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Supreme Court gets Four New Judges

President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed four new judges to the Supreme Court based on the proposals sent by the Ministry of Law. These appointments took the number of judges in Supreme Court to 34 and it is highest ever in the history of the Apex Court. Elevation to Supreme Court The Law Ministry acting ..

Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel sworn-in as new Chief Justice of Delhi High Court

Justice Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel was sworn in as new Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court. Lt Governor Anil Baijal administered the oath of office to Justice Patel at a function held at Raj Niwas. Earlier, Justice Patel was posted at the Jharkhand High Court. The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended his name for the ..

Arjan Kumar Sikri appointed as new chairperson of News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA)

Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri, the former judge of Supreme Court of India (SCI), has been appointed as the chairperson of News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) by the News Broadcasters Association (NBA). He will succeed Justice (Retd.) R. V. Raveendran, and will assume the office of Chairperson of NBSA on May 26. This is an honorary ..

Madan B Lokur appointed as Judge of Supreme Court of Fiji

Justice Madan B Lokur, the Retired Supreme Court judge of India, has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Fiji as a judge of its non-resident panel. He he received the offer from the Chief Justice of the Fiji Supreme Court on the day of his superannuation from the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court of ..

Abhay Shreeniwas Oka sworn-in as new Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court

Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court. Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R Vala administered the oath of office to Justice Oka at the Raj Bhavan. He succeeded Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, who was elevated as a Supreme Court judge in January 2019. Justice Oka has given many landmark ..

PR Ramachandra Menon sworn-in as new Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court

Justice PR Ramachandra Menon has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court. Governor Anandiben Patel administered him the oath of office and secrecy at a function at Raj Bhawan. Earlier, Menon was a judge in the Kerala High Court. As per article 217 of constitution, the Chief Justice of a ..

Pradeep Nandrajog takes oath as new Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

Justice Pradeep Nandrajog has recently taken oath as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. He was administered the oath by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao at the Raj Bhavan. Justice Nandrajog was serving as the Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court since March 2017, following his transfer from the Delhi High ..

Justice Manjula Chellur appointed as new chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity

Justice Manjula Chellur has been appointed the new chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (ATE), which is under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Power. Prior to this, she was Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. The tribunal has been established by Central Government for those who are not satisfied with the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission ..