ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Scuttling Inconvenient Judicial Appointments

If there is a message from the way the appointment of Gopal Subramanium to the Supreme Court was scuttled by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government, it is that the new government will do its best to keep out judges who, it feels, may be inconvenient. It is time once again for the establishment of a truly independent and transparent appointments commission; but will the government and judiciary take the idea forward?

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