Eminent jurist and former Attorney General of India Soli Sorabjee on impeachment motion against the CJI, the unprecedented press-conference by the four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court, and the rights of the CJI as 'master of the roster'.
There are time-bombs ticking in the capital—after all, there’s only so much garbage landfills can take. Swachh Bharat slogans won’t stop the volcanoes from exploding, as remedies and alternatives languish for lack of vision and funds.
The Supreme Court issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on the plea filed by Samiuddin, who was allegedly brutally assaulted by the mob in the incident, seeking an independent SIT probe into the incident and transfer of investigation and the subsequent trial outside the state.
A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur was informed by senior advocate Indira Jaising, who is assisting the court as an amicus curiae, that disclosing the identity of a victim of sexual assault infringes the privacy of that person and it should not be allowed.