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  • SC collegium recommends appointment of 25 additional judges as permanent judges in five HCs

    2017-12-07 04:21:42.0
    Geethu R

    The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the appointment of 25 additional judges as permanent ...

    The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the appointment of 25 additional judges as permanent judges in five high courts. It also elevated 19 lawyers as judges in three high courts.
    The recommendations were made by the top court collegium comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and two senior-most judges, Justices J Chelameswar and Ranjan Gogoi.
    The meeting, held on Monday gave its nod for the elevation of five lawyers as judges in Karnataka High Court on the recommendation of its Chief Justice earlier this year.
    With regard to Calcutta High Court, the apex court collegium accepted the recommendation of the Chief Justice and gave its nod for elevation of five lawyers as judges.
    The apex court collegium also recommended for elevation of nine advocates as judges of Madras high court while rejecting the name of two advocates.
    The apex court collegium also gave its nod for making 25 additional judges as permanent judges of five high courts. Eighteen additional judges were recommended for being made permanent judges in Madhya Pradesh High court after the collegium rejected various complaints against the judges.na

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