As the tussle between the government and the judiciary over the Collegium system appeared to intensify, Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday sought to support the views of a retired high court judge who said the Supreme Court “hijacked” the Constitution by deciding to appoint judges itself. Rijiju shared the video of an interview of Justice R S Sodhi (retd),… Continue reading "Rijiju backs view that SC ‘hijacked’ the Constitution"
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The names of 10 judges recommended for elevation by the Supreme Court Collegium have not received a go-ahead from the Central government. The files, returned on November 25, also include the name of senior advocate Saurabh Kirpal, the son of former Chief Justice of India BN Kirpal. Sources say some names that were reiterated by the Collegium have also been… Continue reading "Centre rejects recommendations made by Collegium to elevate 10 judges"