CBI chief designate Alok Kumar Verma. Photo: UNI

CBI Chief Appointment Ceases Legal Storm

~By Sujit Bhar The issue about the selection of the chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been settled, for now. The Centre, on...
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Modi turns to vox populi on demonetization

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr For the first time in his two-and-a-half-years as prime minister, Narendra Modi—who has been using the social media, television and radio...

The dropping of sex ratio still remains a social affliction and...

Voluntary Health Association of Punjab versus Union of India decided on 8th November, 2016 By Robin David The Supreme Court (Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Shiva...

Breach of confidentiality impermissible, says UK Supreme Court

In a significant judgment, the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court has held that a public official or body cannot disclose information which was obtained on...

Apex court vouches for ‘equal pay for equal work’

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Supreme Court judge Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, delivering the judgment on the behalf of the division bench, the other judge being...

Supreme Court: Oswal Greentech did not violate tax concession law   

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr In the Commissioner of Commercial Tax UP vs M/S Oswal Greentech Limited, delivered by the bench of Justice Dipak Mishra and...
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Appeal to “enduring ethos of the Constitution”

Kapil Sibal says that “seminal” issues are at stake in the interpretation of Section 123 (3) Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr In the ongoing arguments before the...
(L-R) Supreme Court of India; Chief Justice TS Thakur

CJI clarifies Constitution Bench wouldn’t consider broader definition of religion

Counsel Shyam Divan says that 123 (3) of the Representation of the People Act refers only to the religion of the candidates Parsa Venkateshwar Rao...
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Delhi HC: 25 percent quota in EWC no ceiling

Recently, a division bench of the Delhi High Court had to pass an order to get a seven-year-old child with a prosthetic leg admitted...
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Railway Budget: End of Journey

Starting 2017, there will be no separate Rail Budget in February-end. The Union Cabinet has given its green signal to the Railway Ministry’s move,...

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