“In my opinion, the order is per incuriam (an order that is passed in disregard of a binding authority),” said Sorabjee.
World over, whenever any country has gone for demonetisation, it has been done to check inflation or prevent destability of the economy, M Veerappa Moily said.
The presses are now working 24x7 and the staff has been promised financial incentives to get them to work extra hours and also give up on their holidays.
In May, the Supreme Court collegium had unanimously rejected the government contention for a veto power.
Sources said more such notices will be sent in the coming days.
However, Justice Chelameswar is learnt to have objected to at least one name on the list, and he is reported to have conveyed his views in writing to the remaining members of the collegium.
Sources in the NHRC said this is the first time an active politician is being appointed to the post, which has remained vacant for over two years now.
The Tata move comes a day after a Tata Sons board announcement said Mistry would be immediately replaced by Ratan Tata, for an interim period of four months.
Law Commission Chairman Justice B S Chauhan submitted the report on ‘The Protection of Children Bill, 2016’ to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday.
Uniform Civil Code: Among other Directive Principles is Article 44, which asks the State to “endeavour to secure for citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout the territory of India”.
Amid the debate over the surgical strikes, former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid speaks to The Indian Express.
On eve of what could be a landmark day in Indian cricket, The Indian Express spoke with Justice Lodha and heard his side of the story.
Justice Chelameswar is a member of the larger collegium comprising the CJI and the next four senior judges.
Sources said the final choice could be DGP (Law and Order) S P Vaid, a 1986-batch J&K cadre officer.
In most of the big states, the selection of judicial officers is done by the high courts.
In first remarks after submitting his report to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Wednesday, Justice Dhingra declined to reveal its contents or name individuals.
Modi told the leaders that he too agreed no party should milk the Kashmir situation for political gains, indicating he would also “talk to his party leaders”.
The Indian Express has learnt that Rajnath Singh has held two rounds of talks with “eminent citizens”, mostly non-Kashmiri Muslims, to discuss a plan of action and seek their help in initiating a dialogue with Kashmiris.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is learnt to have involved Ansari and other former interlocutors in its bid to find a solution to the ongoing unrest in the Valley.
While the success of Dipper, for which Tata has joined hands with TCI Foundation and the Transport Corporation of India, remains to be seen, there is an interesting story behind the name of the condom brand.
Despite demands to remove controversial clause of sedition from the statute books, it remains and is used very often to stifle dissent against the Indian government by Indians.
Asked if there was a tussle between the judiciary and the government on various issues, including clauses of the draft Memorandum of Procedure (MoP), Prasad replied in the negative.
The government has reiterated that it should have the power to reject any name recommended by the collegium for elevation to the bench on grounds of national security.
Viswanathan also pointed out that the S Balakrishnan Committee, which went into “various issues connected with the administration of the UT of Delhi”, had also not recommended full statehood for Delhi.
The tussle between the BJP-led central government and Arvind Kejriwal’s government, with L-G Najeeb Jung acting as the eyes and ears of the Centre, can only become more bitter.
Sources said the SAD leadership will soon tell the BJP leadership about its intention to field candidates for the UP polls.
The conference was where CJI Thakur became emotional in the presence of PM Modi while lamenting the Centre’s inaction in increasing the number of Judges and improving infrastructure for the judiciary.
While the government, pushed by the Supreme Court, has committed itself to taking the ecourts projects to the lowest court, the pace of implementation has not enthused many state governments.
‘Friday prayers under watch’.
Arunchal Pradesh verdict: Congress party leaders are putting in place a Plan B — aimed at ensuring that the judgment does not remain only a symbolic victory but also translates into a stable Congress-led government in the state.
He also said that the NDA government will not take a hurried decision on the issue of a common civil code without holding “widest possible” consultations.
Back as Law Minister, he discusses government’s relationship with judiciary with Maneesh Chibber
The Indian Express had first reported the government’s decision not to accept many crucial recommendations and observations made by the Supreme Court collegium regarding the draft memorandum of procedure (MoP).
Justice Dhingra, told The Indian Express that his report was ready and he would have submitted it Thursday had he not received some more papers about “benami deals” in the four villages.
The collegium, while returning the government’s draft, was of the view that it was an attempt by the government to circumvent judicial pronouncements and settled law on appointments in the higher judiciary.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court lawyer his wife, clerk and many others have been implicated.