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[Editorial Analysis] Barbed wire

Mains Paper 2: Governance Prelims level: PM-KISAN Mains level: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability Context: • The Supreme Court disposed of a petition by Jammu and Kashmir Congress leader Saifuddin Soz’s wife challenging his “illegal detention” • It…

Contempt of court

• The Supreme Court of India has initiated contempt proceedings, on its own motion, against advocate-activist Prashant Bhushan. About: • Contempt of court is a concept that seeks to protect judicial institutions from motivated attacks and unwarranted criticism, and as…

Nabam Rebia Judgement

• The Constitution Bench judgment of the Supreme Court in Nabam Rebia versus Deputy Speaker on July 13, 2016, held that a Governor is bound to convene a meeting of the Assembly for a floor test on the recommendation of…