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POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
NJAC, Judiciary, Prashant Bhushan, Dipak Misra

How a clash between the two topmost judges of Supreme Court undermined Indian judiciary

The high drama over Prashant Bhushan and Kamini Jaiswal’s petition was as much about judicial protocol as it was about the spirit of the apex constitutional institution.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
NJAC, Judicial Accountability, CJI, Supreme Court

What the Supreme Court doesn't talk about when discussing freedom of speech

The unwritten law that there cannot be any open public discourse on political leanings of judges.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
NJAC, CJI Thakur

How CJI Thakur got burnt out before Diwali

The government’s behaviour is atrocious. Sadly, it has the upper hand.

POLITICS

 |  Court Marshal  |  4-minute read
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.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
NJAC, CJI Thakur, Indian Judiciary

The murky truth behind appointment of judges

It's time the country introduced All India Judicial Services along the lines of existing civil services.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Modi government, NJAC, Judiciary, CJI Thakur

Why the Indian judiciary is in tears

Let's face it. Our courts are too overloaded to dispense justice.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
NJAC, Supreme Court, Judiciary

Why Parliament should gracefully accept the NJAC verdict

The Supreme Court has given an unambiguous signal that independence of judiciary cannot be compromised.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
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?

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
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.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Judicial Accountability, NJAC, Supreme Court

What SC striking down NJAC means for our democracy

The apex court has thrown down a gauntlet. It is now for the people to pick it up.