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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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Does Seniority Trump Merit in Judicial Appointments?

Seniority is an important consideration for recommendations to the Supreme Court, and there is now an all-India list indicating the same.

28th Sep 2021

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Is Integrity Essential for Judicial Appointments?

Integrity appears the second highest number of times as a criterion mentioned in collegium resolutions, but only twice for specific judges.

28th 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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Collegium’s 13 Resolutions Recommending SC Judges

Collegium has released thirteen resolutions regarding Supreme Court judges' appointments since October 2017.

25th Sep 2021

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Rojer Mathew v South Indian Bank Ltd.

The Supreme Court assessed whether Part XIV of the Finance Act, 2017 - pertaining to tribunals - was unconstitutionally enacted by the Lok Sabha.

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Last Updated: February 20, 2020

Bench:N.V. Ramana J, D.Y. Chandrachud J, Sanjiv Khanna J, Ranjan Gogoi CJI

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Last Updated: March 23, 2020

Bench:Surya Kant J, B.R. Gavai J

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