Amid rising demands for greater
transparency in appointment of judges of the Supreme Court and
High Courts, the government is working on a proposal to put in
place a new system to give the Executive more say in such
Against the backdrop of
criticism about judicial over-reach, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said if major organs of democracy do not strictly confine themselves to constitutional parameters then there will be some distortions.
Judicial authority like courts and
quasi-judicial forums can be created only through a statute and not through court directions or executive orders, the
SC has ruled warning that it would otherwise lead to chaos & confusion.
The young Google Inc. executive detained by Egyptian authorities for 12 days has said that he was behind the Facebook page that helped spark what he called "the revolution of the youth of the Internet."
A senior functionary of a
leading telecom company has come under the radar of
investigators for allegedly tipping off arrested IAS officer
Ravi Inder Singh about his phones being tapped by the security