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Article 370 Dead And Buried As President Kovind Officially Declares Abrogation

Article 370 Dead And Buried As President Kovind Officially Declares Abrogation

President Ramnath Kovind on Wednesday officially declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution which had hitherto given special status to...

President Kovind appoints Governors for various states

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed Governors for various states. The major reshuffle was the shifting of erstwhile Governor of Madhya Pradesh Anandiben...
Supreme Court

Four judges take oath as Justices of Supreme Court

Justices Aniruddha Bose, AS Bopanna, Bhushan Ramkrishna Gavai and Surya Kant today took oath of office as the judges of the Supreme Court. The Justices...
Supreme Court

President Appoints Four New Judges To Supreme Court, Full Strength Now AT 31

  The Supreme Court gets four new judges as the President Ramnath Kovind on Wednesday cleared their appointments to take the strength of the apex...
Senior Advocate Sanjay Jain appointed as ASG in Supreme Court

Senior Advocate Sanjay Jain appointed as ASG in Supreme Court

Senior advocate Sanjay Jain has been appointed as the Additional Solicitor General (ASG) of India for the Supreme Court. As per the central government...

President Issues Notification Ordering Two Separate HCs for AP and Telengana

President Ramnath Kovind on Wednesday ordered the separation of the Hyderabad High Court into two separate HCs of the states of Andhra Pradesh and...
Delhi High Court

Four Judges appointed to the Delhi HC

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind has appointed four judges to the Delhi High Court, a notification by the Ministry of Law and...
Karnataka: Good Samaritan State

Karnataka: Good Samaritan State

Above: Fear of getting embroiled in long civil of criminal cases keeps people away from coming to the aid of accident victims A bill aimed...
THE MORALITY PLAY

THE MORALITY PLAY

Above: Justice Ranjan Gogoi being sworn in as the CJI by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan/Photo: UNI Immediately after donning the mantle of...
Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes over as 46th Chief Justice of India; 1st from the North East

Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes over as 46th Chief Justice of India; 1st from the...

In January this year, Justice Gogoi was among four judges who held an unprecedented press conference protesting against then Chief Justice Dipak Misra Justice Ranjan...
Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes over as 46th Chief Justice of India; 1st from the North East

SC dismisses plea challenging Justice Gogoi’s appointment as CJI

The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea challenging the appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India on the grounds...
Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed new CJI

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed new CJI

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Thursday (Sep 13) by the President of India Ram Nath...
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance gets Prez nod, home buyers get creditor status

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance gets Prez nod, home buyers get creditor status

Ordinance will enable home buyers to invoke Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 against errant developers, participate in decision making In a...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Bengal Tigers Two Bengali dailies that came out with editorial honour intact in the Cobrapost sting operation were Kolkata’s Bartaman and Agartala’s Dainik Sambad. While...
President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind gives nod to ordinance on death penalty for rape of...

Above: President Ram Nath Kovind President Ram Nath Kovind has signed The Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance, 2018 to amend Protection of Children from Sexual Offences...
President Ram Nath Kovind with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra; (inset) Justice SN Shukla of the Allahabad High Court/Photo courtesy: PIB and Allahabad High Court

Allahabad HC’s Justice Shukla digs in his heels, ball now in President Kovind’s court

Above: President Ram Nath Kovind with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra; (inset) Justice SN Shukla of the Allahabad High Court/Photo courtesy: PIB and...
AAP MLAs (file picture)/Photo: UNI

Delhi HC reserves verdict in the AAP MLAs’ disqualification case

Above: AAP MLAs (file picture)/Photo: UNI   The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (February 28) reserved its verdict in the 20 AAP MLAs’ disqualification case....
Delhi HC

AAP MLAs’ disqualification: There was no pecuniary gain for the MLAs, argues MLAs’ counsel

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Tuesday (February 13), listening to Alka Lamba’s petition for the 20 AAP MLAs...
Sonia Gandhi

Winds of change are coming, 2014 results an aberration: Sonia Gandhi

Buoyed by her party’s stunning victory in the recent Lok Sabha and Assembly by-polls in Rajasthan and its impressive electoral revival in Gujarat, former...
EC suggests 5 amendments to Constitution for simultaneous polls

EC suggests 5 amendments to Constitution for simultaneous polls

Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat, Photo Credit: Agencies Election Commission backs proposal for simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls but says 5 Articles under the...
Delhi HC division bench to start hearing AAP MLAs’ case on February 7

Delhi HC division bench to start hearing AAP MLAs’ case on February 7

The disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs in the office of profit case by President Ram Nath Kovind has been “challenged” and has come to...
President Kovind's Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

President Kovind’s Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

A focus on social sector and welfarism, highlighting the government's move to restore Muslim women's honour through the bill criminalising triple talaq, and pitching...
AAP MLAs disqualification row: Delhi HC tells EC not to initiate by-poll process

AAP MLAs disqualification row: Delhi HC tells EC not to initiate by-poll process

A division bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and AK Chawla of the Delhi High Court on Wednesday (January 24), issued notices to the Election Commission...
AAP files fresh petition before Delhi HC on MLAs disqualification

AAP files fresh petition before Delhi HC on MLAs disqualification

In an expected move, the 20 former Aam Aadmi Party legislators who lost their seats in the State Assembly last week after President Ram...
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (file picture)/Photo: UNI

EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs: Reports

Above: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (file picture)/Photo: UNI If the President accepts the Election Commission’s recommendation, AAP’s strength in 70-member Delhi Assembly will be...
President is the Head of State, don’t drag him into a PIL: SC

President is the Head of State, don’t drag him into a PIL: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 8) dismissed a public interest litigation that had sought to challenge the recruitment procedure followed for hiring personnel...
(Left) President Ram Nath Kovind being received by Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra at the inaugural function of the National Law Day. Photo: UNI

Nation trusts PM with nuclear button, but SC doesn’t trust him to select a...

Above: (Left) President  Ram Nath Kovind being received by Chief Justice of India  Dipak Mishra at the inaugural function of  the National Law Day....
President Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at the inaugural function of the National Law Day, 2017, in New Delhi on Saturday (November 25). Photo: UNI

Legal service must be extended to the poor, says President Kovind

Above: President  Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Justice of India  Dipak Mishra and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at the inaugural function of  the National...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

UNCLE SAM’S HOMECOMING It is now known that some of the credit for Rahul Gandhi’s astonishing makeover, which has transformed the Congress vice-president’s image to...
President Kovind (Left) administering oath of Chief Justice to Justice Dipak Misra

Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as 45th Chief Justice by President Kovind

Above: President Kovind (Left) administering oath of Chief Justice to Justice Dipak Misra Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in as the Chief Justice of India...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

The Fourth Estate

Adani Wired The fallout from the messy exit of Paranjoy Guha Thakurta as editor-in-chief of the venerable Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) continues to spread....
Justice karnan

Justice Karnan’s lawyers petition new President, meet home minister

Above: Justice CS Karnan Mathews J Nedumpara and AC Philip, advocates for Justice CS Karnan (Retd.) on Saturday (July 29) met union home minister...
President oath

Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as 14th President of India

Above: Ram Nath Kovind being sworn in as President by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar. Photo: PIB At Parliament’s Central hall, 15 minutes past noon on...
Photo: PIB

Hail to the Chief

Above: As President, Ram Nath Kovind will be entitled to an official residence free of cost, a salary of Rs 1.5 lakh free of...
President designate Ram Nath Kovind meeting the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh on June 20, 2017. Photo: PIB

Ram Nath Kovind becomes 14th President of India

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulating Ram Nath Kovind after his election as the next president of India. Photo: PIB Former Bihar Governor Ram Nath...
Presidential election: A lot of cross-voting has happened, say rumours

Presidential election: A lot of cross-voting has happened, say rumours

Above:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi casting his vote in the Presidential election in New Delhi on July 17, 2017. Photo: PIB A Presidential election in...
Meira Kumar files nomination papers

Meira Kumar files nomination papers

Above: Opposition Presidential candidate Meira Kumar filing her nomination to Lok Sabha Secretary General at Parliament house, in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photo: UNI...
ONCE UPON A TIME IN INDIA

ONCE UPON A TIME IN INDIA

~By Inderjit Badhwar There was once an India in which people on different sides of issues—no matter how deep or broad the chasm—could disagree without...
Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

Above: Ram Nath Kovind (fourth from left) accompanied by PM Narendra Modi (third from left), BJP president Amit Shah (fifth from left), senior BJP...
Presidential race: Kovind resigns as Bihar governor, WB governor gets additional charge

Presidential race: Kovind resigns as Bihar governor, WB governor gets additional charge

On June 19 the BJP-led NDA announced that Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind would be its presidential candidate, and by this afternoon (June 20)...
Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind. Photo: UNI

BJP names rank outsider Kovind as its Presidential candidate

The NDA has selected a rank outsider, so to say, to be its Presidential candidate. BJP president Amit Shah named Bihar governor Ram Nath...

'Ram Nath Kovind' - 41 News Results

Article 370 Dead And Buried As President Kovind Officially Declares Abrogation

Article 370 Dead And Buried As President Kovind Officially Declares Abrogation

President Ramnath Kovind on Wednesday officially declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution which had hitherto given special status to...

President Kovind appoints Governors for various states

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed Governors for various states. The major reshuffle was the shifting of erstwhile Governor of Madhya Pradesh Anandiben...
Supreme Court

Four judges take oath as Justices of Supreme Court

Justices Aniruddha Bose, AS Bopanna, Bhushan Ramkrishna Gavai and Surya Kant today took oath of office as the judges of the Supreme Court. The Justices...
Supreme Court

President Appoints Four New Judges To Supreme Court, Full Strength Now AT 31

  The Supreme Court gets four new judges as the President Ramnath Kovind on Wednesday cleared their appointments to take the strength of the apex...
Senior Advocate Sanjay Jain appointed as ASG in Supreme Court

Senior Advocate Sanjay Jain appointed as ASG in Supreme Court

Senior advocate Sanjay Jain has been appointed as the Additional Solicitor General (ASG) of India for the Supreme Court. As per the central government...

President Issues Notification Ordering Two Separate HCs for AP and Telengana

President Ramnath Kovind on Wednesday ordered the separation of the Hyderabad High Court into two separate HCs of the states of Andhra Pradesh and...
Delhi High Court

Four Judges appointed to the Delhi HC

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind has appointed four judges to the Delhi High Court, a notification by the Ministry of Law and...
Karnataka: Good Samaritan State

Karnataka: Good Samaritan State

Above: Fear of getting embroiled in long civil of criminal cases keeps people away from coming to the aid of accident victims A bill aimed...
THE MORALITY PLAY

THE MORALITY PLAY

Above: Justice Ranjan Gogoi being sworn in as the CJI by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan/Photo: UNI Immediately after donning the mantle of...
Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes over as 46th Chief Justice of India; 1st from the North East

Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes over as 46th Chief Justice of India; 1st from the...

In January this year, Justice Gogoi was among four judges who held an unprecedented press conference protesting against then Chief Justice Dipak Misra Justice Ranjan...
Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes over as 46th Chief Justice of India; 1st from the North East

SC dismisses plea challenging Justice Gogoi’s appointment as CJI

The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea challenging the appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India on the grounds...
Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed new CJI

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed new CJI

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Thursday (Sep 13) by the President of India Ram Nath...
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance gets Prez nod, home buyers get creditor status

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance gets Prez nod, home buyers get creditor status

Ordinance will enable home buyers to invoke Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 against errant developers, participate in decision making In a...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Bengal Tigers Two Bengali dailies that came out with editorial honour intact in the Cobrapost sting operation were Kolkata’s Bartaman and Agartala’s Dainik Sambad. While...
President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind gives nod to ordinance on death penalty for rape of...

Above: President Ram Nath Kovind President Ram Nath Kovind has signed The Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance, 2018 to amend Protection of Children from Sexual Offences...
President Ram Nath Kovind with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra; (inset) Justice SN Shukla of the Allahabad High Court/Photo courtesy: PIB and Allahabad High Court

Allahabad HC’s Justice Shukla digs in his heels, ball now in President Kovind’s court

Above: President Ram Nath Kovind with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra; (inset) Justice SN Shukla of the Allahabad High Court/Photo courtesy: PIB and...
AAP MLAs (file picture)/Photo: UNI

Delhi HC reserves verdict in the AAP MLAs’ disqualification case

Above: AAP MLAs (file picture)/Photo: UNI   The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (February 28) reserved its verdict in the 20 AAP MLAs’ disqualification case....
Delhi HC

AAP MLAs’ disqualification: There was no pecuniary gain for the MLAs, argues MLAs’ counsel

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Tuesday (February 13), listening to Alka Lamba’s petition for the 20 AAP MLAs...
Sonia Gandhi

Winds of change are coming, 2014 results an aberration: Sonia Gandhi

Buoyed by her party’s stunning victory in the recent Lok Sabha and Assembly by-polls in Rajasthan and its impressive electoral revival in Gujarat, former...
EC suggests 5 amendments to Constitution for simultaneous polls

EC suggests 5 amendments to Constitution for simultaneous polls

Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat, Photo Credit: Agencies Election Commission backs proposal for simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls but says 5 Articles under the...
Delhi HC division bench to start hearing AAP MLAs’ case on February 7

Delhi HC division bench to start hearing AAP MLAs’ case on February 7

The disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs in the office of profit case by President Ram Nath Kovind has been “challenged” and has come to...
President Kovind's Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

President Kovind’s Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

A focus on social sector and welfarism, highlighting the government's move to restore Muslim women's honour through the bill criminalising triple talaq, and pitching...
AAP MLAs disqualification row: Delhi HC tells EC not to initiate by-poll process

AAP MLAs disqualification row: Delhi HC tells EC not to initiate by-poll process

A division bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and AK Chawla of the Delhi High Court on Wednesday (January 24), issued notices to the Election Commission...
AAP files fresh petition before Delhi HC on MLAs disqualification

AAP files fresh petition before Delhi HC on MLAs disqualification

In an expected move, the 20 former Aam Aadmi Party legislators who lost their seats in the State Assembly last week after President Ram...
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (file picture)/Photo: UNI

EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs: Reports

Above: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (file picture)/Photo: UNI If the President accepts the Election Commission’s recommendation, AAP’s strength in 70-member Delhi Assembly will be...
President is the Head of State, don’t drag him into a PIL: SC

President is the Head of State, don’t drag him into a PIL: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 8) dismissed a public interest litigation that had sought to challenge the recruitment procedure followed for hiring personnel...
(Left) President Ram Nath Kovind being received by Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra at the inaugural function of the National Law Day. Photo: UNI

Nation trusts PM with nuclear button, but SC doesn’t trust him to select a...

Above: (Left) President  Ram Nath Kovind being received by Chief Justice of India  Dipak Mishra at the inaugural function of  the National Law Day....
President Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at the inaugural function of the National Law Day, 2017, in New Delhi on Saturday (November 25). Photo: UNI

Legal service must be extended to the poor, says President Kovind

Above: President  Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Justice of India  Dipak Mishra and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at the inaugural function of  the National...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

UNCLE SAM’S HOMECOMING It is now known that some of the credit for Rahul Gandhi’s astonishing makeover, which has transformed the Congress vice-president’s image to...
President Kovind (Left) administering oath of Chief Justice to Justice Dipak Misra

Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as 45th Chief Justice by President Kovind

Above: President Kovind (Left) administering oath of Chief Justice to Justice Dipak Misra Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in as the Chief Justice of India...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

The Fourth Estate

Adani Wired The fallout from the messy exit of Paranjoy Guha Thakurta as editor-in-chief of the venerable Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) continues to spread....
Justice karnan

Justice Karnan’s lawyers petition new President, meet home minister

Above: Justice CS Karnan Mathews J Nedumpara and AC Philip, advocates for Justice CS Karnan (Retd.) on Saturday (July 29) met union home minister...
President oath

Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as 14th President of India

Above: Ram Nath Kovind being sworn in as President by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar. Photo: PIB At Parliament’s Central hall, 15 minutes past noon on...
Photo: PIB

Hail to the Chief

Above: As President, Ram Nath Kovind will be entitled to an official residence free of cost, a salary of Rs 1.5 lakh free of...
President designate Ram Nath Kovind meeting the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh on June 20, 2017. Photo: PIB

Ram Nath Kovind becomes 14th President of India

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulating Ram Nath Kovind after his election as the next president of India. Photo: PIB Former Bihar Governor Ram Nath...
Presidential election: A lot of cross-voting has happened, say rumours

Presidential election: A lot of cross-voting has happened, say rumours

Above:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi casting his vote in the Presidential election in New Delhi on July 17, 2017. Photo: PIB A Presidential election in...
Meira Kumar files nomination papers

Meira Kumar files nomination papers

Above: Opposition Presidential candidate Meira Kumar filing her nomination to Lok Sabha Secretary General at Parliament house, in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photo: UNI...
ONCE UPON A TIME IN INDIA

ONCE UPON A TIME IN INDIA

~By Inderjit Badhwar There was once an India in which people on different sides of issues—no matter how deep or broad the chasm—could disagree without...
Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

Above: Ram Nath Kovind (fourth from left) accompanied by PM Narendra Modi (third from left), BJP president Amit Shah (fifth from left), senior BJP...
Presidential race: Kovind resigns as Bihar governor, WB governor gets additional charge

Presidential race: Kovind resigns as Bihar governor, WB governor gets additional charge

On June 19 the BJP-led NDA announced that Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind would be its presidential candidate, and by this afternoon (June 20)...
Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind. Photo: UNI

BJP names rank outsider Kovind as its Presidential candidate

The NDA has selected a rank outsider, so to say, to be its Presidential candidate. BJP president Amit Shah named Bihar governor Ram Nath...

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