Rao J is set to retire on June 7th, 2022, during the Supreme Court's summer vacation.
20th May 2022More
During their tenure, the Chief Justice of India plays a key role in deciding the fate of the SC as an institution.
18th May 2022More
DESK BRIEF: Long-standing critiques of the Collegium's lack of transparency are reflected in recent elevations.
10th May 2022More
DESK BRIEF: Justice Akil Kureshi's retirement marks another chapter in India’s history of Executive interference in judicial appointments.
10th Mar 2022More
43.6% of HC judges have been appointed from the subordinate judiciary and the remaining 56.4% were appointed directly from the Bar.
17th Nov 2021More
DESK BRIEF: For 2 brief years, the collegium used to publish reasons for recommending appointments and transfers of judges.
10th Nov 2021More
While the number of woman judges at the SC has increased, the time they will spend on the bench is low.
With no fixed rules about it, and the recent appointment of nine new judges, regional representation in the Supreme Court has changed.
Besides these informal conventions, religious diversity has not been a major criteria for appointments to the Supreme Court.