National Court of Appeal:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Separation of powers.   Context: The Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana has urged the Government to seriously consider Attorney General K.K.Venugopal’s suggestion to restructure the judiciary to include four National Courts of Appeals. He remarked that the judicial structure has remained stagnant since Independence and with four appellate courts, pendency …

Suspension of MPs:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Suspension of MPs Context: Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Prahlad Joshi sought the approval of the House for suspending 12 Rajya Sabha MPs for the remainder of the session. The reason for their suspension was “their unprecedented …