Is it not more urgent to investigate the four Supreme Court judges’ disquiet than to make noises of disapproval about their alleged breach of conduct?
Vinod Dua discusses the judge Loya case in light of his son Anuj Loya’s press conference and the recent crisis in the Supreme Court of India.
The case of Judge Loya together with this ‘Great Dissent’ by four sitting judges of the Supreme Court is a telling comment on the imperiled status of the rights to dignity, life and liberty of the entire judiciary.
At a public meeting, Gaware said many of Loya’s friends, including judges, had had their suspicions when the CBI judge died of a sudden heart attack.
Urmilesh discusses the implications of the unprecedented press conference by four SC judges with Bhadra Sinha, senior assistant editor at Hindustan Times, and Siddharth Varadarajan, founding editor of The Wire.
‘Jan Gan Man Ki Baat’ Episode 180: SC Judges’ Press Conference And Challenges Before The Indian Judiciary
Vinod Dua discusses the historic press conference by four rebel Supreme Court judges and the challenges before the Indian judiciary.
‘Dark Day for Democracy’: Radio Silence from BJP over SC Row, Cong Calls for Probe into Loya’s Death
Political parties reacted cautiously to the concerns raised by four SC judges over judicial interference and ‘selective assignments’.
Though most welcomed the historic move, a few raised questions about the vagueness of the complaint and said the judges should have been more specific.
MK Venu, founding editor of The Wire, and Hartosh Singh Bal, political editor of The Caravan, discuss the implications today’s historic press conference by four SC justices could have on the case.
The last thing a democracy can afford is a judiciary which won’t even dare to stand up for its own rights.
An estimated 4,000 protesters marched from government headquarters in Bucharest to parliament, where lawmakers will begin debating changes on Monday to the criminal code.
Karnan retired from his post on June 9 and was arrested on June 20.
The triple talaq and right to privacy rulings, as well as the Punjab and Haryana high court’s comment after the Panchkula violence, have shown the importance of judiciary in a functioning democracy – to assist, reflect and question.
P.P. Pandey was chargesheeted for murder by the CBI, but he was also appointed Gujarat’s police chief by the government.
As the judiciary represents the Indian state, showcasing the symbology of one particular religion in courts amounts to violating the principle of secularism
The executive’s steadfast refusal to address the shortfall of judges in India’s courts endangers the very concept of constitutional justice.
The finance minister was wrong to say the courts are destroying the edifice of India’s legislatures “step by step, brick by brick.”
The Judiciary now has the right to say what the Constitution should be. This is a perversion of democracy
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