I beg your Pardon…

Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is again in the news. After the Sikh clergy ex-communicated him in 2007, it has suddenly...
The Herald House in Delhi. The paper finds itself in legal trouble in Panchkula. Photo: Anil Shakya

National Herald Case: The Paper Trail

The Congress-backed newspaper, National Herald, could embarrass the party over allocation of prime land in Panchkula in record time by the Hooda government ~By...

Yes, minister!

Did the HRD minister violate her oath of office by allowing an officer to look at sensitive files before he was cleared by intelligence...
ashutosh-maharaj

Why is Punjab dithering in Dera case?

Though the Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the state government to take a decision on the frozen body of Ashutosh Maharaj, a...
Arun Jaitley (photo: Rajeev Tyagi); Ram Jethmalani (photo: Anil Shakya

Battle of the Legal Eagles

The Delhi High Court was recently transfixed by the fierce barbs thrown by two veteran lawyers, Ram Jethmalani and Arun Jaitley, at each other...

Much ado about graves

A simmering dispute between the Shias and Sunnis has forced the courts to pull up an apathetic uttar pradesh government for not performing its...

Dancing in the Dark

Though the Supreme Court stayed the ban on dance bars, it is a moot question whether the Maharashtra government will accept the verdict. It...

Headline hunter

The real story behind justice Markandey Katju’s raking up an old case questioning the promotion and extension of a judge. By Ramesh Menon Controversy is virtually...

Much ado about nothing

Various allegations against Justice Manjunath had stalled his elevation as chief justice of the Punjab and Haryana High court. But a probe has found...

In the hot seat

Modi government’s appointment of KV Chowdary as chief vigilance commissioner has raised some objections. Can he survive the onslaught? By Vishwas Kumar It seems the...

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