Though most welcomed the historic move, a few raised questions about the vagueness of the complaint and said the judges should have been more specific.
A look at how the case progressed.
MK Venu, founding editor of The Wire, and Hartosh Singh Bal, political editor of The Caravan, discuss the implications today’s historic press conference by four SC justices could have on the case.
“Democracy won’t survive without a free judiciary.”
The CBI special court judge said considering the “sensational” nature of the case, he will not allow the “media to make publication of any of the proceeding during the trial”.
If the questions raised by Judge Loya’s family had surfaced earlier, both the Bombay high court and the Supreme Court may have come to a different conclusion on the appeal.