K G Balakrishnan

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.

Jan 15, 2015, 20:57 PM IST

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.

Jan 24, 2013, 20:24 PM IST

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.

Jan 04, 2013, 23:21 PM IST

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.

Feb 14, 2012, 13:11 PM IST

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.

Jun 22, 2011, 20:49 PM IST

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.

Apr 05, 2011, 19:23 PM IST

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.

Mar 12, 2011, 21:58 PM IST

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.

Mar 05, 2011, 19:27 PM IST

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.

Feb 27, 2011, 23:38 PM IST

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.

Jan 04, 2011, 21:49 PM IST

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.

Jan 03, 2011, 21:08 PM IST

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.

Dec 28, 2010, 13:40 PM IST

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.

Dec 12, 2009, 19:53 PM IST

CJI slams media coverage of terror attacks

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

Nov 21, 2009, 21:03 PM IST

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

Jul 25, 2009, 17:31 PM IST