With no fixed rules about it, and the recent appointment of nine new judges, regional representation in the Supreme Court has changed.
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Seniority is an important consideration for recommendations to the Supreme Court, and there is now an all-India list indicating the same.
Integrity appears the second highest number of times as a criterion mentioned in collegium resolutions, but only twice for specific judges.
The Supreme Court collegium resolutions almost always take regional diversity into account, though this is only an unwritten rule.
What are the criteria for appointing SC judges? Recent collegium resolutions have been taking a need for 'due representation' into account.
Rojer Mathew v South Indian Bank Ltd.
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Kalpana Mehta v Union of India
The Court held that there can be limited reliance placed on a Parliamentary Standing Committee Report during judicial proceedings.More
Partap Singh Bajwa v Chairman Rajya Sabha
The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha rejected an impeachment motion against a judge despite the motion having support of the requisite number of MPs.More
In re: Filling up of Vacancies
The Supreme Court is monitoring steps taken by High Courts and State Governments to fill vacant judicial posts in the District and Subordinate Courts.More