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Justice A S Oka sworn in as Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court

Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka was sworn-in as the Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court. He now becomes 31st Chief Justice of Karnataka HC. His oath of office was administered by Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R Vala, at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru. Key Facts The Karnataka Chief Justice office had fallen vacant after then incumbent Justice Dinesh Read More…

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Justice PR Ramachandra Menon sworn in as Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh

Justice PR Ramachandra Menon was sworn in as Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court. He now becomes 13th Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh HC. His oath of office and secrecy was administered by state Governor Anandiben Patel at Raj Bhawan, Raipur. Key Facts The Chhattisgarh High Court is located at Bodri District in Bilaspur, Chattisgarh. The Read More…

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What is Collegium System of Appointment of Judges?

The Supreme Court Collegium is the panel of judges vested with the responsibility of appointments and elevations of Chief Justices and judges of the Supreme Court and high courts of the country. The Collegium for the appointment of Judges of Supreme Court is headed by the Chief Justice of India and comprises of the four other Read More…

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Collegium Recommends names of Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Sanjiv Khanna for appointment as Judges of the Supreme Court

The Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has recommended appointing Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Sanjiv Khanna as judges of the Supreme Court. The collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi also comprises four senior-most judges of Supreme Court which includes Justices A K Sikri, S A Bobde, N V Ramana and Read More…

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Justice Vineet Saran appointed as Chief Justice of Orissa High Court

President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Justice Vineet Saran as the new Chief Justice (CJ) of Orissa High Court as per the provisions of Article 217 of Constitution. His appointment comes after it was lying vacant ever since transfer of Justice D H Waghela as CJ of Bombay High Court. During the vacant period, Justice Pradeep Read More…

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