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Anusha Soni

Anusha Soni

Special correspondent, India Today TVanusha.soni@aajtak.com
The writer is special correspondent at India Today TV.

By Anusha Soni

Why justice KM Joseph's appointment became the point of conflict between judiciary and the government

What lies beneath this controversy is a clash of top democratic institutions, each asserting its authority over the other.

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The adultery law is totally anti-women. Busting some popular myths

The basis of the law is that wife is a chattel or a property of man.

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Why the BJP-led Centre won't clarify its view on Section 377 in Supreme Court

The government, which is internally divided on the issue, doesn't want the schisms to be out in the open.

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Why India's Supreme Court crisis is set to return with a bang

With justice Arjan Kumar Sikri's entry into the collegium, the dynamics are set to change.

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Karnataka: Where are the laws to prevent 'MLA shopping' and 'resort politics'?

The governor's office is expected to exercise constitutional and political morality because it's an office that by far is beyond the purview of the courts.

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What should women wear in Supreme Court? Judge Indu Malhotra has a brief

She invariably opened up a debate about moral policing and formal dress code.

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Why a divided Supreme Court collegium deferred decision on justice KM Joseph's elevation

The date for the next collegium meeting has not been decided yet.

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Why I think impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra is politics at its lowest

The will leave the Indian judiciary in a worse position.

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CJI Dipak Misra impeachment: What now for Supreme Court?

The apex court is not just faced with constitutional questions, but also a crisis of faith.

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CJI impeachment or not, faith in judiciary is already broken

The courts have always protected our democracy and the Constitution, and when they failed, we called it Emergency.

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Explainer: 5 charges listed by Opposition for CJI Dipak Misra's impeachment

The move is unprecedented since no CJI has has ever faced impeachment in the country.

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Why former law minister Shanti Bhushan has moved SC over CJI’s role as ‘master of roster’

The silence after the historic four judges' press conference should not be construed as all is well within the judiciary.

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Will Supreme Court directives to check misuse of SC/ST Act compromise rights of marginalised groups?

The law seems to be struggling to strike a utopian balance between the rights of the accused and protection of underprivileged.

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How Supreme Court failed by delaying to restore Hadiya's marriage

Why did it take the court so long to comprehend that criminal aspersions on Shafin Jahan, or anyone else, cannot be the reason to lock up a 24-year-old woman?

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Supreme Court roster: Is CJI batting for internal democracy or more concentration of power?

It’s strange that the ‘master of the roster’ has assigned himself the sole discretion to hear public interest litigations and letter petitions.

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Death of judge Loya: Questions that remain unanswered

Whether the loud voices are capable of making legally tenable arguments, or the truth will get drowned out?

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How the courts failed in interpreting consent in Mahmood Farooqui rape case

The language used in a rape trial is an important component in the entire process of justice delivery.

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Four days and counting: Why Supreme Court crisis is far from over

It was expected that the issue would be resolved over the weekly informal lunch, but justice Chelameswar chose to be on leave.

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Why rebellion at Supreme Court was in the offing

When top four judges of the SC see no recourse but to address the media, we are indeed in for troubled times.

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2G verdict: Was there ever a telecom spectrum ‘scam’?

In a criminal trial, to prove criminal intent one requires to prove the guilt beyond reasonable doubt.

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Aadhaar linking deadline extended to March 31: What this exactly means for us

The five-judge Constitution bench of Supreme Court will begin hearing the Aadhaar case in January.

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You must be a 'good girl', Hadiya!

The Kerala 'love jihad' case is a classic example of how misogyny and phobia feed off each other.

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Judges bribery case: Why the crisis seems far from resolving

The court said the conduct of Prashant Bhushan was 'unethical' and amounted to 'forum shopping'.

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