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Govt vs Court – the problem is structural

Judicial renovation does not happen on its own. Judicial reform is a political issue, not a legal one.

The Supreme Court (ANI)
Published on Nov 27, 2023 09:13 AM IST

Parliament not amenable to any intervention: Dhankhar

Parliament is the soul of democracy and it was “not amenable” to any intervention from the executive or judiciary, vice-president Jagdeep Dhankar said at a Constitution Day event in the national capital on Sunday.

Vice-president Jagdeep Dhankhar. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 27, 2023 07:42 AM IST
BySaptarshi Das, New Delhi

President Murmu backs all-India test to appoint judges

The President emphasised that a more varied representation of India’s unique diversity on the bench and the bar helps serve the cause of justice better.

President Droupadi Murmu and Chief Justice of India Justice DY Chandrachud stand near the statue of Babasaheb Dr. BR Ambedkar during the Constitution Day (National Law Day) celebrations.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 27, 2023 03:38 AM IST
By, New Delhi

At HTLS, CJI Chandrachud says mindsets must change for more women in judiciary

CJI Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud said judges don’t look at how society will look at their decisions. “They go by constitutional morality and not popular morality”

CJI Chandrachud said a change was taking place across the country as more women recruits were joining the subordinate judiciary
Updated on Nov 05, 2023 09:46 PM IST

Same-sex marriage verdict: Points of agreement, divergence between the 5 Supreme Court justices

The Constitution bench judgment in same-sex marriage case presents an intriguing mix of views the five judges on the bench expressed, employing tools of interpretation and juristic outlook before rendering their final verdict on a spectrum of questions posed before them.

The judges were unison on some of the key aspects of the matter but sharply differed at some other decisive aspects, leading to a 3-2 majority that ruled against granting constitutional protection to civil unions and adoption rights for queer couples. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 18, 2023 07:30 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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