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Cooperate in Saradha Chit fund investigations: SC to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (Feb 5) directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to cooperate in investigations related to Saradha Chit fund scam case...
Attorney General KK Venugopal/Photo: Anil Shakya

Constitutional Morality: Eight Burning Questions

Above: Attorney General KK Venugopal/Photo: Anil Shakya One of India’s top legal scholars sparks off a new debate by pondering the issue of the basic...
(L-R) Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s brilliant scholarship on constitutional morality is significant to understand the concept (Photo credit: World Economic Forum/Photo Eric Miller emiller@iafrica.COM ) ; Andre Beteille has made a value-added distinction between “constitutional democracy” and “populist democracy” (Photo credit: Facebook)

IS THE CONSTITUTION MORAL?

Above: (L-R) Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s brilliant scholarship on constitutional morality is significant to understand the concept (Photo credit: World Economic Forum/Photo Eric Miller emiller@iafrica.COM...

A Dangerous Precedent?

Above: Attorney General KK Venugopal criticised the SC for giving itself enormous powers By Upendra Baxi In a surprising attack on constitutional morality, Attorney General KK...
Plea seeking collegium for appointing Election Commissioners sent to Constitution Bench

Plea seeking collegium for appointing Election Commissioners sent to Constitution Bench

Petitioners had challenged the lack of transparency in the appointment of election commissioners and sought guidelines for the process The Supreme Court, on Tuesday (October...
Farewell: Chief Justice Dipak Misra demits office

Farewell: Chief Justice Dipak Misra demits office

Tumultuous 13 month tenure was dogged by controversies, the unprecedented judges’ revolt but wrapped up with a slew of progressive, reformist judgments A little over...
Law Officers: Short Sighted

Law Officers: Short Sighted

With vacancies in the government’s legal team remaining unfilled for several months, it is not clear how the centre hopes to fulfil its litigation...
Father, son, the judiciary and a grey area sans law

Father, son, the judiciary and a grey area sans law

The separation of powers mandated by the Constitution has saved the day for the country on several occasions. The executive’s constant urge to meddle...
SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

Inform within 10 days about Lokpal appointment time-frame: SC to Centre

The country's near five-year-long wait for an anti-graft ombudsman – the Lokpal – may soon end with the Supreme Court setting a 10 day...
Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat (in grey suit) along with Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa in New Delhi. Photo: PIB

Election Commission’s Powers: Give More Autonomy

Above: Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat (in grey suit) along with Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa in New Delhi. Photo: PIB A petition...
SC wants centre’s response to Haj queries

SC wants centre’s response to Haj queries

In the case titled Kerala State Haj Committee vs Union of India, the petitioner had raised five major concerns with respect to the new...
CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Rejected Petitions: The Asthana Mystery

Above: CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana Notations in a photocopy and the original diary which mentions Asthana's name differ, adding to the controversy over the...
Centre tells SC it has withdrawn idea of social media monitoring hub

Unwanted Shadow

The storm in the Supreme Court following a series of extraordinary proceedings has abated but it has raised some important questions ~By Neeraj Mishra “Though it...

SC orders Jaypee to deposit Rs 2k crore; directors not to leave country without...

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices DY Chandrachud and AM Khanwilkar on Monday (September 11) passed stringent directives on the promoters...
SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

Three other Aadhaar matters to be listed in the first week of November, says...

Attorney General assures top court that Aadhaar-related benefits for welfare schemes will be extended to Dec. 31 With the privacy matter related to Aadhaar already settled...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Hearings on privacy conclude, SC reserves verdict

sAs hearings on the privacy as a fundamental right case concluded in the Supreme Court on Wednesday (August 2), the nine-judge constitution bench, headed by...
Disqualified AIADMK legislators: SC appoints a third judge to break deadlock

SC to allow 4 weeks for objections after govt decides on GM mustard

The case against genetically-modified (GM) mustard seeds came up for hearing on Monday (July 17) before the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar and...
An Aadhaar registration event. Photo: UNI

SC to hear Aadhaar issues on July 18-19

Above: An Aadhaar registration event. Photo: UNI The complex issues around the Aadhaar matter and the PILs pending before the Supreme Court were mentioned before...
Farmer suicides: AG admits to ground level problems in implementation

Farmer suicides: AG admits to ground level problems in implementation

Above: A farmer prays for rain in his parched paddy field on a hot summer noon in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Photo: UNI On a petition...
KKV IN THE HOT SEAT

KKV IN THE HOT SEAT

Above: KK Venugopal, who takes over from Mukul Rohatgi, will also have to resolve several questions regarding a code of ethics for the AG’s...
Justice CS Karnan

SC finally orders medical examination of Justice Karnan

Medical board to examine the Calcutta HC judge on May 4, report by May 8The Supreme Court has finally decided to act against Justice...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

SC to be “compassionate” in contempt order vs lawyer

The contempt case of an advocate, Mohit Chaudhary, who had made comments about a judgement came up for hearing before the Supreme Court again...
(L-R) LK Advani, MM Joshi and Uma Bharati

Babri Masjid case: An Open-ended Issue

The case takes an unexpected turn as the BJP’s old guard comes under pressure. What are the consequences for the ruling party? ~By Parsa...
High-Court-Of-Andhra-Pradesh

Andhra HC bifurcation issue yet to be settled

While the state of Telangana was sliced out of the state of Andhra Pradesh on June 2, 2014, the high court’s bifurcation issue is...
Babri case: SC indicates Advani, Joshi may be back in the dock

Babri case: SC indicates Advani, Joshi may be back in the dock

~By Sujit Bhar As the CBI ended its submission on the high profile December 6, 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case on March 6, the Supreme...
Facebook-WhatsApp issue sent to constitutional bench

Facebook-WhatsApp issue sent to constitutional bench

When Facebook acquired WhatsApp, it was said that social media giant Facebook would be using data from the hugely popular WhatsApp to personalize content...
A liquor shop on NH-58 in Ghaziabad. Photo: Anil Shakya

Highway liquor ban: Amid counter views, SC reserves judgement

The issue of the ban on sale of alcoholic beverages within 500m of a national or a state highway drew many more arguments at...
Photo Credit: Anil Shakya

States argue against ban on liquor shops within 500m of highways

The issue of the banning of liquor vends in the proximity of highways (500m) came up for hearing again on March 29, before the...

'KK Venugopal' - 28 News Results

Supreme Court Photo by anil shakya

Cooperate in Saradha Chit fund investigations: SC to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (Feb 5) directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to cooperate in investigations related to Saradha Chit fund scam case...
Attorney General KK Venugopal/Photo: Anil Shakya

Constitutional Morality: Eight Burning Questions

Above: Attorney General KK Venugopal/Photo: Anil Shakya One of India’s top legal scholars sparks off a new debate by pondering the issue of the basic...
(L-R) Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s brilliant scholarship on constitutional morality is significant to understand the concept (Photo credit: World Economic Forum/Photo Eric Miller emiller@iafrica.COM ) ; Andre Beteille has made a value-added distinction between “constitutional democracy” and “populist democracy” (Photo credit: Facebook)

IS THE CONSTITUTION MORAL?

Above: (L-R) Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s brilliant scholarship on constitutional morality is significant to understand the concept (Photo credit: World Economic Forum/Photo Eric Miller emiller@iafrica.COM...

A Dangerous Precedent?

Above: Attorney General KK Venugopal criticised the SC for giving itself enormous powers By Upendra Baxi In a surprising attack on constitutional morality, Attorney General KK...
Plea seeking collegium for appointing Election Commissioners sent to Constitution Bench

Plea seeking collegium for appointing Election Commissioners sent to Constitution Bench

Petitioners had challenged the lack of transparency in the appointment of election commissioners and sought guidelines for the process The Supreme Court, on Tuesday (October...
Farewell: Chief Justice Dipak Misra demits office

Farewell: Chief Justice Dipak Misra demits office

Tumultuous 13 month tenure was dogged by controversies, the unprecedented judges’ revolt but wrapped up with a slew of progressive, reformist judgments A little over...
Law Officers: Short Sighted

Law Officers: Short Sighted

With vacancies in the government’s legal team remaining unfilled for several months, it is not clear how the centre hopes to fulfil its litigation...
Father, son, the judiciary and a grey area sans law

Father, son, the judiciary and a grey area sans law

The separation of powers mandated by the Constitution has saved the day for the country on several occasions. The executive’s constant urge to meddle...
SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

Inform within 10 days about Lokpal appointment time-frame: SC to Centre

The country's near five-year-long wait for an anti-graft ombudsman – the Lokpal – may soon end with the Supreme Court setting a 10 day...
Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat (in grey suit) along with Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa in New Delhi. Photo: PIB

Election Commission’s Powers: Give More Autonomy

Above: Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat (in grey suit) along with Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa in New Delhi. Photo: PIB A petition...
SC wants centre’s response to Haj queries

SC wants centre’s response to Haj queries

In the case titled Kerala State Haj Committee vs Union of India, the petitioner had raised five major concerns with respect to the new...
CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Rejected Petitions: The Asthana Mystery

Above: CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana Notations in a photocopy and the original diary which mentions Asthana's name differ, adding to the controversy over the...
Centre tells SC it has withdrawn idea of social media monitoring hub

Unwanted Shadow

The storm in the Supreme Court following a series of extraordinary proceedings has abated but it has raised some important questions ~By Neeraj Mishra “Though it...

SC orders Jaypee to deposit Rs 2k crore; directors not to leave country without...

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices DY Chandrachud and AM Khanwilkar on Monday (September 11) passed stringent directives on the promoters...
SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

Three other Aadhaar matters to be listed in the first week of November, says...

Attorney General assures top court that Aadhaar-related benefits for welfare schemes will be extended to Dec. 31 With the privacy matter related to Aadhaar already settled...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Hearings on privacy conclude, SC reserves verdict

sAs hearings on the privacy as a fundamental right case concluded in the Supreme Court on Wednesday (August 2), the nine-judge constitution bench, headed by...
Disqualified AIADMK legislators: SC appoints a third judge to break deadlock

SC to allow 4 weeks for objections after govt decides on GM mustard

The case against genetically-modified (GM) mustard seeds came up for hearing on Monday (July 17) before the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar and...
An Aadhaar registration event. Photo: UNI

SC to hear Aadhaar issues on July 18-19

Above: An Aadhaar registration event. Photo: UNI The complex issues around the Aadhaar matter and the PILs pending before the Supreme Court were mentioned before...
Farmer suicides: AG admits to ground level problems in implementation

Farmer suicides: AG admits to ground level problems in implementation

Above: A farmer prays for rain in his parched paddy field on a hot summer noon in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Photo: UNI On a petition...
KKV IN THE HOT SEAT

KKV IN THE HOT SEAT

Above: KK Venugopal, who takes over from Mukul Rohatgi, will also have to resolve several questions regarding a code of ethics for the AG’s...
Justice CS Karnan

SC finally orders medical examination of Justice Karnan

Medical board to examine the Calcutta HC judge on May 4, report by May 8The Supreme Court has finally decided to act against Justice...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

SC to be “compassionate” in contempt order vs lawyer

The contempt case of an advocate, Mohit Chaudhary, who had made comments about a judgement came up for hearing before the Supreme Court again...
(L-R) LK Advani, MM Joshi and Uma Bharati

Babri Masjid case: An Open-ended Issue

The case takes an unexpected turn as the BJP’s old guard comes under pressure. What are the consequences for the ruling party? ~By Parsa...
High-Court-Of-Andhra-Pradesh

Andhra HC bifurcation issue yet to be settled

While the state of Telangana was sliced out of the state of Andhra Pradesh on June 2, 2014, the high court’s bifurcation issue is...
Babri case: SC indicates Advani, Joshi may be back in the dock

Babri case: SC indicates Advani, Joshi may be back in the dock

~By Sujit Bhar As the CBI ended its submission on the high profile December 6, 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case on March 6, the Supreme...
Facebook-WhatsApp issue sent to constitutional bench

Facebook-WhatsApp issue sent to constitutional bench

When Facebook acquired WhatsApp, it was said that social media giant Facebook would be using data from the hugely popular WhatsApp to personalize content...
A liquor shop on NH-58 in Ghaziabad. Photo: Anil Shakya

Highway liquor ban: Amid counter views, SC reserves judgement

The issue of the ban on sale of alcoholic beverages within 500m of a national or a state highway drew many more arguments at...
Photo Credit: Anil Shakya

States argue against ban on liquor shops within 500m of highways

The issue of the banning of liquor vends in the proximity of highways (500m) came up for hearing again on March 29, before the...

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