The SC reserved its order on a plea for its direction to the Centre to take action against NHRC Chairman and former CJI KG Balakrishnan for his alleged misconduct during his tenure as apex court judge.
The National Human Rights
Commission has made public skeletal details of assets owned by
its Chairman K G Balakrishnan showing there was no change in
the moveable and immovable properties owned by him.
An Income-Tax appellate authority
here has upheld the order of Central Public Information
Officer (CPIO) not to provide a copy of NHRC chairperson and
former CJI K G Balakrishnan`s I-T returns to an RTI applicant.
Former CJI, Justice Rajendra Babu on Monday said certain areas, such as
confidential and sensitive information gathered by the CJI on
the appointment of judges, should be kept outside the ambit of RTI Act.
Former Chief Justice of India V N Khare Friday expressed displeasure over a reported decision of the Allahabad High Court administration whereby details of the assets of its judges were not to be made public.
Terming social justice as the `soul` of Indian Constitution, former Chief Justice of India R C Lahoti said it is a dynamic device to elevate
the status of the deprived section in the society and
mitigate their plight.