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Inequalities in the infrastructure facilities in courts are glaring

M J Antony 

M J Antony There is good news for those who have been trudging along the Supreme Court’s overcrowded corridors for the past few years, ducking strolleys laden with lawyers’ briefs and tomes of legal wisdom. The court would go “paperless” when it reopens after the summer vacation. This leapfrog to the digital era was announced last week by Chief Justice J S Khehar while inaugurating a new information system. He also said the government had sanctioned Rs 2,130 crore for the e-court mission for 2016-17 and only Rs 88 crore has been spent till last December. Thus there is plenty ...

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 22:40 IST
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