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SC Collegium announces 10 judicial officers as Judges of Madras HC

The Supreme Court Collegium on Wednesday approved the proposal for elevation of 10 Judicial Officers as Judges of the Madras High Court. They are; Kannammal Shanmuga Sundaram, Sathikumar Sukumara Kurup, Murali Shankar Kuppuraju, Manjula Ramaraju Nalliah, and Thamilselvi T Valayapalayam.

Besides them, the Collegium also approved names of G Chandrasekharan, A A Nakkiran, Sivagnanam Veerasamy, Ilangovan Ganesan, and Ananthi Subramanian.

The Collegium headed by CJI SA Bobde included justices N V Ramana, R F Nariman, U U Lalit and A M Khanwilkar.

23 Sep 2020
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SC Collegium proposes four names of judges for Allahabad and Kerala HCs

The Supreme Court Collegium for the appointment of judges has proposed the elevation of the following judicial officers as High Court judges for the Allahabad High Court. They are: Sanjay Kumar Pachori, Subhash Chandra Sharma, Subhash Chand and Saroj Yadav.

The Collegium has also proposed the elevation of two lawyers and two judicial officers as Kerala High Court judges: Murali Purushothaman (Advocate), Ziyad Rahman AA (Advocate), Karunakaran Babu (Judicial Officer) and (Dr) Kauser Edappagath (Judicial Officer)

18 Aug 2020
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SC Collegium announces 10 judicial officers as Judges of Madras HC

By IndianMandarins 23 Sep 2020

The Supreme Court Collegium on Wednesday approved the proposal for elevation of 10 Judicial Officers as Judges of the Madras High Court. They are; Kannammal Shanmuga Sundaram, Sathikumar Sukumara Kurup, Murali Shankar Kuppuraju, Manjula Ramaraju Nalliah, and Thamilselvi T Valayapalayam.

Besides them, the Collegium also approved names of G Chandrasekharan, A A Nakkiran, Sivagnanam Veerasamy, Ilangovan Ganesan, and Ananthi Subramanian.

The Collegium headed by CJI SA Bobde included justices N V Ramana, R F Nariman, U U Lalit and A M Khanwilkar.

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SC Collegium proposes four names of judges for Allahabad and Kerala HCs

By IndianMandarins 18 Aug 2020

The Supreme Court Collegium for the appointment of judges has proposed the elevation of the following judicial officers as High Court judges for the Allahabad High Court. They are: Sanjay Kumar Pachori, Subhash Chandra Sharma, Subhash Chand and Saroj Yadav.

The Collegium has also proposed the elevation of two lawyers and two judicial officers as Kerala High Court judges: Murali Purushothaman (Advocate), Ziyad Rahman AA (Advocate), Karunakaran Babu (Judicial Officer) and (Dr) Kauser Edappagath (Judicial Officer)

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Justice Dharmadhikari sworn in as Chief Justice of Bombay HC

By IndianMandarins 21 Mar 2020

Justice Bhushan P Dharmadhikari, who was appointed as acting chief justice last month, has been sworn in as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court on March 20 by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.

It was necessitated after the retirement of former Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog. The SC Collegium recommended elevation of Justice B P Dharmadhikari as permanent Chief0 Justice of the Bombay High Court. A notification was issued earlier this week by the President of India appointed him as Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court.

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SC Collegium next week: Allahabad HC may have a chance!

By IndianMandarins 12 Feb 2020

If some well-placed sources are to be believed the Supreme Court Collegium meeting is likely to be held on February 18, 2020 to take up recommendations made for several posts of judges in various high courts.

Reportedly, the Collegium may take a call on the long-pending recommendations for Allahabad HC as well. It may be underlined here that Allahabad HC had made a recommendation for 18 posts of judges in April 2019 which is still awaiting a nod of Union Law Ministry.

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SC Collegium gets its first woman judge after a decade

By IndianMandarins 18 Nov 2019

After the retirement of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, Justice R Banumathi will be inducted into the Supreme Court collegium. Justice Banumathi has been in the news recently for dealing with P Chidambaram’s bail plea. She will be the first woman judge after more than 13 years to be part of the collegiums as Ruma Pal was the last woman member of the collegium.

SA Bobde will be sworn in as new chief justice of India on November 18 succeeding Gogoi. Justice Banumathi’s induction too will also take place on the same day. As part of the collegium, she will have her say in all appointments to the top courts, which has only had eight woman judges since Independence.

Justice Banumathi is the first woman judge from Tamil Nadu and was chief justice of the Jharkhand High Court. As a Madras High Court judge, she had banned jallikattu sport that had been challenged by animal rights activists as being “cruel.”

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Five High Courts to get new Chief Justice

By IndianMandarins 18 Oct 2019

Meghalaya, Jharkhand, Madras, Madhya Pradesh and Patna high courts will get new chief justices as the SC Collegium has recommended appointment of Chief Justices of these five High Courts. The Collegium recommended transfer of Patna HC Chief Justice AP Sahi to the Madras HC. Rajasthan HC Judge Mohammad Rafiq has been elevated to Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court.

Justice Vineet Kothari has been appointed as Acting Chief Justice of Madras High Court while AK Mittal has been made Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court. The Collegium has recommended transfer of Chief Justice Mittal to the Madhya Pradesh HC and Tripura High Court Chief Justice Sanjay Karol to Patna HC as Chief Justice. It has also recommended elevation of Punjab & Haryana High Court Judge Ravi Ranjan as Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court.

The Collegium also decided to recommend transfer of Patna High Court Judge Rakesh Kumar to the Andhra Pradesh High Court and approved the proposal for elevation of Wanlura Diengdoh, Judicial Officer, as Judge of the Meghalaya High Court, advocates Moksha Kazmi and Rajnesh Oswal as judges of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.

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NGT: Das & Dasgupta appointed Expert Member

By IndianMandarins 03 Sep 2019

The NaMo administration appointed Siddhanta Das and Saibal Dasgupta as Expert Member in the National Green Tribunal for a period of five years or till they attain the age of 65 years.

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SC Collegium recommends Justice Maheshwari & Khanna for SC Judgeship

By IndianMandarins 11 Jan 2019

The Supreme Court Collegium comprising CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices A K Sikri, S A Bobde, N V Ramana and Arun Mishra, on Friday, recommended Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Sanjiv Khanna for Khanna for elevation as Supreme Court Judges.

 

Justice Maheshwari (Chief Justice of Karnataka HC) stands at Sl. No. 21 in the combined seniority of High Court Judges on all-India basis, while Justice Khanna (Judge, Delhi HC) is at No. 33 on the seniority list.

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