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Indian society must find ways to hold ‘privileged’ judicial community accountable

India’s legal community operates like a self-serving guild enjoying influence and privilege at the cost of the society.
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Modi govt has swiftly cleared appointments of judges: Supreme Court

CJI Gogoi says only 27 files on appointment of HC judges are pending with Centre, and around 70-80 proposals with the SC collegium.
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Justice Murlidhar, the Delhi HC judge whose transfer split Supreme Court collegium

The Delhi HC judge, known for 'bold pronouncements', is at the heart of the latest row in the judiciary as proposals to transfer him have been stalled.

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Supreme Court judges unhappy as collegium ignores seniority in judge selection

In light of the collegium decision, Supreme Court judges are reportedly discussing ways to protect 'institutional decisions'.
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Prevent ‘another historical blunder’: Ex-judge to President on names cleared by SC collegium

Former judge Kailash Gambhir flags Supreme Court collegium’s elevation of judges Khanna and Maheshwari, wants President Ram Nath Kovind to intervene. 
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Chief Justice who called Modi ‘model and hero’ among 4 recommended for elevation to SC

This is the first recommendation for the Supreme Court by the collegium under new Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
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Will Supreme Court stand up to Narendra Modi govt’s bullying?

The Supreme Court must focus on protecting judiciary’s independence than running the BCCI.
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Centre clears Justice K. M. Joseph’s elevation to Supreme Court, finally

Justice Joseph's name was recommended by SC collegium in January, but govt had rejected it on grounds of seniority before giving its nod.

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Not Gandhi dynasty, but a Narasimha Rao-like figure can save the Congress now

The Congress needs someone who can re-build its image and appeal as a credible opposition without totally sidelining the Gandhi family.
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With Lok Sabha elections over, how can India and Pakistan now repair fractured ties?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering appointing a national security adviser to revive backchannel diplomatic talks with India.



RAW & IB chiefs, cabinet & defence secretaries — the key appointments awaiting new govt

The new govt will also appoint the IAF chief after incumbent Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa retires in September. 
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If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?