Independence of judiciary

A more meaningful court

If federalism is part of the basic structure of the Constitution, then it must naturally follow that every Constitutional institution must be federal in character.

Independence of judiciary

Reading K M Joseph’s ‘Tea Leaves’

The ongoing judicial-executive confluence and comity has arrested the liberal shift of the judiciary and restored its conservative core.

May 31,2018

Independence of judiciary

Diary of an ‘ex parte convict’

Years of battle fought by women lawyers have culminated into the historic order of the Supreme Court directing high courts and district courts to set up sexual harassment complaint committees.

May 31,2018

Independence of judiciary

A People’s Judge

His efforts on opening up the judiciary to more scrutiny — be it through his strong dissent in the NJAC judgment, his engagements with the Collegium process, or leading the press conference in January 2018 — are a rarity in our times.

May 31,2018

Independence of judiciary

Look back with anxiety

Could the long arm of the executive have found its way into the apex court despite the innumerable face-offs between the judiciary and the government?

May 31,2018

Independence of judiciary

The Sign of Four

By alerting the nation that ‘democracy was in danger’, the quartet of judges has upheld constitutional values at a time when the rule of law faces unprecedented attack.

May 31,2018