Dattu said the preamble of the Constitution and the articles relating to fundamental rights and directive principles of state policy make protection of human rights a constitutional obligation of the state as well as the duty of a citizen.
“If I get it (NHRC chairperson’s post), it is fine. If I don’t get it, it is still fine. At present I don’t know who will be appointed. Let us see what happens,” said the CJI.
The CJI told her parents he was elated to receive the first entrant, who appeared sleepy-eyed, to the crèche, which became functional Wednesday.
The law ministry will forward the file of Justice Thakur’s appointment to the Prime Minister’s Office. His Warrant of Appointment will be issued after the President approves it.
I have always said that they are all mature people. We do our work and they do theirs. They know how to accept a judgment,” the CJI told The Indian Express.
Chief Justice H L Dattu was responding to a submission from senior lawyer Harish Salve that he had to take a steroid for the first time last week to tackle breathing problems caused by pollution in the national capital.
Justice Karnan has said he would go to the National SC/ST Commission against Justice Kaul for “harassing” him.
Asserting that the government is “not going back” on NJAC, Gowda said it would ensure the supremacy of Parliament.
Additional judges are appointed for two-year terms, and their terms are usually extended before expiry of the previous stint.
With the government eager to showcase its achievements at the end of its first year in office, the I&B Ministry is planning to rope in PM Narendra Modi to hold a “Talkathon”.
CJI Dattu said it has been decided that a committee will be formed by the CJI to look into the judicial service commission issue.
Judges are chosen for divine work; they do what God has entrusted them with, says PM Modi.
Justice Dattu also said that while all judges are invited for the conference the presence of only the top three is mandatory.
Justice Joseph says ‘deeply hurt, shocked by tenor’ of CJI’s response, Justice Sen too objected.
He said the senior judge denied him the basic facilities required to discharge judicial duties.