In the wake of many political leaders landing behind bars in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam, former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly on Friday expressed anguish over politics in West Bengal going into "undesirable hands".
Even as the world observes the Human Rights Day, West Bengal Human Rights Commission's former chief Justice AK Ganguly Wednesday regretted the deplorable condition of rights in the state and blamed the Mamata Banerjee government for the prevalent lawlessness.
Alleging that the Mamata Banerjee government did nothing to unravel the truth behind the Oct 2 blast in West Bengal, former Supreme Court Judge AK Ganguly said the NIA probe would throw up "uncomfortable" facts for the state`s ruling Trinamool Congress.
Expressing his ignorance about allegations that Justice (retd) AK Ganguly was framed for his 2G verdict, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday said Union Cabinet has done whatever done in his matter.
In a major embarrassment for former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, the Central government on Thursday cleared the proposal for Presidential reference for his removal as head of West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) in connection with sexual harassment allegations made against him by a law intern.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirti Azad on Tuesday said that former Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly should have been removed from the West Bengal Human Rights Commission immediately after he was accused of molesting a law intern.
Government is likely to send this week a Presidential reference to the Supreme Court for conducting a probe into the allegation of sexual harassment against Justice (retd) A K Ganguly after the Attorney General has endorsed it.
In what may spell more trouble for retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, who has been accused of sexually harassing a law intern last year, Congress has now urged the Delhi Police to take appropriate action against him.
In a significant development in the law intern sexual harassment case, the Attorney General of India on Friday said prima facie retired Supreme Court judge Justice Asok Kumar Ganguly was guilty in the case, television reports said.
Over 100 Calcutta High Court advocates Wednesday took out a silent march here showing solidarity with ex-judge AK Ganguly amid a growing chorus for his removal as the West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman.
The union home ministry is consulting the law ministry on demands for removal of Justice (retd) AK Ganguly as the chief of the West Bengal human rights panel following allegations of sexual harassment against him, official sources said.