Indian judiciary

Judges cannot abuse the authority granted to them. Photo: Mint

The judiciary needs a Ulysses pact

4 min read . 28 Nov 2017
Eight of the country’s 24 high courts don’t have a single woman judge. And of the 229 judges appointed to the Supreme Court since 1950, only six have been women. Photo: iStockphoto

Balancing the scales

4 min read . 02 May 2017
People who are caught and punished are not quietly learning to change their offending behaviour, but they quickly learn how not to get caught the next time. Photo: iStock
Union minister for law and justice Ravi Shankar Prasad assured the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that vacancies will be addressed immediately. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint<br />
Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur’s remarks about the ‘burden’ being placed on the judiciary firmly brought the spotlight back on to the issue of judicial delays and backlogs in India. Photo: Hindustan Times<br />