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Ex-CJI should be forced out if he doesn't quit: Justice Verma
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Ex-CJI should be forced out if he doesn't quit: Justice Verma

One of India's foremost jurists, former Chief Justice of India J.S. Verma says K.G. Balakrishnan should be forced to step down as NHRC chief following allegations of corruption that Firstpost brought to light.

Time to end secret cabal of Supreme Court collegium
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Time to end secret cabal of Supreme Court collegium

So politicians cannot be trusted to select the judges. Judges cannot be trusted to select their peers.The question is then who gets to judge the qualifications of our judges?

Come clean, Mr Balakrishnan
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Come clean, Mr Balakrishnan

The former chief justice must explain his position in the interest of the judiciary and the majesty of law. He is doing no service to anybody by being evasive.

No govt action till a case is filed against Balakrishnan: Moily
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No govt action till a case is filed against Balakrishnan: Moily

The government said there is no case for action against the former Chief Justice of India unless the legal procedure is followed.

How ex-CJI was compromised by his political lobbying
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How ex-CJI was compromised by his political lobbying

The fall of ex-CJI KG Balakrishnan from grace can be traced to a decision in 2006 when he is reported to have lobbied for a Congress ticket for his son-in-law, says a close watcher of the Kerala legal scene, A Jayashanker.

'I was not the one who was approached; why should I quit NHRC'
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'I was not the one who was approached; why should I quit NHRC'

Former chief justice could be fixing cases, hints former colleague. KG refutes charge.

KGB wasn't even qualified to be HC judge, say records
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KGB wasn't even qualified to be HC judge, say records

Did ex-CJI KG Balakrishnan have the requisite qualifications to be appointed even a High Court judge? Two Dalit lawyers say he did not have 10 years' experience as prescribed by Article 217 of the Constitution. But a Supreme Court bench dismissed a petition challenging his appointment in 2009.

Register FIR against ex-CJI & relatives, says whistleblower
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Register FIR against ex-CJI & relatives, says whistleblower

A whistleblower seeking transparency and accountability in the judiciary explains why ex-CJI Balakrishnan must be investigated and why the system of judges selecting themselves must end. He also believes that judicial corruption is more widespread than believed.

Was ex-CJI Balakrishnan a fixer? Ex-judge says he was approached
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Was ex-CJI Balakrishnan a fixer? Ex-judge says he was approached

Allegations of corruption and amassing of wealth by the relatives of former Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan surfaced even before he laid down office in 2010. Firstpost has, for the first time, obtained on record an actual case of someone seeking out the ex-CJI's kin to fix a case

Property details of KG Balakrishnan's family members
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Property details of KG Balakrishnan's family members

The following are the property details of ex-Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan’s family. Most of these were acquired during the period Balakrishnan was CJI.

'Ex-CJI’s brother used his name for personal gains'
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'Ex-CJI’s brother used his name for personal gains'

Justice Sukumaran, former judge of the Kerala and Bombay High Courts, says KG Balakrishnan's late brother misused his relationship with the ex-CJI. He says several judges in the Bombay and Madras high courts also had questionable integrity. He calls for better accountability in the judiciary.