During Kiren Rijiju's tenure frequent run-ins between govt and judiciary
Meghwal's appointment has come at a crucial time when the Centre and the apex court have often not been on the same side in connection with the appointment of judges to the higher judiciary.
SC refuses to entertain plea of lawyers' body for action against VP, Rijiju over judiciary remarks
The Bombay Lawyers Association had approached the apex court challenging the high court's February 9 order dismissing its plea on grounds that it was not a fit case to invoke the writ.
Govt’s mind games with judiciary can be tricky
Bilkis’ rapists and murderers were at least convicted as the case was tried in Maharashtra.
When the Court stands with the State
The task before the SC is to carry out an emancipatory role when faced with the content of the law, which on the face of it, negates the constitutionally guaranteed freedom.
SC slams ex-IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, directs him to tender unconditional apology
The top court directed the ex-IPL commissioner to tender an apology on social media and also in leading national newspapers.
Plea in Delhi HC seeks safety of city lawyers
The petition has been filed by Advocates Deepa Joseph and Alpha Phiris Dayal, in the wake of the murder of Advocate Virender Kumar Narwal in the national capital on April 1.
Congress leaders to escort Rahul to Surat court; Rijiju slams party for undue pressure on judiciary
Senior Congress leaders, including Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, chief ministers of three Congress-ruled states, and other national and state party leaders are likely to accompany him to the court.
‘Judiciary faces threat under BJP rule’
Maha Vikas Aghadi’s alliance partners kick-started the campaign named Vajramut – against the BJP and its wrong policies.
V-P Dhankhar emphasises primacy of Parliament in judicial appointments
The remarks by Dhankhar, who is also the chairman of the Rajya Sabha, come at a time when divergent opinions have been expressed over the appointment of judges to the higher judiciary.
Israel's Defence Minister calls govt to halt 'judicial reforms' in big jolt to Netanyahu
His intervention came as Israelis opposed to the changes held mass rallies across the country for the twelfth week in a row.
Delay in judges’ appointment affects principle of seniority, says collegium
The collegium voiced its concern in a resolution dated March 21 in which it recommended the names of four district judges for appointment as judges of the Madras High Court.
Press meet of four SC judges in 2018 'most unfortunate': Former CJI Bobde
Bobde added that he tried his best to prevent the press conference in which four justices from the top court put out their grievances over the then CJI Dipak Mishra.
Some retired judges part of anti-India gang, claims Law Minister Rijiju
Targeting Rahul Gandhi, Rijiju said anti-India forces within and outside the country use the same language, ‘democracy is in danger and human rights are non-existent’.
Objective of Collegium is to protect judiciary's independence: CJI Chandrachud
The CJI also noted that the judiciary has to be protected from outside influences if it has to be independent.
SC order on EC appointments: Rijiju invokes 'Lakshman Rekha'
"If the CJI or judges of India sit on every important appointment, who will carry forward the judiciary's work?," asked the Union Law Minister.
Both bar and bench must make the most of an imperfect judicial system
There are many who believe that the judiciary in India is under siege and subject to constant bombardment to breach its remaining ramparts.
Indian judiciary cannot be questioned: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju
The union law minister's assertion came days after Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi's remarks at Cambridge University where he stated that Indian democracy is under pressure.
Judiciary comprises largely upper caste, heterosexual men, says senior advocate
“To say that because you have a particular ideology, you are therefore biased is a reason to stop appointing judges altogether.
If ‘basic structure doctrine’ goes, our fundamental rights too will go, says Justice Madan Lokur
The tug-of-war between the judiciary and Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju has intensified in recent times as he termed the collegium system as ‘opaque’ in judicial appointments.
Judges are not elected, so can't be replaced but people are watching them: Rijiju
The minister's remarks at a Republic Day function organised at the Tis Hazari courts complex here came amid a tug of war between the judiciary and the executive.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test