Commercial Common Sense Justice

The judiciary is ambivalent on the sanctity of commercial contracts. All too often, the judge prioritises a quest for what he thinks is justice over the integrity of contracts in the market place. To make India a wealthy country, we don’t need to read Arnold Toynbee’s twelve volume “A Study…

Jailbird Republic

It seems that the default way to enforce resolve disputes these days is to employ the services of swashbuckler Station House Officers and file criminal cases in order to intimidate or imprison those with whom you do not agree. The great tragedy of our democracy is not that 22.1 per…

My Wages For Your Sins

Why in this world of paralysed time and frozen turbulence, Supreme Court senior counsel aren’t taken seriously till they make Rs 10 lakh a day ! “Can’t you see”, Pink Floyd’s singer song writer Roger Waters berated us in 1984, “it all makes perfect sense, expressed in dollars and cents”.…