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Justice Aniruddha Bose authored 67 judgements

Justice Bose authored 13 judgements a year, during his five-year long tenure at the Supreme Court

11th Apr 2024

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Krishna Murari

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Justice Aniruddha Bose: Tenure in numbers

Justice Aniruddha Bose authored 67 judgements during a five-year tenure

10th Apr 2024

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February 2024: A full-strength Supreme Court continued its healthy disposal streak

The Court’s institution and disposal rate last month was the highest over the past five Februaries

27th Mar 2024

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Supreme Court February 2024

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Pendency of cases in the Supreme Court dropped by over 700 cases in February 2024

Pendency continues to have a healthy drop in 2024, though the week-long Holi break of March might slow down the developments of February

26th Mar 2024

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Woman judge, Supreme Court judge, tenure

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Judges currently at the Supreme Court will serve an average tenure of 5.3 years

Half of the current Supreme Court judges will serve less than the average tenure of the judges in their cohort

14th Mar 2024

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72% of all High Courts are represented in the Supreme Court

Seven out of 25 High Courts lack representation in the top court. This includes four north-eastern states, J&K, Orissa and Jharkhand

29th Feb 2024

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Justice S.K. Kaul served a tenure of 6.75 years

Justice Kaul’s 6.75 year long tenure was more than the average tenure of sitting judges in the Supreme Court

21st Feb 2024

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Justice S.K. Kaul authored an average of 24.7 judgements per year

Justice Kaul authored 167 judgements, making him second only to CJI D.Y. Chandrachud in terms of authorship

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January 2024: Increase in institution of cases; disposal continues at a brisk rate

Despite seven judges being occupied by the AMU hearings for eight days, the Court managed to dispose of 5,453 cases in January

14th Feb 2024

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High institution, high disposal of cases in a busy year for the Supreme Court

Cases instituted in 2023 crossed pre-pandemic levels from 2019 but disposal rate was particularly healthy at 96 percent

4th Jan 2024

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Supreme Court 2023 Review: Pendency of cases

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Supreme Court makes a dent in pendency in 2023 despite closing with 80,439 open cases

The pendency number seems alarming but it needs to be viewed in the context of past figures, improved access and a change in counting method

28th Dec 2023

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Justice S. Ravindra Bhat served a tenure of four years at the Supreme Court

Justice S.R. Bhat’s four year tenure falls short of the average tenure of a Supreme Court judge.

23rd Oct 2023

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