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[24 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 2,728 views]

Flawed judiciary
Dear Editor,
The Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, AP Shah, recently retired with a deep sense of hurt. Justice Shah, a senior most high court judge was bypassed by the Supreme Court collegium, denying him elevation to the apex court, making him the latest victim of the existing system of judicial appointments. It is very clear that the current procedure for appointing Supreme Court and high court judges lacks transparency and is shrouded in much secrecy. Parameters must be laid down for the selection process so that only the …

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[21 Feb 2010 | 2 Comments | 13,231 views]

Dear Editor,
I am jotting down an experience which I had during my internship with an NGO. It’s about a seven-year-old girl, Yasmeen, who cannot walk. She has club feet. Yasmeen’s father is unemployed and tells her mother to throw the girl out of the house. Her mother is a domestic servant and earns a meagre salary of Rs.800, to survive in a city like Delhi. Is not Yasmeen entitled to treatment which her fundamental right to health guarantees? Well, I thought she did. But soon I learned that it was …

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[21 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 2,564 views]

Dear Editor,
Tainted and controversial persons should not be allowed to preside over the temples of justice. With Justice PD Dinakaran’s elevation to Supreme Court rightly on hold, the pertinent question now is whether he should even continue as the Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court. Dinakaran needs to be given the marching orders. So is Goa’s north district judge Justice Nutan Sardesai who is accused of judicial impropriety and is now trying to get herself elevated to the Bombay High Court. The selection process for any judge should be open, …