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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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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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The Supreme Court Collegium in its meeting held on 05-02-2020 approved the proposal for appointment of following five Additional Judges of Karnataka High Court as Permanent Judges of that High Court:

1. Shri Justice Mohammad Nawaz,
2. Shri Justice H.T. Gowda Narendra Prasad,
3. Shri Justice Ashok G. Nijagannavar,
4. Shri Justice Hethur P. Sandesh, and
5. Shri Justice Krishnan Natarajan


[Collegium Statement dt. 05-02-2020]

Supreme Court of India

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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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Proposal for appointment of Justices (1) Rahul Chaturvedi, (2) Irshad Ali, and (3) Neeraj Tiwari, Additional Judges of the Allahabad High Court, as Permanent Judges of that High Court.

With a view to assess merit and suitability of the above-named three Additional Judges for appointment as Permanent Judges, we have carefully scrutinized the material placed on record including certain complaints received against one of the above-named recommendees. On overall assessment based inter alia on the additional information received from the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court, the observations made by the Department of Justice in the file and having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium is of the view that Justices (1) Irshad Ali, and (2) Neeraj Tiwari, Additional Judges, are suitable for being appointed as Permanent Judges.

As regards Justice Rahul Chaturvedi, having taken into consideration all relevant factors, the Collegium is of the view that his present term as Additional Judge be extended for a further period of six months.

In view of the above, the Collegium resolves to recommend that:

(A) Justices (1) Irshad Ali, and (2) Neeraj Tiwari, Additional Judges be appointed as Permanent Judges of the Allahabad High Court against the existing vacancies; and

(B) Justice Rahul Chaturvedi, be appointed as an Additional Judge for a fresh term of six months w.e.f. 22nd September, 2019.


[Collegium Resolution dt. 05-09-2019]

Supreme Court of India

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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

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Proposal for appointment of following three Additional Judges of the Chhattisgarh High Court, as Permanent Judges of that High Court:

1. Justice Sharad Kumar Gupta,
2. Justice Ram Prasanna Sharma, and
3. Justice Arvind Singh Chandel

Having taken into consideration all relevant factors including the above-mentioned report of the Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court, the Collegium comprising of Ranjan Gogoi, CJ and S.A. Bobde and N.V. Ramana, JJ. resolves to reiterate its recommendation dated 8-04-2019 for the appointment of Justices (1) Sharad Kumar Gupta, (2) Ram Prasanna Sharma, and (3) Arvind Singh Chandel, Additional Judges as Permanent Judges of the Chhattisgarh High Court.


[Collegium Resolution dt. 31-07-2019]

Supreme Court of India

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

1. Justice S. Ramathilagam,
2. Justice R. Tharani,
3. Justice P. Rajamanickam,
4. Justice T. Krishnavalli,
5. Justice R. Pongiappan, and
6. Justice R. Hemalatha

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:

(1) Justice S. Ramathilagam, (2) Justice R. Tharani, (3) Justice P. Rajamanickam, (4) Justice T. Krishnavalli, (5) Justice R. Pongiappan, and (6) Justice R. Hemalatha, Additional Judges, are suitable for being appointed as Permanent Judges.


[Collgium Resolution dt. 31-07-2019]

Supreme Court of India

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

Justices (1) Hitesh Kumar Sarma, and (2) Mir Alfaz Ali, Additional Judges, be appointed as Permanent Judges of the Gauhati High Court against the existing vacancies.

Justices (1) Bimlendu Bhushan Mangalmurti, and (2) Anil Kumar Choudhary, Additional Judges, be appointed as Permanent Judges of the Jharkhand High Court against the existing vacancies.

Justices (1) Sharad Kumar Gupta, (2) Ram Prasanna Sharma, and (3) Arvind Singh Chandel, Additional Judges, be appointed as Permanent Judges of the Chhattisgarh High Court against the existing vacancies.


[Dated: 08-04-2019]

Collegium Resolutions

 

Appointments & TransfersNews

President appointed following Additional Judges of the Madras High Court as Permanent Judges:

  1. Justice V. Bhavani Subbaroyan
  2. Justice A.D. Jagdish Chandira
  3. Justice G.R. Swaminathan
  4. Justice Abdul Quddhose
  5. Justice M. Dhandapani
  6. Justice Pondicherry Daivasigamani Audikesavalu

[Notification dt. 05-04-2019]

Ministry of Law and Justice

Appointments & TransfersNews

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

1. Mrs Justice V. Bhavani Subbaroyan
2. Mr Justice A.D. Jagadish Chandira
3. Mr Justice G.R. Swaminathan
4. Mr Justice Abdul Quddhose
5. Mr Justice M. Dhandapani and
6. Mr Justice P.D. Audikesavalu

The Committee constituted in terms of the Resolution dated 26th October, 2017 of the Supreme Court Collegium to assess the Judgments of the above-named recommendees, has submitted its report.

In view of the above, the Collegium comprising of Ranjan Gogoi, CJ and S.A. Bobde and N.V. Ramana, JJ.,  resolved to recommend that (1) Mrs. Justice V. Bhavani Subbaroyan, Mr. Justices (2) A.D. Jagadish Chandira, (3) G.R. Swaminathan, (4) Abdul Quddhose, (5) M. Dhandapani, and (6) P.D. Audikesavalu, Additional Judges, be appointed as Permanent Judges of the Madras High Court.

Collegium Resolutions

[Dated: 11-03-2019]

Supreme Court of India

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Proposal for appointment of following 14 Additional Judges of the Bombay High Court, as Permanent Judges of that High Court:

1. Mr Justice Sandeep K. Shinde
2. Mr Justice Rohit Baban Deo
3. Mrs Justice Bharati H. Dangre
4. Mr Justice Sarang V. Kotwal
5. Mr Justice Riyaz I. Chagla
6. Mr Justice Manish Pitale
7. Mr Justice S.K. Kotwal
8. Mr Justice A.D. Upadhye
9. Mr Justice Mangesh S. Patil
10. Mr Justice A.M. Dhavale
11. Mr Justice P.K. Chavan
12. Mr Justice M.G. Giratkar
13. Mrs Justice V.V. Kankanwadi
14. Mr Justice S.M. Gavhane

The Committee constituted in terms of the Resolution dated 26th October, 2017 of the Supreme Court Collegium to assess the Judgments of the above-named recommendees, has submitted its report.

In view of the above, the Collegium comprising of Ranjan Gogoi, CJ and S. A Bobde and N.V. Ramana, JJ., resolved to recommend that Mr Justices (1) Sandeep K. Shinde, (2) Rohit Baban Deo, (3) Mrs. Bharati H. Dangre, (4) Sarang V. Kotwal, (5) Riyaz I. Chagla, (6) Manish Pitale, (7) S.K. Kotwal, (8) A.D. Upadhye, (9) Mangesh S. Patil, (10) A.M. Dhavale, (11) P.K. Chavan (12) M.G. Giratkar (13) Mrs. V.V. Kankanwadi and (14) S.M. Gavhane, Additional Judges be appointed as Permanent Judges of the Bombay High Court.

Collegium Resolutions

[Dated: 11-03-2019]

Supreme Court of India