Supreme Court approached for inquiry against ex-CJI KG Balakrishnan; Matter likely to be heard on August 16

Anuj A August 6 2013

A Public Interest Litigation has been filed by the NGO, Common Cause in the Supreme Court of India seeking the initiation of an inquriy into several allegations made against ex-Chief Justice of India and current Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Justice KG Balakrishnan. This is the second attempt made by Common Cause to initiate proceedings against the former Chief Justice of India.

In its petition, Common Cause has not only stated that there is “overwhelming evidence” indicating misbehaviour on the part of Justice Balakrishnan, but . . .

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