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Katju's charge against judges Petition in Delhi HC seeks CBI probe

Aug 01, 2014

Katju's charge against judges Petition in Delhi HC seeks CBI probe

"The Supreme Court has already dealt with this very particular issue in 2009 and had given a judgement on it. Where is the question of examining it by another court? You file Public Interest Litigation without preparing for it. #NewsTracker #CBI #Delhi High Court #Markandey Katju #CBI probe #judges #Katju's charge
Delhi HC to hear plea for CBI probe into Katju's charges against ex-CJIs

Jul 30, 2014

Delhi HC to hear plea for CBI probe into Katju's charges against ex-CJIs

On August 1, the Delhi High Court will hear a plea demanding CBI undertakes an investigation into Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju's allegations that three former Chief Justices of India made "improper compromises" to save a tainted Madras High Court judge. #Manmohan Singh #Markandey Katju #Judicial Independence #CJI RC Lahoti #UPA Scams
DMK writes Vice-President, CJI; wants Katju removed as Press Council chairman

Jul 30, 2014

DMK writes Vice-President, CJI; wants Katju removed as Press Council chairman

"DMK is submitting this representation to bring to your notice the various omissions and commissions of Markandeya Katju, which amounts to misconduct and proven misbehaviour and therefore seeking removal from said post", the letter, which was also sent to the Union Ministers of Law and Justice and Information and Broadcasting, said. #DMK #NewsTracker #Markandey Katju #vice-president #Press Council Chairman #Chief Jusitce of India
Katju puts judicial commission back in focus, but is it better than a collegium?

Jul 30, 2014

Katju puts judicial commission back in focus, but is it better than a collegium?

The cry against the collegium system of appointing judges only became shriller when former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju referred to the promotion of an allegedly corrupt judge at the Madras High Court due to political pressure and lack of appropriate action by the then top echelons of the judiciary. #HowThisWorks #Ram Jethmalani #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Markandey Katju #National Judicial Commission #Supreme Court collegium #Higher judiciary
Ex-CJI tried his best to elevate corrupt judge, says Katju in blog post

Jul 28, 2014

Ex-CJI tried his best to elevate corrupt judge, says Katju in blog post

Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju Monday again complained of interference in the appointment of judges, saying former chief justice of India KG Balakrishnan tried his best to elevate a judge to the apex court despite allegations of corruption against him. #NewsTracker #Madras High Court #CJI #KG Balakrishnan #Markandey Katju #Katju #former CJI
Katju controversy a 'futile' issue, says former PM Manmohan Singh

Jul 28, 2014

Katju controversy a 'futile' issue, says former PM Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday refused to be drawn into the Katju controversy, terming it as a "futile" issue. #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #Congress #Soli Sorabjee #Madras High Court #Markandey Katju
PMO not keen to allow Katju an extension as PCI chief

Jul 26, 2014

PMO not keen to allow Katju an extension as PCI chief

Katju recently came to limelight recently after he revealed how an allegedly corrupt judge got elevated at the Madras High Court in 2005. #ThisisNext #Madras High Court #Prime Minister's Office #Press Council of India #Justice Markandey Katju
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
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