NGT

NGT: More polluting units shut down

Abiding by the National Green Tribunal’s orders, some more polluting industrial units at Bijnor and Moradabad have been shut down. The bench, headed by Justice...
NGT to Bar Council of Delhi: Use only eco-friendly materials for canvassing in upcoming elections

Law Ministry contemplates an insurance cover for lawyer

With an eye on upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the government has ceded to the demands of lawyers regarding an insurance scheme. On February 12, the...
ICJ Stays Jadhav Hanging

ICJ Stays Jadhav Hanging

India earned an international victory on Tuesday when the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, stayed the hanging of former Indian navy officer Kulbhusan...
Disabled children participating in a rally on the occasion of World Disabled (file picture).Photo: UNI

5-judge SC bench to hear issue on reservation in promotion for...

Above: Disabled children participating in a rally on the occasion of World Disabled (file picture).Photo: UNI The issue of whether people with disabilities deserve...
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora

Election Commission announces polling schedule for 2019 Lok Sabha elections; to...

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Sunday announced polling dates for the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections. The poll panel said that the elections...

Goa’s common man

This tiny state’s first-ever cabinet minister has many similarities with Modi. His performance as CM provides a salutary lesson in what to expect from...
Supreme Court

SC rules out MTP for a pregnant HIV+ woman from Bihar

After being convinced that giving sanction to terminate the pregnancy could be fatal, the Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 9) ruled that a woman...
Justice CS Karnan

Justice Karnan sent to jail for six months

Order to be executed with immediate effect, says Supreme Court The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 9) awarded six months’ imprisonment to Justice CS Karnan...
Solitary Confinement of death row convicts: Out Of The Hell Hole

Solitary Confinement: Out Of The Hell Hole

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence In a landmark judgment, the Uttarakhand High Court has abolished the practice of solitary confinement of death row convicts ~By Usha Rani Das On...

Astrologer KN Rao: Future Perfect

Astrology as a science is growing in India and one of its foremost proponents is the former director-general of the Indian Audit and Accounts...

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