Crisis in the Indian Supreme Court

First Judge Loya dies in mysterious circumstances after being pressured to decided in a certain way in the Sorabuddin case which directly implicates Amit Shah the second in command and party chief after Modi.
Now there is attempt at ‘bench fixing’ and four senior judges have come out publicly and called a press conference!!!  The situation is extremely serious and I hope it is seen as such. This is an extraordinary crisis in the Indian Supreme Court and arguably worse than what happened during the emergency…
Further reading:

Death of a Judge: What We Know, What We Don’t Know

https://thewire.in/200269/judge-loya-death-questions/

Loya Case the Tipping Point, Four SC Judges Say Democracy Is in Danger

https://thewire.in/213062/sc-justices-hold-historic-press-conference-triggered-judge-loya-case/

‘Black Day for Judiciary’: Legal Fraternity Weighs in on Unprecedented Move by Four SC Judges

https://thewire.in/213306/black-day-judiciary-legal-fraternity-weighs-unprecedented-move-four-sc-judges/

 

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