Free Press Journal
  • Now, Ranjan Gogoi has to tolerate ‘noisy judges’

    There is nothing in common between the 46th Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi with his retired brother judge Markandey Katju from Allahabad and an allegedly “eccentric” Justice Chinnaswamy Swaminathan Karnan from Madras except that the latter two judges were issued contempt notices by Supreme Court benches of which the incoming  CJI was a part.

  • SC accepts apology from Katju, closes his contempt case

    New Delhi : Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju tendered unconditional apology for contemptuous remarks in his blog to the apex court which was accepted by it and the contempt proceedings closed.

  • Cash swap reminds one of Tughlaq: Katju to Modi

    “Your chamchas will of course not tell you this, and instead applaud you for this ‘masterstroke,’ but being your ‘’shubh chintak’’ (well-wisher) I am taking the liberty of telling you the truth.” (more…)

  • Katju dreams of Indi-Pak reunification plan

    “Only when we reunite can we emerge as a modern industrial giant, with our people enjoying full employment, healthcare, good education, nutritious food, etc and a high standard of living,” Katju said in a Facebook post. (more…)

  • Ban on NDTV illegal: Katju

    New Delhi : Former Press Council Chairman and ex-Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju, on Saturday, said the one-day ban imposed on NDTV’s Hindi channel next Wednesday is illegal.

  • Katju wants Pak merged into India

    New Delhi : Former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju refuses to call Pakistan a country, asserting that “Pakistan is a fake, artificial entity, created by the British through their agents, the rascals Gandhi and Jinnah, on the basis of the bogus two nation theory, and is bound to be reunited with India one day under a secular govt; we are really one country.”

  • Ready to appear before SC, but can I do so, asks Katju

    New Delhi : Justice Markandey Katju, summoned by the Supreme Court to explain his criticism of the Soumya case verdict, has said he was ready to do so but wanted the apex court to consider whether Article 124(7) of the Constitution barred him from appearing before it.

  • ‘Show us where we went wrong’ : Supreme Court calls Katju

    New Delhi: In an unprecedented order, the Supreme Court on Monday summoned one of its former judges, Markandey Katju, to appear in person before it to point out the “fundamental flaws”, as claimed by him in the sensational Soumya rape case.

  • Katju to Biharis: Go complain to the UN

    Patna : Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on Wednesday advised Biharis to approach the United Nations against his comments on Facebook wherein he had offered a “package deal” to Pakistan to take Bihar along with Kashmir.

  • Katju booked on sedition charges for Bihar comment

    Patna: As the row over his remarks on Bihar raged on, former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju has been
    booked on sedition charge following a complaint by a JD(U) MLC againt his online post that Kashmir should be offered to Pakistan on the condition that it takes Bihar too.

  • Katju should be jailed, demand Bihar leaders

    Patna : A strong offensive has been launched by both UPA and NDA leaders in Bihar criticising Markandey Katju for offering “a package deal” to Pakistan to take over Bihar along with Kashmir to end the dispute “once and for all”.

  • Markandey Katju faces flak for Bihar jibe

    Patna : Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju’s recent comment apparently denigrating Bihar has triggered a controversy, with some political leaders on Tuesday terming it a fit case of sedition and calling for his arrest.

  • No rivalry with Justice Katju, says Big B

    “Justice Katju is right. I really don’t have anything inside my head. We can be a part of what is going on and work towards it. But he is right. My head is khallas” Amitabh Bachchan

  • Contempt of court if BCCI don’t turn up: Lodha panel source

    New Delhi: The BCCI top brass will be facing charges of ‘Contempt of Court’ if they decide not to appear in front of the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Panel to discuss the implementation of the Apex Court’s verdict within next six months.

  • Markandey Katju’s first interim report ready

    New Delhi : Former Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju has already prepared a first interim report on behalf of the BCCI based on the Justice Lodha panel recommendations, which is now binding after the Supreme Court verdict on July 18. He will be handing over the said report to the BCCI president Anurag Thakur at a formal event.

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    Katju completes first interim report on Lodha panel reforms

    New Delhi: Former Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju has already prepared a first interim report on behalf of the BCCI based on the Justice Lodha panel recommendations, which is now binding after the Supreme Court verdict on July 18. He will be handing over the said report to the BCCI president Anurag Thakur at a formal event tomorrow.

  • No illegality in bullfight, cart race: ex-judge Katju

    New Delhi : Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on Saturday said he sees no illegality in the notification issued by the government on January 7, relaxing ban on the “Jallikattu”, a sort of fight between bull and men, and on the traditional bullock cart race, but with riders to prevent extreme cruelty to the animals.

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    Never sought pardon from Maharashtra Governor, clarifies Sanjay Dutt

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is currently serving his five year jail term after being convicted in the 1993 bomb blasts case, today made it clear that he had never filed for pardon with the Maharashtra Governor nor had he requested anyone else to do so on his behalf.