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Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Gopal Sankaranarayanan

The writer is an advocate at the Supreme Court of India.

Ayyappa and the Court: SC needs CEO to streamline functioning, reduce burden on CJI
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

Where immediacy is pre-eminent so that fait accompli may not be created (as with the validity of the Kashmir notifications, the CAA and the electoral bonds), there have been no effective hearings at the interim stage. Thus, the status quo slowly cements itself.

Centre did not renew President’s rule in J&K in time. It is a gaffe that has had dire consequences
Wed, Sep 04, 2019

While the integration of the land and its people is necessary, it is cardinal that the world’s most resplendent democracy heed constitutional process, because without it, we are back in the dark days of the Emergency.

Unconventional wisdom
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

The idea of ‘constitutional convention’ is at the root of the current crisis in Supreme Court.

Mischief, thou art afoot
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Supreme Court has been under attack, from within and without. It has more than held its own

An Inequitable Justice
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

Uphaar verdict reinforces a dispiriting message: scales of justice tilt towards well-heeled

Sahara vs Court
Tue, May 13, 2014

Elegantly and firmly, the SC emerged the winner

In defence of their lordships
Wed, Jan 20, 2010

On September 1 2009,Neeraj Kishan Kaul stepped down as a judge of the Delhi High Court — a mere four months after being sworn into that coveted office.

In defence of their lordships
Wed, Jan 20, 2010

On September 1 2009,Neeraj Kishan Kaul stepped down as a judge of the Delhi High Court — a mere four months after being sworn into that coveted office. Exactly two months later,Justice V. Giri of the Kerala High Court followed suit,being the first permanent judge of that court to do so. At a time when […]

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