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Top judge accuses government of interfering with judiciary

Justice Jasti Chelameswar has stepped up the debate over judicial independence by calling for a full-court discussion on alleged government interference in the appointment of high court judges. The respected Supreme Court judge has written a damning letter asking Chief Justice Dipak Misra to address the meddling allegations as India’s judiciary endures what is possibly one of the most tumultuous periods […]