The Supreme Court has once again addressed the ‘merit versus reservation’ debate, a misleading binary that has engaged public and judicial discourse for years and noted that “reservation is not at odds with merit” in open competitive examinations.
Recently, Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana made a plea to ‘Indianise’ courts to make them responsive to the needs of the Indian citizens. Despite good intentions, the nation’s judiciary is hurtling due to the pendency of cases in courts across the country.
For the first time ever, the Supreme Court Collegium led by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) recommended/selected as many as nine persons at one go to be appointed to the apex court. With the appointment of the judges, the highest court in the country having its near full strength will ease the pressure on it considerably.
Justice N.V. Ramana was sworn in as the 48th Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The Supreme Court recently said, it was a “very serious” matter if three crore ration cards have been cancelled, including those of tribals and the poor, solely because they could not be biometrically linked with Aadhaar.
Attorney General of India has given consent to initiate contempt proceedings against comic artist for her tweets on Supreme Court.
Supreme Court Bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde observed that it is trying to discourage individuals from filing petitions under Article 32 of the Constitution.