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Justice AK Sikri, stellar student with 4,570 verdicts to his name, retires today

Justice A.K. Sikri's tenure as a judge has largely been controversy-free, barring the recent row over his nomination for a post-retirement job by the Modi government.
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Bureaucrats only cannot be made information commissioners, says Supreme Court

The top court has passed a slew of directions on filling up vacancies in the Central Information Commission & state information commissions.
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In the digital era, judging is under stress, says Supreme Court judge A.K.Sikri

A.K. Sikri who was talking on 'Freedom of press in the digital age' said today when as issue is raised or even before it is taken by the court, people start discussing what should be the outcome.
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Justice AK Sikri turned down Commonwealth post. Here’s what he has lost out on

Legal experts say a post at CSAT is not financially rewarding but is considered prestigious professionally because the selection is so rigorous.
Supreme Court’s ruling Wednesday says that the Delhi lieutenant governor (L-G) can neither act independently nor obstruct government's policy decisions | Wikipedia

Supreme Court won’t tolerate delays by tax authorities, benches begin dismissing cases

Different benches headed by Justices Sikri, Chelameswar, Gogoi, and Nariman, pull up income tax and revenue departments for repeated delays.

On Camera

IAS poll observer: With Modi breaking rules, should EC give him special security treatment?

The Election Commission has suspended an IAS officer who had inspected PM Narendra Modi’s chopper in Odisha’s Sambalpur Tuesday.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
National interest

Imran Khan’s ‘support’ for Modi shows BJP has walked into its own Pakistan trap

Modi & the BJP hope to return to power by exploiting the fear of Pakistan. Imran Khan has turned the tables and become a factor dividing Indian public opinion.