Steps taken to fill judges’ posts: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said steps are being taken to make judicial appointments and fill vacancies in the higher judiciary. A Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud observed that the apex court collegium has been taking steps in this regard.

The Bench was hearing a PIL plea filed by Youth Bar Association of India seeking directions to the top court and the Calcutta High Court collegium to fill vacancies in that HC. The bar body had also sought filling of vacancies in other HCs and in the top court.

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