Women in Judiciary:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Appointments to various constitutional posts.   Context: Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana has dubbed it “unfortunate” that only 17 of 37 women recommended by the Supreme Court collegium were appointed as judges in high courts while the rest still remain pending with the government.   Suggestions made by the …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 14, 2014

ARCHIVES January 14, 2014 POLITY & GOVERNMENT BILLS The constitution (120th amendment) bill, 2013, and the judicial appointments commission bill, 2013 APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES TO THE SUPREME COURT– PRESENT SYSTEM Constitutional provision: Article 124(2): Clause (2) of Article 124 inter alia says that: “every Judge of the Supreme Court shall be appointed by the President by warrant …