‘Supreme Court’s flawed reasoning when ruling in favour of govt is worrying’

Ashraf Engineer

February 14, 2024

Trust in the Supreme Court and the wider judiciary is eroding fast. This comes on the back of disappointing rulings over the past few years, inaction in some cases and what seem to be contradictory utterances. In a constitutional democracy, courts play an important counter-majoritarian function and are a check on the executive. Many think the Supreme Court is failing in these functions. If the judiciary doesn’t take corrective measures soon, there goes our democracy. Nandini Sundar, Professor of Sociology at the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, speaks to All Indians Mater.