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The Desk

Retirements and Court Administration Six Months into 2022

The Court will see Judges retiring every month up until November 2022—which may bode poorly for the 70,000 cases pending at the SC.

27th May 2022

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The Desk

Justice Vineet Saran’s Tenure in Numbers

With Justice Saran's term ending on May 10th, the SC enters a long season of judicial retirements. SCO reviews his tenure in numbers.

10th May 2022

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The Desk

Six Years on the Bench: Reviewing Justice Rao’s Legacy

Benches led by Justice L.N. Rao will decide key questions on reservations in promotion and rights of gig workers

14th Apr 2022

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The Desk

Subhash Reddy, First SC Judge from Telangana Retires

Justice Subhash Reddy retired today after three years and two months at the Supreme Court. He was elevated in November 2018.

4th Jan 2022

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The Desk

J. Indu Malhotra Wrote 84 Judgments, Mostly on Service and Arbitration Law

Justice Malhotra has distinguished herself as the only woman to be appointed as SC judge directly from the bar.

12th Mar 2021

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The Desk

Justice Mishra Retires

Justice Arun Mishra's tenure marks him as one of the most popular and controversial judges in the current cohort

The Desk

Justice Banumathi #1: A Judicial Portrait

After 6 years in the Supreme Court Banumathi J has authored 386 judgments on a variety of matters such as arbitration, property and tenancy.

16th Jul 2020

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Court Data

Of Judicial Retirements and Elevations

This post looks at retirements and elevations in the Supreme Court for the past five years.

13th Jun 2020

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The Desk

CJI Gogoi to deliver 5 judgments before retirement

Chief Justice Gogoi's term will end with five highly-consequential judgments

30th Oct 2019

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Court Data

Cases decided by the last 4 CJIs in the month before retirement

Analysis of number of cases decided in the month before retirement of Chief Justice.

5th Sep 2018

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