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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.

‘New system to appoint judges is needed, long vacations of courts not convenient for justice-seekers’: Law minister Kiren Rijiju in Rajya Sabha

Kiren Rijiju said that to reduce the number of pending cases, a new system of appointing judges is needed as current system is not efficient

Supreme Court rejects plea seeking details of Collegium meeting, says only final decision needs to be made public, not discussions

Supreme Court rejects plea to disclose agenda, discussions and resolution of collegium meeting, says only decision is needed to be made public

Historic parliamentary mandate was undone by SC using judicially evolved doctrine: VP Dhankar lambasts judiciary over scrapping of NJAC

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar said that NJAC was scrapped by SC using judicially evolved doctrine of 'Basic Structure' of Constitution.

Only criteria for appointment of judges in Collegium system are casteism and nepotism: Allahabad HC judge writes to PM Modi

Justice Rang Nath Pandey says that appointments under the Collegium system are made on the basis of favouritism and lobbying

Turf war between Government and Judiciary witnesses a showdown in Supreme Court

The Government has been facing accusations that it has been sitting on recommendations made by the Collegium.

Indian Judiciary: The Most Undemocratic Institution in India

A media circus is not the way to resolve this issue

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