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Vexing questions before judiciary

From: Buisness-standard By M J Antony Recommended by: business-standard Both the government and judiciary are entering a critical phase after a long hot summer. While governments slump into lame duck periods and exit, the
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Judicial hand that turns political tide

From: Buisness-standard By M J Antony Recommended by: business-standard Two questions that trouble constitutional pundits in all democracies is the extent to which courts can make or break political fortunes and whether judges
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PN Bhagwati, former Chief Justice of India, dies at 95 after brief illness

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Former Chief Justice of India PN Bhagwati, considered a pioneer of judicial activism in the country for introducing the concept of PILs, died in New Delhi on Thursday after brief
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A chance to score a judicial point

From: Buisness-standard By Somasekhar Sundaresan Recommended by: business-standard The Justice Karnan controversy is entering unseemly territory. Yet, it has presented a never-before opportunity for the judiciary to score an
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The curious case of Justice Karnan and its implications for higher judiciary

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times On February 8, for the first time ever, a sitting high court judge was hauled up before the Supreme Court to answer for a contempt charge. A seven-judge bench of the top court
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M J Antony: New clouds on the judicial horizon

From: Buisness-standard By M J Antony Recommended by: business-standard While the judiciary has been facing subtle defiance from the executive in the matter of appointment of judges, a new threat has arisen on the constitutional
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Trump’s court nominee hits back after he slams judiciary over immigration policy

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times US President Donald Trump’s criticism of the judiciary prompted a rebuke from his nominee for the Supreme Court, who told a senator the president’s comments were “demoralising and
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Independence of judiciary is sacrosanct, says law minister RS Prasad

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday sought to dispel the impression that the Narendra Modi government and the top judiciary were at loggerheads, saying that judicial
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Judiciary, executive to maintain independent identities: Jaitley

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times PTI, New Delhi|Drawing the line between judiciary and the executive, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said courts cannot perform the functions of executive and that the
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M J Antony: Turning a mirror to judiciary

From: Buisness-standard By M J Antony Recommended by: business-standard The annual chief justices' conference ended recently after passing 21 resolutions, the last two appreciating the initiative taken by the government for