The High Court of Delhi has appointed former Chief Justice of India, Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana, as the sole arbitrator to adjudicate a dispute between Arvind Techno Globe and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRCL) related to a 2013 contract between the two parties
As the judges’ appointment issue threatens to snowball into a major controversy, Sanjay Raman Sinha spoke to two former chief justices of India to gauge their views on the collegium and the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC).
A judge is known by his dissenting verdicts. And Chief Justice DY Chandrachud, who is a champion of human rights and liberal values, has broken new grounds in jurisprudence by his forward-looking judgments. How will all this reflect during his tenure? Eminent legal expert PROF UPENDRA BAXI shares his insights with INDIA LEGAL.
Women have always been at the receiving end of social values and compensations. Indian women have always been a discounted lot, neglected through apathy and sheer misogyny. The BCCI has made amends, of sorts, by declaring equal pay for men and women
The top court live streamed its proceedings for the first time to mark the then Chief Justice of India NV Ramana’s last day in office. Some states are also live streaming judicial proceedings, but it needs to become a more permanent feature
With CJI NV Ramana retiring soon, one legacy he left behind is that he filled up many vacancies in the Supreme Court and High Courts. This was unlike his predecessor, Justice SA Bobde, who made no appointments to the Supreme Court due to the collegium being deadlocked for 22 months.