Adverse IB reports stop two judicial officers from becoming Madras HC judges - Times Now

New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium has cleared the names of nine judicial officers for appointment as judges of the Kerala and Madras High courts but rejected three including two on account of adverse reports from the Intelligence Bureau. Of the ...

The Implications Of Collegium's Decision To Bare its Decisions - Live Law

The decision of the collegium of the Supreme Court, consisting of the Chief Justice of India and four senior judges, to disclose its decisions and reasons thereof on appointments or non-appointments of judges of the high court and the Supreme Court etc ...

SC Collegium to upload all decisions, transfer of judges on website - Times Now

In a bid to bring in transparency in its proceedings, the Supreme Court Collegium has decided to upload on the apex court website the decisions taken by it, including on elevation, transfer and confirmation of judges. The Collegium is headed by Chief ...

Judge Files Free-Speech Suit Over Ban From Execution Cases - Gears Of Biz

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., (CN) – An Arkansas judge whose participation in an anti-death penalty rally led to his lifetime ban from hearing capital-punishment cases sued the state's high court Thursday, claiming its seven justices violated his rights to free ...

has taken its first step towards transparency - Bar & Bench

Twenty-four years ago this very day (October 6, 1993), a 9-judge Bench of the Supreme Court of India pronounced a landmark judgment, which would spark a debate in the years to come. Interpreting Article 124 of the Constitution of India, the Court, in ...

Is death by hanging dignified? While Supreme Court waits for govt's reply, a look at options - India Today

A PIL has challenged execution of death sentence by hanging a convict in the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to file its reply on the matter in three weeks. Prabhash K Dutta | Edited by Prabhash K Dutta. Prabhash.Kumar@intoday.

Quality of judgments the deciding factor in SC Collegium's recommendations to Madras HC - The Hindu

The Collegium note uploaded online gives a brief summary of the professional performances of the candidates. Quality of their judgments, intelligence reports on their personal and professional 'image' and pending inquiries, if any, form the bulk of the ...

SC cites adverse IB reports to reject 3 HC judge-aspirants - Times of India

CHENNAI: In a first, the Supreme Court has recorded reasons for clearing six of the 10 district judges recommended for elevation as judges of Madras HC, and said it rejected three others due to adverse Intelligence Bureau (IB) report.The three-judge ...

Hanging to death: Supreme Court to examine mode of execution - The New Indian Express

NEW DELHI: The legal mode of executing a death row convict came under the scanner of the Supreme Court which sought the government's response on a plea seeking setting aside of the legal provision. The observation comes 34 years after the court had ...

OPINION | Why I Have Petitioned SC for More Humane Ways of Execution than Hanging by Neck - News18

'Shooting' a condemned man necessarily involves less agony when compared to hanging in which there is a torturous procedure of weighing, measuring the height of the convict etc. in order to determine the length of the drop etc. Rishi Malhotra |.

In a first, Supreme Court Collegium to post all decisions online including elevation, transfer and confirmation of ... - The New Indian Express

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday decided to post on its official website all its decisions, including those on elevation, transfer, appointment and rejection of judges, in a historic move to bring in transparency in the system. The top court has ...

DNA Edit: Welcome, transparency - Daily News & Analysis

While it has taken the Supreme Court over 24 years to do it, its decision to start making public the recommendations of the collegium with regard to appointment and transfer of High Court Judges as well as elevation of judges to the Apex Court, is a ...

Supreme Court Collegium recommends 3 for elevation as Kerala HC judges - onmanorama

Supreme Court Collegium recommends 3 for elevation as Kerala HC judges If approved, the total number of Kerala High Court judges will be 39 with Annie John becoming the fifth woman judge. related stories. High Court raps police for booking Uber driver ...

Supreme Court starts uploading collegium's decisions, here is why - Financial Express

The resolution was adopted on October 3. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Collegium that consisted of five most senior judges of the Supreme Court. By: FE Online | Updated: October 7, 2017 7:58 AM. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus ...

Transparency gets a push in judiciary - Free Press Journal

It is heartening that the Supreme Court has finally opened up its doors to greater transparency in matters of judicial appointments, a demand that it had been resisting in the past. In what is a momentous decision, the apex court Collegium, comprising ...

Hanging to death: Mode of execution under SC scanner - Mathrubhumi English

New Delhi: 'Hang by the neck till death.' This legal mode of executing a death row convict came under the scanner of the Supreme Court on Friday which sought the government's response on a plea seeking setting aside of the legal provision. Terming the ...

For transparency, SC Collegium to put details of appointment of judges in public domain - Free Press Journal

New Delhi: In an unprecedented decision, the Supreme Court collegium has decided to put in public domain all its recommendations for the appointment of judges to various high courts and the top court in future. The collegium has decided that it will ...

SC judicial picks' details go online - Daily News & Analysis

Over 24 years after a seven-Judge bench of the Supreme Court in the Second Judges' Case directed that a collegiums of judges would make recommendations to the President with regard to appointment and transfer of members of the superior judiciary, the ...

Court seeks govt's stand on hanging by the neck - Daily News & Analysis

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to explain, within a deadline of three weeks, why hanging by the neck should not be done away with as a mode of execution. The court is hearing a petition seeking a more dignified capital punishment than the ...

Supreme Court collegium takes big step towards transparency, makes its appointment process public - Scroll.in

Decisions on selection of judges to the higher judiciary – highly secretive so far – will be uploaded on the apex court's website. by Sruthisagar Yamunan. Published 13 hours ago. Supreme Court collegium takes big step towards transparency, makes its ...