Administration of SC not in order, four sitting judges of Supreme Court tell media - watsupptoday.com
Administration of SC not in order, four sitting judges of Supreme Court tell media
Posted 12 Jan 2018 12:42 PM

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In a first, Justice J Chelameswar and three other sitting judges of the Supreme Court are addressing the media.

HERE ARE THE UPDATES:

- When asked whether this was about the Justice Loya case, Justice Gogoi says YES

- The four of us went to the CJI with the same issue, says Justice Chelameswar.

- Four of us gave a signed letter to the CJI. We wanted a particular thing to be done in a particular manner. The thing was done but in such a way that it left many questions and doubts about the institution, the judiciary: Justice Chelameswar

- We went to the CJI with a request, but it was not received. Hence we decided to address the nation through you.

- Unconfirmed reports - Judge Loya matter today was supposed to go before Senior Judges. However, the CJI assigned the matter before a different bench, reports Bar and Bench.

- Our efforts to report issues to the CJI have failed: Justice Chelameswar

- With no pleasure in our hearts, we were forced to take this step. The administration of the Supreme Court are not desirable: Justice Chelameswar

- This is an extraordinary event in the history of this nation, this institution.

- The Supreme Court judges are likely to address issues of the vacancies in the courts across the nation. There are six vacancies of judges in the Supreme Court, while nine high courts are working without regular chief justices, but the government has not received any proposal from the apex court collegium to fill up the slots, the Rajya Sabha has been informed.

- Sources have told Times Now that along with Justice Chemaleshwar, Justice Lokur, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Kurien Joseph will be present at the press conference.

The judges are likely to address issues of judicial appointments.

- Justice Chelameswar will be addressing the media at his residence. He has already reached the spot. Chelameswar is the second seniormost judge in the Supreme Court, next to CJI Dipak Misra.

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