June,2008: APPOINTMENT & RETIREMENT IN SUPREME COURT APPOINTMENT

http://supremecourtofindia.nic.in/courtnews/2008_issue_2.pdf

K. G.Balakrishnan
Chief Justice of India
5, KrishnaMenonMarg,
NewDelhi – 110 011

COURT NEWS, APRIL – JUNE 2008
APPOINTMENT AND RETIREMENT IN SUPREME COURT
APPOINTMENT
S.No. Name of the Hon’ble Judge Date of Appointment
1. Mr. Justice Cyriac Joseph 07-07-2008
RETIREMENT
S.No. Name of the Hon’ble Judge Date of Retirement
1. Mr. Justice H.K. Sema 01-06-2008
2. Mr. Justice P.P. Naolekar 29-06-2008
COURT NEWS, APRIL – JUNE 2008 3
APPOINTMENT IN HIGH COURTS
(From 01-04-08 to 30-06-08)
S.No. Name of the Name of the Hon’ble Judge Date of
High Court Appointment
1 A.P. Reddi Kantha Rao 10-04-2008
2 Allahabad Surendra Singh 05-05-2008
Arvind Kumar Tripathi 05-05-2008
Shashi Kant Gupta 05-05-2008
Bala Krishna Narayana 05-05-2008
Rajesh Dayal Khare 05-05-2008
Shabihul Hasnain 05-05-2008
Abhinava Upadhya 05-05-2008
3 Bombay Ashok Pitamber Bhangale 16-04-2008
Anand Vasant Nirgude 16-04-2008
Rajiv Yadunath Ganoo 16-04-2008
Nandkishor Digambar Deshpande 16-04-2008
Rekha Prakash Baldota 16-04-2008
Kailaschand Uttamchand Chandiwal 16-04-2008
Santosh Champalal Bora 16-04-2008
Ashutosh Arvind Kumbhakoni 16-04-2008
4 Delhi Vijay Kumar Shali 08-04-2008
Man Mohan Singh 08-04-2008
Rajiv Sahai Endlaw 08-04-2008
Jag Jivan Ram Midha 08-04-2008
Rajiv Shakdher 08-04-2008
Sunil Gaur 08-04-2008
Mool Chand Garg 08-04-2008
4 COURT NEWS, APRIL – JUNE 2008
S.No. Name of the Name of the Hon’ble Judge Date of
High Court Appointment
5 Jharkhand Ajit Kumar Sinha 16-06-2008
6 Karnataka B. Sreenivase Gowda 02-06-2008
K.N. Keshavanarayana 02-06-2008
S.N. Satyanarayana 09-06-2008
7 Kerala M.C. Hari Rani 02-05-2008
8 Madras M. S. Sathyanarayanan 23-04-2008
9 Patna R.M. Lodha (As Chief Justice) 12-05-2008
10 Rajasthan Kishan Swaroop Chaudhari 15-04-2008
Chand Mal Totla 15-04-2008
Mahesh Chandra Bhagwati 15-04-2008
• Above statement is compiled on the basis of information received from the High Courts
COURT NEWS, APRIL – JUNE 2008 5
TRANSFER BETWEEN HIGH COURTS
(From 01-04-08 to 30-06-08)
S.No. From To Name of the Date of
Hon’ble Judge Transfer
1 Rajasthan High Court Bombay High Court P.B. Majmudar 25-04-2008
2 Gauhati High Court H.P. High Court R.B. Misra 30-04-2008
3 Madras High Court Delhi High Court A.P. Shah, CJ 11-05-2008
4 Orissa High Court Madras High Court A.K. Ganguly, CJ 19-05-2008
• Above statement is compiled on the basis of information received from the High Courts
6 COURT NEWS, APRIL – JUNE 2008
VACANCIES IN COURTS
A) SUPREME COURT OF INDIA (As on 09-07-08)
Sanctioned Strength Working strength Vacancies
26 24 2
B) HIGH COURTS ( As on 01-07-08)
S.No. Name of the High Court Sanctioned Working Vacancies
strength strength
1 Allahabad 160 74 86
2 Andhra Pradesh 49 29 20
3 Bombay 75 60 15
4 Calcutta 58 40 18
5 Chhattisgarh 18 7 11
6 Delhi 48 41 7
7 Gauhati 25 20 5
8 Gujarat 42 30 12
9 Himachal Pradesh 11 10 1
10 Jammu & Kashmir 14 10 4
11 Jharkhand 20 9 11
12 Karnataka 41 40 1
13 Kerala 38 25 13
14 Madhya Pradesh 43 41 2
15 Madras 49 45 4
16 Orissa 22 18 4
17 Patna 43 27 16
18 Punjab & Haryana 68 42 26
19 Rajasthan 40 35 5
20 Sikkim 3 2 1
21 Uttaranchal 9 7 2
TOTAL 876 612 264
• Above statement is compiled on the basis of figures received from the Department of Justice
COURT NEWS, APRIL – JUNE 2008 7
C) DISTRICT & SUBORDINATE COURTS (As on 31-03-08)
S.No. Concerned State/Union Territory Sanctioned Working Vacancies
Strength Strength
1. Uttar Pradesh 2172 1637 535
2. Andhra Pradesh 923 679 244
3a. Maharashtra 1897 1506 391
3b. Goa 49 46 3
4. West Bengal and A&N Islands 706 497 209
5. Chhatisgarh 268 219 49
6 Delhi 425 338 87
7. Gujarat 953 786 167
8a. Assam 289 254 35
8b. Meghalaya 10 4 6
8c. Tripura 80 58 22
8d. Manipur 34 26 8
8e. Nagaland 25 23 2
8f. Mizoram1 40 23 17
8g. Arunachal Pradesh1 339 300 39
9. Himachal Pradesh 126 114 12
10. Jammu and Kashmir 202 174 28
11. Jharkhand 526 431 95
12. Karnataka 865 643 222
13a. Kerala 429 409 20
13b. Lakshadweep 3 3 0
14a. Tamil Nadu 776 663 113
14b. Puducherry 20 15 5
15. Madhya Pradesh 1189 900 289
16. Orissa 495 381 114
17. Bihar 1363 1136 227
18a. Punjab 346 312 34
18b. Haryana 393 298 95
18c. Chandigarh 20 20 0
19. Rajasthan 820 761 59
20. Sikkim 15 8 7
21. Uttarakhand 266 120 146
Total 16064 12784 3280
• Above statement is compiled on the basis of figures received from the High Courts.
1. Judiciary is not yet separated from the Executive.

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