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Jan 18, 2017
Salman Khan's acquittal should raise serious questions about our criminal justice systemFutile jokes and outrage over Salman Khan's acquittal are a poor substitute for searching questions that must be raised about India's criminal justice system.
Jan 16, 2017
Narendra Modi's legacy should be bringing down the arrears of court cases in IndiaThe Supreme Court, in its annual reports released in January 2017 on judicial administration 2015-16 and the lower courts in the country, has brought out once again the enormous pendency in the courts. But this is not new. It is only restatement of the fact
Jan 16, 2017
SC order to audit 30 lakh NGOs is another way for State to target and delegitimise their purposeThe Supreme Court, on 11 January, passed an order directing the government to audit about 30 lakh non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and voluntary organisations that receive public funds, but have invariably failed to explain their spending.
Jan 11, 2017
Executive vs judiciary is good for democracy but who foots the bill for stalemate?The government needs to set up a system to respond faster to litigations before the courts, especially when it's party to over 46 percent of the cases that are currently pending in Indian courts
Jan 03, 2017
SC ruling successfully creates wall between religion and politics but task is half-doneThe Supreme Court on Monday substantially accepted this position in law and hopefully created a wall of separation between religion and politics.
Jan 02, 2017
Outgoing CJI TS Thakur questions Centre over transfer of HC judgesThe Supreme Court on Monday questioned the Centre as to why judges and chief justices of high courts are not being transfered despite the recommendations of the collegium and asked it to file a status report on such pending transfers with detailed reasons in two weeks.
Dec 27, 2016
Donald Trump plans to reshape judiciary after taking presidential office: US mediaUS President-elect Donald Trump, who will inherit over 100 vacant federal courts, and an open Supreme Court seat, plans to reshape the judiciary after taking office, a media report said.
Dec 13, 2016
Govt-judiciary stand-off: Governance must be left to those elected by the people, says Ravi Shankar PrasadIn a chat with Firstpost, Ravi Shakar Prasad spoke on the issues of demonetisation, judicial overreach, triple talaq & Rahul Gandhi's earthquake statement.
Dec 01, 2016
National Anthem: Liberal overreactions damage personal liberty instead of securing itIf the Supreme Court order on National Anthem, with all due respect, appears problematic, so do some of the liberal reactions to it.
Dec 01, 2016
Supreme Court's National Anthem order mocks judicial process, ConstitutionThe interim order of the Supreme Court of India in the National Anthem case is a mockery of the judicial process and the Constitution.