collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana, has recommended 16 names for elevation as judges of the high courts of Bombay, Gujarat, Orissa and Punjab and Haryana. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 17.09.21

HC: Eight names sent for elevation

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended eight names to the Centre for appointing them as chief justices of different high courts across the country, sources said on Friday. They said the eight na...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.09.21

SC clears 68 High Court judge names

The Supreme Court collegium on Friday night sent as many as 68 names — the largest such recommendations at one go — to the Centre for appointment as judges in various high courts. The 68 ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.08.21

SC: PMO clears list of nine judges

The Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday evening cleared the names of all the nine judges recommended by the Supreme Court collegium for elevation as judges of the apex court. Sources said the ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.08.21

SC: 32 years on, a deadline test

Thirty-two years ago, a former high court judge was brought out of retirement to be elevated to the Supreme Court in an initiative without parallel in independent India. Justice Fathima Beevi’s...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.08.21

'Discreet inquiry' on into SC collegium leak

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana has ordered a “discreet” inquiry into confidential information relating to the Supreme Court collegium finding its way into the media as sources said he ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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