AK Ganguly

SC order on NJAC to uphold independence of judiciary: Ganguly

Former Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly on Friday said National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) is not a solution to the shortcomings present in the collegium system for appointment of judges.

Oct 16, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

Bengal politics has gone into undesirable hands: AK Ganguly

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".

Dec 12, 2014, 21:11 PM IST

'Human rights condition in Bengal deplorable, worse then Emergency'

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.

Dec 10, 2014, 19:43 PM IST

NIA probe to throw up uncomfortable facts for Trinamool: Ex-judge

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.

Oct 13, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

Former top cop named Bengal human rights panel`s acting chief

West Bengal government Monday appointed former state police chief Naparajit Mukherjee as acting chairperson of the state human rights panel.

Jan 21, 2014, 00:48 AM IST

SC declines to entertain plea for action against intern

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a petition seeking action against the woman intern for levelling charges of sexual harassment against former apex court judge AK Ganguly.

Jan 13, 2014, 18:58 PM IST

Ganguly`s resignation hurts Somnath Chatterjee, TMC welcomes

Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Tuesday said that Justice AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing a law intern, had to resign as chief of the WBHRC `without proof or investigation`.

Jan 07, 2014, 18:34 PM IST

Sexual harassment case: Allegations against me are baseless, says Justice Ganguly

Justice AK Ganguly said that the allegations against him regarding sexual harassment case were baseless.

Jan 07, 2014, 17:51 PM IST

Cabinet has done whatever it could do: Azad on Ganguly

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.

Jan 06, 2014, 23:15 PM IST

Sexual harassment case: AK Ganguly quits as NJUS faculty

Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has written a letter to the Vice Chancellor of National University of Juridical Sciences opting out from his position as the guest faculty at the University.

Jan 03, 2014, 18:18 PM IST

Union Cabinet clears note for presidential reference against ex-SC judge AK Ganguly

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.

Jan 02, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

Justice Ganguly case: Govt to decide on Presidential reference today?

The government is likely to decide on sending a Presidential reference to the Supreme Court in the alleged sexual harassment case of Justice (retd) AK Ganguly on Thursday.

Jan 02, 2014, 01:07 AM IST

Kirti Azad for early removal of Justice Ganguly from WBHRC

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.

Dec 31, 2013, 13:01 PM IST

Sexual harassment: Govt to send Prez ref for probe against AK Ganguly

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.

Dec 29, 2013, 13:49 PM IST

After BJP and TMC, now Congress wants action against AK Ganguly

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.

Dec 26, 2013, 12:11 PM IST

Won`t say anything on future course of action: Justice Ganguly

Keeping his cards close to chest, retired Supreme Court Judge justice AK Ganguly today said he was yet to decide his future course of action if the law intern files a complaint with the police.

Dec 25, 2013, 20:30 PM IST

Former Bengal Lokayukta extends support to Ganguly

Amid demands for Justice (Retd) A K Ganguly`s removal as WBHRC chairman following a complaint of sexual harassment by a law intern, a former state Lokayukta today came to his defence.

Dec 25, 2013, 19:59 PM IST

Law intern case: A-G finds Justice AK Ganguly prima facie ‘guilty’, claim reports

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.

Dec 20, 2013, 20:07 PM IST

Kolkata lawyers march to protest witch-hunt against Ganguly

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.

Dec 18, 2013, 16:43 PM IST

Home, law ministries meet to discuss Ganguly case

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.

Dec 18, 2013, 00:58 AM IST