Incidentally, J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has voiced his opposition to any move to postpone the polls and impose Governor’s rule.
The other three AAP MPs who have signed the petition are Bhagwant Mann, Sadhu Singh and Harinder Singh Khalsa.
As expected, the Chinese leader has decided to postpone a visit to Pakistan now due to ongoing unrest in the country.
Law Minister asks states to appoint special public prosecutors for such cases.
Others have accused the government of trying to turn the clock back by handing over the judicial appointments to the executive.
He also said the NJAC will be more transparent than the collegium system.
The lady judge said she didn’t lodge a formal complaint against the HC judge as she wasn’t given an opportunity to do so.
RS Secretariat will send the recently-passed 121st Constitutional Amendment Bill to states for ratification.
The Indian Express analyses ministry data for vacancies that will arise in SC, all 24 high courts till May 2019
Sibal was also a lawyer in the Second Judges’ case that established the collegium system.
Sibal clarified that he was speaking as a lawyer and citizen of the country, and not as a Congress leader.
During the UPA-II regime, the Committee on Disputes, which used to function in the Cabinet Secretariat, was disbanded.
S P Gupta says system has outlived utility in absence of clear methodology for selection of able judges.
The poll panel had also expressed concern over a large number of 'senior civil servants' jumping into electoral fray.
Justice Shah termed the definition of misbehavior in clause 2(j) of the Bill as “over-inclusive and under-inclusive at the same time”.
Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee says collegium system of appointing judges should be junked.
Sources in the Ministry of Law also confirmed that the collegium has so far not informed the government about its stand on the issue.
AP Shah: Proposes 7-member judicial appointments panel with constitutional support
A formal communication could be sent to the Haryana government soon.
Timing not relevant... criticism about timing s part of diversionary tactics by those who don’t want truth to come out: Katju
State legislature had no legislative competence and the Bill passed is void and of no legal effect, said Goswami.
After SC set aside rule which protected Joint Secys and above from probes, he calls for ‘recast’.
The CJI had publicly expressed his disapproval and said the government’s decision was “not proper”.
Law Ministry to go against the Ministry of Corporate Affair's plan to set up a National Company Law Appellate Tribunal
Government has decided to apprise CJI about the adverse intelligence bureau report concerning Subramanium.
Under Article 156(1), the Governor holds office during the pleasure of the President.
The ruling came in response to a PIL filed by then former BJP MP B P Singhal.
2 vacancies already exist; another will arise after Rajiv Mathur retirement
In this Idea Exchange, Amarinder Singh explains why he thinks Modi won’t be able to fulfil his promises, why Rahul and Priyanka make a good team, and why he still prefers Sonia.
Rohtagi is considered close to the BJP leadership and has represented the previous Gujarat government.
In this Idea Exchange moderated by Senior Editor Maneesh Chhibber, Ravi Shankar Prasad makes it clear that in both the portfolios he holds, changes will be seen in tandem with the new government.
Prasad said the Prime Minister had stressed that delivery and implementation were equally important.
DAY 1: For former TRAI chief Misra to join PMO, ordinance issued to amend TRAI Act which didn’t allow this.
Parasaran said in response to a question about whether the law officers faced any pressure from government quarters or politicians in important cases.
Outgoing Law Minister asks Solicitor General to ‘clarify position’ before SC.
Solicitor General Mohan Parsaran last week refused to tender his legal opinion on whether, in view of evidence on record, the CBI could chargesheet the high-profile accused, including former union telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, in the Aircel-Maxis case pertaining to the 2G scam. The reason he gave was that the new government was about to […]