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Episode 610 November 15, 2019

Sabarimala to Rafale: Explaining the important verdicts delivered by CJI Gogoi before retirement

On 13th and 14th November, Supreme Court benches led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, who is set to retire on the 17th of November, heard a clutch of important cases. On this episode of 3 Things, we dissect the judgements on these five cases- the Rafale case review, the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi related to the Rafale issue, a review of the Sabrimala case, a case seeking to make the highest court and it’s administration a public authority, and a review of the Finance Act 2017 which would make tribunals less independent. Anantkrishnan G and Apurva Vishwanath, who report on matters of law for the Indian Express, join us to explain whether it’s the end of the road for the Rafale case, why the Sabarimala case got combined with other writ petitions and referred to a larger bench, what it means for the Supreme Court to finally become a public authority and open to RTIs, and how the Finance Act 2017 would have compromised the independence of tribunals like the National Green Tribunal.


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Sabarimala to Rafale: Explaining the important verdicts delivered by CJI Gogoi before retirementOn 13th and 14th November, Supreme Court benches led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, who is set to retire on the 17th of November, heard a clutch of important cases. On this episode of 3 Things, we dissect the judgements on these five cases- the Rafale case review, the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi related to the Rafale issue, a review of the Sabrimala case, a case seeking to make the highest court and it's administration a public authority, and a review of the Finance Act 2017 which would make tribunals less independent. Anantkrishnan G and Apurva Vishwanath, who report on matters of law for the Indian Express, join us to explain whether it's the end of the road for the Rafale case, why the Sabarimala case got combined with other writ petitions and referred to a larger bench, what it means for the Supreme Court to finally become a public authority and open to RTIs, and how the Finance Act 2017 would have compromised the independence of tribunals like the National Green Tribunal. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on http://www.indianexpress.com/audio.