Accord high priority to judicial reforms to address the issue of appointment of judges, filling the vacancies
Nearly 400 vacancies for judges in high courts; 75 await govt nod
Feb 11, 2018|Hindustan Times|Full Article
Appointments to the high courts are made by a three-member Supreme Court collegium, which consists of the three top SC judges, including the Chief Justice of India, who heads the body. Appointments to the SC are made by a 5-member collegium consisting of the five senior-most judges.
Vacancies for judges in India’s 24 high courts breached the 400-mark on February 1, according to statistics provided by the law ministry but were brought down on Saturday, with the appointment of five judges to the Karnataka high court.