CJI backs collegium system, says don`t defame judiciary

At a time when the NDA government is considering to introduce a new bill for the appointment of judges in higher courts, the Chief Justice of India on Monday expressed concerns over "misleading campaign" to defame judiciary.

Karunanidhi dares Katju to disclose his assets

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Justice Katju expresses concern on Arunachal issue

Chairman of the Press Council of India, Justice Markandey Katju on Wednesday said the newspapers industry has the right to raise concerns over the security of media houses and their employees.

Will continue to seek pardon for Sanjay Dutt, says Katju

Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju on Thursday said he would continue to appeal for a pardon for Sanjay Dutt despite the actor``s decision to surrender.

Katju`s views on India, Pak only partly correct: RSS ideologue

A leading RSS ideologue backed Katju`s reported observation that "Pak is a failed state" but said it was difficult to accept his entire views on it.

Revise paid news guidelines, take suo motu action: PCI panel

Noting the prevalence of unethical practice of paid news in recent Gujarat polls, a Press Council of India panel suggested a relook at the entire issue by the media watchdog before general elections.

Saket Bar Association`s boycott is against professional ethics: Katju

Saket Bar Association`s resolution that none of its lawyers will defend accused in gang-rape case is against traditions of bar, Justice Katju said.

India, Pak have failed in giving minorities their due: Katju

Both India and Pakistan have failed on the test for a civilised society as minorities in either of the countries are not respected, PCI chairperson Justice Markandey Katju said.

Urdu language has the greatest poetry: Justice Katju

Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju lauded the Urdu language saying that it has the greatest poetry in the world.

Justice Katju warns newspapers against tarnishing reputations

Press Council chairperson Justice Markandey Katju on Saturday asked newspapers not to damage reputations of people and warned them of serious legal action in case of violations.

Monopoly of corporate houses in media not good sign: Katju

Justice Markandey Katju on Saturday said the increasing tendency of monopoly of corporate houses in journalistic world was not a "good sign".

Katju defends arrested cartoonist Aseem Trivedi

Justice Markandey Katju, Press Council of India chairman on Sunday defended Aseem Trivedi, who was arrested for allegedly posting seditious content on his web portal, saying the cartoonist has done nothing illegal.

Katju suggests panel of SAARC press councils

The committee could work on the maintenance of press freedom and press responsibilities and improving relations between these countries.

`Biharis have the right to live in Maharashtra`

Justice Markandey Katju has condemned the anti-migrant ideology of certain regional outfits like the Maharashtra Navanirmana Sena.

Idea of Lokpal would create blackmailers: Katju

Press Council Chairman Justice Markandey Katju on Tuesday trashed the idea of setting up Lokpal saying it was "completely unworkable".

‘Be careful while reporting crimes on women’

PCI chairman Justice Markandey Katju advised media to exercise restraint while reporting crimes on women, particularly sexual assault.

Be careful while reporting crimes on women: Katju

Justice Markandey Katju advised the media to exercise restraint while reporting crimes on women, particularly sexual

No press freedom in Nitish Kumar’s Bihar: Katju

After slamming Prithviraj Chavan over attacks on journalists in the state, Press Council Chairman Justice Markandey Katju targeted the Bihar govt.