Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicSupreme Court of India

Topic: Supreme Court of India

What CJI Misra does this weekend will decide the future of Indian judiciary

The four judges have shattered the judiciary’s code of silence. How this crisis ends is up to Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.

Is this brother judge the real target of the 4 Supreme Court judges’ ire?

Justices Chelameshwar, Gogoi, Lokur and Joseph have accused the CJI of ‘selectively assigning’ cases. CJI has assigned Justice Arun Mishra some key cases.

The ‘power of 4’ can change the face of Indian judiciary

It is reasonable to expect that the “coming out” of the 4 SC judges today will lead to much fairer debate and greater transparency.

Talk Point: Are the checks and balances in the Indian judiciary failing?

In an unprecedented move, four judges– Justices Chelameswar, Gogoi, Lokur and Joseph- held a press conference. Experts weigh in on what it means.

The four senior-most Supreme Court judges who have taken on the Chief Justice

Justices Chelameswar, Lokur, Gogoi, and Joseph held an unprecedented press conference Thursday to voice their disappointment with how the SC is being run.

The Supreme Court has to get its act right. Now.

Crisis in the higher judiciary has exploded with 4 Supreme Court judges going public with differences in the top court. Judiciary can’t ignore this storm any longer.

It’s time the Supreme Court went live, your lordships

Pressure on judiciary to be transparent has resulted in a travesty – a pilot project in two district courts where proceedings will be recorded without audio.

4 states have gone over SC-imposed 50 per cent reservation cap. Will Rajasthan follow?

The Supreme Court hasn’t stayed the Rajasthan OBC reservation Bill, but has asked the state to ensure the 50 per cent cap isn’t crossed.

“Right to privacy is protected under Articles 21 and Part-III of the Constitution”

The SC ruling also confirms about a dozen rulings of smaller benches that had held that privacy is a fundamental right are valid.

Privacy is a fundamental right, Supreme Court rules

The apex court also overruled two previous Constitution bench judgements that had held that right to privacy is not protected under the Constitution.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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