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Delhi HC to hear plea on August 1 for CBI probe into Katju`s allegations

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 14:31

The Delhi High Court will hear on August 01 a PIL seeking a CBI probe into Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju accusing three former chief justices of India of making "improper compromises" to save a tainted judge of the Madras High Court.

Collegium system has completely failed: Markandey Katju

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:54

Stating that the collegium system had completely failed, Retired Justice Markandey Katju said that there should be a seven-member national judicial commission to appoint judges.

Katju controversy a `futile` issue, says Manmohan Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 21:00

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday refused to be drawn into the Katju controversy, terming it as a "futile" issue.

Karunanidhi dares Katju to disclose his assets

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 00:54

In a strong reaction to Justice Markandey Katju who had demanded disclosure of his assets, DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on Thursday said his "asset account is an open book" and demanded that the former Supreme Court Judge disclose his assets.

Speak on Katju allegations, AIADMK to Manmohan Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 13:34

The AIADMK on Wednesday raised the issue of corruption in the judiciary in the Rajya Sabha and sought an explanation from former prime minister Manmohan Singh.

Manmohan favoured tainted judge? BJP wants him to clarify

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 09:31

Reports claimed on Wednesday that the Prime Minister`s Office had pushed for making permanent a Madras High Court judge, who has been referred to as corrupt by former Supreme Court judge and current Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju.

Justice Katju expose: Centre for more transparency in judges` appointment

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:25

The BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pitched for "improving" the system of judges` appointment as the controversy over corruption in the judiciary continued to disrupt Parliament for the second day.

Markandey Katju slammed by legal luminaries for attack on ex-CJIs

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:09

Former SC judge Markandey Katju, who stirred a controversy by levelling allegations against three ex-CJI on the issue of an alleged corrupt judge, came under criticism from legal luminaries.

Katju slammed by legal luminaries for attack on ex-CJIs

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 20:10

Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju, who stirred a controversy by levelling allegations against three ex-Chief Justices of India on the issue of an alleged corrupt judge, on Tuesday came under criticism from legal luminaries who said it was "unbecoming" of a former apex court judge.

PIL in SC over Katju`s claim

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 20:09

A PIL on Tuesday sought a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the allegations of improper conduct made 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.

Have nothing to say: Manmohan Singh on Justice Markandey Katju`s charge

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 17:13

While the allegations of corruption in judiciary made by ex-Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju continues to raise the political temperature of the country, former prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Tuesday broke his silence on the issue and said that he had nothing more to add since his colleague HR Bhardwaj had already spoken on the same.

Manmohan Singh not answerable for appointment of judges: Moily

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:47

Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily said that former prime minister Manmohan Singh is not answerable for the appointment of judges.