Senior RSS functionary J. Nandakumar has claimed the public attack against the Chief Justice of India came on the heels of the CJI’s order to reopen cases relating to 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Three years later, with claims and counter-claims over the judge’s death piling up, the son’s plea for an independent investigation might well be the only way to settle this matter one way or another.
Urmilesh discuses The Caravan magazine’s story on judge Loya’s death and conflicting reports in the Indian Express and NDTV with Hartosh Singh Bal, political editor of The Caravan, and RTI activist Anjali Bharadwaj.
Four days after an investigative report in The Caravan, most media houses have shied away from reporting on the story.
Former Bombay HC Judge Asks for SIT Probe Into ‘Mysterious Circumstances’ Surrounding Judge Loya’s Death
Justice B.H. Marlapalle has written to the current chief justice of the court, asking her to take steps to urgently address the allegations.
Family of Deceased Judge Claims He Was Offered Rs 100 Crore for ‘Favourable Order’ in Amit Shah Case
The late judge’s sister says in an interview to Caravan magazine that the then chief justice of the Bombay high court also offered her brother a house in Mumbai.
A bench of justices considered the statement of the lawyer appearing for the two police officers and asked them to “step down” from their posts.
Social activist Harsh Mander had sought the quashing of the December 2014 order of a Mumbai sessions court, which gave BJP president Amit Shah a clean chit in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case.
The court’s rejection of the recent use of Article 356 is a reminder that there is no alternative to strictly adhering to the constitutionally laid down procedures.