Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicJustice Kurian Joseph

Topic: Justice Kurian Joseph

Ex-SC judge Kurian Joseph regrets striking down NJAC, says judges’ honour needs protection

Joseph says independence of judiciary needs to be protected like the ‘chastity of a virgin’. Minister Jaitley says judges are being bullied via social media.

Ex-SC judge Kurian Joseph says Congress & Left approached him to contest polls

Justice Kurian Joseph (retd) says both major fronts in Kerala, LDF and UDF, had approached him, but he said no because he doesn't have political ambitions.

Can’t bend your head for roti-chawal, says Kurian Joseph on govt jobs for retired judges

Days after his retirement, Justice Kurian Joseph defends the unprecedented 12 January press conference by SC judges in an interview with ThePrint.

Kurian Joseph, the ‘nicest’ judge who walked the line between church and judiciary

Justice Joseph, the controversial but 'compassionate' judge who retired from SC Thursday, was seen to have held views in line with the church — particularly on abortion & divorce.

Supreme Court justices rise up to Kerala’s call for a helping hand

From CJI Dipak Misra's donation announcement to Kurian Joseph-led collection drive, the higher judiciary pitches in for the battered state.

Govt cites seniority, diversity to send back recommendation to elevate Justice Joseph

The government said a candidate’s seniority may be overlooked in order to ensure regional representation, but that wasn’t the case with Joseph, whose parent high court is Kerala HC.

Law minister Prasad set to meet CJI Misra next week to thrash out ‘outstanding issues’

SC judges have raised concerns about Centre sitting on collegium’s recommendations — one of the top issues that will be discussed at the meeting.

Very life & existence of SC under threat: Now Justice Joseph warns CJI in scathing letter

The letter comes a fortnight after Justice J. Chelameswar wrote to CJI about the need for a judicial intervention to tackle the problem of the Centre holding up SC collegiums recommendations

What critics of the Supreme Court’s triple talaq judgement missed

The article has been written in response to an article published on ThePrint titled 'SC judgement on triple talaq: What’s monumental about it and what’s not'

Scrutinising composition of judicial benches is a welcome barometer

The religious scrutiny of the Supreme Court bench hearing the triple talaq case has been lauded and criticised. But more glaring is an all-male bench in a case linked with gender justice issue. SANYA DHINGRA

On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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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