Collegium sticks to Justice Joseph as SC judge

New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium took an in-principle decision to reiterate its recommendation for the elevation of Uttarakhand High court Chief Justice K.M. Joseph to the top court. The collegium decided it will resend its January 10 “unanimous” recommendation for Justice Joseph’s elevation, along with other names from Calcutta, Rajasthan, and Telangana and Andhra […]

SC collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph

New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium has defered its decision on the Centre’s request to reconsider name of Uttarakhand high court Chief Justice KM Joseph for elevation to the top court. The collegium, which comprises Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph met today to reconsider […]

Govt asks SC collegium to reconsider recommendation on Js KM Joseph

New Delhi: Government returned the collegium’s recommendation to elevate Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph as a Supreme Court judge, saying the proposal was not in accordance with the top court’s parameters and there was an adequate representation of Kerala in the higher judiciary from where he hails. Justifying its stand of returning […]

Allocation of cases should be transparent, not arbitrarily: Justice Chelameswar

New Delhi: Justice J. Chelameswar, the senior-most Supreme Court judge after the Chief Justice of India said the allocation of important and sensitive cases to different benches should be done transparently and not in an arbitrary manner. “We are not questioning his (C JI Dipak Misra) authority as master of the roster but it should […]

Kerala lawyers’ body concerned over delay in Justice Joseph’s elevation

Kochi: The Kerala High Court Advocates’ Association has passed a resolution expressing “deep concern” over the delay in the proposed elevation of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K.M. Joseph to the Supreme Court. It has appealed to the Central government to forward to President Ram Nath Kovind the Supreme Court Collegium’s recommendation that Joseph be […]