TS Thakur to be next Chief Justice of India
Justice T S Thakur will take over as the next Chief Justice of India on December 2. He will succeed Justice H L Dattu, who will demit office next month. Justice Thakur, the senior-most judge of the apex court, would be the 43rd chief justice of India.
His name was recommended to the government by current CJI Justice Dattu on Monday. It has been a convention for the sitting CJI to recommend the name of the senior-most judge as his successor a month before retirement. The law ministry will forward the file of Justice Thakur’s appointment to the Prime Minister’s Office. His warrant of appointment will be issued when the President approves it. Read More