Katju alleges corruption in Supreme Court, stirs controversy
He says 3 former chief justices gave extension to an additional judge of Madras high court at the instance of UPA under pressure from DMK
New Delhi: Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju, currently chairman of the Press Council of India, has alleged corruption in the apex court, saying three ex-chief justices of India (CJI) had compromised in giving extension to an additional judge of Madras high court at the instance of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in the wake of pressure from one of its allies, apparently the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).
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