Category Archives: Judiciary

Supreme Court hear Sahara-SEBI refund dispute

Surprisingly, no one has laid claim to this money. Looks like there were no depositors, the entire thing was a hoax. Unique way to hide black-money, by showing fictitious deposits from non-existent persons and pretending to service it, systematically. Remember … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Chief Justice of India – Jagdish Singh Kheha – MOCKERY OF JUSTICE IN INDIA

Is a court judgment so flimsy as to be negated by the bureaucracy?   Is the Court not feeling a hurt pride to its Majesty, and its motto of ” yatho dharma thathao jayah”? Continue reading

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Is death penalty a terror deterrent?

Anil Divan (Hindu Business Line dated 22.08.2015) is an eminent lawyer, therefore, I am amazed that he should canvass for exempting ‘even terrorist-convicts, like Yakub Memon, from death penalty for the specious reason that ‘it may not only be ineffective, … Continue reading

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Dear Government, Hands Off My Porn – Says, Shobhaa De

Upto a point, Shoba De is right, but she tries to hijack the debate away, to ‘a kind of taboo on sex as a whole’.    No one has as yet asked to peep into bed-rooms or ban sex, both official and … Continue reading

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The power of pardon

Mr. Raghavan’s (Hindu Business Line – Power of pardon) masterly analysis brings out a very important aspect of ‘the theory of punishment’, but ignores two other vital aspects i.e. that punishment should  also do ‘retributive justice’ by assuaging the feelings … Continue reading

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Constitutional role of the Chief Justice of India.

It is somewhat surprising that a question is being raised by the SC itself on the exact status of the Chief Justice of India.   The constitution  contains the answer. Article 124 (1) says ” There shall be a Supreme … Continue reading

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Time To Move The Needle From Salman Khan

Typical Suhel stuff, I guessed right as I read para one, itself. He points fingers at three, the media, the people and the judicial system. As for media, Suhel knows better than any one of us that the ‘media’ is … Continue reading

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