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How Active was the Collegium Under CJI Ramana?

The CJI Ramana-led Collegium made more recommendations for HC appointments than his three predecessors.

31st Aug 2022

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The Desk

Tracing Six Years of Justice L.N. Rao at the Supreme Court

Rao J is set to retire on June 7th, 2022, during the Supreme Court's summer vacation.

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20th May 2022

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Next 9 Chief Justices of India

During their tenure, the Chief Justice of India plays a key role in deciding the fate of the SC as an institution.

18th May 2022

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The Desk

On Clarity in the Collegium

DESK BRIEF: Long-standing critiques of the Collegium's lack of transparency are reflected in recent elevations.

10th May 2022

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Justice Akil Kureshi Retires Without Elevation to the Supreme Court

DESK BRIEF: Justice Akil Kureshi's retirement marks another chapter in India’s history of Executive interference in judicial appointments.

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10th Mar 2022

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Less than 45% of HC Judges are from the Subordinate Judiciary [2017-21]

43.6% of HC judges have been appointed from the subordinate judiciary and the remaining 56.4% were appointed directly from the Bar.

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17th Nov 2021

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The Collegium’s Spell of Transparency

DESK BRIEF: For 2 brief years, the collegium used to publish reasons for recommending appointments and transfers of judges.

10th Nov 2021

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Woman SC Judges Have Shorter Tenures than Male Judges

While the number of woman judges at the SC has increased, the time they will spend on the bench is low.

30th Sep 2021

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14 Out of 25 High Courts are Represented at the Supreme Court

With no fixed rules about it, and the recent appointment of nine new judges, regional representation in the Supreme Court has changed.

30th Sep 2021

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How Diverse is the Supreme Court in terms of Religion?

Besides these informal conventions, religious diversity has not been a major criteria for appointments to the Supreme Court.

30th Sep 2021

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