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Collegium comprising of Ranjan Gogoi, CJ and S.A. Bobde and N.V. Ramana, JJ., recommends the appointment of Justice A.S. Oka as Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court.

Mr Justice A.S. Oka is the senior-most Judge from Bombay High Court and is functioning in that High Court since his elevation. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium finds Mr Justice A.S. Oka suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.

While making the above recommendation the Collegium is conscious of the fact that consequent upon the proposed appointment, there will be two Chief Justices from Bombay High Court which is the second largest High Court in the country with a sanctioned strength of 94 Judges.

[Dated: 08-04-2019]

Collegium Resolutions

Supreme Court of India

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Proposal for the appointment of Dr. (Smt.) Shashikala Moody Anandappa Urankar, Judicial Officer as Judge of the Karnataka High Court.

On the basis of material on record and having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium comprising of Ranjan Gogoi, CJ and S.A. Bobde and N.V. Ramana, JJ.,  is of the considered view that the proposal for the elevation of Dr. (Smt.) Shashikala Moody Anandappa Urankar, Judicial Officer, deserves to be remitted to the Karnataka High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.

[Notification dt. 01-04-2019]

Collegium Resolutions

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The President in  exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of  Article 224 of the Constitution of India, appointed S/Shri Mohammad Nawaz and Harekoppa Thimmanna Gowda Narendra Prasad, to be Additional Judges of the Karnataka High Court, in that order of seniority,  for a period of two years with from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.

Ministry  of Law and Justice

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The President in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 222 of the Constitution of India, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, transferred Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court, as the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court and directed him to assume charge of the office of the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court on or before 20th February, 2018.

Ministry  of Law and Justice

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The  President in  exercise   of  the  powers  conferred   by  clause  (1)  of  Article  224  of  the Constitution   of  India,   appointed   S/Shri   (i) Dixit  Krishna Shripad,  (ii)  Shankar   Ganapathi   Pandit,  (iii)  Ramakrishna   Devdas   (iv)  Bhotanhosur Mallikarjuna   Shyam  Prasad,   and  (v) Siddappa   Sunil  Dutt  Yadav,  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 offices.

Ministry   of Law  and  Justice