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Judicial appointments, Collegium System, Supreme Court, Justice KM Joseph

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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Collegium System, Dipak Misra, Supreme Court of India, Justice Chelameswar

What justice Chelameswar taught us about dissent

The judge stood unapologetically tall in the line of dissenters.


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Appointment of judges, Collegium System, Justice KM Joseph, Supreme Court

Why Modi government's arguments against elevating justice KM Joseph to SC fail

Here a look at the four reasons cited by the government and how tenable they are.


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Judicial appointments, Collegium System, Social Media, Supreme Court

Are Supreme Court judges right in saying social media must be regulated?

Adding one more regulatory layer to those that already exist will not achieve balance.


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Supreme Court, NJAC, Collegium System

How India can rethink appointment of judges to Supreme Court and high courts

Justice J Chelameswar's decision to boycott collegium meetings is a good opprtunity.


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Supreme Court, Collegium System, NJAC

Why NJAC verdict has greatness thrust upon itself

Justice Kehar judgment is a travesty in excess. Where do we go from here?


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Supreme Court, Collegium System, National Judicial Appointment Commission, NJAC

#NJACVerdict: Supreme Court has avoided a legal disaster

The possible impact of politicising the selection of the judiciary by ‘two eminent persons’ could not be ruled out.


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Supreme Court, Judicial Accountability, Collegium System, NJAC

My sweet lord, don't place yourself above the people

Supreme Court verdict has held the NJAC Act unconstitutional and reinstated the collegium.