Jus­tice A K Sikri

The Times of India (Mumbai edition) - - TIMES NATION -

Delhi-bred with a bril­liant aca­demic record, Sikri was ap­pointed Delhi HC judge on July 7, 1999. Con­sid­ered an ex­pert in tax­a­tion and in­tel­lec­tual prop­erty rights. Ap­pointed SC judge on April 12, 2013. Num­ber 6 in the SC hi­er­ar­chy, played a cru­cial role in keep­ing judges united be­hind CJI Di­pak Misra when he faced in­ter­nal re­bel­lion

On Thurs­day:

At Thurs­day’s hear­ing, he bal­anced the views of Jus­tice Bobde (no pe­ti­tion could be en­ter­tained to re­strain gov­er­nor from ad­min­is­ter­ing oath to BSY) and Jus­tice Bhushan’s view to scru­ti­nise verac­ity of BSY’s claim of ma­jor­ity sup­port

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