Monday, March 16, 2015

HITLER’S GHOST WILL HAUNT

Justice Kunwar Bahadur Asthana
Justice Kunwar Bahadur Asthana was the Chief Justice (1974-77) of the Allahabad High court during the emergency. It was because of him that the Allahabad High Court could withstand the onslaught of the emergency. He died on 23rd December 1998. This article was written at that time and is a tribute to him.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

SAYONARA - CHATTISGARH HIGH COURT

(Farewell speech of Chief Justice Yatindra Singh in the farewell reference on 8th October 2014 at Chhattisgarh High Court.
A pdf format of the same may be downloaded from here.)

Monday, December 15, 2014

Saturday, June 07, 2014

IT LIES IN YOUR HEART

Rule of Law And Our Role In Enforcing It
(This text of speech was delivered by Justice Yatindra Singh, Chief Justice, Chhattisgarh High Court at the valedictory function of the Regional Judicial Conference on 'Role of Courts in upholding the Rule of Law ' (East Zone) at Bilaspur on 30th March, 2014.
You can download it in pdf format from here.
You can also read it in 'The Statesman' here.)


Saturday, March 22, 2014

ATTITUDE, NOT APTITUDE, DETERMINES ALTITUDE

(This speech was delivered by Chief Justice Yatindra Singh, Chancellor of the Hidayullah National law University, Raipur on 22.02.2014 on the occasion of its second convocation.
A pdf format of the same may be downloaded from here.)

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Monday, December 09, 2013

TRIBAL COMMUNITIES AND THE LAW

This paper explains the relevant law subjects for the  tribal communities.
This talk was delivered on 12th November 2013, while inaugurating the workshop on 'AN ALTERNATIVE LL.B. CURRICULUM RELEVANT TO TRIBAL STATES' organised by IBA-CLE chair National Law School of India Unniversity, Baglore and Menon Institute of Legal Advocacy Training Trivandum in association with Guru Ghasidas central University Law  School at Bilaspur Chhattisgarh 
A pdf fommat of the talk can be obtained from here.
Tribal women in the market- picture courtesy Wikipedia

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

FAREWELL BROTHER RS SHARMA

(This speech was delivered on 7.10.2013 in the farewell function of Justice RS Sharma on his demitting the office on his appointment as President of the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission Raipur)

Monday, November 18, 2013

FAREWELL BROTHER SATISH K AGNIHOTRI

(This speech was delivered on 23.09.2013 in the farewell function of Justice Satish K Agnihotri on his transfer to Madras High Court.
A pdf format of the speech can be downloaded from here.) 

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

JUDGES LIKE SOLOMON

This speech was delivered by Chief Justice Yatindra Singh on 14-09-2013 on the occasion foundation laying ceremony of Chhattisgarh Judicial Academy, Bilaspur.