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Two district judges from Himachal Pradesh move Supreme Court to challenge decision by collegium, cite injustice in appointment process of Judges

The petition highlights a broader concern regarding a frequently raised complaint that High Court collegiums do not meticulously follow the process devised by the Supreme Court for selecting judicial officers and lawyers for appointment as High Court judges.

Supreme Court Registry rejects plea challenging constitutional validity of Collegium system

Supreme Court Registry rejects plea challenging constitutional validity of Collegium system stating that the plea was filed to overstep established legal principles or with an ulterior motive.

SC Collegium overrules objection by Central Govt to appoint CPI(M) sympathiser advocate as Kerala HC judge, says ‘political background not sufficient reason’

The Central government had opposed Madhavan's nomination since he was a supporter of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M))

Theory of ‘Basic Structure’ and its impact on NJAC: Why a synthesized NJAC would be better than the Collegium system

In 2015, the SC struck down the NJAC Act, asserting that it violated the basic structure of the Constitution and upheld the primacy of the collegium system.

Delhi High Court Bar Association opposes SC collegium’s recommendation to transfer judges, to abstain from work on Monday

Delhi High Court Bar Association passes resolution protesting the collegium recommendation to transfer judges from the court

Some retired judges are part of ‘anti-India gang’, trying to turn judiciary against the govt: Law minister Kiren Rijiju

Kiren Rijiju said that there is a small number of retired judges and activists who want the judiciary to play the role of an opposition party.

Advocate Dushyant Dave alleges judiciary is compromised because few verdicts were not pro-Muslim or anti-Modi, says politicians should not be allowed to amend the...

Dushyant Dave alleged that a majority party might destroy the constitution, therefore parliament should not be allowed to make laws or amend constitution

Law Minister Kiren Rijiju announces appointments of Chief Justices for four High Courts

"As per the relevant provisions under the Constitution of India, the following Judges are appointed as Chief Justices of different High Courts. I extend best wishes to all of them!" Kiren Rijiju said in the tweet. 

SC dismisses petitions challenging Victoria Gowri’s appointment just as she takes oath as Madras HC judge

Victoria Gowri is appointed as an additional judge along with four others inside the library room of the Madras High Court.

7 posts of Supreme Court judges, 333 posts of HC judges vacant: Law Minister Rijiju informs in Parliament

"142 proposals recommended by the High Court Collegiums are at various stages of processing. Out of these 142, 4 proposals are pending with the Supreme Court Collegium and 138 are under various stages of processing in the Government," he added.

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