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Commissions and Omissions

How will the executive-judiciary tussle around appointments play out in the Bharatiya Janata Party’s third term?

9th Jun 2024

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Kania and Nehru

Nehru’s fraught relationship with the judiciary had its roots in his exasperation with the first Chief Justice on the matter of appointments

3rd Jun 2024

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Court Data

Average tenure of Chief Justice expected to drop over next decade

Observers have pointed out that appointing the senior most judge as the CJI has resulted in a “revolving door” which affects stability

2nd May 2024

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Chief

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The Chief in the minority: Why does this matter?

DESK BRIEF: Since 1950, a Chief Justice has dissented all of 13 times in a Constitution Bench case

21st Oct 2023

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Is the Supreme Court really a “people’s Court”?

DESK BRIEF: A conversation with Dr. Aparna Chandra on "Court on Trial: A Data-Driven Account of the Supreme Court of India"

14th Oct 2023

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Constitutional remedies only for those who will bend the knee?

DESK BRIEF: The Supreme Court demanded a person seeking protection under Article 32 to prove their allegiance to India in an affidavit.

11th Sep 2023

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Towards Technology and Modernisation: Ambitious Reforms at the Supreme Court

DESK BRIEF: The Supreme Court has seen a continuous stream of promising reforms within nine-months under Chief Justice D.Y. Chandrachud.

19th Aug 2023

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Supreme Court handbook on gender stereotypes: Progressive, but will the law catch up?

A new publication from the apex court acknowledges that ‘stereotypical language’ reinforces ideas contrary to constitutional ethos

19th Aug 2023

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Bill

Analysis

Union Bill Seeks to Nullify Another Supreme Court Judgement

DESK BRIEF: New Bill proposes a three-member committee with two members of the ruling party to nominate members of the Election Commission.

12th Aug 2023

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Channel

Next 8 CJIs of India

If the seniority principle is followed, these 8 Judges will lead the Supreme Court of India as Chief Justice till 2031.

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27th Jun 2023

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Court Data

Expected Tenures of the Next 8 Chief Justices of India

Only 2 out of the upcoming 8 Chief Justices will serve a tenure of more than 1 year.

27th Jun 2023

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Analysis

Next 8 Chief Justices of India

If the seniority principle is followed, these 8 Judges will lead the Supreme Court of India as Chief Justice till 2031.

26th Jun 2023

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