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Justice Kurian Joseph has expressed ‘regret’ for his view on the National Judicial Appointments Commission, which he and three other judges struck down in 2015 as unconstitutional.
The judiciary has become cocooned while being the supreme force for transparency elsewhere. The complainant against CJI Gogoi has laid bare this hypocrisy.
The former SC staffer who accused CJI Ranjan Gogoi of sexually harassing her refused to participate in the proceedings, citing lack of trust.
The Supreme Court asked the Election Commission Monday to watch the biopic PM Narendra Modi and submit its decision in a sealed envelope.
The recent ordinances show the propensity of successive governments to use this “emergency” provision for their political ends.
It is doubtful if SC collegium’s non-transparent relaxation of income criteria will actually help cause of the marginalised.
Dressed in a conservative suit and trademark dark glasses, Nisar soon became a troubleshooter for the state and the society alike.
CJI Ranjan Gogoi-led Collegium’s decision to overturn the elevation of Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Rajendra Menon to the Supreme Court and instead recommend fresh names has triggered uproar in sections of judiciary. Former Delhi High Court judge Justice Kailash Gambhir has written to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking his intervention, and called the Collegium’s decision “appalling and outrageous”. ThePrint asks: SC judges elevation row: Collegium still opaque under CJI Gogoi or is this an aberration? Any decision by the collegium needs to be backed by good reasons D.K. Sharma Advocate and former secretary, Delhi High Court Bar Association The image of the judiciary is being tarnished due to these decisions. There is a complete disregard for ethics. The decision to recommend a junior judge and overlook 32 senior judges is quite astonishing. This could be because the judiciary is now taking instructions from the government or something else is at play. In any case, this...
The Narendra Modi government, just like its predecessors, is not going to do much.
All that it takes to tilt the scales in favour of justice.