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.”
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.
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”.
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.
Judge who took over the case discharged BJP president Amit Shah without a trial and the CBI has yet to appeal that order.
The CBI, which investigated the triple murder case under the supervision of the Supreme Court, is looking increasingly like the ‘caged parrot’ the BJP once accused it of being for failing to prosecute politically influential persons.
The Supreme Court has erred in refusing to examine why the CBI did not appeal the discharge of the BJP president in a case of triple murder – the encounter killings of Kauser Bi, her husband Sohrabuddin and his associate Tulsiram Prajapati.
Rana Ayyub in conversation with Siddharth Varadarajan on her self published and recently launched ‘Gujarat Files – Anatomy of a cover-up’.
Raising a ruckus over P. Chidambaram’s “second affidavit” in the Ishrat Jahan case will not make the truth about encounter killings go away.
The strategy Modi perfected was to file cases of all kinds against the official and unofficial opposition in order to simply tire his opponents out, and drain them physically and financially.
The NDA’s small-mindedness and combative style has led it to make a mess of political relations inside and outside Parliament
Special Prosecutor Rohini Salian’s claims of being asked to go slow on the Malegaon blasts case raises disturbing questions
Are policemen trying to evade accountability by threatening the media with legal action for simply doing their job without malice ?
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