ARCHIVES January 14, 2014 POLITY & GOVERNMENT BILLS The constitution (120th amendment) bill, 2013, and the judicial appointments commission bill, 2013 APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES TO THE SUPREME COURT– PRESENT SYSTEM Constitutional provision: Article 124(2): Clause (2) of Article 124 inter alia says that: “every Judge of the Supreme Court shall be appointed by the President by warrant […]
FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 10, 2014 POLITY & GOVERNMENT BILLS Supreme court orders states to probe all acquittals Far reaching implications for law enforcement and the criminal justice system Every criminal case with accused being acquitted will have to be examined by state govts to ascertain whether there were any lapses by police […]
This verdict is a small step in cleansing the dirt in Indian politics. The ball is now in the government’s court. It should not, in any way try to brand this remarkable verdict as ‘judicial overreach’ or conspiracy by the highest court to control the executive.