Judiciary

Judiciary should stand up to populist forces: CJI

Judiciary should stand up to populist forces: CJI

Speaking at a conference of chief justices at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation at Sochi in Russia, the CJI Tuesday said the judiciary sh...Read More

Sinister plot or a case of judicial overreach

Sinister plot or a case of judicial overreach

If independence of the judiciary means unquestioned power without accountability, then that power needs to be counterbalanced by other st...Read More

BJP government damaged institutions like judiciary: Rahul Gandhi tells Amethi lawyers

BJP government damaged institutions like judiciary: Rahul Gandhi tells Amethi lawyers

Amethi: Visiting his home turf Wednesday, Congress president Rahul Gandhi accused the BJP government at the Centre of damaging institutio...Read More

Congress tried to tame, weaken judiciary system: PM Narendra Modi in Prayagraj

Congress tried to tame, weaken judiciary system: PM Narendra Modi in Prayagraj

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a scathing attack at the Congress for allegedly considering it...Read More

Judiciary & public opinion have relationship issues

Judiciary & public opinion have relationship issues

The suggestion that the higher judiciary is unresponsive to public sentiment has often been heard. A study of the parliamentary debates i...Read More

Despite judicial restraint, MBMC opens backdoor for ‘unqualified’ firemen

Despite judicial restraint, MBMC opens backdoor for ‘unqualified’ firemen

Bhayandar: In yet another classic example of how politicians throw the rule book in the wind, the BJP-ruled Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corp...Read More

Judiciary, EC, RBI being ‘torn apart’ under BJP government, says Rahul Gandhi in UK

Judiciary, EC, RBI being ‘torn apart’ under BJP government, says Rahul Gandhi in UK

London: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday alleged that the judiciary, election commission (EC) and RBI are being “torn apart” und...Read More

Government clears elevation of Justice K M Joseph to Supreme Court

Government clears elevation of Justice K M Joseph to Supreme Court

New Delhi: The government has cleared the recommendation of the Supreme Court collegium to elevate Justice K M Joseph, who heads the Utta...Read More

Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi says revolution, not reform, needed for judiciary to service commoners

Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi says revolution, not reform, needed for judiciary to service commoners

New Delhi: A “revolution, not reform” is needed to keep the institution of judiciary serviceable for the common man, senior Supreme Court...Read More

Judges’ assets: Nothing but the full truth

Judges’ assets: Nothing but the full truth

The judiciary is the third pillar of democracy so that judges of the Supreme Court and the 24 high courts have to declare their assets af...Read More

Separation of powers: A beautiful theory

Separation of powers: A beautiful theory

That the executive and the judiciary are insulated from each other is a beautiful theory which does not work in practice if iconoclast ju...Read More

Don’t drag the issue of judicial appointment

Don’t drag the issue of judicial appointment

Enough has already been said about the Centre’s unwillingness to see Chief Justice of Uttarakhand high court, Justice K M Joseph, being e...Read More

Executive-Judiciary turf war reaches Supreme Court

Executive-Judiciary turf war reaches Supreme Court

New Delhi: The ongoing turf-war between the judiciary and the executive over the appointment of judges on Friday witnessed an open showdo...Read More

Pakistan judiciary: At beck and call of Army

Pakistan judiciary: At beck and call of Army

If anyone thought that the judiciary in Pakistan was independent, he should think again. It is a handmaiden of the deep State, that is, o...Read More

Nepotism hovers on Indian judiciary

Nepotism hovers on Indian judiciary

The jurisprudence on controversial topics like the right to privacy and the right to euthanasia is curtailed because intellectual enrichm...Read More

Hot winds blowing in Delhi

Hot winds blowing in Delhi

Delhi is experiencing chilling cold as the mercury continues to drop every day. However, temperature in the political corridors is boilin...Read More

Supreme Court Judges Press Conference: Souls are saved but judiciary in tatters

Supreme Court Judges Press Conference: Souls are saved but judiciary in tatters

Supreme Court judges take an oath to uphold the Constitution – not the dignity of the office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI). That is...Read More

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Indore: ‘Whatever happened should not have happened’

Indore: Former High Court judges and senior advocates of city expressed concern and disappointment after four sitting judges of the Supre...Read More

A failed state that evokes skepticism

A failed state that evokes skepticism

THE judiciary is free to do what it wants so long as it does not impinge on the army’s sphere of influence. It is widely believed that th...Read More

Modi condoles death of former CJI Bhagwati

Modi condoles death of former CJI Bhagwati

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his grief over the death of former Chief Justice of India P.N. Bhagwati, who died o...Read More

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