Appointments & TransfersNews

President is pleased to appoint Justice Ravi Shanker Jha, senior-most Judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of the High Court with effect from 10-06-2019 consequent upon the retirement of Justice Sanjay Kumar Seth, Chief Justice, Madhya Pradesh High Court.


[Notification dt. 07-06-2019]

Ministry of Law and Justice

Appointments & TransfersNews

President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Arup Kumar Goswami, senior-most Judge of the Gauhati High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Shri Justice Ajjikuttira Somaiah Bopanna relinquishes the charge as Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court consequent upon his appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India.


[Notification dt. 22-05-2019]

Ministry of Law and Justice

Appointments & TransfersNews

President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Dharam Chand Chaudhary, senior-most Judge of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Shri Justice Surya Kant relinquishes the charge as Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court consequent upon his appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India.


[Notification dt. 22-05-2019]

Ministry of Law and Justice

Appointments & TransfersNews

President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel, senior-most Judge of the Jharkhand High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Shri Justice Aniruddha Bose relinquishes the charge as Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court consequent upon his appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India.


[Notification dt. 22-05-2019]

Ministry of Law and Justice

Appointments & TransfersNews

Justice A.A. Kureshi is the senior-most Judge from Gujarat High Court and at present is functioning, on transfer, in Bombay High Court. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium is of the considered view that Justice A. A Kureshi is suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.


[Resolution dt. 10-05-2019]

Collegium Resolutions

Appointments & TransfersNews

Collegium comprising of Ranjan Gogoi, CJ and S.A. Bobde and N.V. Ramana, JJ. is of the considered view that Justice V. Ramasubramanian is suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.


[Resolution dt. 10-05-2019]

Collegium Resolutions

Appointments & TransfersNews

Justice D.N. Patel is a senior puisne Judge from Gujarat High Court and at present is functioning, on transfer, in Jharkhand High Court. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium is of the considered view that Justice D.N. Patel is suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.


[Resolution dt. 10-05-2019]

Collegium Resolutions

Appointments & TransfersNews

Justice R.S. Chauhan is the senior-most Judge from Rajasthan High Court and at present is functioning in Telangana
High Court as Acting Chief Justice. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium comprising of Ranjana Gogoi, CJ and S.A. Bobde and N.V. Ramana, JJ. is of the considered view that Justice R.S. Chauhan is suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.


[Resolution dt. 10-05-2019]

Collegium Resolutions

Appointments & TransfersNews

Collegium comprising of Ranjan Gogoi, CJ and S.A. Bobde and N.V. Ramana, JJ., recommends the appointment of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat of Delhi High Court to be the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court.

Justice S. Ravindra Bhat is the senior-most Judge from Delhi High Court and is functioning in that High Court since his elevation. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium finds Justice S. Ravindra Bhat suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.

While making the above recommendation, the Collegium is conscious of the fact that consequent upon the proposed appointment, there will be three Chief Justices from Delhi High Court, which has the special distinction of being the High Court for the national capital.


[Dated: 08-04-2019]

Collegium Resolutions

Supreme Court of India

Appointments & TransfersNews

Appointment of Justice P.R. Ramachandra Menon, Judge, Kerala High Court as Chief Justice in Chhattisgarh High Court.

Collegium comprising of Ranjana Gogoi, CJ and S.A. Bobde and N.V. Ramana, JJ., recommends the appointment of Justice P.R. Ramachandra Menon who is the senior-most Judge from Kerala High Court and has been functioning there since his elevation as Judge of that High Court. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium finds Justice P.R. Ramachandra Menon suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.

While making the above recommendation, the Collegium is conscious of the fact that consequent upon the proposed appointment, there will be two Chief Justices from Kerala High Court.


[Dated: 8-04-2019]

Collegium Resolutions

Supreme Court of India

Appointments & TransfersNews

Appointment of Justice A.K. Mittal, Judge, Punjab & Haryana High Court as Chief Justice in Meghalaya High Court.

Justice A.K. Mittal is the senior-most Judge from Punjab and Haryana High Court and is functioning in that High Court since his
elevation. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium finds Mr Justice A.K. Mittal suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.

While making the above recommendation the Collegium is conscious of the fact that consequent upon the proposed appointment there will be two Chief Justices from the Punjab & Haryana High Court, which serves two States and is the third largest High Court in the country, with a sanctioned strength of 85 Judges.


[Dated: 08-04-2019]

Collegium Resolutions

Supreme Court of India

Appointments & TransfersNews

Andhra Pradesh High Court: Justice Vikram Nath, Judge, Allahabad High Court as Chief Justice in Andhra Pradesh High Court

Justice Vikram Nath is the senior-most Judge from Allahabad High Court and is functioning in that High Court since his elevation. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium finds Mr Justice Vikram Nath suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.

While making the above recommendation the Collegium is conscious of the fact consequent upon the proposed appointment there will be three Chief Justices from the Allahabad High Court, which is the largest High Court in the country with the sanctioned strength of 160 Judges.


[Dated: 8-04-2019]

Collegium Resolutions

Supreme Court of India

Appointments & TransfersNews

Collegium comprising of Ranjan Gogoi, CJ and S.A. Bobde and N.V. Ramana, JJ., recommends the appointment of Justice A.S. Oka as Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court.

Mr Justice A.S. Oka is the senior-most Judge from Bombay High Court and is functioning in that High Court since his elevation. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium finds Mr Justice A.S. Oka suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.

While making the above recommendation the Collegium is conscious of the fact that consequent upon the proposed appointment, there will be two Chief Justices from Bombay High Court which is the second largest High Court in the country with a sanctioned strength of 94 Judges.

[Dated: 08-04-2019]

Collegium Resolutions

Supreme Court of India

Appointments & TransfersNews

President appointed Justice Mohammad Rafiq, senior most Judge of the Rajasthan High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Justice Pradeep Nandrajog relinquishes charge of the office of the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court consequent upon his transfer as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court.

[Notification dt. 03-04-2019]

Ministry of Law and Justice

Legislation UpdatesNotifications

No. F. 6/21/2018-Judl./Suptlaw/608-615 — In pursuance of the provisions of Section 10 of Delhi Protection of Interests of Depositors (in Financial Establishments) Act, 2001, the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, with the concurrence of the Chief Justice of the High Court of Delhi, is pleased to designate the Court of Additional Sessions Judge-02 in each District under Delhi Protection of Interests of Depositors (in Financial Establishments) Act, 2001.

[Notification dt. 25-03-2019]

Department of Law, Justice and Legislative Affairs