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Katju voices concern over SC verdict on convicted lawmakers

Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju on Saturday expressed reservation over the recent Supreme Court verdict, barring convicted lawmakers from contesting polls, saying it should be......

Now, Katju wants President to pardon Bhullar

Press Council of India chairperson Justice Markandey Katju has written to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking pardon for Devender Pal Singh Bhullar who has been awarded death sentence in connection......

Media demonising Muslim community: Markandey Katju

"Discrimination" against Muslims is giving rise to a feeling of injustice among them, Press Council Chairman Markanedya Katju on Sunday claimed and rebuked the media for what he described as......

Lot of 'mediocre' journalists around: Katju

Justifying his decision to appoint a panel on fixing minimum qualification for journalists, Press Council Chairman Markandey Katju on Friday said the aim was not to "muzzle" the media but to......

Katju tears apart 'sons-of-the-soil' theory

Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju has trashed the "sons-of-the-soil" theory, saying people propagating such concept should be ostracised. "What is this sons-of-the-soil theory of some......

RIL Cases: Another SC judge withdraws

After keeping a judgement reserved for almost two months, another Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju on Wednesday withdrew from a dispute between Mukesh Ambani group firm Reliance......

Ambani gas row dominate SC in 2009

The year 2009 saw a high-voltage legal battle between the Ambani brothers over the gas dispute reaching the Supreme Court with a judge withdrawing from the bench. The apex court also heard a plea......

Justice Reddy to hear RIL, RNRL case

The high-voltage legal battle between Ambani brothers in the Supreme Court on Wednesday witnessed a dramatic twist with Justice R V Raveendran withdrawing himself from it while another judge......

Fire cover for damage caused in a second

The Supreme Court has ruled that insurance has to be paid for the damage caused by a fire that lasted just for a fraction of second and not long. "As long as there is a fire which caused the......

SC refuses to stay land acquisition for Ambani SEZ

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the land acquisition process relating to the Mukesh Ambani-promoted Mumbai Special Economic Zone in Raigad district of Maharashtra.The Mumbai SEZ had......

'Sunny Leone's past should not be held against her'

Wading into the debate over appearance of Sunny Leone on reality TV show Bigg Boss 5, Press Council of India Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju said the Indo-Canadian porn star's past should not......

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Q. Do you agree with Justice Katju that the hyperactive nature of media and its greed for TRP is making it irresponsible ?
Syed Ilyas:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-agree-with-justice-katju-that-the-hyperactive-nature-/25378458/answers/

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. MARKANDEY KATJU CHAIRMAN OF PRESS COUNCIL OF INDIA FIRST WROTE GOVERNOR OF MAHARASTRA TO GRANT PARDON TO SANJAY DUTTA NOW HE HAS WRITTEN FOR JAIBUNISA QAZI CONVICTED FOR 5 YRS FOR SAME OFFENCE TO PARDON HER, WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF CRIMINALS ARE PARDONED LIKE THAT, WHY KATJU IS DOING SO?
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. Justice Markandey Katju is the Chairman of Press Council of India. He has been critical of political and non-political issues of late and what he...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/markandey-katju-chairman-of-press-council-of-india-first-wro/25302530/answers/25378503

Farhaan
Q. Should there be minimum qualifications for Journalists, as stated by Press Council Chief Justice Markandey Katju?
Farhaan:  A. Ever since Katju Sahab has become chairman of PCI he is issuing controversial statements.And he is maintaining a certain line which is giving...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/should-there-be-minimum-qualifications-for-journalists-as-st/25228090/answers/25302588

Farhaan
Q. Has Markandey Katju exceeded his brief as PCI Chariman?
Farhaan:  A. Even the president, PM or the MPs or MLAs...........who rule the country dont have that. Why only for journalists? more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/has-markandey-katju-exceeded-his-brief-as-pci-chariman/25080422/answers/25228100

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Free Pakistani fishermen 'on humanitarian grounds'', Pak SC urges Indi

Islamabad, Apr 12 :"Release on humanitarian grounds dozens of Pakistani fishermen languishing in Indian jails", Pakistan Supreme Court urged the... ...

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Disputed zone on Assam-Nagaland border mulls role of MPs ahead of polls

Merapani, a small town under Kaliabor Lok Sabha constituency in Assam and placed eyeball-to-eyeball with Nagaland, has often grabbed headlines for... ...

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Devender Pal Singh Bhullar's death penalty commuted to life

Home> News > india-news New Delhi, Mar 31 : The Supreme Court on Monday commuted Khalistani militant Devender Pal Singh Bhullar's death penalty... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-30734.html
Centre in favour of life term

New Delhi, Mar 27 (IBNS) The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it is in favour of commuting Khalistani militant 's death penalty to... ...

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Courts factor in brutality of offence and background of accused for sentence

MUMBAI: Courts can sentence a rapist for anything between seven years to life imprisonment, but as in the Shakti Mills case, the judge has to take... ...

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