The government seems to be upping the ante in its bid to make itself a participant in the judges’ appointment process. Recently, the Union law minister had suggested that collegium accommodate few of government nominees. The constant comments, suggestions and criticisms against the collegium system has taken the shape of power politics. Eminent law scholar Prof Upendra Baxi spoke to India Legal and explained the chess game of constitutional politics and power.
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.
Pension denialism behaviour by concerned authorities keeps on brutally manifesting itself in various individual cases. Matters concerning fixation, quantum, duration of pension constantly go before the High Courts and reach even the Supreme Court of India. On a conservative estimate, senior citizens grow even older as they consume at least a decade and half.
In a judicial act that fulfilled legitimate constitutional expectations of justice, KSCDRC dismissed an appeal filed by M/s PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt. Ltd, which challenged an order by the ADCDRF order to stop printing different MPRs for the same quantity and quality of products.
The law is an example of what effect dragnet laws can cause. It resulted in courts reeling with bail cases and yet, legisprudence and demosprudence seem indifferent to how the laws they make will work in life.