Justice Chowdhury who is currently serving as an Additional Judge of Calcutta High Court, is due to retire on 27-12-2023.
The Collegium thoroughly scrutinized the recommended names on basis of the reports sent by the respective High Court Collegiums and material placed on record by the Department of Justice.
Considering this petition challenging appointment of the private respondents as Secretaries with Cabinet Rank, Court was of the view that the respondents were appointed to assist the Chief Minister and they are not functioning as the Ministers in the literal sense.
A recap of the Resolutions passed by the Supreme Court Collegium in August 2023 to appoint and transfer High Court Judges for better administration of justice and to address the issue of judicial vacancies.
In its Resolution dated 17-08-2023, the Collegium recommended the names of the judicial officers and advocates to be appointed as Judges in High Courts of Gauhati and Orissa.
Supreme Court Collegium recommended the elevation of Justice Bhuyan and Justice Bhatti on 05-07-2023, which was cleared by the Ministry of Law and Justice within 1 week, i.e. on 12-07-2023.
The Supreme Court set aside the Karnataka High Court verdict wherein it was held that the State failed in its obligation to inform the respondent about the existence of the vacancy that has arisen.
Sworn in as 28th Chief Justice of the High Court of Himachal Pradesh on 30-05-2023, Justice M. S. Ramachandra Rao also served as a Judge of the High Courts of Punjab and Haryana State of Telangana.
KERALA HIGH COURT ↪ Shri Justice Sarasa Venkatanarayana Bhatti, Judge, Kerala High Court, appointed as the Chief Justice of the Kerala High
In a marvellous display of speed, the Collegium recommendation of elevating Justice Mishra and Senior Advocate K.V. Viswanathan to the Supreme Court was cleared by the Law Ministry in 2 days.
Prior to being appointed as Allahabad High Court’s 50th Chief Justice, Justice Pritinker Diwaker had been working as the High Court’s Acting Chief Justice after elevation of former Chief Justice, Rajesh Bindal
Law Clerk will be paid a consolidated remuneration of Rs. 80,000/- per and Rs. 90,000/- per month if given an extension after twelve months of the initial assignment.
Given the existence of the unambiguous provision, Supreme Court held that the services rendered by primary teachers while in the service of the Zilla Parishad deserves to be counted towards their seniority after the transfer and merger of their services into the Pune Municipal Corporation
The President is pleased to appoint Shri Venkatachari Lakshminarayanan, Advocate as an Additional Judge of the Madras High Court for a period
by Arif Mohammed Madani†
The discourse around judicial vacancies and 7 new Supreme Court appointments have created quite a curiosity regarding the workings of the Supreme Court. With the Supreme Court now functioning at its full sanctioned strength, there is however, an interesting history of this Sanctioned Strength- (hint: it was not always 34!)
In an impassioned ruling, the single Judge Bench of the Karnataka High Court observed that the word “men” in the impugned Guideline perpetrates gender bias and misogyny and urged that there is an imperative need of change of nomenclature from ‘ex-servicemen’ to that of ‘ex-service personnel’
Supreme Court: In a case where the Ahmednagar Mahanagar Palika/ Municipal Corporation was giving appointment to the heirs of the employees on
The President is pleased to appoints following to be Additional Judges of Allahabad High Court, for a period of two
The President appoints Gourishankar Satapathy and Chittaranjan Dash, to be Judges of the Orissa High Court, in that order of seniority, with