Controversial VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi today sparked another controversy as she alleged that Mahatma Gandhi was a "British agent" and his contribution towards independence of the country was "negligible", days after former PCI chairman Markandey Katju levelled same allegation.
Unfazed by the unanimous condemnation in the Rajya Sabha of his remarks on Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju on Wednesday said "mere censure" was not enough and that he should be punished--"hanged without trial".
The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday is likely to pass a resolution against former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju's claim that Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was a British agent who did great harm to India.
Cutting across political divide, Rajya Sabha members Wednesday condemned former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju for calling Mahatma Gandhi a British agent and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose a Japanese one, with some even demanding action against him.
Justice Markandey Katju has done it again. After suggesting to make Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif 'President of India', the former chairman of the Press Council of India on Friday said that BJP leader Shazia Ilmi is much more beautiful than the party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi.
Former Press Council of India Chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju on Monday bemoaned about the abysmally low quality of research work carried out by most Indian universities and about rampant "plagiarism", which, he said, is raising disturbing questions regarding the present status of higher education in the country.
A fact-finding committee has been set up by the Press Council of India (PCI) to look into the attack on media persons by police personnel in Hisar district during clashes that erupted at the ashram of controversial 'godman' Rampal.
Press Council of India (PCI) chairperson Justice Markandey Katju on Monday appealed to students of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to ensure that no threat is given to the woman journalist whose recent reports triggered a controversy.
Statements in a blog are personal opinion which cannot be treated as an evidence, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said and dismissed a plea for a CBI probe into allegation by Justice (Rtd) Markandey Katju who had blogged that a former CJI had made "improper compromises" to favour a High Court judge despite adverse IB report against him.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking a CBI probe into Press Council of India head Markandey Katju's charge that three former Chief Justices of India had made "improper compromises" to save a "tainted" judge of the Madras High Court.
A day after his controversial remarks terming Muslim personal law "unjust", Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju today said he was not against any religion but was speaking up against injustice.
Press Council of India (PCI) Chairman Markandey Katju on Sunday stressed on the need for a central command centre to coordinate relief work in flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir as the agencies engaged in relief and rescue now were doing it in an "uncoordinated manner".
Press Council of India (PCI) Chairperson Justice (retd) Markandey Katju on Thursday termed the reported comments made by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao with regard to the media as "highly objectionable and totally unacceptable in a democracy".