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Supreme Court Collegium

Supreme Court Collegium on 23-09-2020, approved the proposal for elevation of the following Judicial Officers, as Judges of the Madras High Court:

1. Shri G. Chandrasekharan,

2. Shri A.A. Nakkiran,

3. Shri Sivagnanam Veerasamy,

4. Shri Ilangovan Ganesan, and

5. Smt. Ananthi Subramanian.

6. Smt. Kannammal Shanmuga Sundaram,

7. Shri Sathikumar Sukumara Kurup,

8. Shri Murali Shankar Kuppuraju,

9. Ms. Manjula Ramaraju Nalliah, and

10. Smt. Thamilselvi T. Valayapalayam.

COLLEGIUM STATEMENT

COLLEGIUM STATEMENT


Supreme Court of India

[Collegium Statement dt. 23-09-2020]

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

  • Justice Prakash Padia,
  • Justice Alok Mathur,
  • Justice Pankaj Bhatia,
  • Justice Saurabh Lavania,
  • Justice Vivek Varma,
  • Justice Sanjay Kumar Singh,
  • Justice Piyush Agrawal,
  • Justice Saurabh Shyam Shamshery,
  • Justice Jaspreet Singh,
  • Justice Rajeev Singh,
  • Justice Manju Rani Chauhan,
  • Justice Karunesh Singh Pawar,
  • Dr. Justice Yogendra Kumar Srivastava,
  • Justice Manish Mathur,
  • Justice Rohit Ranjan Agarwal,
  • Justice Ram Krishna Gautam,
  • Justice Umesh Kumar,
  • Justice Pradeep Kumar Srivastava,
  • Justice Anil Kumar-IX,
  • Justice Rajendra Kumar-IV,
  • Justice Mohd. Faiz Alam Khan,
  • Justice Vikas Kunvar Srivastav,
  • Justice Virendra Kumar Srivastava,
  • Justice Suresh Kumar Gupta,
  • Justice Sushri Ghandikota Sri Devi,
  • Justice Narendra Kumar Johari,
  • Justice Raj Beer Singh,
  • Justice Ajit Singh.

Supreme Court Collegium

[Collegium Statement dt. 24-08-2020]

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

  • Justice Md. Nizamuddin,
  • Justice Tirthankar Ghosh,
  • Justice Hiranmay Bhattacharyya
  • Justice Saugata Bhattacharyya, and
  • Justice Manojit Mandal.

Supreme of India

[Collegium Statement dt. 24-08-2020]

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Supreme Court Collegium approves the proposal for elevation of the following Advocates, as Judges of the Delhi High Court:

1. Jasmeet Singh,

2. Amit Bansal,

3. Tara Vitasta Ganju,

4. Anish Dayal,

5. Amit Sharma, and

6. Mini Pushkarna.


Supreme Court of India

[Collegium Statement dt. 17-08-2020]

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Collegium Statement

Supreme Court Collegium approves the proposal for elevation of the following Advocates and Judicial Officers as Judges of the Kerala High Court:

Advocates:

  • Murali Purushothaman,
  • Ziyad Rahman A.A.,

Judicial Officers:

  • Karunakaran Babu, and
  • (Dr.) Kauser Edappagath.

Supreme Court of India

[Collegium Resolution dt. 14-08-2020]

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Collegium Statement

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

1. Justice Sanjay Kumar Dwivedi, and

2. Justice Deepak Roshan

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Supreme Court Collegium

[Collegium Statement dt. 21-07-2020]

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SC Collegium approves appointment of 4 Additional Judges of Bombay HC as Permanent Judges

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

  • Justice S.M. Modak,
  • Justice Jamadar N. Jahiroddin,
  • Justice Vinay G.Joshi, and
  • Justice Avachat R. Govind

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Supreme Court Collegium

[Collegium Statement dt. 21-07-2020]

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Collegium Statement

Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of Shri K. Haripal, Judicial Officer, as Judge of the Kerala High Court.


Supreme Court of India

[Collegium Statement dt. 13-05-2020]

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Supreme Court Collegium recommends transfer of Justice A.M. Badar, Judge, Bombay High Court to Kerala High Court.


Collegium Resolutions

[Statement dt. 27-04-2020]

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Supreme Court Collegium

Supreme Court Collegium has approved the proposal for elevation of the following Advocates as Judges of the Andhra Pradesh High Court:

  1. Shri Boppudi Krishna Mohan,
  2. Shri K. Suresh Reddy, and
  3. Ms. K. Lalitha Kumari alias Lalitha.

Supreme Court of India

[Collegium Statement dt. 20-04-2020]

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Collegium Statement

Supreme Court Collegium has approved the proposal for elevation B. Vijaysen Reddy, Advocate as Judge of the Telangana High Court.


Supreme Court of India

[Collegium Statement dt. 20-04-2020]

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Collegium Statement

Supreme Court Collegium has approved the proposal for elevation of the following Judicial Officers as Judges of the Karnataka High Court:

  1. Shri Shivashankar Amarannavar,
  2. Smt. M. Ganeshaiah Uma,
  3. Shri Vedavyasachar Srishananda,
  4. Shri Hanchate Sanjeevkumar, and
  5. Shri Padmaraj Nemachandra Desai.


Supreme Court of India

[Collegium Statement dt. 20-04-2020]

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Collegium Statement

Supreme Court Collegium on 18th April, 2020 has recommended elevation of Mr Justice Biswanath Somadder, Judge, Allahabad High Court (PHC: Calcutta) as Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court.


Supreme Court Collegium

[Collegium Resolution 18-04-2020]


Justice Biswanath Somadder

  • Born on December 15, 1963. Passed B.A. and LL.B. Examination from the University of Calcutta. Did a Certificate Course on “Office Automation Tools” under the Computer Education Programme of Regional Computer Centre, Calcutta.
  • Was enrolled as an Advocate on July 21, 1989. Practised in the High Court at Calcutta as well as the Supreme Court of India. Also appeared before CESTAT, Eastern Regional Bench.
  • Practised in Constitutional (Customs & Central Excise, FERA, Telecommunication, Education, Service & Income Tax), Arbitration, Company, Revenue, Civil and Criminal matters. Specialised in Revenue, Arbitration and Constitutional Laws.
  • Was Senior Counsel for the Central Government in the High Court at Calcutta. Was also the Hony. Joint Secretary of the Bar Library Club of Calcutta High Court, till just prior to his elevation.
  • Was elevated to the Bench of the High Court at Calcutta as a permanent Judge on June 22, 2006. Was appointed as the Executive Chairman of the State Legal Services Authority, West Bengal, by the Governor of West Bengal, vide notification dated November 5, 2018.
  • Appointed as Judge-in-Charge, Administrative Department, High Court at Calcutta, to discharge the functions assigned under the Appellate Side Rules of the High Court at Calcutta, with effect from November 19, 2018.
  • Was the Acting Chief Justice from January 1, 2019 till April 3, 2019.
  • Assumed charge as Judge of Allahabad High Court on and from October 17, 2019.

(Taken from Allahabad High Court Website)

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Collegium Statement

Supreme Court Collegium on 18th April, 2020 has recommended transfer of Mr Justice Mohammad Rafiq, Chief Justice, Meghalaya High Court to Orissa High Court.


Supreme Court Collegium

[Collegium Statement dt. 18-04-2020]


Justice Mohammad Rafiq

His Lordship, Mr. Justice Mohammad Rafiq, was administered the oath of office of Chief Justice of the High Court of Meghalaya on 13th November 2019 at Raj Bhavan by his Honour the Governor of Meghalaya Shri. Tathagata Roy.

        Prior to his appointment as Chief Justice, his Lordship served as a Judge at the High Court of Rajasthan where he was elevated as Judge on May 15th 2006.

        His Lordship had functioned as Acting Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court twice on April 7th 2019 upto May 4th 2019 and September 23rd 2019 to October 5th 2019. His Lordship also worked as Executive Chairman of the Rajasthan State Legal Services Authority and Administrative Judge prior to elevation as Chief Justice.

        His Lordship was born on May 25th 1960 at Sujangarh in Churu district of Rajasthan. He completed his B.Com in 1980, LL.B in 1984 and M.Com in 1986 from University of Rajasthan.

        His Lordship later on joined the Bar and practised as Advocate since July 1984. His Lordship worked as Assistant Government Advocate for the State of Rajasthan from July 15th 1986 to December 21st 1987 and Deputy Government Advocate from December 22nd 1987 to June 29th 1990. He also represented the Union of India as Standing Counsel from 1992 to 2001 before the High Court.

        His Lordship was appointed Additional Advocate General for the State of Rajasthan on January 7th 1999 and worked as such till his Lordship’s elevation to the Bench.

        His Lordship practiced exclusively in Rajasthan High Court in almost all branches of law especially conducted constitutional matters, service matters, land acquisition cases, land revenue cases, preventive detention cases, customs & excise matters, railway claims cases, tax matters, company matters and criminal matters before the High Court.

(Taken from the Meghalaya High Court Website)


High court of Meghalaya

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Collegium Statement

Supreme Court Collegium on 18th April, 2020 has recommended elevation of Mr Justice Dipankar Datta, Judge, Calcutta High Court as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court.

Justice Dipankar Datta

Born on February 9, 1965. Son of late Salil Kumar Datta, a former Judge of the High Court at Calcutta, and brother-in-law of Justice Amitava Roy, former Judge of the Supreme Court. Awarded LL.B. degree by the University of Calcutta (First batch of 5 year Law course) in 1989. Enrolled as an Advocate on November 16, 1989. Practised mainly in the High Court at Calcutta, as well as in the Supreme Court of India and other High Courts in Constitutional and Civil matters. Was the Junior Standing Counsel for the State of West Bengal from May 16, 2002 to January 16, 2004. Was Counsel for the Union of India since 1998. Appeared for a number of educational authorities and institutions including the University of Calcutta, W.B. School Service Commission and W.B. Board of Secondary Education. Was Guest Lecturer on Constitutional Law of India in the University College of Law, University of Calcutta, from 1996-97 to 1999-2000. Was elevated to the Bench of the High Court at Calcutta as a permanent Judge on June 22, 2006.


Supreme Court Collegium

[Collegium Statement dt. 18-04-2020]

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Supreme Court Collegium approves appointment of Justice Madhumati Mitra, Additional Judge of the Calcutta High Court as Permanent Judge of the Court.


Supreme Court Collegium

[Statement dt. 06-04-2020]

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Supreme Court Collegium recommends the appointment of an Additional Judge of the Calcutta High Court.

Following are the Judges:

  • Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay — for a fresh term of 6 months w.e.f. 02-05-2020.

Supreme Court Collegium

[Statement dt. 06-04-2020]

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Supreme Court Collegium approves appointment of 3 Additional Judges of Chhattisgarh High Court as Permanent Judges of the Court.

Following are the Judges:

  • Justice Parth Prateem Sahu
  • Justice Gautam Chourdiya
  • Justice Rajani Dubey

Supreme Court Collegium

[Statement dt. 06-04-2020]

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Supreme Court Collegium approves appointment of 3 Additional Judges of Calcutta High Court as Permanent Judges. Following are the names of the Judges:

  • Justice Biswajit Basu
  • Justice Amrita Sinha
  • Justice Jay Sengupta

Supreme Court Collegium

[Statement dt. 06-04-2020]

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Supreme Court Collegium recommends transfer of Justice Alok Singh, Judge, Uttarakhand High Court to Allahabad High Court.


Supreme Court Collegium

[Notification dt. 05-03-2020]