Tuesday, July 28, 2015| Latest E-book
You are here:
Judiciary
#

Judiciary

Articles

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
Why did Salman Khan's trial take so long? Because that's how law works in India

May 07, 2015

Why did Salman Khan's trial take so long? Because that's how law works in India

Salman Khan was alleged to have been driving the car rashly, under the influence of alcohol. After a long-winded series of trials arguments finally concluded in April 2015. #Salman Khan #Judiciary #Indian judiciary #hit-and-run case #2002 Hit-and-run case #30 indian construction workers #Salman Khan case #Salman verdict #Law in Indian
NJAC: SC's mandate is to interpret the constitution, not try and rewrite it

Apr 30, 2015

NJAC: SC's mandate is to interpret the constitution, not try and rewrite it

The SC bench which is examining the validity of the NJAC law should also look at whether its self-created collegium system had breached the constitution's basic features and mandate #InMyOpinion #SC #Supreme Court collegium #NJAC #NJAC Hearings #Judges Case #Executive Versus Judiciary
Govt will not encroach upon judiciary's independence in NJAC issue: Sadanand Gowda

Apr 30, 2015

Govt will not encroach upon judiciary's independence in NJAC issue: Sadanand Gowda

With CJI H L Dattu refusing to be part of a committee to nominate two people to the NJAC, government on Thursday indicated that it will not go ahead with the proposed meeting of the panel as it would mean encroaching upon the independence of judiciary. #NewsTracker #Law #TheySaidIt #Judiciary #Law Ministry #Sadanand Gowda #NJAC