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Contrary verdicts on right to privacy raise issue of judicial discipline: SC

Aug 11, 2015

Contrary verdicts on right to privacy raise issue of judicial discipline: SC

he view of smaller benches that right to privacy is a fundamental right, contrary to the verdicts rendered by larger six and eight-judge benches, raises issue of "institutional integrity and judicial discipline", said the Supreme Court. #India #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Judiciary #Right to Privacy #fundamental right
End of the road for Yakub Memon: President rejects 1993 blasts convict's mercy plea

Jul 29, 2015

End of the road for Yakub Memon: President rejects 1993 blasts convict's mercy plea

Yakub Memon, facing gallows in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, is all set to be executed on Thursday morning at 7 with the Supreme Court on Wednesday clearing all legal hurdles by holding that there was "no legal fallacy" and "fault" in the death warrant issued against him. #India #Congress #BJP #Supreme Court #Mumbai blasts #Indian judiciary #Tiger Memon #Yakub Memon #1993 Mumbai blast case #nagpur jail
SC questions govt on the role of two persons in National Judicial Appointment Commission

Jul 14, 2015

SC questions govt on the role of two persons in National Judicial Appointment Commission

The Supreme Court on Wednesday quizzed government over the role of two eminent persons in the six-member National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC). #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Judiciary #Attorney General #Mukul Rohatgi #NJAC #National Judicial Appointment Commission
Ram Jethmalani launches attack on NJAC, says independence of judiciary will be compromised

Jul 08, 2015

Ram Jethmalani launches attack on NJAC, says independence of judiciary will be compromised

Noted jurist Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday attacked the Centre's defence of the new law on appointment of judges saying it would compromise with the independence of the judiciary and give primacy to the executive. #Jury #Ram Jethmalani #NewsTracker #Judiciary #Independent #NJAC #Jurist
The Vyapam scam exposes the underbelly of a criminalised and weak state

Jul 07, 2015

The Vyapam scam exposes the underbelly of a criminalised and weak state

The Vyapam scam exposes how a weak state puts individuals above the law and institutions. Not just the powerful, but even the not-so-powerful can now cock a snook at the law and assume they can get away with it. #OnOurMind #Corruption #Media #Judiciary #Modi #Kejriwal #Shivraj Singh Chouhan #Vyapam scam
Madras HC grants rapist bail for 'mediation': Why this verdict makes a bad joke out of justice

Jun 24, 2015

Madras HC grants rapist bail for 'mediation': Why this verdict makes a bad joke out of justice

A Madras High Court judge granted interim bail to a rapist so that he could engage in 'mediation' with the victim. Here's why this is a mockery of justice. #India #InMyOpinion #Madras High Court #Judiciary #Crime #Rape #Women #Crimes against women #mediation #ADR #Rape victim
Bad day for justice: Jayalalithaa may not be guilty, but the judicial system is

May 11, 2015

Bad day for justice: Jayalalithaa may not be guilty, but the judicial system is

If a painstaking conviction secured after 18 years of hard work can be set aside in eight months, one wonders how the lower judiciary will view the verdict of the Karnataka High Court which acquitted J Jayalalithaa on all counts. #Jayalalithaa #AIADMK #InMyOpinion #Judiciary #Karnataka High Court #NJAC