Importance Of Judicial Independence

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Judiciary is symbolized to be the upholder of human rights ensuring ever citizen of its constitutional rights. Right to Constitutional Remedies, a fundamental right, states that every citizen of India can move a court of law in case of denial of its rights. This representation of courts as an institution of justice, free of discrimination and influence, seems to be withering.
The loss of trust is not due to incapability of judges to make right judgments but because of political interference. There exists a nexus between judiciary, executive and legislative, which leads to screwed outcomes, favoring the party. In such cases, private interests compromise social justice.
Indian Constitution gives judiciary a separate status of an independent body
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But, the problem arises when we start equating independence to the privileges enjoyed by the judges. When we start defining independence by the powers, we end up compromising on accountability aspect.
It is important that we should redefine the meaning of independence of judiciary because judicial Independence is central to the principles of fair trial. Bringing higher independence is not making judges more powerful but to make citizens powerful. It strengthens people’s right of demanding justice. Therefore, accountability of judges complements independence rather than hampering it. Protection of judges from external influence should be coupled with accountability of their judgments for us to provide a truly independent
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The bill mainly has the following clauses:

1. According to the bill, it is mandatory for high court and Supreme Court judges to publicly declare their financial assets along with their spouses and dependents. This information is to be made available on their official websites.
2. There is a clause as per which a five-member committee is set-up whose function is to deal with complaints against the members of judiciary. This committee is headed by Former Chief Justice of India, and includes the Attorney General, a chief justice of a high court, any Supreme Court judge and an eminent person nominated by the President.
3. It further has the clause stating that judges cannot maintain close ties with the Bar of the same