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Aakar Patel | Hindu Rashtra via reinterpretation of the Constitution?

Prof. Gopal’s thesis is that he sees a Hindu Rashtra coming to fruition by 2047 in two steps

18 Apr 2023 12:41 AM

AA Edit | Good formula to pick CEC, ECs

The Supreme Court was forced to step in when it was approached with a plea against the appointment of an election commissioner last year

04 Mar 2023 12:46 AM

AA Edit | Collegium’s opaque ways exposed

There is no escaping the fact that the collegium has all the drawbacks built in an arbitrary system

10 Feb 2023 12:26 AM

Not secrecy but privacy: Justice Bobde not in favour of disclosing deliberations

Justice Bobde will become the 47th CJI on November 18 succeeding Justice Ranjan Gogoi.

30 Oct 2019 9:32 PM

Govt ignores collegium advice, picks Jha as MP CJ

Justice Jha will take over as the acting Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh high court on June 10.

09 Jun 2019 12:08 AM


Merit over seniority: SC rejects govt plea to reconsider judges’ appointment

The government had asked the Collegium to reconsider the names citing regional representation and seniority.

09 May 2019 12:16 PM

EVM bashing will continue: Ex-CEC T S Krishnamurthy

Several opposition parties have raised doubts over the credibility of EVMs and claimed that they can be tampered with and manipulated.

24 Apr 2019 3:32 PM

SC reiterates CJI’s authority on assigning cases to judges

The CJI, being the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, is the spokesperson and leader of judiciary.

07 Jul 2018 12:48 AM

Collegium system stopping Dalits, OBCs from entering higher judiciary: Union min

Minister said his party will go ahead with 'Halla Bol Darwaza Khol' to sensitise people about reforming system of judges' appointment.

14 May 2018 11:44 AM

Judiciary-govt spat in Supreme Court over judges’ posting

The A-G informed the bench that the SC collegium had on April 19 sent recommendation for appointment of Manipur chief justice.

05 May 2018 4:29 AM


2017, a watershed year for SC in dispensation of justice

The issue of privacy arose in the light of the Centre pushing its agenda of making Aadhaar card with biometric.

02 Jan 2018 4:28 AM

On CJI initiative, Supreme Court case backlog down by 2,174

According to a press note issued by the Registry at the time when Justice Misra took over, the total pendency in the SC were 57,774 cases.

29 Oct 2017 1:44 AM

How transparent collegium?

An unusually high number of vacancies in high courts reflect on how long the decision-making process takes.

08 Oct 2017 12:33 AM

Supreme Court collegium to share details of judges’ postings

The collegium system of “judges appointing judges” had been criticised by the government while calling for greater transparency and accountability.

07 Oct 2017 1:20 AM

NGO draws SC ire on frivolous pleas, fined Rs 25 lakh

The court also imposed a life-long ban on the trust and its representative from approaching any court in future.

02 May 2017 5:51 AM


Centre can reject judge, but collegium will have final say

The collegium took 15 months to arrive at a consensus in finalising the MoP.

04 Mar 2017 3:38 AM

CBI may get new head soon

Selection committee likely to meet today or tomorrow.

12 Jan 2017 3:51 AM

Govt-collegium rift widens over 13 judge picks

The counsel alleged that the government was trying to scuttle the transfers effected by the collegium.

03 Jan 2017 6:33 AM

Collegium meet to pick CBI new chief on December 26

The appointment of Rakesh Asthana as interim chief of the CBI has already been challenged in the Supreme Court.

15 Dec 2016 3:03 AM

End this unseemly row

Hitch over names not cleared, due to security reasons according to the law minister, is where egos must stop and conciliation must begin.

28 Nov 2016 3:48 AM