The Supreme Court ruling on Karnataka MLAs’ resignation leaves much scope for ambiguity about the Speaker’s powers. It left the decision on resignation to the Speaker but fettered him on disqualification by allowing them to defy any whip. It has missed a great opportunity to end squabbling over Speakers’ powers.
ICJ order on Kulbhushan Jadhav is victory for India, opportunity for Pakistan
The ICJ order on Kulbhushan Jadhav is a vindication of India’s position and is a big victory for New Delhi. India’s diplomatic and legal team built a fine case and deserve to be congratulated. This is also a good opportunity for Pakistan to show goodwill and mend fences with India.