Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
Former Supreme Court Judge Justice Markandey Katju today backed the demand of agitating lawyers of Madras High Court for permitting Tamil language in all courts of Tamil Nadu.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Monday August 3, 2015
The Supreme Court today refused to scrap a Parliament resolution that condemned Justice Markandey Katju for his comments against Mahatma Gandhi and Subhash Chandra Bose.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
Former Supreme Court judge Justice (Retd.) Markandey Katju today said that there has been "gross travesty of justice" in the case of Yakub Memon, the sole death row convict and a co-conspirator of fugitive Dawood Ibrahim in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts.
India News | Wednesday March 11, 2015
Former Press Council Chairman Markandey Katju was denounced in Parliament today for his blog describing Mahatma Gandhi as a "British agent."
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday January 30, 2015
Former Press Council chairman Markandey Katju is being pummeled on social media for sexism after tweeting that the BJP should have made Shazia Ilmi its Chief Ministerial candidate as she is "more beautiful."
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Outgoing Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju explains himself on his blog, says his efforts aimed at promoting rational thinking.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 18, 2014
Press Council of India (PCI) chairperson Justice Markandey Katju today appealed to students of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to ensure that no threat is given to the woman journalist whose recent reports triggered a controversy.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 28, 2014
The All India Bar Association today brought to President Pranab Mukherjee's attention its "deep anguish" on views of Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju that the Chief Justice of India should be selected on merit and not on the basis of seniority, saying the current system has stood the test of time.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday August 11, 2014
The DMK has threatened to sue Justice Markandey Katju for declaring that an allegedly corrupt judge was kept in office at the Madras High Court because the political party threw its weight behind him. Demanding an unconditional apology, the DMK's Organizing Secretary R S Bharathi also suggested the former judge must explain the value of assets that...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 11, 2014
Weeks after his allegations that a corrupt judge was protected by politicians and top judges, former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju has made more controversial remarks against former Chief Justices of India.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday August 4, 2014
Justice Markandey Katju's revelations on how a certain judge was appointed to the Madras High Court despite concerns that were raised by the collegium because of political intervention raised headlines. The government announced later that it will speed up decisions on the appointment of judges. The uproar however raises larger issues of the balance...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 3, 2014
Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju today objected to a Supreme Court judge's statement that Gita and Mahabharat should be taught in schools, saying this is against India's secular feature and Constitution and will do it "great harm."
India News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Sunday August 3, 2014
A day after controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen said that the Indian government had decided to grant her residential visa, the Home Ministry today issued a statement saying that "positive action would be taken but no decision has been taken so far."
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 24, 2014
In a strong reaction to Justice Markandey Katju who had demanded disclosure of his assets, DMK chief M Karunanidhi today said his "asset account is an open book" and demanded that the former Supreme Court Judge disclose his assets.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Devesh Kumar | Thursday July 24, 2014
Spurred into action following the controversy triggered by Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju's revelation that three former Supreme Court Chief Justices had made "improper compromises'' to grant extensions to an additional judge of the Madras High Court, the NDA government has hastened the process of seeking a review of the collegium ...
Opinion | Harish Khare | Thursday July 24, 2014
He failed a test, writes Harish Khare.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 24, 2014
A lawyers' body has criticised retired Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju's recent remarks and said he has "lowered the dignity" of the judiciary by levelling "false allegations" against three ex-Chief Justices of India.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 23, 2014
DMK President M Karunanidhi on Tuesday lashed out at former Supreme Court Judge Markandey Katju for his allegations on a Tamil Nadu judge, which has put his party under a cloud, and accused him of acting under 'indirect pressure'.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, A Vaidyanathan, Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday July 23, 2014
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's office allegedly intervened to keep a reportedly corrupt judge in office even though the three most senior judges of the Supreme Court made it clear they were against this, said sources to NDTV today.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Eminent jurists are now stressing on the need for judicial reform after sensational claims made by former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju about how an allegedly corrupt judge was allowed to continue in the Madras High Court 10 years ago after pressure on then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh from his ally, the DMK.
India News | Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Two senior judges are having a public spat over allegations that a corrupt judge was protected 10 years ago.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
DMK today slammed former Supreme Court Judge Markandey Katju for his "wild and baseless" allegation that "TN partner" of the UPA lobbied for a corrupt judge.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Justice Markandey Katju's disclosure on the alleged role of politicians and judges in saving a corrupt judge fueled sparring in Parliament for the second day today.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday July 22, 2014
After his sensational allegations that three former Chief Justices of India made "improper compromises" to keep a corrupt judge, Justice Markandey Katju today confronted one of them, Justice RC Lahoti, with six questions.