SC judges mutiny: Supreme Court Bar Association expresses grave concern, seeks Full Court reference on crisis
The SCBA executive committee held an emergent meeting and unanimously adopted two resolutions on the crisis facing the top judiciary.
The Bar Council of India today formed a seven-member team to meet all judges of the Supreme Court, barring the five seniormost judges, to discuss the present crisis in the apex court.
Congress asked Modi why he sent his Principal Secretary to Misra's residence a day after four senior judges told the media that all was not well with the Supreme Court.
Attorney General KK Venugopal expressed the hope that the crisis in the top judiciary following a revolt by four Supreme Court judges would be "settled".
Bar Council of India Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra said the matter should have been sorted out internally rather than bringing it on a public platform.
The apex court senior judge rejected suggestions that he had violated discipline and expressed the hope that it will bring in more transparency in the court's administration.
Senior advocate and Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Friday expressed his “sadness” on the statements made by the four Supreme Court judges.
SC judges mutiny: CPI MP D Raja calls on Justice Chelameswar, says not politicising press conference
The Communist Party of India leader D Raja denied giving political colour to the press conference by four Supreme Court judges.
Retired Bombay High Court chief justice Manjula Chellur said something must have triggered the four SC judges to go public with their claims.
The Congress said democracy was in "danger", while the CPI(M) called for a thorough probe, after four top judges came out to claim the situation in the apex court was "not in order".
Taking to Twitter, Sinha said that instead of criticising the judges, people should concentrate on the issues raised by them.
Mamata said "extreme interference" of the Centre in the functioning of the judiciary was "dangerous" for democracy, but did not elaborate.
Democracy in India is at stake, said four senior Supreme Court judges today as they went public with complaints against the Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra.
Balakarishnan termed today's developments in the Supreme Court painful and unfortunate and said such incidents would serve only to erode the public's faith in the judiciary.
Profile of the four senior Justices of the Supreme Court who called a press conference to point out certain things that they feel are not in the order with the apex court.