Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicJustice Tahilramani

Topic: Justice Tahilramani

Supreme Court collegium’s 2 recent decisions have left the door wide open for tough questions

One would not be off the mark in saying that under the last few CJIs, Supreme Court collegium has ceded ground and authority to government.

Government accepts Madras High Court Chief Justice Tahilramani’s resignation

A government notification said Justice V Kothari has been appointed as the acting chief justice of the Madras High Court.

Is SC justified in not being transparent on judges’ transfer citing institutional interest?

The Supreme Court has said disclosing the collegium’s reason behind transferring judges ‘will not be in the interest of the institution’, but it would ‘if found necessary’.

Justice Tahilramani’s resignation shows why Supreme Court collegium is a failed system

By resigning rather than being made to pay for her stand, Madras HC Chief Justice has left CJI Gogoi and other collegium judges embarrassed.

Madras HC top judge Tahilramani’s transfer ‘payback for blocking lawyer duo’s elevation’

Madras High Court Chief Justice V.K. Tahilramani is likely to resign after the SC refused to review her transfer to Meghalaya.

Madras HC top judge Tahilramani to resign today, confirms decision to colleagues at dinner

According to procedure, a high court judge willing to resign has to send their resignation to the President. If the President approves, they stand discharged of their duties.

On Camera

YourTurn

An electric vehicle is parked in a bay at a charging station in New Delhi | Representational image| Photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

EV makers are losing their sheen. Turns out, making future-forward cars is kind of hard

Blame Covid or supply chains or geopolitics — the reality is, there aren’t many EVs on roads in 2022. Investors need to pressure manufacturers to produce — at scale, and soon.

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

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

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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