“The issues arising relate to procurement of 36 Rafale Fighter Jets for the Indian Airforce. It is our considered opinion/view that the extent of Permissible Judicial Review in matters of contracts, procurement, etc. would vary with the subject matter of the contract and there cannot be any Uniform Standard or Depth of Judicial Review which […]Read more "The Nature of Judicial Power: 36 Rafale Fighter Jets"
“High Courts are Courts of Record, set up under Article 215 of The Constitution of India. It is clear that these Constitutional Courts, being Courts of Record, the jurisdiction to recall their own orders is inherent by virtue of the fact that they are Superior Courts of Record. This has been recognized in: National Sewing […]Read more "Courts of Record"
Every examination must be evaluated for what it is, what it should be and not for what it was, what it could be. Primary duty is to avoid arbitrary results. Correct answers to questions presented in NEET-UG, 2018 was one of the four options offered. Bi-lingual questions were set in English with an option of […]Read more "Beauty of NEET, 2018"
Hon’ble Justice Ashok Bhushan was Elevated as a Permanent Judge of the Allahabad High Court on April 24, 2001. Circa 2005 RNR: Landmark Judgments – Hallmark of Judicial Brilliance? AB: The Judges are only known by their Judgment. They cannot have their own ideologies or perspectives in contrast to Politicians. Therefore, Judgments are the only […]Read more "Hon’ble Justice Ashok Bhushan"
The Recent Elevations to The Supreme Court of 7 Judges is interesting. None of them shall be The Chief Justice of India after Hon’ble Justice Dr. Chandrachud. Seniority is neither based on age nor on experience. It is purely accidental. The following is an extract from A.R. Antulay, Appointment of a Chief Justice, (Popular Prakashan, […]Read more "Appointment of a Chief Justice"
“As early as in 1975, a Four Judge Bench of this Court in Pratap Narain Singh Deo v. Srinivas Sabata, (1976) 1 SCC 289 speaking through Shingal J. has held that an employer becomes liable to pay compensation as soon as the personal injury is caused to the workman in an accident which arose out […]Read more "The Revival of Ray IX"
2 Anna Legal Journalists is a new phrase I have ‘coined’. 2 Anna Legal Journalists obsess over the presence of Khanna J. in ADM JABALPUR. A presence caused by… The Supreme Court quoted recently: Gwalior Rayon, (1974) 4 SCC 98. Judgment of Judges: Khanna, Alagiriswami and Bhagwati was delivered by Khanna J. Judge K. K. Mathew gave […]Read more "The Revival of Ray VIII"