Caught in a row, Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Tuesday defended his move to convene a meeting of all judges of Delhi courts, arguing his aim was to improve the justice delivery system and not to undermine the judiciary.
Judges should not make "gender biased" and insensitive comments in their verdicts while dealing with matters related to women, the Delhi High Court said while expunging two of such remarks made by a fast track court here in a rape case.
All judicial work in Delhi
courts, including the high court, came to a grinding halt
on Thursday due to a day-long strike by lawyers protesting against
the proposed 10 per cent tax on fee charged by them for legal