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Despite being a major litigant in courts, the government holds the power to offer post-retirement position to judges (Representational image)

No cooling-off period for retired judges, Modi govt tells Parliament

In response to a question in Rajya Sabha, the government simply says legislations allow appointment of retired judges.
Supreme Court of India

Lawyers waiting for years, but newest senior advocates are retired judges

Only the Supreme Court and high courts can designate advocates or former high court judges as senior advocates.
A graphic showing the Supreme Court

If the judiciary and executive are on the same page, it will be disastrous

President Kovind, PM Modi, and Chief Justice Misra's comments have reignited the debate about the separation between the executive and the judiciary.

OnCamera

Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Blood, bodies and scars: What I saw after the 1983 Nellie massacre in Assam

On the anniversary of the Nellie massacre in Assam, which claimed thousands of lives in a few hours, I recall the horrid sights.

As Pakistan’s leverage with US, China, Saudi Arabia grows, is it even possible to isolate it?

Pakistan signed deals worth $20 billion with Saudi Arabia, even as India vows to isolate the neighbour diplomatically after the Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy.

Defence

A Rafale fighter aircraft seen during rehearsals for fly-past ahead of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka Air Base in Bengaluru

IAF deputy chief and other senior officers set to fly Rafale at Aero India

Even as political slug-fest continues over the deal, IAF is throwing its weight behind Rafale, the first of which is to be delivered in September 2019.
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.