Big reshuffle: SC Collegium recommends new CJs for 13 HCs

In one of the biggest reshuffles in constitutional courts, the Supreme Court Collegium led by Chief Justice of India N V Ramana has recommended appointment of eight High Court judges as Chief Justices of various HCs and transferred five HC chief justices as head of other HCs, thus taking steps to put in place new Chief Justices in 13 States. Continue Reading

CBI, IB don’t respond to Judges’ complaints: CJI

Chief Justice of India N V Ramana today said a new trend has developed in the country to malign the Judges, if people do not get orders of their choice, and there is no freedom given to Judges. He added when Judges complain to the CBI and IB, they are also not helping. Continue Reading

Judge murder: SC seeks report from Jharkhand

A Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana has taken suo motu cognisance of the death of Jharkhand judge Uttam Anand, and has asked the State Chief Secretary and police chief to submit a report on the progress of the investigation within one week. Continue Reading

Govt choices for CBI chief dropped after CJI’s opposition

Chief Justice of India N V Ramana reportedly cited a rule during a three-member panel meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday to select a new Director for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) that ruled out two names being considered by the government for the post. Continue Reading