Justice Markandey Katju

Not 'mai-baap', I’m 'Shakuni Mama' of Biharis, says Markandey Katju; booked for sedition

Not 'mai-baap', I’m 'Shakuni Mama' of Biharis, says Markandey Katju; booked for sedition

Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju called himself the 'Shakuni Mama of Biharis' on Wednesday while responding to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s angry outburst against his humiliating comments on the people of Bihar.

Sep 28, 2016, 21:41 PM IST
Lodha panel rejects BCCI's request of deferring key meeting

Lodha panel rejects BCCI's request of deferring key meeting

It is learnt that both Thakur and Shirke may face Contempt of Court if they don't meet the panel tomorrow at proposed time of 11 am.

Aug 08, 2016, 12:44 PM IST

Katju condemns attack on media persons in Hisar, seeks probe

Press Council of India (PCI) chairperson Justice Markandey Katju on Tuesday condemned the alleged police action against mediapersons in Hisar and sought a thorough probe into the matter so that those responsible for the "outrage" are punished.

Nov 18, 2014, 21:24 PM IST

Katju makes global appeal to extend help to flood-hit J&K

Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju Tuesday made a fervent appeal to people across the country and the world to extend all possible help to the people of Jammu and Kashmir which is battling a "terrible calamity".

Sep 09, 2014, 15:25 PM IST

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.

Aug 11, 2014, 11:51 AM IST

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.

Jul 25, 2014, 00:54 AM IST

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.

Jul 22, 2014, 23:25 PM IST

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.

Jul 22, 2014, 17:13 PM IST

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.

Feb 19, 2014, 17:21 PM IST

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.

Mar 28, 2013, 13:09 PM IST

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.

Mar 05, 2013, 20:15 PM IST

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.

Jan 11, 2013, 19:09 PM IST

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.

Jan 07, 2013, 22:49 PM IST

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.

Jan 05, 2013, 21:19 PM IST

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.

Dec 24, 2012, 14:16 PM IST

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.

Oct 13, 2012, 14:21 PM IST

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".

Sep 16, 2012, 00:29 AM IST

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.

Sep 09, 2012, 23:17 PM IST

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.

Apr 22, 2012, 12:51 PM IST

`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.

Apr 15, 2012, 11:13 AM IST

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