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Alternative to collegium system may be worse ex-SC judge

Jul 28, 2014

Alternative to collegium system may be worse ex-SC judge

Former Supreme Court judge Justice GS Singhvi on Sunday cautioned against tinkering with the collegium system for appointment of judges and said that it has worked satisfactorily so far. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #GS Singhvi #Collegium System
Denying Congress LoP post is against the spirit of SC judgement Shukla

Jul 27, 2014

Denying Congress LoP post is against the spirit of SC judgement Shukla

Amid indications that Congress may not get the Leader of Opposition's post in Lok Sabha, senior party leader Rajeev Shukla today said it would amount to "injustice" and go against the "spirit" of the Supreme Court judgement. #Congress #Supreme Court #Rajeev Shukla #Leader of Opposition
SC concerned, says pathetic that acid attacks continue to take place

Jul 25, 2014

SC concerned, says pathetic that acid attacks continue to take place

The Supreme Court today expressed concern over acid attacks cases by jilted lovers and others, saying the situation is "pathetic" and questioned the Centre for its "laxity" in dealing with the menace. #Supreme Court #PIL #TheySaidIt #SC #Acid attack #pathetic #jilted lovers
SC refuses to entertain PIL for CBI probe into Tapas Pal's rape remarks

Jul 25, 2014

SC refuses to entertain PIL for CBI probe into Tapas Pal's rape remarks

The Supreme Court declined to entertain a PIL seeking CBI investigation into the controversial remarks made by actor-cum-Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #PIL #CBI #West Bengal #TMC #CPI (M) #threat #Rape remark #Tapas Pal
Give space in Tihar for Subrata Roy to hold talks on asset sales SC to Delhi govt

Jul 25, 2014

Give space in Tihar for Subrata Roy to hold talks on asset sales SC to Delhi govt

The Supreme Court Friday asked the Delhi government to examine what facilities it could extend to Sahara chief Subrata Roy in Tihar jail complex to facilitate his negotiations for the sale of his properties located in India and abroad with buyers and lenders without compromising security. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Tihar jail #Subrata Roy #Sahara

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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
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Mar 06, 2014

Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

The judiciary is not something to be scoffed at and neither is public sentiment. #HowThisWorks #India #Business #Delhi #Supreme Court #protest #Subrata Roy #Sahara #lUCKNOW #Ink

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Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Jul 28, 2014

Virginia gay-marriage ban ruled unconstitutional by U.S. appeals court

In a closely watched case, a federal appeals court has ruled that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, the second appellate circuit to recently rule on an issue that is probably heading to the U.S. Supreme Court... #Virginia #Supreme Court of the United States
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Jul 28, 2014

Outside Money Drives a Deluge of Political Ads

Since the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling, lavish spending by outside groups has created a nearly nonstop campaign season with a harsh, negative tone... #Citizens United #United States Chamber of Commerce
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Jul 28, 2014

The Supreme Court's NOT Top 10: October 2013 Cases The Justices Wrongly Passed Over

The Supreme Court press and other court observers have spilled a lot of ink this past month discussing the cases the Supreme Court took and decided during October Term 2013. Relatively little was said about the cases the court chose not to decide—and... #Neil Peart #Rush (band)
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