Data maintained by the Union Ministry of Law and Justice shows that the Collegium, which is responsible for elevating judges to the Supreme Court, has not followed any clear pattern in making its decisions.
It is essential to have an impartial and independent judiciary for the survival of a liberal democracy, Justice Jasti Chelameswar said.
In this context, an open letter was written to the CJI by four retired judges, Justices P B Sawant, K Chandru, A P Shah and H Suresh, the first being from the Supreme Court and the next three retiring from High Court.
Justices Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, MB Lokur and Kurian Joseph had on 12 January stunned everybody by holding an unprecedented news conference accusing CJI Misra of assigning politically sensitive cases to relatively junior judges for favourable judgments. "One must constantly keep analysing and examining how exactly the institution is functioning".
Underscoring the need for an independent judiciary, Justice J Chelameswar on Monday emphasised that the institution must be sustained and improved for the welfare of the people.
Referring to "various aspects of the Supreme Court discussed in the book", Justice Chelameswar said: "The Supreme Court of India is not a superintending court over the entire judiciary of this country". But in practice, the Supreme Court exercises a great deal of superintendence.
The Maharashtra government told the Supreme Court that a careful and prudent investigation was conducted after the media reports and four judicial officers assured there was no foul play involved.
The book gives an account of the foundation of the apex court and its first two decades.
The Supreme Court asked Maharashtra, Bombay High Court to transfer all the documents including two petitions relating to the alleged mysterious death of special CBI judge BH Loya. A backlog which, it appears to me, is nearly impossible to be cleared.
He said there was a near impossible backlog of 50,000-60,000 cases at the supreme court, for which a solution needed to be found for the court to remain relevant.
"The enormous jurisdiction which the Supreme Court is conferred by the Constitution, coupled with the eagerness of the court to do complete justice created a huge amount of arrears on this court". "Research work like the book we have in hand, would go a long way to provide necessary material to find solution to this problem", he added.
With tickets going for thousands of dollars, Boston police said it will be likely that they'll be duplicated by online scammers. The possibility of the Vikings playing drove prices up as the team advanced through the playoffs.
There's an uncanny timing in Neville being named England women's boss a week after Ryan Giggs was made Wales manager. New England women's manager Phil Neville faces questions about jokes he posted on social media.
Get Out finally gets its dues, with not just one-but FOUR nominations! The 90th Academy Awards presentation will be held March 4. As Entertainment Tonight notes, Rachel's nomination marks the last of any non-gender specific categories to nominate a woman.
We're also curious to see whether this model will feature any other exterior details that will set it apart from four-door models. The brand says the new model has been created to pay homage to the original Range Rover , which was launched as a two-door only.
Tcw Grp Inc Inc stated it has 1.76 million shares or 0.41% of all its holdings. (NYSE:CF). 318,545 are held by Maple Capital Mgmt. Ltd. now owns 870 shares of the company's stock valued at $115,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the period.
With 40% more power than any other console, Xbox One X is where console gamers can play one of the best versions of games. A lot of Xbox One exclusives come out of Microsoft Studios , and this new plan makes playing them incredibly cheap.
LeBron James was named the 2016 NBA Finals MVP after leading the Cavaliers to their first-ever NBA Championship. LeBron was previously the youngest player to reach 10,000 career points and 20,000 career points, respectively.
But despite Jacksonville giving New England their best shot, QB Blake Bortles and the offense didn't have enough down the stretch. Amendola caught a 4-yard touchdown pass from Brady for the Patriots to capture the lead with 2:48 left in the final quarter.
This prediction adds to a list previous statements given by Kuo regarding Apple's next move in the industry. MCF Advisors LLC's holdings in Apple were worth $2,060,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
After the first trimester and before viability, a woman has to go to a hospital to speak with a medical doctor. Roadblocks like waiting periods, mandatory counseling and other restrictions reveal a concerted effort.
State police said the unidentified boy was held about 15 minutes after opening fire at 08:00 local time on Tuesday. Among the patients was the 15-year-old boy who did not survive; he was shot in the head, doctors said.
Simona Halep's road to the Australian Open semifinals hasn't been an easy one. "I have to get my mindset ready for this". The Czech trails in the head-to-head though will fancy her chances if she maintains this level.
The stone mason edition is available only in the USA and Canada, where it's exclusive to EB Games, and will set you back $150. Taking place after the events of the original trilogy, God of War follows Kratos as he attempts to raise his son Atreus .
The X Prize Foundation statement didn't indicate if it sought from Google another extension of the competition. After extending the deadline for the Lunar XPrize twice already, the tech giant has said it won't do it again.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has ordered an investigation and said militant groups were being helped by neighboring countries. The Interior Ministry blamed the extremist Haqqani network, which is based in Pakistan and allied with the Taliban.
A close friend of Paul's said the senator had gotten off his riding lawn mower to remove a limb when he was tackled from behind. Paul has since said he's recovering well from the attack. "Those who choose to commit such an act will be held accountable".
Gasquet , 31, isn't the only player with a miserable head-to-head record against the Swiss, winning just two of their 18 meetings. Fact: " Novak Djokovic played his first two matches during the day, one of them in the blistering summer sun".
The sources aren't saying if this is a new addition to Apple's lineup, or if it's replacing a model that's now available. The MacBook Air is the only notebook that the company still sells that does not have a retina display.
Le Guin, a longtime Portland resident and literary icon who influenced writers worldwide, died Monday at her Portland home . Pacific Northwest writers and institutions figured prominently in the outpouring of condolences on social media.
Officials of Counter Intelligence (CI) cell in Hyderabad are collecting more information about Qureshi's links with Hyderabad . Qureshi came to extremism through SIMI or the Students Islamic Movement of India. "He lived in Saudi Arabia till June 2017".
The 6-month Xbox Game Pass subscription card will be available at select retail partners for $59.99 beginning March 20. This essentially means paying for Xbox Game Pass each month is cheaper than buying all of the new releases separately.