A petition before the Jabalpur bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court has claimed that the appointment of 14 non-MLAs as ministers of the state, in the absence of any extraordinary or rare circumstances, is contrary to the Articles 163 and 164 of the Constitution of India.
Shortly after a special CBI court acquitted all the surviving 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case last week, several journalists and academicians reminded me of an essay I had written for India Legal magazine in December 2017 which possibly has more relevance today than the time it was written
A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging section 3 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 and Section 7 of the IBC and to set out new conditions for real estate allottees to approach the NCLT as being in violation of Article 14 and 21 of the Constitution.
The Delhi High Court today dismissed a petition seeking directions to conduct the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 as a home-based online test in view of the pandemic situation due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
In two orders, the Supreme Court has felt the need for urgent action on a long-delayed matter of construction of smog towers and waste management in Delhi. But was there a judicial overreach in overlooking a cost-effective solution and the rights of co-citizens?
At one time, it was said that political parties like the Congress were being excessively advised by lawyers at the expense of politics. Now power politics dominates. The law is only there to be observed in the breach
The basic structure discourse is a gift of judicial wisdom offered as the highest form of education of those wielding constituent power—the power to make changes in the Constitution but not of changing of the Constitution
Grievances expressed against judges and judgments are not necessarily without merit. But they can be pursued without bringing the CJI and the judiciary into public disrepute, thereby weakening its popular base of support in these troubled times when there is need for judicial unity.
New Delhi (ILNS): The Patna High Court has directed the state government to file a detailed report on the action being taken to control the Corona Pandemic in the state. The report has to reach the court by December 8.