A judicial blast from the past, Justice Ramaswamy case
While, the commotion over Justice P.D.Dinakaran’s elevation to the Supreme Court is still on. It would be fruitful to recall the first ever impeachment attempt of a Judge in Indian history. The Justice V Ramaswamy case in 1993. The readers of this blog should also be aware of the distance the Congress party went to defeat the motion.
Check out this paper : It is a suspense thriller. Our media’s newest heartthrob Mr Kapil Sibal plays a key role in the script. http://www.judicialreforms.org/files/cover_story_ramaswami.pdf (Note: It is a PDF file)
The main players are still here. The same guys are on TV,on the streets, in parliament, making your laws. Note how that in 1993, the BJP and the National Front were able to turn the issue of corruption into a chicken game with the Congress. Can the BJP do it today ? What changed ? When did they become wheeler dealers and make peace with scams a thousand times larger ?