Judge versus Judge: MY Eqbal J. and Arun Mishra J. in verbal duel in open court

Murali Krishnan January 8 2016

The Supreme Court was witness to an unsavoury episode today as two judges got into an argument over the admission of a matter.

The incident happened in court room 9 presided by Justice MY Eqbal with Justice Arun Mishra as the puisne judge. The disagreement stemmed from the hearing of Item 30, argued by Senior Advocate and former Law Minister Salman Khurshid. While Justice Eqbal wanted to admit the matter, Justice Mishra wanted to dismiss it.

When things reached an impasse . . .

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