Using your phone's internet browser
go to:  qna.rediff.com
Click and drag this link to
the Home icon in your browser.
Q.

What are the reasons that India have so many pending cases in courts?

Tags: india, pending cases
Asked by Hemali pandit, 31 Aug '10 09:08 am
  Invite a friend  |  
  Save  |  
 Earn 10 points for answering
Answer this question  Earn 10 points for answering    
4000 characters remaining  
  
    
Keep me signed inNew User? Sign up

Answers (8)

 
1.

Over three million cases are pending in India's 21 high courts, and an astounding 26.3 million cases are pending in subordinate courts across the country. One of the reasons of the creation the huge backlog of the cases is that India is facing alarming shortage of judges. According to the Supreme Court of India, more than 1,500 high court and 23,000 subordinate court judges are needed to clear the backlog of civil and criminal cases. It seems that the murderers are able to execute their sinister plans faster than the courts can punish them at the end of the trial. Latest statistics released by the Supreme Court says that the state has sanctioned 2,181 judicial officers posts for the trial courts but 538 posts are lying vacant. About 5 million cases are pending in these courts. India accounts for 10.5 judges for every million persons. Even then all posts of judges are not filled and a large number of them are lying vacant. With 12 judges for a million of population even the situation of ...more
Answered by sumati gayki, 31 Aug '10 09:12 am

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
2.

A source of recurring income.
Answered by Dare Devil, 31 Aug '10 07:48 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
3.

Lack of infrastructures, lack of education among clients, exploitation by legal fraternity
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 31 Aug '10 04:33 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
4.

Everybody belives that they will get justice in the court in India.
Answered by vilas manohar deshpande, 31 Aug '10 01:34 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
5.

Because of redtapism, corruption and lack of devotion the profession...!
Answered by Dil Se, 31 Aug '10 10:03 am

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
6.

Justice delayed is justice denied. The law and justice are getting faraway for a common man. Alarmingly increase in number of cases, shortage of staff, llop holes in the legislations there rae so many reasons for this state of affair.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 31 Aug '10 09:17 am

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
7.

Corruption and involvement of politicians
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 31 Aug '10 09:11 am

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
8.

Because load is too much and manpower is very less....in the courts....
Answered by Twinkle Aurora, 31 Aug '10 09:09 am

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received

Ask a Question

Get answers from the community

600 characters remaining

Related Answer

Q.
A

If you have stastics and source to prove this please quote the same - it may be useful for aspiring students. Let me give my personal opinion or view ..more

Answered by NASAman