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SC Collegium: Smoking the Peace Pipe

The apex court has overcome differences with the government over the appointment of judges. But it is hoped that the national security clause to...
Monsanto has come in for criticism in India for monopolising seed distribution and for disrupting traditional agricultural practices. Photo: Greenpeaceindia

Monsanto Battle: Tied up in Knots

This American agricultural major’s fight with an Indian company regarding use of its Bt Cotton technology has reached the Delhi High Court    ~By Chandan...
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Use of Religion a taboo in polls, says Supreme Court

A seven-judge constitutional bench by a 4-3 verdict upholds Section 123 (3A) of the Representation of the People Act Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr It is indeed...
Judges at the International Court of Justice during Jadhav’s hearing. Photo: CIJ_ICJ/twitter

A Foot in the Door

Though the Kulbhushan Jadhav case has been propelled to the international stage and India has won the first round, there is uncertainty over whether...
Mosquito bites have lead to several deaths. The insect thrives in warm and humid tropical conditions. Photo: UNI

One Bite too Many

In a landmark ruling, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission held that a malaria death was an accident and asked the insurer to pay...
The “Hindutva judgment” was delivered by Justice JS Verma on December 11, 1995 in the Supreme Court

Justice Verma’s ‘Hindutva’ judgments are fair and rational

BJP and its leaders have been constantly misquoting the apex court’s stand Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr In the wake of the Supreme Court’s seven-judge Constitution...

Competition Commission acquits TOI

India Legal Bureau Early this month, the Competition Commission of India ruled in favour of The Times of India in a case filed against the...

Bombay High Court refuses bail to Chhagan Bhujbal

By Neeta Kolhatkar in Mumbai  The Bombay High Court on Thursday rejected the bailsought by NCP leaderChhagan Bhujbalon medical grounds. Bhujbal is in jail after he was...
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The Shahabuddin verdict assumes immense importance

The SC order to transfer Shahabuddin from Siwan jail to Tihar prison in Delhi not only provides the relief sought by petitioners but also...

NGT slams Art of Living… Questions its integrity over paying compensation

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) blamed spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living (AOL) for going back on its commitment to pay...

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