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.
The issue was raised by advocate Lily Thomas before the CJI’s court.
Railways have to shell out Rs 4 lakh along with a 6 per cent interest to the family of Durai Somnathan, who had died of cardiac arrest while running along a moving train.
The bench said it would first see if all the parties have filed their responses and the matter is ripe for hearing.
The Court had also issued notices to police in all states which have registered cases against Ramdev.
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) said the statement was disquieting, accused Dattu of bias.
Poll panel had proposed letting NRIs vote through proxy or an e-postal ballot system.
What the CJI thinks of the PM is valuable information, but it’s better kept private
The Oppn Saturday hoped that the CJI’s “opinion” would not “influence” the judiciary’s impartiality.
On September 12, Latorre was allowed by the court to go to Italy for treatment after a brain stroke.