Understaffed Judiciary

  • Understaffed judiciary
  • India must have at least two to four times the current sanctioned strength of judges.
  • The government is considering fast-track special courts for commercial disputes.
  • This shows minimal concern for the poor who may be innocent but are rotting in prisons as under trials
Filling the positions of judges
  • Not a single instance when all the judicial posts being filled.
  • Average vacancy in the Supreme Court, high courts and lower courts is about 10, 30 and 20 per cent, respectively.
  • In fact number of sanctioned judicial positions is adequate, but these are not filled

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