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Govt Vs judiciary Why the SC must back off and not encroach on executive domain

Aug 25, 2014

Govt Vs judiciary Why the SC must back off and not encroach on executive domain

The confrontation that's brewing between executive and judiciary is partly because in the last 25 years the judiciary encroached onto executive space, aided by weak coalition governments who failed to assert themselves #ConnectTheDots #InMyOpinion #Executive Vs Judiciary #Markandey Katju #SH Kapadia #Judicial appointments #LoP #Judicial Independence #NJAC Bills
NJAC vs Collegium system Why effective shortlisting will be the key

Aug 18, 2014

NJAC vs Collegium system Why effective shortlisting will be the key

The volume of judicial appointments likely to come up before the NJAC is large; but it is not any larger than what came up before the Supreme Court collegium it is set to replace. Success depends on having an effective system of shortlisting #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Collegium System #High Courts #National Judicial Appointments Commission #Retiring Judges
Judicial supremacy Vs Parliament Why NJAC is better than the collegium system

Aug 16, 2014

Judicial supremacy Vs Parliament Why NJAC is better than the collegium system

While the National Judicial Appointment Commission may not be the best way of appointing judges, we can't make the good the enemy of the best. It is anyway a darn sight better than the opaque collegium system of appointing judges. #BJP #Rajya Sabha #ConnectTheDots #Lok Sabha #CJI #parliament #Law Minister #NDA #Modi government #National Judicial Appointments Bill #Constitutional Amendment
Parliament, executive should not interfere in the judiciary CJI Lodha

Aug 15, 2014

Parliament, executive should not interfere in the judiciary CJI Lodha

The Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Friday said Parliament and Executive should not interfere in the domain of Judiciary. #India #TheySaidIt #Chief Justice of India #Judiciary #parliament #Constitution #Judicial Appointments Commission #Collegium System #RM Lodha #Executive

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Justice Katju's revelations Why we can't treat IB reports as sacred cows

Jul 26, 2014

Justice Katju's revelations Why we can't treat IB reports as sacred cows

When it comes to judicial appointments, everyone quotes the IB report as if it was a sacred cow that cannot be commented upon. This needs questioning. #HowThisWorks #CBI #Intelligence Bureau #Justice Markandey Katju #Justice Katju #IB #Judicial appointments #Katju's revelations

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Justice Katju's revelations Why we can't treat IB reports as sacred cows

Aug 24, 2014

Pitts: The sheer brokenness of our political system

A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week. The resultant image is ... no... #Texas #Tom DeLay #Barack Obama #Larry Craig #Rick Perry #John Boehner #Rod R. Blagojevich #William Jefferson #Bob McDonnell #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party
Justice Katju's revelations Why we can't treat IB reports as sacred cows

Aug 19, 2014

Protesters set to march on Pakistan's parliament

(AP) -- Thousands of protesters demanding Pakistan's prime minister step down prepared Tuesday to march on parliament in the capital, as authorities beefed up security to prevent possible violence. The demonstrators, who have camped out in Islamabad ... #Pakistan #Pervez Musharraf #Islamabad #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Ahsan Iqbal #Muslim League-N
Justice Katju's revelations Why we can't treat IB reports as sacred cows

Aug 01, 2014

Jimmy Anderson found not guilty and clear to face India in fourth Test

England bowler cleared of charges over spat India have no right to appeal against ICC judgment Jimmy Anderson has been found not guilty of the charges levelled against him by India after the first Test at Trent Bridge and is clear to play in next wee... #India #International Cricket Council #Ravindra Jadeja #Anderson, IN #Jimmy Anderson