After Katju, Sadhvi Prachi says Mahatma Gandhi was a 'British agent'

 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.

UP Assembly adopts censure motion against Katju

Pradesh Assembly today unanimously adopted a censure motion against former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju for his remarks against Mahatma Gandhi and Subhash Chandra Bose.

Mere Rajya Sabha censure is no punishment, says Katju

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".

Rajya Sabha to pass resolution against Justice Katju for calling Mahatma Gandhi 'British agent'

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.

Rajya Sabha condemns Katju for his remarks against Gandhi, Bose

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.

Kejriwal will not be able to control these unruly anarchists: Katju on AAP workers

Known for speaking his mind and being critical of politicos on his personal blog, Justice Markandey Katju on Sunday took the Aam Aadmi Party to task for the misbehaviour of its supporters in Delhi.

Shazia Ilmi more beautiful than Kiran Bedi, could have won BJP Delhi polls: Katju
Shazia Ilmi more beautiful than Kiran Bedi, could have won BJP Delhi polls: Katju

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.

‘If published in India then Charlie Hebdo cartoons would have never got support like in France'

Humour is a new sin. The intolerant world we are living in seems to have pushed this thought across us as was proved by the recent attack on French satirical magazine Charile Hebdo.

Markandey Katju calls for re-evaluation of higher education

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.

PCI appoints panel to probe attack on mediapersons in Hisar

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.

Ensure that journalist is not threatened: Katju to AMU

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.

HC refuses CBI probe into Katju's claim,says blog is not proof

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.

HC rejects PIL seeking CBI probe into Justice Katju's charge

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.

Not against Muslims, but opposed to any injustice: Katju

 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.

'Disappointed' that media council plan did not work out: Markandey Katju

Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju on Tuesday said he is "disappointed" that his proposal for inclusion of TV news channels in a larger Media Council was not accepted.

Markandey Katju favours uniform civil law

Press Council of India Chairperson Markandey Katju on Tuesday favoured a uniform civil law in the country, saying the Muslim personal law is "unjust" as it treats women as "inferior".

J&K flood: Katju calls for setting up of central command centre

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".

Three member PCI panel to enquire Telangana CM's remarks on media

A three-member committee has been formed by the Press Council of India (PCI) to probe into the alleged threat remarks by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao against the media.

Telangana CM's comments on media highly objectionable: Katju

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".

Katju makes global appeal to extend help to flood-hit J&K

Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju on Tuesday made a fervent appeal to people across the country and the world to extend all possible help to the people of Jammu and Kashmir which is battling a "terrible calamity".