Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave on Saturday said that all political parties across the board have no respect for the constitution and constitutional morality, and that they have collectively tried to weaken every constitutional institution
The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to issue contempt notice against Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba while directing petitioner Ajay Katara to approach the concerned authority regarding additional security cover.
Judicial exasperation was seen in many orders, be it dealing with the Covid-19 situation or the EC’s conduct during polls. The judiciary has tried to ensure that constitutional discipline on power becomes an asset, not a liability, during the pandemic.
There is a constitutional right to speedy trial, but this often does not take place due to case overload in courts. The apex court needs to devise an effective policy on wrongful charging, prosecution and incarceration.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the plea seeking a direction to declare Section 124-A of Indian Penal Code as ultra-vires of the Indian Constitution. The Section 124-A provides for punishment for the offence of sedition.
The Constitution, through Articles 15 and 16, seeks to crystallise the idea of “complex equality” and the trilogy of Pavitra v Karnataka illustrates this. The apex court has thus emerged as the moral pedagogue of social justice.