Govt to seek review of SC order on judges as CICs - Hindustan Times:
One of the casualty of bad governance in India has been the institutional balance created by the Constitution. Appointment, including the appointment of judges, is legitimately function of the Executive, but the Govt's acts of omissions & commissions in appointments raised doubts about the intentions and ability of the Govt to put right people in right places. The ideas of committed bureaucracy and committed judiciary, with a captive media, lowered people's faith in Institutions. In this backdrop the Supreme Court stepped in and claimed for itself a larger role in the appointment of judges. People's distrust of the Govt made the SC's task easy. After tasting blood the Supreme Court wants for itself and the judicial fraternity more & more power. This can't and shouldn't be allowed. The Court should step in only when the Govt fails to put right people in right place.