ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Dinakaran Imbroglio: Appointments and Complaints against Judges

Serious and substantive allegations of corruption have been raised against Karnataka Chief Justice P D Dinakaran, who the Supreme Court Collegium is considering for nomination to the highest court in the country. The collegium has had to consider the import of these allegations though it is yet to take a final decision. But there are larger issues underlined by the Dinakaran episode. Until we put in place a credible system of selecting judges and examining complaints against them, we will be seeing many more Dinakarantype episodes, each of which will contribute to the steady erosion of the integrity and public confidence in the judicial system.

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