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Stemming rot; Judges dont need complete immunity says CJI; Times of India; Sept 10, 2008

The much respected judiciary is caught on the backfoot. Suddenly, charges and accusations of corruption against judges, always talked in hushed tones in court corridors, are flying thick and fast — all in the open. Weighed down by the gravity and the spread — from Kolkata to Punjab — of the accusations and perturbed by the southward trend of the judicial index in public, the Supreme Court on Tuesday conceded, “The rot has set in.”