Citizenship Amendment Act: Imposition of Section 144 to prevent democratic protests smacks of colonialism; shows inability to handle dissent
In the present case, the line differentiating peaceful protest and disturbance of public tranquillity has been overlooked by officials imposing Section 144.
Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance in Maharashtra: To counter unethical post-poll alliances, scope of anti-defection law needs widening
After the NCP, Congress Party and Shiv Sena announced their alliance, certain voters moved to Supreme Court to stop the 'unholy alliance' (as termed by them) since it defeats the electoral mandates
Maharashtra Govt Formation: Governor's lightning decision to appoint Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar raises questions about neutrality of post
The decision of Governor should not be seemingly illegal or arbitrary otherwise court have authority to struck down these decisions declaring them as brazen disregard of the Constitution. Since the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress declared their alliance, and they comprise 162 out of 288 seats including eight 8 Independents, hence prima facie they are prime contenders for government formation.
GUJCOCA makes confessions to cops, intercepted conversations admissible in court; threatens checks and balances against government interference
The police should remember that confession may not always be a short cut to a solution.