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Jul 06, 2018
Debates, criticism of judgments regular now, makes judiciary walk tightrope of independence, says Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court on Friday observed that discussions, debates and criticism of verdicts in the age of technology, open society and liberal democracy make the judiciary walk the "tightrope of independence".
Feb 13, 2015
Time for SC to set up a SIT to focus on how TN judiciary is being compromisedSC could start by appointing a SIT to investigate what is really going on in Tamil Nadu’s judiciary. The lower courts seem close to losing their independence to political powerplay.
Sep 07, 2014
Justice P Sathasivam as Kerala governor: Why it's a bad sign for Indian judiciaryThe mere fact that questions have been and are being asked, creates a spectacle that lowers the dignity not only of the office of the CJI but of the entire judicial system in the country.
Aug 25, 2014
Govt Vs judiciary: Why the SC must back off and not encroach on executive domainThe 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
Jul 30, 2014
Delhi HC to hear plea for CBI probe into Katju's charges against ex-CJIsOn August 1, the Delhi High Court will hear a plea demanding CBI undertakes an investigation into Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju's allegations that three former Chief Justices of India made "improper compromises" to save a tainted Madras High Court judge.
Jul 23, 2014
Katju affair brings to light judiciary vulnerability to govt pressureMarkandey Katju's whistle-blowing has bared all that is wrong with the collegium system of selecting judges, and how political pressure can be applied without anyone knowing about it.
Jul 23, 2014
Lesson from Katju: Let's stop fooling ourselves about 'honest' ManmohanThe biggest untruth we wanted to believe in was this one: that Manmohan Singh was an honest man caught in the tentacles of coalition dharma