There may be issues of national importance, sovereignty, and security where a contrarian view against national consensus is not acceptable. Otherwise, the right to dissent is at the heart of a democracy.
A government notification about the transfer was issued on Wednesday which said that after consultation with Chief Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday transferred Justice S Muralidhar, judge of Delhi High Court, as Judge of Punjab and Haryana High court.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrived in Ahmedabad to appear before a court, in a defamation case filed against him by the Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank and its chairman, Ajay Patel after Gandhi alleged that the bank was involved in a scam.
The Shillong Times editor and publisher were also imposed with a fine of Rs 2 lakh each in a contempt of court case related to an article published by the newspaper on perks and facilities for retired judges and their families.
All kinds of people access courts, including persons with special needs. Any institution that seeks to be accessible to a diverse audience must be prepared to accommodate and make comfortable everyone, write Sumathi Chandrashekaran and Reshma Sekhar