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Historian Romila Thapar and former Supreme Court judge Madan Lokur during the 12th VM Tarkunde Memorial Lecture in New Delhi on Friday.(HT PHOTO.)

Principle behind disagreement, dissent is a must: Former SC judge

By HT Correspondent and Agencies | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2019 01:03 AM IST
Talking about the principles that guided Tarkunde, who died in March 2004, Lokur said Tarkunde’s views and ideas could be considered for implementation to improve the current condition of the civil society.
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The lack of any meaningful structural change demonstrates the bleak political economy of judicial reform.(Hindustan Times)
The lack of any meaningful structural change demonstrates the bleak political economy of judicial reform.(Hindustan Times)

The CJI and Supreme Court must walk their talk on transparency

By Arghya Sengupta
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2019 01:45 PM IST
That political parties still view judicial reforms through the lens of scoring party-political brownie points, reflects as poorly on the parties as it does on their constituents
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Opposition leaders speak to media submitting to the vice president M Venkaiah Naidu a notice seeking the impeachment of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in New Delhi on Friday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Opposition leaders speak to media submitting to the vice president M Venkaiah Naidu a notice seeking the impeachment of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in New Delhi on Friday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

CJI impeachment motion ill-advised, ill-conceived step | Soli Sorabjee

By HT Correspondent | Soli Sorabjee
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2018 11:20 PM IST
Any political party must accept an unfavourable order gracefully. The removal motion has raised doubts in the minds of people about the judiciary. That is not good for the institution.
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Former attorney general Soli Sorabjee said Venkaiah Naidu had found no merit in the removal notice given by opposition parties.(Waseem Gashroo/HT File Photo)
Former attorney general Soli Sorabjee said Venkaiah Naidu had found no merit in the removal notice given by opposition parties.(Waseem Gashroo/HT File Photo)

Venkaiah Naidu has rightly applied his mind: Soli Sorabjee on CJI impeachment notice

By HT Correspondent | PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2018 02:18 PM IST
Seven opposition parties led by the Congress had last week moved a notice before him for impeachment of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) on five grounds of “misbehaviour”.
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Opposition leaders speak to the media at a press conference after seven opposition parties led by the Congress submitted to vice president and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu a notice seeking the impeachment of Chief Justice of India, in New Delhi on Friday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Opposition leaders speak to the media at a press conference after seven opposition parties led by the Congress submitted to vice president and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu a notice seeking the impeachment of Chief Justice of India, in New Delhi on Friday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Oppn move to impeach CJI politically motivated, might not succeed: Constitutional experts

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 01:24 PM IST
Commenting on the Congress-led move to submit a notice seeking the removal of CJI, eminent jurist Soli Sorabje says this is the worst that could happen to the independence of the judiciary.
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