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Appointment Order

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

(i) Kumari Justice P.T. Asha, S/Shri Justices (ii) M. Nirmal Kumar. (iii) Subramonium Prasad, (iv) N. Anand Venkatesh, (v) G.K. llanthiraiyan, (vi) Krishnan Ramasamy, (vii) c. Saravanan, (viii) B. Pugalendhi, and (ix) Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 13-03-2020]

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Appointment Order

President is pleased to appoint S/Shri (i) Thirumuppath Raghavan Ravi, (ii) Bechu Kurian Thomas, (iii) Gopinath Puzhankara and (iv) Smt. Mudalikulam Raman Anitha, to be Additional Judges of the Kerala High Court, in that order of seniority, for a period of two years with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 04-03-2020]

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President appoints the following Additional Judges to be Judges of Karnataka High Court with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.:

(i) Mohammad Nawaz,

(ii) Harekoppa Thimmanna Gowda Narendra Prasad,

(iii) Ashok Golappa Nijagannavar,

(iv) Hethur Puttaswamygowda Sandesh, and

(v) Krishnan Natarajan 


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 21-02-2020]

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Supreme Court Collegium approves the proposal for appointment of following 9 Additional Judges of Madras High Court as Permanent Judges of that High Court:

  1. Justice P.T. Asha,
  2. Justice M. Nirmal Kumar,
  3. Justice Subramonium Prasad,
  4. Justice N. Anand Venkatesh,
  5. Justice G.K. Ilanthiraiyan,
  6. Justice Krishnan Ramasamy,
  7. Justice C. Saravanan,
  8. Justice B. Pugalendhi, and
  9. Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy

Supreme Court of India

[Collegium Statement dt. 12-02-2020]

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Supreme Court Collegium has resolved to recommend that Justice Protik Prakash Banerjee be appointed as Additional Judge of the Calcutta High Court for a fresh term of one-year w.e.f. 21st March, 2020.

Collegium has approved the proposal for appointment of following three Additional Judges of Calcutta High Court as Permanent Judges of that High Court:

  1. Smt. Justice Shampa Sarkar,
  2. Shri Justice Ravi Krishan Kapur, and
  3. Shri Justice Arindam Mukherjee.


Collegium Resolution

[Resolutions dt. 15-01-2020]

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Appointment of Additional Judges as Judges of Karnataka High Court

President is pleased to appoint S/Shri Justices:

(1) Dixit Krishna Shripad,

(2) Shankar Ganapathi Pandit,

(3) Ramakrishna Devdas

(4) Bhotanhosur Mallikarjuna Shyam Prasad,

(5) Siddappa Sunil Dutt Yadav,

Additional Judges to be Judges of the Karnataka High Court with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 02-01-2020]

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Supreme Court Collegium has approved the proposal for appointment of following five Additional Judges of Karnataka High Court as Permanent Judges of that High Court:

  1. Justice Dixit Krishna Shripad,
  2. Justice Shankar Ganapathi Pandit,
  3. Justice Ramakrishna Devdas,
  4. Justice Bhotanhosur Mallikarjuna Shyam Prasad, and
  5. Justice Siddappa Sunil Dutt Yadav.


[Collegium Resolution dt. 17-12-2019]

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Appointment of Additional Judges of P&H High Court

President is pleased to appoint  the following as Additional Judges of the Punjab and Haryana High Court in that order of seniority, for a period of two years with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices:

S/Shri (i) Ashok Kumar Verma, (ii) Sant Parkash, (iii) Smt. Meenakshi I. Mehta, (iv) Karamjit Singh, (v) Vivek Puri and (vi) Smt. Archana Puri.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 26-11-2019]

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Appointment Order of 3 Additional Judges

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 224 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint S/Shri (i) Soumitra Saikia, (ii) Parthivjyoti Saikia and (iii) S. Hukato Swu, to be Additional Judges of the Gauhati High Court, in that order of seniority, for a period of two years with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 23-11-2019]

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Orders of Appointment

President is pleased to appoint S/Shri (1) Neranahalli Srinivasan Sanjay Gowda, (2) Miss Jyoti Mulimani, (3) Nataraj Rangaswamy,(4) Hemant Chandangoudar, and (5) Pradeep Singh Yerur, to be Additional Judges of the Karnataka High Court, in that order of seniority, for a period of two years with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 07-11-2019]

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President appoints the following Additional Judges of the Calcutta High Court, to be Judges of the Calcutta High Court with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.

(1) Rajasekhar Mantha,

(2) Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya,

(3) Moushumi Bhattacharya,

(4) Shekhar B. Saraf, and

(5) Rajarshi Bharadwaj,


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 04-09-2019]

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In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint the following 16 Additional Judges as Permanent Judges of Allahabad High Court:

  • Justice Rajiv Joshi
  • Justice Salil Kumar Rai
  • Justice Jayant Banerji
  • Justice Rajesh Singh Chauhan
  • Justice Saral Srivastava
  • Justice Jahangir Jamshed Munir
  • Justice Rajiv Gupta
  • Justice Siddharth
  • Justice Ajit Kumar
  • Justice Rajnish Kumar
  • Justice Abdul Moin
  • Justice Dinesh Kumar Singh
  • Justice Rajeev Misra
  • Justice Vivek Kumar Singh
  • Justice Chandra Dhari Singh
  • Justice Ajay Bhanot

Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 04-09-2019]

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In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint the following:

(i) Justice Sharad Kumar Gupta,

(ii) Justice Ram Prasanna Sharma and

(iii) Justice Arvind Singh Chandel,

Additional Judges of the Chhattisgarh High Court, to be Judges of the Chhattisgarh High Court with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 28-08-2019]

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In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint

(i) Justice S. Ramathilagam,

(ii) Justice R. Tharani,

(iii) Justice P. Rajamanickam,

(iv) Justice T. Krishnavalli,

(v) Justice R. Pongiappan, and

(vi) Justice R. Hemalatha,

Additional Judges of the Madras High Court, to be Judges of the Madras High Court with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.


Notification dt. 22-08-2019

Ministry of Law and Justice

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Proposal for appointment of following six Additional Judges of the Calcutta High Court, as Permanent Judges of that High Court:

1. Justice Rajasekhar Mantha,
2. Justice Protik Prakash Banerjee,
3. Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya,
4. Justice Moushumi Bhattacharya,
5. Justice Shekhar Bobby Saraf, and
6. Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj

Collegium comprising of Ranjan Gogoi, CJ and S.A. Bobde and N.V. Ramana, JJ. stated that,

For the purpose of assessing merit and suitability of the abovenamed recommendees for appointment as Permanent Judges, we have carefully scrutinized the material placed on record, including certain complaints against some of the above-named recommendees. 

On overall assessment and having regard to all relevant factors including the views of our consultee-colleagues, concurrence of the State Government, the Judgment Committee Report and the observations made by the Department of Justice in the file, the Collegium is of the view that

Justices (1) Rajasekhar Mantha, (2) Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya, (3) Moushumi Bhattacharya, (4) Shekhar Bobby Saraf, and (5) Rajarshi Bharadwaj, Additional Judges, are suitable for being appointed as Permanent Judges.

Whereas, in regards to Justice Protik Prakash Banerjee Collegium is of the considered view that, for the present, he be appointed as Additional Judge for a fresh term of six months w.e.f. 21-09-2019.


[Collegium Resolution dt. 31-07-2019]

Supreme Court of India