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.
Justice S.V. Bhatti assumed office as 37th Chief Justice of Kerala High Court consequent upon the retirement of former Chief Justice, Justice S. Mani kumar. He has formerly served as the Judge in High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the State of Telangana and the State of Andhra Pradesh.
Justice Manoj Misra is the sitting judge of the Supreme Court of India. He was elevated to the Supreme Court in February 2023 and has formerly served as a Judge in the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad.
On 19-05-2023, Justice K.V. Viswanathan became one of the few lawyers, who were elevated directly from the Bar to the Judgeship of the Supreme Court of India. With Justice Viswanathan’s elevation, the Collegium hopes to enhance the representation of the Bar in the Supreme Court.
Justice R.D. Dhanuka, whose appointment as the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court was notified on 26-05-2023, retires today after a very short tenure of 3 days!
Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra, started his legal career from the District Courts and High Courts of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and was later appointed as the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court.
Looking into Justice Abhay S. Oka’s life, career and important judgments which have been instrumental in protecting the rights of marginalized communities and promoting freedom of expression, thereby making him a harbinger of social change and preserver of administrative accountability.
After serving the legal profession as an advocate for 21 years and as Judge of the Madras High Court for 14 years (including 8 months as Acting Chief Justice), Justice T. Raja retired on 24-05-2023.
Although the Judges are to officially retire in June, however, owing to the upcoming summer vacations commencing from 22-05-2023, the Supreme Court Bar Association conducted its farewell function on 19-05-2023.
Justice A.S. Bopanna, who started his legal career in the year 1984, is the first person from Coorg district in Karnataka to be elevated to the Supreme Court.
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.
Justice Tirunelveli Subbiah Sivagnanam was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court on 11-05-2023.
After an active tenure of 4.5 years at the Supreme Court, which includes authoring of nearly 700+ decisions, Justice Mukeshkumar Rasikbhai Shah retires today.
Going by the seniority rule of the Supreme Court Judges, Justice Sanjiv Khanna is in line to become the next Chief Justice of India in November 2024.
Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah is the sitting judge of the Supreme Court of India. He was elevated to the Supreme Court in February 2023. He has formerly served as a Judge in Patna High Court and Andhra Pradesh High Court.
Justice P.S. Narasimha whose tenure as an advocate is full of landmark cases, became the 9th advocate to be directly elevated from the Bar to the Supreme Court judgeship.
Justice S Manikumar, former senior-most Judge of Madras High Court, who was appointed as the 36th Chief Justice of Kerala High Court in 2019, is all set to retire today.
Newly elevated Judge of the Supreme Court of India, Justice Rajesh Bindal, celebrates his 62nd birthday today. Prior to being elevated to the Supreme Court, Justice Bindal was serving as the Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court.
Justice Aniruddha Bose who celebrates his 64th birthday today, had served the High Courts of Calcutta and Jharkhand as a Judge prior to being elevated to the Supreme Court in 2019.
Former Judge of Kerala High Court, Justice K. Vinod Chandran was recently appointed as 44th Chief Justice of Patna High Court. He is popularly known for his by-the-book approach in the legal fraternity.