Collegium System:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Context: The government has said that there was a call from within the judiciary and parliamentarians to change the collegium system for appointment of judges. A draft memorandum of procedure for bringing transparency and accountability to …

Supreme Court Collegium

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Context: The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended to the government nine names for appointment as judges in the court, and in the process, scripted history by naming Karnataka High Court judge B.V. Nagarathna, who may become India’s …