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Wrong people sometimes elevated to higher judiciary: Ex-CJI Verma: "the former CJI cited the case of Justice M M Punchhi, whose impeachment had been sought by the campaign for judicial accountability. Justice Verma said he was willing to permit the allegations to be probed but the political executive refused to allow this. When asked if former PM Inder Kumar Gujral refused to accept that an FIR be lodged against Punchhi, Justice Verma said, "Well, that's what he clearly said. And also the President, who did not say it directly, he said it through the prime minister."
Govt should ask Balakrishnan to quit: Ex-CJI: "Balakrishnan, who was appointed CJI in January 2007 and retired May 2010, is facing allegations of corruption after his family members reportedly amassed wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income. He took charge as NHRC chief last June."
Scandalous shame - How about resigning from NHRC?
With 2.5 crore cases pending, govt puts justice on fast track
Home Ministry orders probe into ex-CJI Balakrishnan's assets: "The Home Ministry has asked the Revenue Department to conduct a probe into the allegations of disproportionate assets against former Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan. "
CBDT to probe ex-CJI Balakrishnan's assets: "If financial misconduct is proven then a sanction will be sought from the President to prosecute him."
KGB & kin under CBDT scanner: "More trouble is in store for former Chief Justice of India and NHRC Chairperson Justice KG Balakrishnan, who is facing a spate of corruption charges. The Centre has asked the Income Tax department to submit a report on allegation of “undervaluing” income, properties possessed by him and his relatives."
Former Indian chief justice to face graft probe: report
Is the Govt guilty of protecting ex-CJI KGB?
How ex-CJI was compromised by his political lobbying: "Karunakaran directed KGB to resign from judicial service when he was a sub judge and start practicing in the High Court. The motive behind this directive was to create the grounds for recommending his name for the post of High Court Judge. KGB resigned from the judicial service to start practicing in the High Court. But he was not a successful lawyer. In 1985, he was appointed as a judge in the Kerala High court. "
Former CJI K G Balakrishnan under scanner: "Former Judge, Supreme Court Justice Krishna Iyer said, "There should be a commission to investigate Balakrishnan and his family." "
A case has to be filed against the Ex-CJI: Moily: "The Indian government has outstripped itself from the recent controversies over the former Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan. Law Minister Veerappa Moily states that a case has to be filed against the former CJI for the government to act. "
Corruption: 'Approachable' ex-CJI Balakrishnan not to quit
Ex-CJI KGB denies allegations of fixing cases
Ex-CJI KGB was 'approachable': fellow judge: "Controversial former Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan is "approachable" revealed a fellow judge."
Two former Judges accuse former CJI Balakrishnan of fixing and corruption
Was ex-CJI Balakrishnan a fixer? Ex-judge says he was approached: "Was former Chief Justice of India and current Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Konakuppakatil Gopinathan Balakrishnan, open to “fixing” cases for a consideration? Two former judges, who knew him closely, suspect this may be the case and have called for a detailed probe into the affairs of the former CJI who has recently come under scrutiny for the wealth amassed by his close relatives, including his daughters and sons-in-law, when he was a judge in the Supreme Court from 2000-10.", "Tracing the rise and rise of ex-CJI Balakrishnan from an “average lawyer” who appeared before his court to the highest judicial office in the land, Justice Sukumaran says it is an open secret that Balakrishnan’s career was propelled by former Kerala Chief Minister (late) K Karunakaran. The latter skillfully used the Dalit card to elevate Balakrishnan to the Kerala High Court."
Land Acquisition Act draconian: Mamata Banerjee: "the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, has been a cause of suffering to a large number of countrymen"
What In The Name Of Justice! : "A three-member inquiry panel enumerates specific charges against Dinakaran", ""Some of your judgements show favouritism which is in the realm of gross judicial impropriety, indiscipline, abuse of office and misbehaviour.” "The so-called agricultural income shown in the income-tax returns filed by you and your wife are fictitious and untrue.”"
Further probe against Dinakaran justified, Centre tells SC: ""The Centre today told Supreme Court that the Rajya Sabha-appointed panel can carry out further probe and frame definite charges against Sikkim Chief Justice P D Dinakaran who is facing allegations of corrupt practices and misconduct.""
JUSTICE UNDER A CLOUD: ""We must bring correctness into play if we are to hold our heads high in this climate of scams.""