judicial act ivism in India.

judicial activism is said where in they lay down they priorities,policies,progra mmes and give directions to implement them when they are not mandatory and are not preferred to the legislative and th e executive or other authorities and thereby seizing their functions,power and w isdom, by taking over their detailed administration of policy or scheme even if they are mandatory. it is aint at securing a due implementation of laws, policies and programmes by the executive. however while persuing judicial activism, the judiciary must act more vigorously for eleminating judicial delays it must make judicial procedures simple and less expensive. however,the need is to make the functioning of all courts efficiant and active. this must be included in the agenda of judicial activism being persued by the ju diciary. PIL: PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION. The supreme court has defined public interest litigation as "a legal action init iated in a court of law for the enforcement of public interest or general intere st in which the public or a class of the community has pecuniary or some other i nterest to which its legal rights or liabilities are affected" Public interest litigation can be described as a legal system in which the court s of law can initiate and enforce action for securing any significant public or general interest which is being adversely affected or is likely to be so by the action of any agency, public or private. Under the system ,any citizen or a group of citizens or an organisation can appr oach in writing ,even on a postcard,to the highest court or a high court ,bringi ng to its notice the need for the protection of public interest vis-a-vis a part icular law or policy or action of the government .the judges can initiate the ca se,in case they find it justified in public interest

role of media in judicial activism. the media and judiciary represent the prevailent norm of the society and they ou ght to work for the maximum welfare of the maximum citizens by dissimation of in formation, in its most objective manner. it is important to point out that there are inherent faults whether it is of the system,or the lack of norms or unprofessionalism. cohesiveness among upmanship is basically what the judiciary should abstain from and that the media should regulate its urge to jump the gun by indulging in the act of sensationalism. both of them represent the prevailent society .now as the society progresses so do the changes in these limbs of democracy. example: during 26/11 , one of the channels was talking to terrorists and broadc asting it live. also, perpeterators in pakistan were getting live coverage of how the destructio n was taking place and pint pointing the targets step by step.

the case was being solved and sorted out by the judiciary simultaneously the media took up the case and started publi shing their point of view to the public which offended the indian government. .2)this is a present situation where in this case is regarding a chief judge in d elhi.

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