N V Ramana Recommended as Chief Justice of India

In 2019, the Standards Committee ruled that the Office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) falls under the jurisdiction of the Right to Know (RTI) Act of 2005.

N V Ramana Recommended as Chief Justice of India

27 March 2021 Current Affairs:The current Chief Justice of India (Judge of the Supreme Court) recommends Supreme Court Supreme Judge Ramana (N.V. Ramana) as the next (48th) Supreme Judge. 
Highlights:
♦ The judges of the Supreme Court of India and the Supreme Court of India are appointed by the President in accordance with Article 124(2) of the Constitution. As far as CJI is concerned, the outgoing Chief Justice of India(CJI) recommends his successor.
♦ The Union Minister of Law forwards the recommendations to the Prime Minister, who in turn provides recommendations to the President. The Supreme Court ruled in the “Second Judge Case” (1993) that only the Supreme Court of the Supreme Court should be appointed to the position of CJI.
♦ The collegiate panel of the Supreme Court is led by the Chief Justice of India and is composed of four other senior judges of the Supreme Court. The collegiate panel system is a system of appointment and transfer of judges developed through the Supreme Court’s judgments (judge cases) rather than through the parliamentary law or the provisions of the Constitution.
♦ In 2019, the Standards Committee ruled that the Office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) falls under the jurisdiction of the Right to Know (RTI) Act of 2005.
 

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