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Top court must strike down the sedition law

The Law Commission has recommended that sedition be retained in the statute books. But it fails proportionality and incitement tests, making it unconstitutional

Regardless of whether the government accepts or rejects the Law Commission’s proposed changes, it is long overdue for the Supreme Court to take up this case again, and strike down sedition once and for all. (AP File )
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 01:22 PM IST

‘Bombay HC bench at Mumbai alone needs 50 judges to reduce pendency’

While ruing his inability to do much in the short time he had, the judge said that the contentious collegium system is the best method for appointing judges

Former chief justice of the Bombay high court R D Dhanuka retired on May 30 after a stint of just three days in the top post. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 03:44 PM IST
ByK A Y Dodhiya

A daughter’s tribute to justice Harphul Singh Brar

A caring husband, loving father and father-in-law, affectionate grandfather, a thorough professional and a man of pristine values; his life has been an inspiration for all

Justice Harphul Singh Brar was a former judge at the Punjab and Haryana high court. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 28, 2023 01:26 AM IST
ByAnu Pal

Rijiju removed as law minister against backdrop of standoff with judiciary

Arjun Ram Meghwal, who is from poll-bound Rajasthan, has been assigned the law and justice portfolio as an independent charge

Rijiju was on Thursday, May 18, 2023, shifted from the law ministry and assigned Ministry of Earth Sciences.(PTI)
Updated on May 18, 2023 01:11 PM IST

After Cabinet rejig, Rijiju thanks PM Modi, CJI Chandrachud: ‘Been a privilege'

Kiren Rijiju has now be appointed the Union minister of Earth Sciences.

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju(PTI)
Updated on May 18, 2023 12:28 PM IST
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