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Katju affair brings to light judiciary vulnerability to govt pressure

Jul 23, 2014

Katju affair brings to light judiciary vulnerability to govt pressure

Markandey Katju's whistle-blowing has bared all that is wrong with the collegium system of selecting judges, and how political pressure can be applied without anyone knowing about it. #KG Balakrishnan #Markandey Katju #Gopal Subramanium #Supreme Court collegium #Judicial Corruption #YK Sabharwal #Judicial Independence #CJI RC Lahoti
Former judges support Katju, confirm his allegations as true

Jul 23, 2014

Former judges support Katju, confirm his allegations as true

Former Supreme Court and Madras High Court judges have come out in Justice Katju's defence, confirming his allegations to be true. #India #DMK #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Madras High Court #KG Balakrishnan #Justice Markandey Katju #Asok Kumar Ganguly #RC Lahoti #Ruma Pal #PK Misra
Why should I resign? You resign Katju to Jethmalani on timing of charges

Jul 23, 2014

Why should I resign? You resign Katju to Jethmalani on timing of charges

Although the incident throws lot of light into the murkiness of coalition compulsions in politics, justice Katju despite bringing out the case to the public domain, is also facing flak for keeping tight lipped for so many years as the incident dates back to 2005. #Politics #Manmohan Singh #DMK #UPA #Congress #Soli Sorabjee #Ram Jethmalani #HR Bhardwaj #WhoSaidWhat #Supreme Court of India #Markandey Katju #RC Lahoti
Backing Katju Modi govt looking to target Congress, Manmohan

Jul 23, 2014

Backing Katju Modi govt looking to target Congress, Manmohan

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's refusal to respond the allegations made by Justice Markandey Katju that the UPA influenced then Chief Justice of India to protect and promote a corrupt high court judge didn't really help him or the Congress. #Manmohan Singh #Congress #PoliticsDecoder #Ravi Shankar Prasad #PMO #Mallikarjun Kharge #Markandey Katju #Katju
Why was Katju silent for so long, asks Karunanidhi

Jul 23, 2014

Why was Katju silent for so long, asks Karunanidhi

Karunanidhi came down heavily on Justice Markandey Katju charging him with making allegations of corruption in judiciary due to "some hidden pressure." #Politics #Tamil Nadu #Karunanidhi #DMK #UPA #AIADMK #TheySaidIt #Madras High Court #Justice Markandey Katju #Press Council of India Chairman
PIL seeking SC-monitored probe filed over Katju's claims

Jul 22, 2014

PIL seeking SC-monitored probe filed over Katju's claims

A PIL today sought a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the allegations of improper conductmade against three former Chief Justices of India by one of its former judges Markandey Katju before confirmation of a Madras High Court despite corruption charges against him. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #SC #Markandey Katju #Katju #Katju's claims #SC-monitored probe
Katju's expose Manmohan Singh speaks up as BJP demands answers

Jul 22, 2014

Katju's expose Manmohan Singh speaks up as BJP demands answers

After the BJP had demanded Manmohan Singh's to speak up on the allegations of "improper compromises" by three ex-CJIs during UPA rule, the former prime minister said that his colleague HR Bhardwaj has spoken on the issue and he had nothing more to add. #Manmohan Singh #UPA #BJP #NewsTracker #HR Bhardwaj #Markandey Katju #judges
Chennai exposed All you need to know about the Katju expose, Bwood style

Jul 22, 2014

Chennai exposed All you need to know about the Katju expose, Bwood style

So given the dramatic nature of the accusations and the theatrical fashion in which it has been received, here is the complete 'need to know' script of what has transpired so far. #HowThisWorks #Corruption #TheySaidIt #CJI #Chief Justice of India #Judiciary #Markandey Katju #Justice Katju #judges #Corruption in Judiciary #Justice Lahoti
Katju expose turns political NDA demands answers from Congress

Jul 22, 2014

Katju expose turns political NDA demands answers from Congress

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju's allegation continued to stall Parliament on Tuesday, with the BJP-led NDA government now backing his claims and demanding that former PM Manmohan Singh and the Congress party come clear on the controversy. #Politics #Manmohan Singh #UPA #BJP #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Ravi Shankar Prasad #NDA #Markandey Katju