The writer is an advocate at the Supreme Court of India.
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.
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.
The idea of ‘constitutional convention’ is at the root of the current crisis in Supreme Court.
Supreme Court has been under attack, from within and without. It has more than held its own
Uphaar verdict reinforces a dispiriting message: scales of justice tilt towards well-heeled
Elegantly and firmly, the SC emerged the winner
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.
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 […]