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NJAC Act violates 'basic structure' of Constitution, Bar bodies tell SC

Apr 28, 2015

NJAC Act violates 'basic structure' of Constitution, Bar bodies tell SC

A day after Chief Justice of India HL Dattu refused to attend a meeting to select two members to the NJAC panel, various Bar bodies on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the validity of new law on appointment of judges cannot be sustained as it violates "basic structure" of the Constitution. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #HL Dattu #Fali Nariman #NJAC Act #SCAORA #Bar Associations
SC to hear plea against intel agencies exercising police powers in August

Apr 28, 2015

SC to hear plea against intel agencies exercising police powers in August

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it will hear arguments on 19 August on the PIL questioning the legality of intelligence agencies exercising police powers in the absence of any law. #India #Prashant Bhushan #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #parliament #RAW #Intelligence agencies #Nisha Bhatia
Relief for Shobha De: SC stays privilege motion over her comments against Maha govt

Apr 28, 2015

Relief for Shobha De: SC stays privilege motion over her comments against Maha govt

Writer Shobha De has escaped punishment for her comments on the Maharashtra government's order on Marathi films, the Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed a privilege motion notice issued to her by the Maharashtra Assembly. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Shobhaa De #writer #Maharashtra Assembly #Marathi films #Maharashtra givt
Should CJI Dattu defy the law? He has set a bad precedent on NJAC

Apr 28, 2015

Should CJI Dattu defy the law? He has set a bad precedent on NJAC

Dattu has precipitated a needless constitutional crisis by refusing to head the three-member panel to select two eminent persons to be part of the NJAC, which has the mandate to select and transfer judges. #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Government #Chief Justice of India #Judiciary #National Judicial Appointments Commission #NJAC #CJI HL Dattu
Can't be part of panel to select NJAC members: CJI Dattu tells PM Modi in a letter

Apr 28, 2015

Can't be part of panel to select NJAC members: CJI Dattu tells PM Modi in a letter

In a new twist, CJI H L Dattu has refused to participate in a three-member panel for selecting two eminent persons in the NJAC on whose validity a constitution bench began hearings on Monday. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Chief Justice of India #HL Dattu #PM Narendra Modi #NJAC

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Campa Cola flats Why only single out the owners for punishment?

Jun 04, 2014

Campa Cola flats Why only single out the owners for punishment?

One can still find a reason to be sympathetic to the Campa Cola residents affected the fact that only they, the owners of the illegal flats, are being singled out for punishment. #InMyOpinion #Illegal buildings #Campa Cola residents #Campa Cola flats #Supreme Court decision on Campa Cola
Why the judicial system's fear of mobs is frightening

Mar 16, 2014

Why the judicial system's fear of mobs is frightening

I do not understand what collective conscience is and how it is to be measured for extreme or moderate revulsion. #Supreme Court #Afzal Guru #Sahara India #InMyOpininon #High Courts