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FAREWELL - JUSTICE SK TRIPATHI

{Text of speech of Justice Yatindra Singh in the Judges' library on 31.8.2011 on the retirement of Justice Sri Kant Tripathi.  Joined PCS (J) 22.11.1976 High Court 13.4.2009 Retired 14.12.2011.}

WITH A MILLION EYES, ALL BUGS WILL VANISH

Open Source - Benefits And Challenges (Summary: On the 20th year of Linux, it explains what is open source and why it should be adopted. 
This is text of the talk delivered by Justice Yatindra Singh, Judge Allahabd High Court, in Computer Society of India, Ahemdabad on 13.6.2011.
Click here to download pdf format of the text.)

ATTITUDE MATTERS

(Summary: Education is important; so is attitude. Nowadays, when  education is overemphasised in our country, it is relevant to know what other things are important in life.
The speech delivered by Justice Yatindra Singh, Judge, Allahabad High Court on 2nd of October 2011 on the prize distribution function of the first All-India bilingual essay competition on 'Education and Nation Building' organised by Sanwal Das Sadan Lal Khanna Girls' Degree college Allahabad. The text of the speech in the pdf format can be downloaded from here.) 
नमस्ते A very good evening to all of you.
This is the inaugural year of the national level bi-lingual essay competition to be organised by the college every year. The topic chosen for this year is 'Education and Nation Building'. So, why did I choose to speak on 'Attitude' today. Let me tell you the reason first.

FAREWELL - JUSTICE FI REBELLO

(Text of speech of Justice Yatindra Singh in the Judges' club on 31.8.2011 on the retirement of  Chief Justice Ferdino Inacio Rebello.)

ON THE INTERNET, NOBODY KNOWS THAT YOU ARE A DOG

Fundamentals of Cyber crime
(Text of talk delivered by Justice Yatindra Singh, Judge, Allahabd High Court, in cyber meet/ seminar of the IT secretaries and police officials held at Dehradun on 21.5.2011. The pdf format of the text can be downloaded from here)

Does it matter that on the internet one can be anonymous. Is it a correct statement? Is it  relevant for the session on cyber crimes? 
Just bear with me for sometime: it is relevant. But first, let's consider as to why cyber law  is necessary.

WHERE PENGUINS FLY

Open Source, Open Format – Allahabad High Court Experience (Summary: This post explains importance open source and open format. It also explains why Allahabd High court uses them. 
 This talk was delivered by Justice Yatindra Singh, judge Allahabad High Court at IIIT, Hyderabad on 20 March 2011. 
The pdf format of talk can be downloaded from here)
नमस्ते, and a very good morning to all of you.


It is a privilege and honour to be here in this premier institute of information technology.


Is there a place, 'where penguins fly'? Or am I making it up.


To tell you the truth, the title is not original: I am not the first one to use it. It was earlier used about three years ago. At that time, the morning edition of British newspapers reported that while filming on King George Island, some 750 miles south of the Falkland Islands, the BBC Camera crew discovered a colony of Adélie penguins that could fly. The programme presenter had said:
'We'd been watching the penguins and filming th…