It is true that a Judge of the Supreme Court is not Ans. supposed to act on the direction and wish of the executive. They are appointed by the President on . the advice of Prime Minister in consultation with Chief Justice of India. This clearly indicates that judiciary in India is independent and impartial.
They can declare any law passed by the Legislature as null and void or the actions of the executive as illegal The Judges of the Supreme Court protect the rights of the citizens and take action against the executive for their violation.