[Breaking] "You approached Court too late": Supreme Court dismisses Karnataka judge plea seeking stay on elevation of "Junior" as HC judge

The Division Bench noted that never in the history of hearing such cases has the court interfered to stay the swearing-in of a judge when only 15 minutes were left for the elevated judge to take oath.
[Breaking] "You approached Court too late": Supreme Court dismisses Karnataka judge plea seeking stay on elevation of "Junior" as HC judge
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The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition by a Principal District & Sessions judge seeking a stay on the swearing-in of a "junior" as additional judge of the Karnataka High Court.

While doing so, the Bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose noted that even if the petitioner is senior, he "approached court too late".

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