Govt returned 14 names recommended by collegium for elevation as HC judges, say sources

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But the recommendations by the apex court collegium were made nearly a year ago. In some cases, the recommendations were made over a year ago.The names for elevation were made for the high courts of Delhi, Calcutta, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka and Kerala, the sources said without elaborating.
The government is learnt to have returned to the Supreme Court collegium names of 14 advocates it had recommended for elevation as high court judges. Sources in the government said all the names were returned with a request to reconsider within a span of one week sometime in end of July and early August.In written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha during the Monsoon session of…
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