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Justice Goel appointed NGT chairperson

Post-retirement appointment of justices has come under heavy scrutiny over ethical compunctions, even though it's strictly legal.

July 6,2018

Social Justice

Acid attack: Delhi HC notice to Centre, AIIMS

The matter was heard by Justice P S Teji, who during the course of the hearing, observed that in case the petitioner succeeds in the case, her candidature will be considered under the physically handicapped (PH) category.

July 6,2018

Judiciary

Good, bad and Justice Goel

Whether it was the order favouring video recording of court proceedings, or the one allowing entry of people belonging to all faiths into Puri’s Jagannath temple, or the one diluting the provisions of the SC/ST Act and that of Section 498A — Justice Goel’s tenure resulted in discursive changes.

July 6,2018

Case update

CJI is the ‘Master of the Roster’

The apex court heavily relied upon the Asok Pande judgement, establishing that the CJI cannot be a collegium of the five senior most judges, and has to be the designated individual.

July 6,2018

Case update

Tainted Allahabad HC judge given a chance

It has been learnt that Justice Shukla has written a letter to the President of India in response to a letter of the CJI to the President recommending removal of former from the office.

July 5,2018

Case update

No probe into Karkare’s death: SC

Petitioner S M Mushriff, former Inspector General of Maharashtra Police, claimed that Karkare was murdered by members of Abhinav Bharat, to stall investigation into 2008 Malegaon blasts.

July 5,2018

Politics

‘Big victory for Delhi and democracy’

Senior Advocate Indira Jaising termed the verdict as an exemplary demonstration of a constitutional courts functioning, with the five judges reinforcing ‘democratic rights’ and the ‘people’s sovereignty’.

July 4,2018

Democracy and Rule of Law

SC restores powers of Delhi government

While CJI Dipak Misra, Justices Khanwilkar and Sikri insisted on ‘collaborative federal structure’, Justice Chandrachud underlined the importance of ‘constitutional morality’.

July 4,2018

Case update

State can’t appoint acting DGPs: Supreme Court

Law and rules framed by any of the States or the Central Government running counter to the direction shall remain in abeyance to the aforesaid extent.

July 3,2018

Case update

SC reserves order in PIL on cow vigilantism

Senior Advocate Indira Jaising told the Court that merely issuing advisories to states was not sufficient and the Union of India ‘couldn’t just run away from its duty’ of protecting its citizens.

July 3,2018

Transparency and Accountability

Challenge to FCRA amendments

Alterations to the FCRA avail grounds to ‘foreign companies, lobby groups and wealthy individuals’ to exert influence over Indian politics and democracy vis-à-vis corruption, the PIL claims.

July 3,2018

Case update

Inquiry Against Odisha High Court Judges reconstituted

Inquiry got halted due to its chairperson Justice S.J. Vazifdar and one of the member, Justice T.Vaiphei retired on May 2, 2018, and March 1, 2018, respectively.

July 3,2018

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