Author: Sakshi Sharma

Article 370: Constitutional Validity and Broader Implications - Asiana Times

In light of the constitutional validity of the abrogation of article 370 through the passage in the house and President’s order, do all other amendments stand null and void? Are all the other landmark judgements also not legally valid, as they have changed with changing times? ON August 2nd, 2023, the Supreme Court of India began the hearing on the issue of abrogation of article 370 in 2019 as a constitutional challenge to the legitimacy and procedural conformity of the said action. Although, for the majority of Indians Jammu and Kashmir is a part of India, part population of the…

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Supreme Court Codifies Rules for Summoning Government Officials - Asiana Times

Centre’s Request to Frame SOP Sparks Supreme Court’s Decision The Supreme Court has taken a significant step in addressing the summoning of government officials by courts, with a particular focus on their attire. In response to the Centre’s proposal to create a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), the Supreme Court has decided to set out clear modalities for government officers’ appearances in courtrooms across the country. This comes in light of a plea from the Allahabad High Court regarding the summoning of two government officials for alleged contempt of court. Court’s Scope and Chief Justice’s Remarks1 Chief Justice of India D…

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