New Delhi: The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the names of five High Court judges for elevation after the government thumbs down on its last list.
The fresh list includes judges from Bihar, Rajasthan, Manipur and Uttar Pradesh, the NDTV quoted sources as saying.
The five judges who have been recommended for elevation to SC are Justice Pankaj Mithal, Chief Justice, Rajasthan High Court (PHC: Allahabad); Justice Sanjay Karol, Chief Justice, Patna High Court (PHC: Himachal Pradesh); Justice PV Sanjay Kumar, Chief Justice, Manipur High Court (PHC: Telangana); Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah, Judge, Patna High Court and Justice Manoj, Judge, Allahabad High Court.
Last month, the names of 10 judges recommended for elevation by the Collegium did not receive a go-ahead from the Central government.
Sources said some names reiterated by the Collegium were also returned.