K.N. Bhat


Judge, gadfly and newsmaker

Maverick, eccentric or unique? Which of these adjectives describe Justice Markandey Katju — the current chairman of the Press Council of India — adequately? Considering Justice Katju’s ability to shift from reality to fantasy without any forewarning, all of these epithets may fit on a given occasion, but none as aptly as I-centric.

It is now nearly four months since nationwide referendum in which the United Kingdom voted by a narrow margin to leave the European Union.

The writing is on the wall. Republican Party nominee Donald Trump is headed for defeat in the American presidential elections and he has no one to blame but himself for this disastrous outcome.