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Ex-SC judge regrets NJAC verdict; court being intimidated, says Arun Jaitley

The NJAC was meant to replace the existing Collegium system to appoint judges to the higher judiciary. Justice Joseph said that the Collegium system to appoint judges to the higher judiciary is “defective and needs to be streamlined”.

Kurian Joseph: Ex-CJI Dipak Misra was 'remote-controlled by external source'

Throwing more light on the unprecedented January press conference, Kurian Joseph said the four judges had earlier conveyed to Dipak Misra about the alleged influence of external sources on him.


Congress demands parliamentary, judicial inquiries into 'interference' in Supreme Court

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi, at a press conference, claimed the grave apprehensions of his party over "interference" in the highest levels of the judiciary have been proved by Justice Joseph's remarks.

Justice Joseph on Jan 12 press conference: 'Things changing, but crisis not fully over'

The retired judge said “even the earlier Chief Justice made changes” after the January 12 press meet.

Justice Kurian Joseph, part of controversial Jan 12 presser, retires

Along with Justices Ranjan Gogoi, J Chelameswar and Madan B Lokur, he had raised questions on "selective" allocation of cases, including the sensitive case of special CBI judge B H Loya, who died on December 1, 2014.

With 1,034 judgments, Justice Joseph on top 10 list

Justice Joseph was among four seniormost Judges at the time of the former CJI Dipak Misra who on January 12 made public the letter they wrote on what they thought was inappropriate allocation of cases.


Delhi Confidential: New Role

Justice Kurian Joseph had some praise coming his way last week for his looks.

Do not delay appointments, raise retirement age to 70: SC judge

Justice Madan B Lokur, however, praised the government for the meticulous work it undertakes while processing names recommended for appointment as High Court judges.

No precedent of govt returning collegium's recommendation: SC judge

The government had, on April 26, declined to accept the recommendation of the collegium and asked it to reconsider Justice Joseph's name. Malhotra was sworn in as a Supreme Court judge on April 27.

Day after, one of four SC judges says: No need for outside intervention

Justice Joseph said, "Issue was raised, nation has listened. Such issues won’t happen in future... I think the issue is settled now."