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  • To little purpose

    To little purpose

    Apart from reiterating that defence deals fall within the purview of judicial examination, little purpose will be served by the Supreme Court’s half-way order on petitions challenging the purchase of 36 Rafale jet fighters. It would appear that their Lordships have opted for a balancing act ~ keeping options open on the raging controversy but …

    October 12, 2018
  • Miscarriage of Justice

    Miscarriage of Justice

    The Union government on 10 August told the Supreme Court that the seven ‘killers’ cannot be released as the case involved the brutal assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in pursuance of a “diabolical plot” executed by a highly organised “foreign terrorist organisation.” The decision presented before a three-judge Bench headed by Justice Ranjan …

    August 25, 2018
  • Much too murky

    Much too murky

    Since it is apparent that in the top echelons of the judiciary ”seniority” counts for as much as in the military, there is need for clear articulation of the basis on which that principle is established and operates. The Supreme Court has been embroiled in enough controversy to afford another murky spat like the one …

    August 9, 2018
  • Government clears elevation of Justice KM Joseph to Supreme Court

    Government clears elevation of Justice KM Joseph to Supreme Court

    Justice Joseph's name was recommended for appointment as a judge of the Supreme Court by the collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on January 10.

    August 3, 2018
  • SC Collegium to meet soon to reconsider Justice Joseph’s name for elevation

    SC Collegium to meet soon to reconsider Justice Joseph’s name for elevation

    A Supreme Court official said it is but natural to hold the meeting of the Collegium and it will be convened as soon as possible

    April 28, 2018
  • Govt asks SC collegium to reconsider recommendation on Justice Joseph

    Govt asks SC collegium to reconsider recommendation on Justice Joseph

    In April 2016, a bench of Uttarakhand HC headed by Justice Joseph caused embarrassment to Modi government by quashing imposition of President’s Rule in the state

    April 26, 2018
  • Judiciary vs Executive

    Judiciary vs Executive

    Who is afraid of KM Joseph, Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court? On 10 January, a collegium of the Supreme Court comprising the Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra, and Justices Chelameshwar and Gogoi unanimously recommended the elevation of the Uttarakhand Chief Justice Joseph as a Judge of the Supreme Court. The same day, …

    March 6, 2018