Senior lawyer Anand Grover, who led the battle for personal autonomy and dignity for the transgenders in the Supreme Court, called it “unfortunate” that even the latest communications from the Centre fails to acknowledge transgenders as a distinct class.
A bench led by Chief Justice of India T S Thakur observed that the law to have Lokpal was passed after a prolonged struggle by civil society and it must become functional regardless whether the incumbent government wants it or not.
A CBI probe ordered by the Supreme Court into the mystery of how a man sentenced for life got freed only after 11 months has resulted in a reversal of fortune for Tiwari, who was compelled to surrender before a trial court in Basti.
The collegium system has its genesis in a series of judgments called “Judges Cases”. The collegium came into being through interpretations of pertinent constitutional provisions by the Supreme Court in the Judges Cases.
A nine-judge bench led by Chief Justice of India T S Thakur held by majority that state governments could impose taxes on good imported from other states even if similar goods are manufactured within its territory.