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IAS 2018 : Prelims Special Current Affairs – Volume 2

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    17th Feb, 2018

IAS : Prelims Special Current Affairs - Volume 2 for GS

Polity and Governance 1 Allahabad High Court Judge to be Impeached "Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra has recommended the impeachment of Justice Shri Narayan Shukla, the eighth seniormost judge of the Allahabad High Court, following an adverse report about him by an in-house panel set up by the CJI. Justice Shukla joined the Allahabad High Court in 2005 and was set to retire on July 17, 2020. His orders in the cases of blacklisted private medical colleges in Lucknow had come under the scanner of the CJI Bench last year. He was accused of misconduct in the medical admissions scam. " Underlined Concepts Procedure of High Court Judge Appointment 1. Clause (1) of Article 217 says that “every judge of a High Court shall be appointed by the President, by warrant under his hand and seal after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, the Governor of the State, and, in the case of appointment of a Judge other than the Chief Justice, the Chief Justice of the High Court and shall hold offi ce, in the case of an additional or acting judge, as provided in Article 224, and in any other case, until he attains the age of sixty-two years”.
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