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PM Modi calls on world leaders at 14th COP to Ban Single-Use Plastic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on world leaders at the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) being...
MODI’S ANGUISH

MODI’S ANGUISH

By Inderjit Badhwar It was heartening to hear Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemn the horrific, damnable lynching in Jharkhand of Tabrez Ansari, a Muslim...
Thiruvananthapuram International Airport has suffered due to the predilection shown by the state government towards the Cochin airport/Photo: Muhammed Suhail/commons.wikimedia.org

Bidding for Thiruvananthapuram Airport: Crash Landing?

Above: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport has suffered due to the predilection shown by the state government towards the Cochin airport/Photo: Muhammed Suhail/commons.wikimedia.org As the Kerala chief...
Nripendra Mishra, Dr P K Mishra appointed Principal Secretary and Additional Principal Secretary

Nripendra Mishra, Dr P K Mishra appointed Principal Secretary and Additional Principal Secretary

The Centre has appointed Nripendra Mishra as Principal Secretary and Dr P K Mishra as Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with...
AG KK Venugopal

Centre may field SG Tushar Mehta to “help” AG Venugopal argue against Rafale review...

Rethink comes after Venugopal’s bumbling volte face on the “stolen” Rafale files claim even as defence minister endorses his U-Turn Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman may...
AG KK Venugopal

AG Venugopal argues investigating Rafale deal not in national interest; SC asks should Bofors...

Attorney General’s dramatic submissions invoking national security and threat of war fail to impress bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Strident, albeit repetitive, arguments...
Justice AK Sikri

Justice AK Sikri breaks down in Supreme Court as lawyers bid him farewell

On his last day as judge of the Supreme Court, Justice AK Sikri says working as a teacher to young lawyers will always remain...
Dassault Rafale

SC to hear review petitions against its Rafale deal verdict tomorrow

Supreme Court had recently agreed to hear in open court a clutch of petitions that had sought a review of its controversial December 14...
Supreme Court

Centre moves SC seeking stay on its Feb 13 order for eviction of over...

Order of SC bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra to evict nearly 12 lakh forest dwellers across 16 States had been described by activists...
Kashmir LAL CHOWK

Kashmir on edge, SC lists petitions challenging Article 35A from Feb 26-28 for hearing

Petitions listed for hearing despite J&K government and Kashmiri political parties requesting for pleas to be deferred till elections are held in the state While...
Journalist Priya Ramani

#MeToo: Sued for defamation by MJ Akbar, Journalist Priya Ramani gets bail

Akbar had been forced to resign as Minister of State for External Affairs after Ramani alleged he had sexually harassed her over two decades...
L Nageswara Rao

Justice Nageswara Rao recuses, contempt plea against ex-Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar deferred to Feb...

Justice Rao had appeared as counsel for the State of West Bengal during his stint as a lawyer; new bench to be constituted by...
Nageswar-Rao

Plea challenging Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI chief dismissed, SC mum on transparency

Rao’s appointment as interim CBI director for two small stints was allegedly done without consulting the selection committee for the agency’s chief The Supreme Court,...
Supreme court

SC won’t interfere to quash Modi Govt’s media advisory for not using the word...

In August last year, the Union I&B Ministry had issued an advisory to media houses asking them to refrain from using the term ‘Dalit’...

Tabled in Rajya Sabha, C&AG report on Rafale Deal spells more trouble for Modi...

Exhaustive C&AG report punches holes in Modi government’s claims on Rafale deal, says enhancements made in Rafale in 2016 were not needed The much awaited...
Chief Minister vs L-G: Pyrrhic Victory

Delhiites suffer patiently as they await the long-delayed judgment of SC in the Delhi...

The Supreme Court had cited “Constitutional Morality” in its clarification on the separation of powers between the Delhi government and LG The Supreme Court is...
Mukul Roy/Photo: UNI

BJP leader Mukul Roy applies for anticipatory bail in TMC MLA’s murder case

Roy, three others, have been booked by the West Bengal police for the murder of TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas on February 9 Days after he...
Defamation

Delhi court records statement of Vivek Doval’s associates in his defamation suit against The...

Pre-summoning arguments scheduled for Feb 22 in defamation case filed by NSA Ajit Doval’s son A Delhi court, on Monday (February 11), recorded the statements...

Agonising wait: SC defers till July Zakia Jafri’s plea challenging clean chit to Modi...

Hearing of the petition filed by widow of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri has been repeatedly deferred by the Supreme Court since November last...
SORDID EPISODE

SORDID EPISODE

By Inderjit Badhwar I cannot but marvel at the brilliant exposition made by Prof Upendra Baxi of the drama (or was it a farce?) that...
Rafale verdict

Unease in defence accounts service cadre after MoD gets first financial advisor from IA&AS

Gargi Kaul, sister-in-law of SC judge Justice SK Kaul, who was part of SC bench that gave Rafale verdict, made financial advisor to Defence...

Modi Govt, Congress trade charges after leaked documents show PMO carried out parallel negotiations...

Ministry of Defence had objected to parallel negotiations by PMO, then Defence minister Parrikar called it an “over reaction” A new political storm erupted over...
Sanjiv Bhatt

Approach Gujarat HC for security for family: SC to sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt

Bhatt is currently in judicial custody in connection with a two-decade-old case while his family has alleged a threat to their lives from BJP...
Mayawati

SC may direct Mayawati to reimburse exchequer on crores her government spent to erect...

Between 2007 and 2012 Mayawati government had spent over Rs 2600 crores on construction of parks with statues of herself and her party symbol,...
Kanhaiya Kumar

JNU sedition case: Court gives Delhi police time till Feb 28 to get sanction...

Delhi police had slapped the sedition charge against Kanhaiya Kumar and others in a chargesheet filed against them on January 14 The Patiala House Court...
Adv Prashant Bhushan

SC issues contempt notice to Prashant Bhushan on Attorney General Venugopal’s plea

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta wants court to give deterrent punishment to Bhushan, Attorney General KK Venugopal disagrees The Supreme Court, on Wednesday (February 6), issued...
New Chief, Old CBI and Another Flashpoint

New Chief, Old CBI and Another Flashpoint

The unprecedented slugfest between the CBI and the Kolkata police chief is a result of the same old problem of political interference in key...
CBI registers FIR against its special director Asthana against Rs 3 crore bribery allegation

SC dismisses plea challenging tainted IPS officer Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as civil aviation security...

Facing probe in a corruption case, Asthana had been moved out of the CBI but appointed director general of the Bureau of Civil Aviation...
Nageswar-Rao

After CJI and Justice Sikri, Justice Ramana too refuses to hear plea against interim...

Ball back in Chief Justice Gogoi’s court for listing petition before another bench while suspense continues over appointment of next CBI Director For the third...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Poll Vault: Centre moves SC seeking transfer of land near Ayodhya disputed site to...

Supreme Court had ordered status quo on 67.7 acres of land acquired by the central government in 1993, Modi regime says only 0.313 acres...
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley

Post surgery in US, Jaitley advised rest; Piyush Goyal to present Union Budget

Jaitley, reportedly undergoing treatment for soft tissue cancer in New York, is unlikely to be back in India before the mid-February Union finance minister Arun...

Interim CBI chief appointment: First CJI and now Justice Sikri too recuses from...

Justice AK Sikri was part of the selection committee that had decided to dismiss Alok Verma as CBI Director on January 10 Days after Chief...
Relief for Rakesh Asthana

Transferred from CBI, graft-tainted Rakesh Asthana made aviation security boss

Senior officers, AK Sharma and MK Sinha, both confidantes of sacked CBI director Alok Verma, also transferred out of the probe agency Soon after the...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

CJI Ranjan Gogoi constitutes 5-judge bench to hear Ayodhya title suit, hearing on Jan...

Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana, UU Lalit and DY Chandrachud – all in line to be elevated as Chief Justice of India until 2024...
Rafale-Fighter

SC asks Centre to share Rafale pricing, other necessary details with petitioners

Bunch of petitions, including those filed by former BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie have been filed in SC challenging the Rafale Deal. The...
Sushma Swaraj

Held hostage by ISIS in Iraq, all 39 Indians killed: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informs Parliament that 39 Indians who had gone missing in Iraq in 2014 have been killed, mass grave found...
President Trump spends a quiet moment at the Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, in May. Photo: UNI

Wailing at Jerusalem’s Wall

Above: President Trump spends a quiet moment at the Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, in May. Photo: UNI President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital triggers...
By expropriating words and assigning them fresh meanings, Modi has robbed debates of nuance and silenced voices. Photo: UNI

Modi, the Angry Alice

Above: By expropriating words and assigning them fresh meanings, Modi has robbed debates of nuance and silenced voices. Photo: UNI The denigration of language in...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi vacated his Vadodara seat in favour of Varanasi following his election from both constituencies in 2014. Photo: UNI

Game of Two Thrones

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi vacated his Vadodara seat in favour of Varanasi  following his election from both constituencies in 2014. Photo: UNI A petition...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

COUNTERING IS The recent videos by the IS encouraging their followers in India to conduct lone wolf attacks on specified targets, recruitment videos featuring Indian...
“The Collegium is Here to Stay”

“The Collegium is Here to Stay”

Senior advocate RUPINDER SINGH SURI was elected as the Supreme Court Bar Association president in December 2016. This alumnus of St Stephen’s College, Delhi,...
(L-R) The Chairman of the Seventh Pay Commission, Justice AK Mathur submitting report to the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley on November 19, 2015. Photo: PIB; Soldiers manning the Air Force base at Pathankot, which came under terrorist attack in early January this year. Photo: UNI

Pay Scale Anomalies: Arms and the Man

Despite war clouds looming on the horizon, a plaintive plea from the Forces asks the powers-that-be to bring about pay parity between the Services...
(L-R) Supreme Court. photo (black & white): Prashant Panjiar

Judicial Nightmare

The Chief Justice of India has once again highlighted the paucity of judges and the delay in filling the vacancies as over 22 lakh...
Illustration: Amitava Sen

Love has Borders

A Mumbai man’s effort to rescue his Pakistani beloved from a forced marriage lands him in jail. For his hapless parents, it has become...
Alang, Gujarat World's biggest ship breaking yard turns killer from Youtube

Salvaging Alang, Graveyard of Ships

A move by the EU Commission and the Supreme Court to get ship-breaking yards to create environment-friendly facilities may save Alang as it gasps...

Taxmen cast net over dodgers under PM’s amnesty scheme

By Vinayak Misra. In his latest Mann ki Baat radio address to the people on June 26, Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned India’s infamous legions...

'Prime Minister Narendra Modi' - 46 News Results

PM Modi calls on world leaders at 14th COP to Ban Single-Use Plastic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on world leaders at the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) being...
MODI’S ANGUISH

MODI’S ANGUISH

By Inderjit Badhwar It was heartening to hear Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemn the horrific, damnable lynching in Jharkhand of Tabrez Ansari, a Muslim...
Thiruvananthapuram International Airport has suffered due to the predilection shown by the state government towards the Cochin airport/Photo: Muhammed Suhail/commons.wikimedia.org

Bidding for Thiruvananthapuram Airport: Crash Landing?

Above: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport has suffered due to the predilection shown by the state government towards the Cochin airport/Photo: Muhammed Suhail/commons.wikimedia.org As the Kerala chief...
Nripendra Mishra, Dr P K Mishra appointed Principal Secretary and Additional Principal Secretary

Nripendra Mishra, Dr P K Mishra appointed Principal Secretary and Additional Principal Secretary

The Centre has appointed Nripendra Mishra as Principal Secretary and Dr P K Mishra as Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with...
AG KK Venugopal

Centre may field SG Tushar Mehta to “help” AG Venugopal argue against Rafale review...

Rethink comes after Venugopal’s bumbling volte face on the “stolen” Rafale files claim even as defence minister endorses his U-Turn Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman may...
AG KK Venugopal

AG Venugopal argues investigating Rafale deal not in national interest; SC asks should Bofors...

Attorney General’s dramatic submissions invoking national security and threat of war fail to impress bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi Strident, albeit repetitive, arguments...
Justice AK Sikri

Justice AK Sikri breaks down in Supreme Court as lawyers bid him farewell

On his last day as judge of the Supreme Court, Justice AK Sikri says working as a teacher to young lawyers will always remain...
Dassault Rafale

SC to hear review petitions against its Rafale deal verdict tomorrow

Supreme Court had recently agreed to hear in open court a clutch of petitions that had sought a review of its controversial December 14...
Supreme Court

Centre moves SC seeking stay on its Feb 13 order for eviction of over...

Order of SC bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra to evict nearly 12 lakh forest dwellers across 16 States had been described by activists...
Kashmir LAL CHOWK

Kashmir on edge, SC lists petitions challenging Article 35A from Feb 26-28 for hearing

Petitions listed for hearing despite J&K government and Kashmiri political parties requesting for pleas to be deferred till elections are held in the state While...
Journalist Priya Ramani

#MeToo: Sued for defamation by MJ Akbar, Journalist Priya Ramani gets bail

Akbar had been forced to resign as Minister of State for External Affairs after Ramani alleged he had sexually harassed her over two decades...
L Nageswara Rao

Justice Nageswara Rao recuses, contempt plea against ex-Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar deferred to Feb...

Justice Rao had appeared as counsel for the State of West Bengal during his stint as a lawyer; new bench to be constituted by...
Nageswar-Rao

Plea challenging Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI chief dismissed, SC mum on transparency

Rao’s appointment as interim CBI director for two small stints was allegedly done without consulting the selection committee for the agency’s chief The Supreme Court,...
Supreme court

SC won’t interfere to quash Modi Govt’s media advisory for not using the word...

In August last year, the Union I&B Ministry had issued an advisory to media houses asking them to refrain from using the term ‘Dalit’...

Tabled in Rajya Sabha, C&AG report on Rafale Deal spells more trouble for Modi...

Exhaustive C&AG report punches holes in Modi government’s claims on Rafale deal, says enhancements made in Rafale in 2016 were not needed The much awaited...
Chief Minister vs L-G: Pyrrhic Victory

Delhiites suffer patiently as they await the long-delayed judgment of SC in the Delhi...

The Supreme Court had cited “Constitutional Morality” in its clarification on the separation of powers between the Delhi government and LG The Supreme Court is...
Mukul Roy/Photo: UNI

BJP leader Mukul Roy applies for anticipatory bail in TMC MLA’s murder case

Roy, three others, have been booked by the West Bengal police for the murder of TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas on February 9 Days after he...
Defamation

Delhi court records statement of Vivek Doval’s associates in his defamation suit against The...

Pre-summoning arguments scheduled for Feb 22 in defamation case filed by NSA Ajit Doval’s son A Delhi court, on Monday (February 11), recorded the statements...

Agonising wait: SC defers till July Zakia Jafri’s plea challenging clean chit to Modi...

Hearing of the petition filed by widow of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri has been repeatedly deferred by the Supreme Court since November last...
SORDID EPISODE

SORDID EPISODE

By Inderjit Badhwar I cannot but marvel at the brilliant exposition made by Prof Upendra Baxi of the drama (or was it a farce?) that...
Rafale verdict

Unease in defence accounts service cadre after MoD gets first financial advisor from IA&AS

Gargi Kaul, sister-in-law of SC judge Justice SK Kaul, who was part of SC bench that gave Rafale verdict, made financial advisor to Defence...

Modi Govt, Congress trade charges after leaked documents show PMO carried out parallel negotiations...

Ministry of Defence had objected to parallel negotiations by PMO, then Defence minister Parrikar called it an “over reaction” A new political storm erupted over...
Sanjiv Bhatt

Approach Gujarat HC for security for family: SC to sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt

Bhatt is currently in judicial custody in connection with a two-decade-old case while his family has alleged a threat to their lives from BJP...
Mayawati

SC may direct Mayawati to reimburse exchequer on crores her government spent to erect...

Between 2007 and 2012 Mayawati government had spent over Rs 2600 crores on construction of parks with statues of herself and her party symbol,...
Kanhaiya Kumar

JNU sedition case: Court gives Delhi police time till Feb 28 to get sanction...

Delhi police had slapped the sedition charge against Kanhaiya Kumar and others in a chargesheet filed against them on January 14 The Patiala House Court...
Adv Prashant Bhushan

SC issues contempt notice to Prashant Bhushan on Attorney General Venugopal’s plea

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta wants court to give deterrent punishment to Bhushan, Attorney General KK Venugopal disagrees The Supreme Court, on Wednesday (February 6), issued...
New Chief, Old CBI and Another Flashpoint

New Chief, Old CBI and Another Flashpoint

The unprecedented slugfest between the CBI and the Kolkata police chief is a result of the same old problem of political interference in key...
CBI registers FIR against its special director Asthana against Rs 3 crore bribery allegation

SC dismisses plea challenging tainted IPS officer Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as civil aviation security...

Facing probe in a corruption case, Asthana had been moved out of the CBI but appointed director general of the Bureau of Civil Aviation...
Nageswar-Rao

After CJI and Justice Sikri, Justice Ramana too refuses to hear plea against interim...

Ball back in Chief Justice Gogoi’s court for listing petition before another bench while suspense continues over appointment of next CBI Director For the third...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Poll Vault: Centre moves SC seeking transfer of land near Ayodhya disputed site to...

Supreme Court had ordered status quo on 67.7 acres of land acquired by the central government in 1993, Modi regime says only 0.313 acres...
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley

Post surgery in US, Jaitley advised rest; Piyush Goyal to present Union Budget

Jaitley, reportedly undergoing treatment for soft tissue cancer in New York, is unlikely to be back in India before the mid-February Union finance minister Arun...

Interim CBI chief appointment: First CJI and now Justice Sikri too recuses from...

Justice AK Sikri was part of the selection committee that had decided to dismiss Alok Verma as CBI Director on January 10 Days after Chief...
Relief for Rakesh Asthana

Transferred from CBI, graft-tainted Rakesh Asthana made aviation security boss

Senior officers, AK Sharma and MK Sinha, both confidantes of sacked CBI director Alok Verma, also transferred out of the probe agency Soon after the...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

CJI Ranjan Gogoi constitutes 5-judge bench to hear Ayodhya title suit, hearing on Jan...

Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana, UU Lalit and DY Chandrachud – all in line to be elevated as Chief Justice of India until 2024...
Rafale-Fighter

SC asks Centre to share Rafale pricing, other necessary details with petitioners

Bunch of petitions, including those filed by former BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie have been filed in SC challenging the Rafale Deal. The...
Sushma Swaraj

Held hostage by ISIS in Iraq, all 39 Indians killed: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informs Parliament that 39 Indians who had gone missing in Iraq in 2014 have been killed, mass grave found...
President Trump spends a quiet moment at the Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, in May. Photo: UNI

Wailing at Jerusalem’s Wall

Above: President Trump spends a quiet moment at the Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, in May. Photo: UNI President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital triggers...
By expropriating words and assigning them fresh meanings, Modi has robbed debates of nuance and silenced voices. Photo: UNI

Modi, the Angry Alice

Above: By expropriating words and assigning them fresh meanings, Modi has robbed debates of nuance and silenced voices. Photo: UNI The denigration of language in...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi vacated his Vadodara seat in favour of Varanasi following his election from both constituencies in 2014. Photo: UNI

Game of Two Thrones

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi vacated his Vadodara seat in favour of Varanasi  following his election from both constituencies in 2014. Photo: UNI A petition...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

COUNTERING IS The recent videos by the IS encouraging their followers in India to conduct lone wolf attacks on specified targets, recruitment videos featuring Indian...
“The Collegium is Here to Stay”

“The Collegium is Here to Stay”

Senior advocate RUPINDER SINGH SURI was elected as the Supreme Court Bar Association president in December 2016. This alumnus of St Stephen’s College, Delhi,...
(L-R) The Chairman of the Seventh Pay Commission, Justice AK Mathur submitting report to the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley on November 19, 2015. Photo: PIB; Soldiers manning the Air Force base at Pathankot, which came under terrorist attack in early January this year. Photo: UNI

Pay Scale Anomalies: Arms and the Man

Despite war clouds looming on the horizon, a plaintive plea from the Forces asks the powers-that-be to bring about pay parity between the Services...
(L-R) Supreme Court. photo (black & white): Prashant Panjiar

Judicial Nightmare

The Chief Justice of India has once again highlighted the paucity of judges and the delay in filling the vacancies as over 22 lakh...
Illustration: Amitava Sen

Love has Borders

A Mumbai man’s effort to rescue his Pakistani beloved from a forced marriage lands him in jail. For his hapless parents, it has become...
Alang, Gujarat World's biggest ship breaking yard turns killer from Youtube

Salvaging Alang, Graveyard of Ships

A move by the EU Commission and the Supreme Court to get ship-breaking yards to create environment-friendly facilities may save Alang as it gasps...

Taxmen cast net over dodgers under PM’s amnesty scheme

By Vinayak Misra. In his latest Mann ki Baat radio address to the people on June 26, Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned India’s infamous legions...

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