Government appoints 5 new judges to Supreme Court

Posted on:17 Feb 2017 09:34:56
Government appoints 5 new judges to Supreme Court
17 February 2017 Current Affairs: Five new judges are appointed to the Supreme Court by the President Pranab Mukherjee. Now the total number of  judges in the Supreme Court raised to 28 from 23

New Judges are :

1.Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul

2.Rajasthan HC Chief Justice Naveen Sinha

3.Kerala HC Chief Justice Mohan M Shantanagouder

4.Chhattisgarh HC Chief Justice Dipak Gupta

5.Karnataka HC judge S Abdul Nazeer.

Supreme Court : The Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial forum and final court of appeal under the Constitution of India, the highest constitutional court, with the power of constitutional review. SC consisting of the Chief Justice of India and 30 other judges

SC judge is appointed to the Supreme Court by the President

Supreme Court judges retire at the age of 65

Article 125 of the Indian Constitution leaves it to the Indian Parliament to determine the salary, other allowances, leave of absence, pension, etc. of the Supreme Court judges.

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