State government counsel Mukul Rohatgi questioned the petitioners’ locus standi in raising the issue, and argued that “you can’t make castles in the air”.
Petitioner who moved court for independent inquiry apparently feels no need for it anymore, prompting allegations of engaging in underhand attempt to bury the case.
Dushyant Dave, counsel for the Bombay Lawyers’ Association, said the speed with which the Maharashtra government acted to conduct its “discreet inquiry” itself raises suspicions.
The apex court directed the listing of the case for February 2, when the hearing would be tested on the standard of objectivity, which the bench has set for itself.
At the heart of the case is the attempt by a medical college to get recognition despite failing to meet the standards needed to admit students and charge fees from them.
The petition against some former and serving constitutional heads was filed by the National Lawyers’ Campaign for Judicial Transparency and Reforms.
Judges whose rulings have gone against the BJP and its leaders are discovering that their prospects for advancement have been blocked.
Recent events show that Babasaheb Ambedkar’s fears of democracy giving way to dictatorship if the authority of its leaders remains unchecked may not have been unfounded.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on Arunachal Pradesh is the third consecutive setback for the Modi government, which has used its criticism of the judiciary to divert public attention from its own performance.
The ruling party is trying to polarise society over a non-issue, they say.
New Delhi: The Karnataka high court judgment acquitting Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in the Rs. 66 crore disproportionate assets (DA) case is perverse, illogical and illegal with glaring mathematical mistakes and it should be set aside and the conviction of four year imprisonment restored, senior counsel Dushyant Dave argued […]