Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicJ. Chelameswar

Topic: J. Chelameswar

7 former SC judges back lawyer Prashant Bhushan, support call to withdraw contempt notice

The judges, who had signed a solidarity statement issued by 131 jurists & activists, called on Supreme Court to 'maintain the dignity' of the court and be open to public discussion.

Which law says judges can’t hold press conferences?

Here’s the full text of Justice J. Chelameswar’s speech at a felicitation function held by Lawyers Collective at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 18 May. 

The protest by the four judges did little except turn SC into a den of gossip and intrigue

Unless larger reforms are brought in, the only consequence of the press conference will be the loss of public trust in the judiciary.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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