While observing that "Cherry-Picking" was done in Tribunal appointments, the Supreme Court pulled up centre after it also missed the deadline for appointments. Important tribunals in the country are facing a shortage of presiding officers, judicial and technical members.
The SC made the observation while hearing pleas challenging the Bombay HC verdict which upheld the grant of quota to Marathas in admissions and government jobs in Maharashtra.
Refusing to grant consent, Attorney General K K Venugopal noted that even though the ex-CJI's statements were strong, they only reflected his views on the ills of the judiciary.
Taneja had posted a cartoon on the Supreme Court granting bail to Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami.
Venugopal grants the fresh consent on a request made in this regard by Prayagraj-based advocate Anuj Singh.
KK Venugopal has said the Swara Bhaskar's 'statement in the first part appears to be a factual one, and is a perception of the speaker'.
The Supreme Court will hear petitions on social media regulation issues after the laws are formed.
Facebook Inc said that it cannot share the Aadhaar number with a third party as the content on its instant messaging WhatsApp was end-to-end encrypted and even they do not have access to it.
His comments in the apex court on Wednesday that Rafale fighter jet deal documents were stolen caused a political row, with Rahul Gandhi targeting the government
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said Article 19 of the Constitution ensured the right to freedom of speech and expression to the people of this country.
During the February 1 hearing, Venugopal had in a sealed cover placed before the bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, the minutes of the meeting of the Selection Committee which was held last month for appointing the new CBI chief.
Rasing the Sabarimala issue in Lok Sabha, Congress MP KK Venugopal on Friday voiced concern over the tense situation in Kerala.
Suggestion to increase the retirement age to 70-years creates a divide between former SC judges.
The top law officer said that even if some people of the community have come up, the stigma of caste and backwardness is still attached to them.
This judgement has resulted in loss of lives, centre said and sought stay of the verdict.
The power of UIDAI to decide what is 'biological attributes" and the method of collecting it has to meet the test of proportionality, the bench said.
Venugopal said the CBI should present its stand in a similar case pending before the apex court in which the agency is also a party.
A police personnel during a mock-drill conducted by Delhi Police, to check anti-terror prepardeness at Sadar Bazar in New Delhi.PTI Photo /Vijay Verma
Newly elected President of Akhada Parishad Mahant Ravindra Puri with Akhada Parishad General Secretary Mahant Hari Giri and sadhus, performs the 'Ganga Pujan' ritual at Sangam, in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
Wrestlers in action during the state level wrestling tournament at Babura Village in Mirzapur.PTI Photo
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala with Jitendra Singh talks to media after meeting Election Commissioner, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala and Jitendra Singh comes out from Election Commission office, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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