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Jan 15, 2019
Justice Sikri row: Lok Sabha polls will test resilience of Indian democracy as political discourse drag down public institutionsThe Justice AK Sikri controversy will eventually die down and become lesser than a footnote in history, but the damage to democracy and the decline in the level of trust in institutions is permanent
Dec 17, 2018
Pulwama encounter: Army can fight an army, not masses, says Markandey Katju on 7 civilian deaths after clashes with security forcesThe deaths of seven civillians in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district due to clashes with security forces at an encounter site has drawn sharp criticism for the Indian Army and other forces for their handling of the continued turbulence in the Kashmir valley.
Jan 06, 2017
Markandey Katju issues unconditional apology to Supreme Court, it closes contempt caseThe Supreme Court accepted an unconditional apology from former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on Friday according to a report in DNA. The apex court also closed the contempt proceedings against Katju
Oct 19, 2016
Soumya murder case: Justice Katju ready to appear in court if legally sanctionedJustice Markandey Katju, summoned by the Supreme Court to explain his criticism of the Soumya case verdict, has said he was ready to do so but wanted the apex court to consider whether Article 124(7) of the Constitution barred him from appearing before it.
Aug 26, 2016
Justice Katju may not be held in contempt for attacking higher judiciary due to exclusive immunityJustice Katju, mincing no words, criticised judiciary for various reasons. Constructive criticism is essential for the growth of any institution.
Aug 18, 2016
CAB seeks contempt proceedings against BCCI office bearersThe Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) has moved the Supreme Court seeking contempt action against BCCI office-bearers for allegedly making 'libelous' statements and terming the Justice R M Lodha Committee as bogus and its recommendations as unconstitutional and illegal.
Aug 08, 2016
BCCI's request to defer key meeting rejected by Supreme Court-appointed-Lodha panelThe Supreme Court appointed Justice Lodha panel declined the request of BCCI to defer the scheduled meeting on Tuesday on implementation of reforms within the next six months.
Aug 06, 2016
Markandey Katju completes initial report for BCCI on Lodha panel recommendationsFormer Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju has prepared a first interim report on behalf of the BCCI based on the Justice Lodha panel recommendations.
Aug 02, 2016
Markandey Katju-led legal panel to assist BCCI with implementing Lodha reformsBCCI appointed former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju as the head of a four-member legal panel to help the Board understand the implications of the Justice Lodha Committee reforms
Sep 25, 2015
Sanjay Dutt claims he never applied for pardon to Maharashtra governorBollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is currently serving his five year jail term after being convicted in the 1993 bomb blasts case, made it clear that he had never filed for pardon.