Two days after Supreme Court justices J. Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B. Lokur and Kurian Joseph held a press conference to discuss administrative issues plaguing the apex court, four former judges have written an open letter to Chief Justice of India (CJI) Deepak Misra urging him to set up […]
The top lawyers’ body also resolved that it will take the opinion of other judges and expressed the view that such issues of judges should not be made public.
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.
Dangwimsai Pul wants permission to lodge an FIR to investigate the allegations made against senior judges and politicians in her husband’s suicide note.
The ongoing contempt case against Justice C.S. Karnan is headed towards an unpleasant denouement
The collegium appears divided on the issues of transparency and government influence in the judge selection process, further aggravating the burden on the Supreme Court.
If the apex court reverses its earlier decision and grants Subrata Roy an extension on his parole, it would be one of the rare instances where the court has admitted its errors and taken corrective steps.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s observations on sentencing policy assume significance, especially in the context of the recent trend among Supreme Court judges to quantify the life sentence as an alternative to the death sentence.