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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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What does Regional Diversity in Judicial Appointments Mean?

The Supreme Court collegium resolutions almost always take regional diversity into account, though this is only an unwritten rule.

28th Sep 2021

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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 2021

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The Desk

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 2021

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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 2021

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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 2021

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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 2021

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The Desk

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 2020

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How regionally diverse is the Supreme Court (2020)

This post discusses regional diversity in the Supreme Court.

7th May 2020

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The Desk

Four new judges appointed to the Supreme Court

President confirms appointment of four new judges upon recommendation of the Supreme Court collegium.

20th Sep 2019

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