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- The judge endeavoured to remove doubts about the independence of the judiciary in India, emphasising that the Indian judiciary eternally guards constitutional rights in the world’s largest democracy.
Recently, a private member bill, seeking to set up regional benches of the top court in the same spirit of promoting accessibility, was moved by senior advocate and MP P Wilson in Parliament, CJI NV Ramana said.
CJI Ramana was holding a conversation with US Supreme Court judge Stephen Breyer, 83, at a webinar on comparative constitutional laws when the issue of the age of retirement between the two judicial systems cropped up.
Speaking at the inauguration of a two-day judicial conference on Mediation and Information Technology in Gujarat, the CJI Ramana also said the country’s alternate dispute resolution (ADR) model has the potential to transform India’s legal landscape.
- "Whatever fight you may take, that is alright. But do not try to malign the courts. I am watching in this court also, it is a new trend," the CJI said.
Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi