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  • Perils of a tethered judiciary

    Perils of a tethered judiciary

    The unpleasant stand-off between the judiciary and the executive has surfaced once more. It begins with the Supreme Court collegium clearing names of Chief Justices and judges of High Courts. Headed by Jagdish Singh Khehar, the collegium is moving forward with its recommendations without waiting for the final resolution of the new memorandum of procedure …

    May 3, 2017
  • Fresh move on judges’ appointments needed

    Fresh move on judges’ appointments needed

    The work to draft the Constitution began seventy years ago, when the Constituent Assembly of India first met on 9 December 1946. The final document which emerged nearly three years later, during which interregnum India attained independence, contemplated to govern this sovereign nation and it defines the space for vital organs of the State, particularly …

    September 1, 2016