A legacy of contradictions: Evaluating Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s tenure as CJI

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The rivalry between Athenian statesmen and fierce opponents, Demosthenes and Aeschines, is well-known for resulting in two famous judicial orations: “On the False Embassy” and “On the Crown”. It was in the latter that Demosthenes described Aeschines (who was an actor before taking up politics) as “an actor in tragedy”.