DELAYS AND PENDENCY OF COURT’S CASES IN INDIA – AN ANALYSIS
The modern conception of rule of law requires inter alia speedy disposal of court’s cases and adjudication of disputes in a time bound manner. There have been several reports published both at international and national forum, which depict the alarming status of justice delivery system in India. The issue relating to delays and pending of court’s cases are not new. There have been multiple conferences and seminar organized on the subject and plan of action has also been suggested, but nothing concrete has come till date. At present around three cores court’s cases are pending at all the levels of courts in India. The Law Commission of India in its various reports addressed the issue at length, but on account of lack of political will and inefficiency in the justice administration system, the concern becomes gargantuan. The present paper makes an attempt to analyze the root cause of delay in the justice delivery system in India. The paper also undertakes the recommendations of the Law Commission of India along with the views of the renowned scholars on the subject.