Category: Supreme Court

Supreme Court of India on Government Policies

It is not for the Courts to examine the relative merits of different policies, and consider whether a wiser or better one can be evolved. Nor are Courts inclined to strike down a policy merely because it is urged that a different policy would have been fairer or wiser or more scientific or more logical.


Centre objected Justice Aniruddha Bose and Justice A.S. Bopanna for Supreme Court elevation

May 8, 2019: The Ministry of Law and justice returned the names of the two Hich Court  Judges due to lack of seniority. The Collegium on April 12, 2019, recommended the names of the Justice Aniruddha Bose and Justice A.S. Bopanna for their elevation to the Supreme Court after considering their “merit and integrity, combined seniority on all-India basis of Chief Justices and senior puisne Judges of High Courts”. It is understood that the Collegium already considered the seniority, therefore the Collegium may recommend the names again for the second time.

Transparency in Collegium system.

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Re: Transparency in Collegium system. The Chief Justice of India proposed the following Agenda for consideration by the Collegium: “DECISION ON UPLOADING OF COLLEGIUM’S RESOLUTIONS WITH REASONS, ON EACH CANDIDATE FOR […]