“Milords, please do not initiate contempt of court for this article”, Thecommunemag, April 13, 2023:
“There is currently a heated debate over the state of India’s judicial system. Various government officials, including the Law Minister and Vice President, have made statements both for and against the need to overhaul the system.
Recent decisions by the Supreme Court, such as involving the Chief Justice of India in selecting members and the Chief of the Election Commission, have fuelled this debate further by bringing in the points about the separation of powers and the proper role of the judiciary as envisaged in the constitution. Critics argue that judges participating in administrative processes could create conflicts of interest.
This discussion follows demands to reform the judiciary, allegations of corruption against judges, and long-standing issues with court backlogs and vacancies. But time and time again the all-mighty judiciary has withstood attempts at reformation aimed at making the system transparent and has created a self-indulging towering institution that holds all the power without responsibility. In this context, as logical Indians we must debate and discuss about the system which presides over the country’s legal system….”
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