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Supreme Court Chair Collegium Appointments vacancy

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In Four Resolutions, SC Collegium Strikes Back at Union Government

The SC Collegium reiterated five names, highlighted delays caused by the Union, and gave insight into Union’s Considerations in appointments

20th Jan 2023

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Analysis

The Consequences of Absence: Justice Chandrachud and the Collegium

Justice Chandrachud’s reluctance to attend the last Collegium meeting opens the door for further delays in the body’s critical functioning.

1st Nov 2022

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Analysis

Discord in the Collegium Provides Rare Insight on Member Deliberations

Two Collegium members objected to CJI Lalit's proposal to elevate four Judges to the Supreme Court through the circulation of a letter.

14th Oct 2022

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Court Data

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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Analysis

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 Supreme Court Chief Justices of India

Analysis

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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Analysis

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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Analysis

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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Court Data

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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Analysis

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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