Justice Kurian Joseph who retired from the Supreme Court on Thursday, says today's media is more into what public is interested in rather than in 'public interest'.
Justice Kurian Joseph said there were “perceptible signs of influence with regard to allocation of cases to different benches selectively”.
"History will not pardon us” if the court doesn’t respond to the government’s unprecedented act, he said in his letter.
Joseph said two “watchdogs” of democracy – the judiciary and the media -- must act with utmost force when the "democracy is in danger".
"This is an internal issue of the institution and the institution will sort it out. A correction inside the institution is what is required."
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'It can always be legitimately expected...the Prime Minister...would consider not choosing a person with criminal antecedents against whom charges have been framed for heinous or serious criminal offences or charges of corruption to become a Mini
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The Supreme Court's May 8 order in the coalgate investigations, questioning the behaviour of the CBI director, law minister, the counsel for the govt, PMO and coal ministry officials
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Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is greeted by the officials on his arrival in Israel.PTI Photo
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BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh, in front of Vivekananda House in Kolkata.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
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