Collegium of Supreme Court

Collegium of Supreme Court #GS-02 Indian Judiciary For Prelims Collegium Collegium is an appointment mechanism developed by the Supreme Court to recommend Judges to Supreme Court and the various High Courts. It holds no basis in law or the constitution but was developed through judgements […]

Ninth Schedule

Ninth Schedule Context: The Karnataka Legislative Assembly has passed a bill to increase the reservation of seats in educational institutions and jobs for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The leaders of the opposition wanted the State government to put pressure e on the Centre to bring an amendment to include the Bill in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution to ensure the increased reservation was implemented. What is ninth schedule? The Constitution (First Amendment) Act of 1951 added the ninth […]

Conflicts on Judicial appointments

Conflicts on Judicial appointments #GS-02 Indian Judiciary For Prelims National Judicial Appointments Commission: NJAC was a constitutional body proposed to replace the present Collegium system of appointing judges. It was to be responsible for the appointment and transfer of judges to the higher judiciary in […]

Collegium and RTI

Collegium and RTI #GS-02 Indian Judiciary For Prelims Evolution of Collegium: Article 124 of constitution says that “Every Judge of the Supreme Court shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal after consultation with such of the Judges of the […]

Next Chief Justice of India

Next Chief Justice of India #GS-02 Indian Judiciary For Prelims: Appointment of CJI: As per Article 124(2) of the Constitution the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is appointed by the President. Supreme Court in the Second Judges Case (1993) declared that the senior most Judge […]

SC Collegium

SC Collegium #GS-02 Indian Judiciary For Prelims About Collegium: Collegium is a mechanism developed by the judiciary through judgements delivered by the Supreme Court to recommend Judges to Supreme Court and the various High Courts. Presently the Collegium consists of the Chief Justice of India […]