Justice Shukla has been accused of extending favours to a private medical college by allowing it to extend its deadline to admit students, which was considered against the existing rules and a violation of the Supreme Court order.
The incident came to light on Saturday when Chief Justice (retd) Lodha, a resident of south Delhi's Panchsheel Park, visited the office of Assistant Commissioner of Police EOW and Cyber Cell in Malviya Nagar police station to file a complaint.
Raising objection to the clean chit given to CJI Ranjan Gogoi in the sexual harassment case, several protesters, mainly women, holding banners were protesting at Gate No. 7 of the Connaught place metro station.
There may be mixed reactions on the way the sexual harassment charges against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi were dealt with but absence of a mechanism to deal with such charges against sitting judges is the bigger worry.
Eminent jurist and former Attorney General of India Soli Sorabjee on impeachment motion against the CJI, the unprecedented press-conference by the four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court, and the rights of the CJI as 'master of the roster'.