Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

Priyanka’s New Role For long, the Congress party has seen Priyanka Gandhi as the “brahmastra” it can use when faced with an insurmountable challenge. With...
Triple Talaq Bill

Triple Talaq Bill deferred to next session for lack of consensus...

Even after a year following the Supreme Court’s five-judge bench (judges from five different faiths) declared talaq-e-biddat or instant triple talaq unconstitutional and not...
Bhushan Steel’s former promoter Singhal is first arrest of SFIO

Bhushan Steel’s former promoter Singhal is first arrest of SFIO

There has been, finally, an arrest in the huge NPA scandal that has shaken the entire banking world of India, with the authorities getting...
Kerala Solar Scam: Sex, sleaze and a letter

Kerala Solar Scam: Sex, sleaze and a letter

Former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy has testified against Pathanapuram MLA KB Ganesh Kumar in the Solar Scam case. The scam had nearly brought down...
Chief Justice Dipak Misra delivering his speech at the Assocham conclave in New Delhi on Tuesday. Picture Anil Shakya

In this globalised world, Indian judiciary has benefitted in borrowing from...

Above: Chief Justice Dipak Misra delivering his speech at the Assocham conclave in New Delhi on Tuesday. Picture Anil Shakya Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Tuesday (August 7)...
DMK leaders after hearing the Madras High Court verdict in Chennai on Wednesday. Picture courtesy DMK Twitter handle

Karunanidhi passes away, Madras HC directs govt to provide space for...

Above: DMK leaders after hearing the Madras High Court verdict in Chennai on Wednesday. Picture courtesy DMK Twitter handle The death of long-ailing DMK patriarch...
Rajya Sabha passes bill including death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below 12 years

Rajya Sabha passes bill including death penalty for those convicted of...

The Rajya Sabha on Monday (August 6) passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2018 mandating a maximum penalty of death to those convicted of...
Amendments to the SC/ST Act: What a Volte-Face!

Amendments to the SC/ST Act: What a Volte-Face!

Above: Members of Dalit organisations have staged nationwide protests against the apex court’s verdict diluting the SC/ST Act/Photo: UNI Relentless protests by Dalit groups and...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

Will the Real FM Stand Up? Arun Jaitley, who has been recovering after a kidney transplant, will be back at work next week—August 8, to...
Mehul Choksi

Choksi given citizenship after clearances by Indian authorities: Antigua

The fugitive Indian jeweller Mehul Choksi facing charges in multi-crore PNB scam was given citizenship of Antigua after “stringent background checks” and clearance certificate...

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