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DELHI HIGH COURT


The President, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, transfers Shri Justice Satish Chandra Sharma, Chief Justice, Telangana High Court, as the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court and to direct him to assume charge of the office of the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.


GAUHATI HIGH COURT


The President appoints Shri Justice Rashmin Manharbhai Chhaya, Judge of the Gujarat High Court, to be the Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.

 


RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT


The President appoints Shri Justice Shinde Sambhaji Shiwaji, Judge of the Bombay High Court, to be the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court with effect from the date he assumes,charge of his office.

 


UTTRAKHAND HIGH COURT


The President appoints Shri Justice Vipin Sanghi, Judge of the Delhi High Court, to be the Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.

 


HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT


The President appoints Shri Justice Amjad Ahtesham Sayed, Judge of the Bombay High Court, to be the Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.

 


TELANGANA HIGH COURT


The President appoints Shri Justice Ujjal Bhuyan, Judge of the Telangana High Court, to be the Chief Justice of Telangana High Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.


Ministry Of Law & Justice

 

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Karnataka High Court


The President appoints Shri Cheppudira Monnappa Poonacha, to be an Additional Judge of the Karnataka High Court, for a period of two years, with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.


 


Allahabad High Court


The President appoints Shri Syed Waiz Mian, to be an Additional Judge of the Allahabad High Court, with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office till 04.01.2023.

 


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 8-6-2022]

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President appoints Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia, Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court and Justice Jamshed Burjor Pardiwala, Judge of the Gujarat High Court to be Judges of the Supreme Court of India.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 7-5-2022]

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Central Government appoints Smt. Madhabi Puri Buch, Former Whole Time Member, Securities and Exchange Board of India as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), initially for a period of three years from the date of assumption of charge of the post, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.


Ministry of Finance

[Notification dt. 28-2-2022]

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President appoints 4 new Judges at Delhi High Court:

  • Neena Bansal Krishna
  • Dinesh Kumar Sharma
  • Anoop Kumar Mendiratta
  • Sudhir Kumar Jain

Ministry of Law ad Justice

[Notification dt. 25-2-2022]

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The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Presiding Officers Debts Recovery Tribunals (DRTs).

In a total number of 18 appointments have been made, which are as follows:

Sl. No.

DRT

Name of Officer

1 DRT, Jabalpur Ram Niwas Patel, Retd. District Judge (MP Judicial Service)
2 DRT, Hyderabad-1 Gummadi Gopichand, Retd. District Judge (Andhra Pradesh Judicial Service
3 DRT, Chennai-1 A.S. Jayachandra, Retd. District Judge (Delhi Higher Judicial Service)
4 DRT, Chandigarh-1 Anand Sagar Narang, Retd. District Judge (HCS-Judicial Branch)
5 DRT, Delhi-1 Basant Kumar Goswami, Retd. District Judge (Superior Judicial Service, Jharkhand)
6 DRT, Chandigarh-2 Man Mohan Dhonchak, Retd, District Judge (Judicial Department, Punjab and Haryana High Court)
7 DRT, Delhi-2 Rajesh Malhotra, District Judge (Haryana Superior Judicial Service)
8 DRT, Cuttack Jitendra Prasad Singh, Retd. District Judge (Bihar Judicial Service)
9 DRT, Guwahati Shiv Sharan Dubey, Retd. Principal and District Sessions Judge (Jharkhand Judicial Service)
10 DRT, Siliguri Rakesh Pati Tewari, Retd. District Judge (Bihar Judicial Service)
11 DRT, Ernakulam-1 Su. Wilyahm, Retd. District Judge (Tamil Nadu State Judicial Service)
12 DRT, Ahemdabad-1 Padam Singh Thakur, Retd. District Judge (HP Higher Judicial Service)
13 DRT-Hyderabad-2 Dr Baldev Singh, Registrar (Vigilance) High Court of Himachal Pradesh
14 DRT-Mumbai-3 Arun Kumar Singal, District Judge (Haryana Judicial Service)
15 DRT, Bengaluru-1 Imtiaz Ali, District & Sessions Judge (Assam Judicial Service)
16 DRT, Madurai Kuldip Kumar Kareer, Retd. District Judge (Punjab Superior Judicial Service)
17 DRT, Vishakhapatnam Krishna Gopal Dwivedi, Retd. District Judge (Bihar Judicial Service)
18 DRT, Ernakulam-2 Sovan Kumar Dash, Retd. District Judge (Odisha Judicial Service)

Government of India

[Notification dt. 20-2-2022]

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President appoints the following as Judges /Additional Judge of the following High Courts, w.e.f. the date they assume charge of their respective offices, vide notifications dated 03.01.2022:

No. Name (S/Shri Justices) Name of High Court
l. Aniruddha Roy, Additional Judge, Calcutta High Court As Judge of the Calcutta High Court
2. Madhav Jayajirao Jamdar, Additional Judge, Bombay High Court As Judges of the Bombay High Court.
3. Amit Bhalchandra Borkar, Additional Judge, Bombay High Court
4. Shrikant Dattatray Kulkarni, Additional Judge, Bombay High Court
5. Abhay Ahuja, Additional Judge, Bombay High Court As an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court for a fresh term of one year with effect from 04th March, 2022.

 


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 3-1-2022]

Uttarakhand High Court
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Justice Sanjaya Kumar Mishra, senior-most Judge of the Uttaranchal High Court, to perform his duties of the office of the Chief Justice of Uttaranchal High Court with effect from 24-12-2021 consequent upon the retirement of Justice Raghvendra Singh Chauhan Chief Justice of Uttaranchal High Court.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 22-12-2021]

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President appoints the following to be Judges of the Andhra Pradesh High Court:

  • Dr Kumbhajadala Manmadha Rao
  • Kumari Boddupalli Sri Bhanumathi

Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 6-12-2021]

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Appointment of Additional Judges of Karnataka High Court


President appoints the following as Additional Judges of the Karnataka High Court in that order of seniority for a period of 2 years:

  • Anant Ramanath Hegde
  • Siddaiah Rachaiah
  • Kannankuzhyil Sreedharan Hemalekha

Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 3-11-2021]

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court
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President appoints the following two Judges to the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court:

  • Mohan Lal
  • Mohd Akram Chowdhary

Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 3-11-2021]

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President appoints the following as Additional Judges of the Allahabad High Court:

  • Chandra Kumar Rai
  • Krishan Pahal
  • Sameer Jain
  • Ahutosh Srivastava
  • Subhash Vidyarthi
  • Brij Raj Singh
  • Shree Prakash Singh
  • Vikas Budhwar

The above are to be Additional Judges of the Allahabad High Court for a period of 2 years with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 12-10-2021]

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President appoints the following Advocates and Judicial Officers as Judges of the Rajasthan High Court and directs them to assume charge of their respective offices: –

Sl. No. Name (S/Shri) Name of the High Court in which appointed
1. Farjand Ali, Advocate Rajasthan
2. Sudesh Bansal, Advocate Rajasthan
3. Anoop Kumar Dhand, Advocate Rajasthan
4. Vinod Kumar Bharwani, Judicial Officer Rajasthan
5. Madan Gopal Vyas, Judicial Officers Rajasthan

Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 11-10-2021]

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal
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Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the proposal for appointment of the following persons as Judicial Member and Accountant Member in the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) for a period of 4 years with effect from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, or until attaining the age of 67 years, or until further order, whichever is the earliest:

Judicial Member


Un-Reserved Category


  • Shri Sonjoy Sarma, Advocate
  • Ms S. Seethalakshmi, Advocate
  • Shri Shatin Goyal, Additional District & Sessions Judge
  • Shri Anubhav Sharma, Additional District & Sessions Judge

OBC Category


Shri T.R. Senthil Kumar, Advocate


SC Category


Shri Manmohan Das, Law Officer in SBI


Accountant Member


Un-Reserved Category


  • Bhagirath Mal Biyani, Chartered Accountant
  • Balakrishnan S. Chartered Accountant
  • Jamiappa Dattatraya Battull, Chartered Accountant
  • Padmavathy S, Chartered Accountant
  • Arun Khodpia, Chartered Accountant

OBC Category


Rathod Kamlesh Jayantbhai, Chartered Accountant


SC Category


Ripote Dipak Pandurang, Commissioner of Income Tax

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Appointment of Acting Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court


President appoints Justice Satish Chandra Sharma, senior-most Judge of Karnataka High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka relinquishes the charge as Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court consequent upon his appointment as Judge of the Supreme Court of India.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 27-8-2021]

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Appointment of Supreme Court Judges


President appoints the following Judges as Supreme Court Judges:

  • Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari, Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court
  • Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka, Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court
  • Justice Vikram Nath, Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court
  • Justice Bela Madhurya Trivedi, Judge, Gujarat High Court
  • Justice M.M. Sundresh, Judge, Madras High Court
  • Justice Chudalayil Thevan Ravikumar, Judge, Kerala High Court
  • Justice Bangalore Venkataramiah Nagarathna, Judge, Karnataka High Court,
  • Justice Hima Kohli, Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court
  • Shri Pamidighantam Sri Narasimha

Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notifications dt. 26-08-2021]

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Appointment of 4 Additional Judges

President of India appoints the following 4 Additional Judges of the Bombay High Court for a period of 2 years with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices:

  • Shri Rajesh Narayandas Laddha
  • Shri Sanjay Ganpatrao Mehare,
  • Shri Govinda Ananda Sanap and
  • Shri Shivkumar Ganpatrao Dige

Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 23-06-2021]

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Appointment of Acting Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court

President appoints Shri Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari, senior-most Judge of the Allahabad High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from 26-06-2021 consequent upon the retirement of Shri Justice Sanjay Yadav, Chief Justice, Allahabad High Court.


Ministry of Law and Justice

Notification dt. 22-06-2021

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Justice Arun Kumar Mishra, former Judge of the Supreme Court of India, has joined as the new Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, India.

Justice Arun Mishra the 8th Chairperson of the NHRC, India.

Background

He was born on 3rd September 1955. After completing B.Sc. M.A. L.L.B. joined the Bar in 1978 and practised in constitutional, civil, industrial, service and criminal matters.

He was elected as the youngest Chairman of the Bar Council of India in 1998 and particularly focused on the improvement of legal education. During his Chairmanship, the Bar Council of India decided to close the evening Law Colleges and also decided that 5-year Law Course should be started instead of 3 years Course in all the colleges. More than two hundred sub-standard law colleges were closed by the BCI. Also, amount of medical aid to lawyers was enhanced.

He was instrumental in the drafting and implementation of Foreign Law Degree Recognition Rules of 1997 under Advocates Act, 1961; Bar Council of India Employees Service Rules,1996 and Rules pertaining to Foreign Lawyers Conditions of Practice in India.

He was appointed Judge of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh on 25th October 1999 and appointed as the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court on 26th November 2010 and held the office till his appointment as the Chief Justice of the High Court at Calcutta on 14th December 2012.

Justice Mishra was elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India on 7th July 2014 and held the position till his superannuation on 2nd September 2020. During his tenure as a Supreme Court Judge, he delivered 236 judgements. Out of this 199 were in two Judges Bench,32 in three Judges Bench and 5 in five Judges Bench.


National Human Rights Commission

[Press Release dt. 02-06-2021]

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President appoints Justice Vimla Singh Kapoor, Additional Judge of the Chhattisgarh High Court to be a Judge of the Chhattisgarh High Court, with effect from the date she assumes charge of her office.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 28-04-2021]