Currently, the top court has only one woman judge, justice Indira Banerjee, who is set to retire in September 2022.
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind has signed into law a Bill which seeks to increase the sanctioned strength of judges in the Supreme Court from 30 to 33 besides the Chief Justice of India. The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill was passed by Parliament earlier this week. With no vacancy, the present […]
New Delhi: The Central Government on Wednesday approved introduction of a bill to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court from the present 30 to 33, excluding the Chief Justice. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that there is a need for more judges as many matter are pending in the Supreme Court. “The […]
New Delhi: Former Supreme Court judges are divided over a suggestion to increase the retirement age of judges to 70 years. Those opposed to it say that 65 years is “optimal” and even at this age it is difficult to bear the burden of the court’s heavy workload. While Justice K.T. Thomas and Justice K.S. […]
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved revision in the salaries, gratuity, allowances and pensions of judges of the Supreme Court and high courts as well as those who have retired. As per an official statement the increase in emoluments will be effective from January 1, 2016 and benefit 31 judges of the Supreme […]