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Sourya Majumder is an independent researcher and activist associated with Krantikari Naujawan Sabha. Paranjoy Guha Thakurta is a veteran journalist, political commentator and documentary filmmaker. He's the co-author of several books including Sue the Messenger, Gas Wars: Crony Capitalism and the Ambanis, Media Ethics, and Loose Pages: Court Cases that Could Have Shook India, among others.


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[Book Extract] Whither judicial aloofness?

In Chapter 15 of their newly released book ‘Loose Pages: Court Cases that Could Have Shaken India’, authors Sourya Majumder and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta explore the quagmire of the cases heard by benches featuring Justice Arun Kumar Mishra of the Supreme Court, especially the Sahara-Birla papers case, in which Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was an alleged recipient of the company’s largesse of Rs 10 crore.