Justice Kurian Joseph who retired from the Supreme Court on Thursday, says today's media is more into what public is interested in rather than in 'public interest'.
Justice Kurian Joseph said there were “perceptible signs of influence with regard to allocation of cases to different benches selectively”.
"History will not pardon us” if the court doesn’t respond to the government’s unprecedented act, he said in his letter.
Joseph said two “watchdogs” of democracy – the judiciary and the media -- must act with utmost force when the "democracy is in danger".
"This is an internal issue of the institution and the institution will sort it out. A correction inside the institution is what is required."
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