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It is time to identify causes of delays in our justice delivery system and provide meaningful solutions

Case and court management are the most important areas which, unfortunately, have not been adverted to in the Economic Surveys. The Ease of Doing Business Report of the World Bank for 2018 and 2019 shows that the time taken to decide a case has remained static at 1,445 days. Why is that?

India's judge-population ratio goes up marginally

The issue of judge-population ratio came to the fore in April, 2016 when then Chief Justice of India T S Thakur lamented the executive's inaction in at least doubling the number of judges to handle the "avalanche" of litigations


Supreme Court for centralised system for lower judiciary appointments

"We are inclined to pass an order after reaching an amicable consensus. If the objections persist, we may still pass the orders," said a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar.

‘justice delayed is justice denied': Protest against shortage of judges in courts, pending cases

The Indian judiciary is at present short of 20,502 judges in lower courts, 1,065 judges in high courts and 31 judges in the Supreme Court

Judiciary facing crisis of credibility: Chief Justice of India

The CJI assured the lawyers that if Bar cooperates, judges will be ready to sit even on Saturdays to finish old legal matters.

On the altar of justice

Salman Khan had to be sacrificed so that we can rest easy about the impersonal majesty of the law.


Judiciary not too ambitious, but expected to act if there’s governance deficit: next CJI

Justice Thakur said, the judiciary’s commitment to reforms in country was unquestionable

A needless confrontation

Government’s handling of the constitutional amendment bill has set up a face-off between executive and judiciary.

Politically coloured, legally suspect

The JAC does not address any of the concerns that purportedly plague the collegium.

First, insulate the judge from politics

The thesis of ‘committed’ judiciary has been abandoned, but its practice continues unabated. That is the real problem, writes RAM JETHMALANI.

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Internal 'self-assessment' mechanism important in judiciary: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi said that while the judiciary is getting powerful, it is necessary that it also becomes 'perfect' to live up to the people’s expectations.