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Justice H S Bedi appointed for looking into Gujarat fake encounter cases

The Apex Court appointed Justice H S Bedi (former Judge Supreme Court) as the chairman of the monitoring body to look into the case of 22 alleged fake encounter killings in Gujarat b/w 2002-06. Justice H S Bedi was chosen as the Chairman of the monitoring body as the Supreme Court held that it wanted ..

Justice Markandey Katju

On 19 September 2011, Justice Markandey Katju has retired as a judge of Supreme Court of India. Katju was appointed as a judge of the Allahabad High Court in 1991, as its Acting Chief Justice in August 2004, as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court in November 2004, and as the Chief Justice ..

Impeachment of Justice Soumitra Sen

On 19 August 2011, in a historic first, the Rajya Sabha voted in favour of impeaching Calcutta High Court judge Justice Soumitra Sen, finding him guilty of misappropriating funds as a judge and of misrepresenting facts. This was the first televised impeachment proceedings ever in which Rajya Sabha voted 189 to 17 in favour of ..

News Today News Today Recent Appointments August-September 2009

September 7, 2009: S Ramadorai is new chairman of Tata ElxsiS Ramadorai has been appointed as the Chairman of Tata Elxsi, the product design arm of Tata Group. September 3, 2009: K Rosaiah appointed acting CM of Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh Finance Minister K Rosaiah will be the acting Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh after sad ..