PMO has to inform IB, which has to inform us: Supreme Court on non-appointment of tribunal members

The Court was hearing a contempt plea filed against the Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs and other officers of the Central government for non-appointment of ITAT members on the basis of information from the PMO.
Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice PS Narasimha
Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice PS Narasimha

The Supreme Court today made it clear that the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) cannot take a final call on rejecting names recommended for appointment to tribunals without the Intelligence Bureau (IB) report being placed before the apex court judge heading the Search cum Selection Committee (SSC).

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