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I was on verge of being impeached: Markandey Katju

Markandey Katju, who was also a former chairman of the Press Council of India, says the scenario of the country's legal system is not encouraging.

India made a 'serious mistake' by going to ICJ over Kulbhushan Jadhav: Markandey Katju

In a post on Facebook, the former Supreme Court judge said India has given Pakistan an opportunity to approach ICJ for deciding Kashmir dispute.


Markandey Katju predicts BJP rout in UP elections, places bet on Akhilesh-led SP

Justice Katju said that the demonetisation move may cause more harm to BJP than benefit in the upcoming Assembly elections.

Supreme Court accepts Justice Markandey Katju's apology, closes contempt proceedings

Justice Katju had been critical of the September 15 judgment in Kerala’s Soumya rape-murder case.

Court's decision to issue contempt notice part of 'pre-arranged drama': Justice Katju

The bench had issued the notice to Katju for writing blogs that the court called “an assault on the judges”.

In role reversal, judge Markandey Katju gets no relief from lawyer Fali S Nariman

The Supreme Court turned the tables on the retired judge as it requested Nariman to judge the worth of Justice Katju’s petition.


1993 Mumbai blasts: Maharashtra Governor rejects plea seeking pardon for Sanjay Dutt

Governor Vidyasagar Rao rejected the petition on recommendation from the Maharashtra Home department.

Supreme Court to Katju: Those who criticise must be ready to face criticism too

In March, both the houses had passed resolutions condemning the former Press Council of India chairperson for his blog post in which he called Gandhi “a British agent” and Bose “a Japanese agent”.

Katju takes Parliament to court over remarks on Gandhi, Bose

Katju's writ petition filed through former Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramaniam names the Lok Sabha Speaker, Rajya Sabha Chairman as well as the general secretaries of the two houses.

Unfair House

Parliament condemned my statements on Gandhi and Bose without giving me a hearing, writes Markandey Katju.