Procedure for Conferring the Bharat Ratna

Today marks the 115th birth anniversary of India’s hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. In his honour, the day is celebrated as the National Sports Day in India. Since morning, tributes have poured in for the legend and some quarters have demanded that he should be conferred with India’s highest civilian honour i.e. the Bharat Ratna.... Continue Reading →

Judgment convicting Prashant Bhushan for Contempt: Some Reflections

Picture Credits- Live Law On 14 August, 2020 i.e. a day before India’s 74th Independence Day, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India convicted advocate Prashant Bhushan for the offence of Contempt of Court. Mr. Bhushan was found guilty for two of his tweets wherein he had made remarks on the incumbent Chief Justice of India... Continue Reading →

15 August- Bombay High Court and a Supersession

[Happy 74th Independence Day to my fellow Indians!] 74 years ago, India attained independence from its erstwhile colonial masters. On the eve of 15 August 1947 Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru (first Prime Minister of India) made his famous ‘Tryst with Destiny’ speech wherein he remarked that ‘at the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world... Continue Reading →

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