ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Whither Justice?

Justice is a far cry today. The judicial process has been hijacked by the wealthy and the powerful. Witness the course of Salman Khan's "hit and run case," or the net result of J Jayalalithaa's "disproportionate assets case," or, in sharp contrast, the situation of a wheelchair-bound professor who took up the cudgels on behalf of the oppressed, confi ned to an anda cell in Nagpur Jail, unable to get bail.

This court has become a safe haven for big criminals.

— The Supreme Court bench of
Justice B S Chauhan and Justice S A Bobde1

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