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Decoding the SC judgment on NJAC

The government can now bring another Bill that removes Constitutional infirmities pointed out in today's judgment

Supreme Court

The executive and the judiciary have stood eyeball-to-eyeball several times in the past but Friday’s judgment of the five-judge constitution bench asserting the supremacy of the judges in appointments to the Supreme Court and 24 high courts is the most recent blow to the government.  The 1000-page judgment insists that judges will select judges for the appellate courts through a collegium consisting of five seniormost judges of the Supreme Court headed by the Chief Justice of India.  The Modi government and Parliamentarians wanted to change the system which ...