Judicial Activism Current Affairs, GK & News

Judicial Activism  Current Affairs, GK & News

Why Justice is delayed?

Indian Judicial System is haunted with delays. 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. These inordinate delays are hampering socio-economic development of the country. Forward and Backward Effects of Judicial Delay The government ..

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Problems with Judicial Legislation

It is often criticised that the Indian Supreme Court and High Courts have not been observing the judicial restraint and is encroaching on to the domain of the other two organs of the state, the legislature and the executive. Instances of Encroachment In the case of State of Tamilnadu v K. Balu, the Supreme Court banned ..

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Justice PN Bhagwati, a Pioneer of Judicial Activism Passes Away

Former Chief Justice of India Prafullachandra Natwarlal Bhagwati who is considered as a pioneer of Judicial Activism has passed away. Justice Bhagwati was 95 years old. Justice Bhagwati introduced the concepts of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) and absolute liability to the Indian judicial system. He made the famous ruling that there was no need for a person ..

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Judicial Independence is supreme and non-negotiable: CJI

Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha has voiced his concerns about the growing attempts by various stakeholders to interfere and encroach upon judicial independence. He asserted that in times where Indian executive and legislature has lost its sheen due to humongous number of scams and wrongdoings, judiciary plays a very important part in maintaining the ..

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