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 2021More
Religious, Caste and Gender Diversity: A Factor for SC Judges?
What are the criteria for appointing SC judges? Recent collegium resolutions have been taking a need for 'due representation' into account.
28th Sep 2021More
Should Courts have Suo Moto Powers?
Courts often exercise their suo moto jurisdiction by taking up matters based on media reports or act on letters written to them.
17th Sep 2021More
Regional Representation at the Supreme Court [1985-2021]
The Delhi and Bombay High Courts has sent the most number of judges to the Supreme Court. Some High Courts in the North East have sent none.
29th Jul 2021More
11.7% of High Court Judges are Women
11.7% of all the current judges of the 25 High Courts in India, are women.
24th Jun 2021More
SC Justices Spend an Average 14.7 Years in High Courts Before Elevation
We examine the average High Court tenure of the current sitting judges.
3rd Jun 2021More
Court Revisits Transfer Power Under Article 139A
There is no absolute proposition of law governing the power to transfer cases from a High Court to the Supreme Court under Article 139A.
18th Aug 2020More
How regionally diverse is the Supreme Court (2020)
This post discusses regional diversity in the Supreme Court.
7th May 2020More
Four new judges appointed to the Supreme Court
President confirms appointment of four new judges upon recommendation of the Supreme Court collegium.
20th Sep 2019More
Number of Times Impeachment Proceedings were Initiated against a SC or HC Judge
Impeachment proceedings against SC or HC judges initiated a total of 4 times in Indian history.
28th Mar 2018More