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Workshop on human rights issues for RPF personnel held

 A special two-day workshop on human rights issues was conducted for senior officers of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) here last week.

NGO moves SC against NHRC Chairman K G Balakrishnan

An NGO approached Supreme Court seeking its direction to Centre to take decision on complaint against NHRC Chairman and former CJI K G Balakrishnan regarding his alleged misconduct.

Stocking, distribution of foodgrains a concern: NHRC

Flagging the food security issue, NHRC Chairperson Justice K G Balakrishnan Friday said though there is improvement in foodgrain production, its stocking and distribution among the needy is an area of concern.

I-T probe report on Balakrishnan submitted to CBDT

The Income Tax department has
submitted to CBDT a "full probe report" of investments and assets of NHRC chief K G Balakrishnan.

Home Ministry orders probe into KGB`s assets

The Home Ministry has asked the
Revenue Department to conduct a probe into the allegations of
disproportionate assets against former Chief Justice of India
K G Balakrishnan.

Ex-CJI says I-T return contents cannot be disclosed

NHRC Chairperson Justice KG Balakrishnan has told Income Tax authorities that details of his I-T returns cannot be disclosed but he had no objection in
revealing his total income or taxable income.

Prashant Bhushan to move SC seeking removal of KGB as NHRC chairman

Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan said he would move the apex court seeking a direction to remove former CJI KG Balakrishnan from the post of NHRC chairperson.

Justice Verma attacks former CJI

Former Chief Justice of India JS Verma on Saturday questioned the continunance of K G Balakrishnan as NHRC Chairman when his predecessor was not not appointed to
that post because he faced allegations of corruption.

Ex-CJI JS Verma asks KGB to quit as NHRC chief

With IT department alleging former CJI K G Balakrishnan`s kin possess "black money", ex-CJI J S Verma demanded that he should quit as NHRC chief and if he does not, the President should intervene to get him removed from the post.

Further trouble brewing for ex-cji

In more embarassment
for former CJI Justice K G Balakrishnan, his younger brother
was asked by Kerala government to resign.

Moily`s virtual clean chit to K G Balakrishnan

Union Law Minister M Veerappa
Moily virtually gave a clean chit to NHRC Chairman and
former Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan, saying there
is no evidence of misuse of office by him.

Need to verify charges against Balakrishnan`s kin: Moily

Amidst a demand for a probe into charges that former Chief Justice Balakrishnan`s son-in-law had amassed disproportionate assets, Law Minister M Veerappa Moily said the matter needs to be verified.

People will revolt against delay in justice: CJI

CJI K G Balakrishnan warned that long periods of delay in
disposing of cases would lead people to "revolt" and the legal
system to crumble, as he made a strong pitch for doubling the
number of subordinate courts to 35,000.

CJI slams media coverage of terror attacks

The CJI has warned unrestrained media coverage of terror attacks can provoke communal backlash.

Go to strike only if something serious happens to legal fraternity: CJI

Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan on Saturday suggested they
resort to protest only if something serious happens to the
legal fraternity or they run the risk of being "relegated" by