Lawyers in Rajasthan have intensified their agitation against alleged irregularities in the recruitment of judges.
They've been on strike for the past 2 weeks. Talks with the judiciary failed on Friday. The protesting lawyers also want impeachment proceedings to be initiated against Rajasthan High court Chief Justice Jagdish Bhalla.
The lawyers have been demanding the entire examination process be scrapped and impeachment proceedings be initiated against Chief Justice of Rajasthan, Justice Jagdish Bhalla.
The Chief Justice is facing allegations that only 37 candidates were short-listed to be interviewed for 36 seats and among them only 13 were from Rajasthan....more
11:25 AM, Sep 13, 2010
As the judiciary tries to salvage its image, the lawyers’ strike in Rajasthan is certainly not helping. They have now threatened to intensify their strike over alleged irregularities in judges’ recruitment after talks with the judiciary failed on Friday. The standoff now enters its second week. The people of Rajasthan have barely recovered from a strike by the doctors, when they are having to deal with yet another strike....
12:35 PM, Sep 11, 2010