By K.N. Pandita
Independence of judiciary is one of the greatest boons of democracy. Its operative part depends on two crucial factors: One is how far the regime shows it due respect, and the other is how far the honourable judges maintain their integrity.
In developing countries, judiciary is usually under stress owing to the dynamics of economic and social development that ask for upgrading and democratizing existing laws, and enacting and reinterpreting many new laws. Although it is the assembly which has to do the law making business but ultimately it is the judiciary that becomes the custodian of the law and its operator. Continue Reading…