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Apr 13, 2017
SC issues notice to Centre, Election Commission on using EVMs attached with paper trailsThe Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea by the BSP that EVMs should be used in polls along with the Voter Verifiable Paper Trail (VVPAT) as directed by the apex court in 2013.
Apr 13, 2017
EVM tampering: SC issues notice to Centre and EC on using voting machines with paper trailDespite a Supreme Court Order making EVMs with paper trails (VVPAT) mandatory for free and fair elections, the BJP-led central government has issued only Rs 16 lakh for upgrading voting machines against the required Rs 3,000 crore
Nov 04, 2016
No sudden increase in judicial vacancies; MoP deadlock not the only snag: SourcesDuring last 10 years, number of vacancies in high courts has varied from 265 to 280. Similarly, the working strength of judges has remained almost the same
Sep 15, 2016
Judiciary must introspect rather than tussle with the executive over the collegium systemIt’s now obvious to everybody that not everything is fine with the collegium system.
Sep 03, 2016
Judicial appointments: Justice Chelameswar's 'no' to collegium meetings is a call for reformsWhile there is no denying that the present system can be reformed and can be ‘cured’ of its deficiency, it is only possible when there is acceptance of the problem.
Jul 22, 2016
Adarsh scam: SC announces stay on demolition, orders Military Defence Estate custody of societyThe Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay, for now, the demolition of the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society building in Mumbai and told the Military Defence Estate office to take custody of it.
Dec 16, 2015
NJAC: Supreme Court issues guidelines to make collegium system more transparentThe Supreme Court came out with guidelines to improve the collegium system of appointment of judges by asking the Centre to finalise a memorandum of procedure (MOP) in consultation with the CJI.
Nov 04, 2015
Transparency is hallmark of collegium's procedure, says Supreme Court, but rules out major changesAs Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar said that the "transparency is the hallmark of the procedure to be followed by the collegium", Justice Lokur wanted to know the "extent of transparency".
Nov 03, 2015
Suggestions to bring transparency in collegium system placed before Supreme CourtSeveral suggestions to bring about greater transparency in the collegium system of appointing judges for the higher judiciary, including establishment of a complaint redressal mechanism, were placed before the Supreme Court
Oct 19, 2015
NJAC verdict: How ill-defined ‘basic structure’ came handy for the judiciary to expand its powerThe five-member bench that struck down the NJAC and constitutional amendment has also referred to the "insularity and independence of judiciary" as an intrinsic feature of the “basic structure” of the Constitution. In the court's view, judicial independence would be compromised if the executive gains an influence in the appointment of judges.