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Jan 17, 2019
Supreme Court collegium under fire: Read why Justice Chelameswar's strong dissent in 2015 order on NJAC is relevant todayThe Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to promote two High Court judges to Supreme Court and Centre's subsequent nod which came at "great speed" has been criticised severely.
Dec 01, 2018
SC dismisses plea seeking review of 2015 verdict on NJAC Act, notes 470-day delay in filing of petitionThe Supreme Court in 2015 struck down the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act, which had led to the revival of the collegium system for appointment of judges.
Jun 15, 2017
Govt won't play adjudicator in alleged corruption in judiciary: Ravi Shankar PrasadRavi Shankar Prasad said that the government will not be an "adjudicator" in cases of alleged corruption in the judiciary and asked it to evolve a robust mechanism within to deal with complaints against judges
Aug 16, 2016
Narendra Modi's speech gets Chief Justice Thakur's thumbs down: Not done, My Lord!Nothing would do better disservice to the institution of the apex court than the use of the CJI’s utterances to settle score in politics.
Aug 15, 2016
CJI Thakur's remarks on PM Modi's speech: Crisis in judiciary is not solely due to the executiveWhile CJI’s concerns are not entirely ill-founded, there lingers a very important question and adjoining doubts that need to be answered.
Oct 18, 2015
Supreme Court NJAC verdict based on 'erroneous logic': Arun JaitleyTerming as "erroneous logic" Supreme Court's reasoning for striking down NJAC Act, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said Indian democracy cannot be a "tyranny of the unelected" and that it would be in danger if the elected are undermined.
Oct 16, 2015
NJAC verdict: Singhvi had foreseen this, warned govt but cocky Ravi Shankar Prasad didn't pay heedSinghvi had supported the NDA government’s revived law to curtail the supremacy of the judiciary in appointments of judges.
Oct 16, 2015
Supreme Court strikes down NJAC Act, restores collegium system for appointment of judgesThe Supreme Court has struck down the constitution's 99th amendment and the NJAC Act as unconstitutional and void, restoring the collegium system for appointment of judges to the higher judiciary.
Jul 07, 2015
New law for appointment of judges would compromise with independence of judiciary: JethmalaniNoted jurist Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday attacked the Centre on the new law on appointment of judges.
Apr 28, 2015
NJAC Act violates 'basic structure' of Constitution, Bar bodies tell SCA 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.