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Supreme Court of India is the highest constitutional court in the country. It came into being on 28 January 1950 and is located on Tilak Marg, New Delhi. The apex court comprises the Chief Justice and 30 other Judges appointed by the President of India More

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  • Dubious legality casts a shadow over CBI Aug 26, 2021 01:07 PM IST

    Dubious legality casts a shadow over CBI

    The Madras High Court has thrown the gauntlet on bringing about independence at the CBI. Will meaningful change happen? 

  • Madras HC directive to make CBI more independent is only the beginning of a long battle Aug 20, 2021 08:31 AM IST

    Madras HC directive to make CBI more independent is only the beginning of a long battle

    The division bench of the court asked the central government to consider putting the CBI on the same footing as the Election Commission of India (ECI) and the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). But that may not be enough

  • Top tribunal vacancies can curb the right to access justice Aug 10, 2021 08:46 AM IST

    Top tribunal vacancies can curb the right to access justice

    The Supreme Court has said: “Our own suspicion is that some lobbies are working to ensure that these vacancies are not filled"

  • Needed, a master plan to deliver oxygen, ventilators and medicines to beat COVID-19 May 10, 2021 08:38 AM IST

    Needed, a master plan to deliver oxygen, ventilators and medicines to beat COVID-19

    The irony is that the skill for such a plan not only exists in India, but has already been working with the government in another sphere and is now using that model to deliver oxygen

  • Will court jab raise Centre’s COVID consciousness? May 03, 2021 08:24 AM IST

    Will court jab raise Centre’s COVID consciousness?

    Government should take note of Supreme Court’s posers and make necessary course correction in the COVID vaccination programme

  • Justice Bobde left a mark, but the legacy has some minuses too Apr 26, 2021 08:48 AM IST

    Justice Bobde left a mark, but the legacy has some minuses too

    The key deficiency of the Indian legal system is the huge backlog of cases – running into millions before all the courts taken together -- and the resultant denial of justice through delay in delivery

  • India cries out for judicial reforms Feb 05, 2021 08:44 AM IST

    India cries out for judicial reforms

    Commercial disputes often take an inordinately long time to get settled. In particular, India fares extremely poorly in contract enforcement

  • Justice is in need of reassurance Jan 01, 2021 10:35 AM IST

    Justice is in need of reassurance

    India’s reputation as a justice system to be emulated is taking a hit. The World Justice Project’s Rule of Law index 2020 ranked India at 69 — wedged between Belarus and Burkina Faso, both practically dictatorships

  • Cairn tax blow: India must walk the talk on ease of doing business   Dec 24, 2020 06:22 PM IST

    Cairn tax blow: India must walk the talk on ease of doing business  

    India must necessarily consider a policy change that aligns with the promises made by this government and repeal the retroactivity in the application of the indirect transfer provisions

  • Legal Matters | The judges, they protest too much Nov 23, 2020 02:03 PM IST

    Legal Matters | The judges, they protest too much

    All public figures are subject to harsh criticism — often unfairly. For judges to use their powers to punish critics betrays a deep sense of insecurity

  • Aadhaar Resurgence | Still of questionable legality Oct 24, 2020 08:21 AM IST

    Aadhaar Resurgence | Still of questionable legality

    The Supreme Court was very clear that Aadhaar was to be a voluntary scheme and meant only for disbursal of benefit under government welfare schemes. This seems to be completely flouted by states over the last few months

  • Supreme Court ends telecom battle over AGR dues; Bharti Airtel breathes easy, Vodafone still troubled Sep 01, 2020 06:53 PM IST

    Supreme Court ends telecom battle over AGR dues; Bharti Airtel breathes easy, Vodafone still troubled

    The SC ruling is positive for the near term because of the cash flow respite with payments staggered across 10 years, says a CRISIL note

  • SC judgment does not clear confusion surrounding PM CARES Aug 21, 2020 02:04 PM IST

    SC judgment does not clear confusion surrounding PM CARES

    The problem with the PM CARES fund is that it is not transparent — the public doesn’t know the basis of allocation of funds. The Supreme Court judgment does not address this core issue

  • How free should free speech be? Aug 19, 2020 09:17 AM IST

    How free should free speech be?

    The future of free speech and the need to be responsible while exercising the right to express it have entered uncertain territory

  • Coparcenary Rights: SC judgment is not the anthem of equality we are hailing it to be Aug 13, 2020 02:16 PM IST

    Coparcenary Rights: SC judgment is not the anthem of equality we are hailing it to be

    On the question of the rights of daughters, the judgment does speak of the objective of the amendment Act, and of ‘goal of gender justice as constitutionally envisaged’. However, there is no meaningful engagement with the idea of equality

  • Society | Allegations against CJI must be impartially investigated Apr 22, 2019 10:55 AM IST

    Society | Allegations against CJI must be impartially investigated

    For the CJI, the allegations are such that if they are investigated thoroughly and impartially, he can be cleared. However, to conduct a sham investigation or no investigation at all, would be a direct threat to all women facing sexual harassment, at least in the judiciary.

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