121st AMENDMENT MUST BE VIEWED IN ITS LARGER POLITICAL CONTEXT
The formation of National Judicial Appointments Commission and the enactment of 121st Constitutional Amendment Bill 2014, which got its Presidential assent on 31st December 2014, were of no substantial importance to social networks neither the issues were analysed in a larger political context by the Indian Anglophone Media. Unfortunately, the new Constitutional amendments had effectively re-positioned the Indian Courts in the current political set-up, changing its status inferior to the parliament. If this was recognized duly, probably, the incidents would have received a better political attention. Nithin Ramakrishnan, our Fellow, writes in Livelaw, click here to read.