Former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Monday said that the Collegium system for appointment of judges has "defeated its purpose" and that an alternative system must be found out.
A majority of legal fraternity welcomed the resignation of former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly as chairman of West Bengal Human Rights Commission.
Retired Supreme Court judge, AK Ganguly met Governor MK Narayanan on Monday.
Left Front said sexual harassment allegations against AK Ganguly "might be a part of retribution by those aggrieved by his verdicts".
A senior woman law officer, instrumental in making public the affidavit of the law intern against retired Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Ganguly, claimed it was done with the "consent" of the victim.
Justice AK Ganguly should consider the "nationwide outrage" against and take an appropriate decision on moral grounds immediately, Manish Tewari said.
Justice (retd) AK Ganguly said on Thursday that he was denied a copy of the law intern`s affidavit on grounds of confidentiality.
Government on Thursday appeared to be moving towards making a Presidential Reference for removal of Justice AK Ganguly as head of WBHRC.
Amid calls for Justice Ganguly`s resignation as WBHRC chairman, the Commission on Wednesday took cognisance of an alleged threat by a law clerk to frame its chief in a molestation case.
A group of lawyers from the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday came out in support of former Supreme Court judge A K Ganguly, saying he should be allowed to work freely till proven guilty.
Indira Jaising said on Monday that there was very little difference between Justice AK Ganguly and Tarun Tejpal case, pertaining to sexual harassment.
Trinamool Congress on Monday upped the pressure on former Supreme Court judge A K Ganguly saying he should resign from the post of the WBHRC chief.
As the demand for Justice Ganguly`s resignation as chairman of WBHRC gains ground, Somnath Chatterjee on Monday said that if somebody was guilty of any crime under the law, he should be punished.
Arun Jaitley, said on Monday that former SC judge, Justice AK Ganguly should quit as WBHRC chairman in order to protect the dignity of his office.
Raising the pitch for removal of former apex court judge AK Ganguly as West Bengal human rights panel chief, Indira Jaising Sunday rubbished allegation of over-zealousness in the issue.
Former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Wednesday said he has not decided on his future course of action if the young woman filed a police complaint.
Justice Ashok Kumar Ganguly did not attend office in the West Bengal Human Rights Commission for the third day on Monday.
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August 27, 2014
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