Tuesday, 19 February, 2019

Judiciary

File image of Kanhaiya Kumar | Commons

Hearing in sedition case against Kanhaiya Kumar & others on 19 January

The Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet against Kanhaiya Kumar and others for supporting seditious slogans raised in JNU in February 2016.
File photo of Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

CJI Ranjan Gogoi says task of judge is to sit with text of law in context of life

Speaking at a book release on former Chief Justice of India Y K Sabharwal, he said that most of the people who studied law are oblivious of the experiences of the ordinary people who seek justice from the court.
Sajjan Kumar

SC issues notice to to CBI on Sajjan Kumar’s appeal in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

The former Congress leader was convicted and sentenced for the death of five Sikhs and the burning down of a gurudwara in Delhi.
Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Supreme Court gives 6 weeks to Modi govt to reply on PIL against snooping notification

According to the notification, 10 central probe and snoop agencies are empowered for computer interception and analysis.
The Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Supreme Court refuses to quash FIR against activist Anand Teltumbde in Bhima-Koregaon case

The apex court also extended Teltumbde's interim protection from arrest by four weeks.

After ThePrint report, SC judge Sikri rejects Modi govt’s post-retirement job offer

Justice A.K. Sikri, a member of the panel that ousted Alok Verma as CBI director, had drawn a lot of flak after ThePrint reported the job offer.
Alok Verma | Ramesh Sharma/India Today Group/Getty Images

Justice Sikri, whose vote decided Alok Verma’s fate, gets Modi govt nod for plum posting

Justice Sikri was part of the three-member panel that decided to remove Alok Verma as CBI chief this month.

OnCamera

Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Blood, bodies and scars: What I saw after the 1983 Nellie massacre in Assam

On the anniversary of the Nellie massacre in Assam, which claimed thousands of lives in a few hours, I recall the horrid sights.

As Pakistan’s leverage with US, China, Saudi Arabia grows, is it even possible to isolate it?

Pakistan signed deals worth $20 billion with Saudi Arabia, even as India vows to isolate the neighbour diplomatically after the Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy.

Defence

A Rafale fighter aircraft seen during rehearsals for fly-past ahead of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka Air Base in Bengaluru

IAF deputy chief and other senior officers set to fly Rafale at Aero India

Even as political slug-fest continues over the deal, IAF is throwing its weight behind Rafale, the first of which is to be delivered in September 2019.
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.