SC: Says tribunals don’t have ‘complete independence’
From next week, appeals by death row convicts will only be heard by a 3-judge Bench of SC.
When Chief Justice of India R M Lodha had mooted the idea of courts working 365 days a year, lawyers’ bodies had opposed it.
Justice Goel was designa-ted senior advocate by the SC in 1999.
Chief Justice of India R M Lodha expressed his disapproval in a letter to Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
And whatever opinion the government has given, is based upon cogent, proper and sound grounds, said Ravi Shankar Prasad.
The Congress was also disappointed with Subramanium for ‘hastily’ withdrawing his candidature.
Justice Lodha also expressed his disappointment over Subramanium going public with his grievances.
The apex court had in April 2012 sought replies from the Centre and all state governments on the plea.
Verdict allows Tamil Nadu to raise water level in the dam to 142 ft.
A five-judge Constitution bench said the Supreme Court’s 2010 verdict was “not correct”.
The bench, however, refused to issue interim orders to the tribunal, which has been set up to examine the ban on SIMI for the seventh time in a row.
Underlining that the act invited charges of contempt of court, a Bench led by Justice R M Lodha issued a notice to Manoj Sharma and sought his response by March 24.
The petition alleged President’s rule was imposed to protect former CM Sheila Dikshit from corruption charges.
The bench suggested to senior advcoate K T S Tulsi, who appeared for Navneet, that he would have to show ‘gross miscarriage of justice’ while arguing on the curative petition.