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".

HC reserves order on PIL seeking CBI probe into Justice Katju's charge

 The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a PIL seeking a CBI probe into Press Council of India head Markandey Katju's charge that three former Chief Justices of India made "improper compromises" to save a "tainted" judge of the Madras High Court.

Bar Association opposes Katju's views on CJI appointment

The All India Bar Association on Thursday brought to President Pranab Mukherjee's attention its "deep anguish" on views of Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju that the Chief Justice of India should be selected on merit and not on the basis of seniority, saying the current system as stood the test of time.

Ragging a shameful practice: Markandey Katju

Describing ragging as a "shameful practice," Press Council of India Chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju on Sunday said it can demoralise students and even drive them to attempting suicide.

CJI should be appointed on basis of merit: Katju

Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju has pitched for appointment of Chief Justice of India on the basis of merit and not on the basis of seniority.

Katju asks media to take leadership against feudalism, poverty

Press Council of India chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju said that the country had been passing through a very painful and agonising phase and exhorted the media to take leadership to combat feudal mindset and superstition in the society.

PCI sets up a panel to look into problems of small newspapers

The Press Council of India on Monday announced setting up a committee to look into problems faced by the small and medium news papers in Odisha.

Hindus, Muslims must change their mindset: Katju

If Hindus and Muslims want to become "real Indians", they must change their mindset, Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju has said.

Shiv Sena flays Justice Katju over anti-Sachin remarks

Attacking Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju for his reported remarks about conferring Bharat Ratna on cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, Shiv Sena today questioned the work done by the media watchdog under his stewardship.

DMK seeks unconditional apology from Katju, warns of legal action

Lashing out at his `personal attacks` against party chief M Karunanidhi, DMK on Monday demanded an unconditional apology from Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju.

Former CJI Kapadia trashes Katju`s charge on phone tapping

Rubbishing Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju`s charge that he ordered tapping of the telephone of a former judge of Allahabad High Court, former Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia on Monday said as CJI he could not be expected to do "any unauthorised job".

Justice Katju stirs up fresh controversy, says ex-CJI Balakrishnan backed corrupt judge

Stoking a fresh controversy, Press Council of India Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju on Monday alleged that the then Chief Justice of India (CJI) K G Balakrishnan had pushed for the elevation of a Madras High Court judge with "bad reputation" to the Supreme Court.

Katju`s allegation a blatant lie: Karunanidhi

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Friday dismissed as a blatant lie the allegation of Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju that his party had pressured the UPA regime over the appointment of an Additional Judge of Madras High Court.

Sanskrit a language of free-thinkers: Katju

Former Supreme Court Judge and Press Council of India Chairman, Markandey Katju on Thursday said there was a misunderstanding that Sankrit tried to dominate other regional languages such as Tamil and claimed it was a predominantly `atheistic` one that promoted free thinking.

Markandey Katju objects to Justice Dave`s statement on Gita

Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju on Sunday objected to a Supreme Court judge`s statement that Gita and Mahabharat should be taught in schools, saying this is against India`s secular feature and Constitution and will do it "great harm".

Delhi HC to hear plea on August 1 for CBI probe into Katju`s allegations

The Delhi High Court will hear on August 01 a PIL seeking a CBI probe into Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju accusing three former chief justices of India of making "improper compromises" to save a tainted judge of the Madras High Court.

Justice Katju unfit for appointment as Chief Justice: Shanti Bhushan

Former law minister Shanti Bhushan said on Tuesday that he has received enough material against Retired Justice Katju which proves him unfit for the position of the Chief Justice.