Friday, December 9, 2022


If SC declares its 2014 land acquisition judgment ‘careless’, other cases will be reopened

Judges have asked CJI for an appropriate bench to decide if a three-judge bench can overturn a previous judgment by a bench of similar strength.

Tamil Nadu’s Cauvery setback was ‘minimal’, legal team debating whether to seek review

Shekhar Naphade, who represented the state in the SC, says TN will insist on Centre constituting court-mandated water management board within 6 weeks.

Modi to Trudeau: Those challenging the unity & integrity of India will not be tolerated

With his Canadian counterpart beside him, PM says ‘there should be no place for those who misuse religion for political objectives and create divisions’.

India suffers from underemployment not unemployment: NITI Aayog’s Rajiv Kumar

NITI Aayog vice-chariman Rajiv Kumar says PM Modi takes his suggestions seriously; favours simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly polls due to cost factor.

Karnataka lags behind the rest of India on many rural & urban indicators: SECC data

In rural areas, the biggest problems are low income and literacy, while in urban Karnataka, drinking water and sanitation lag behind the national average.

Anand Marriage Act: An assertion of Sikh identity in the face of UCC demands

Delhi has joined the growing list of states that will now allow Sikhs to register their marriages under their own Act. But does it have any tangible benefits?

SBI gets electoral bond scheme moving, even as it is questioned in SC

The bank has asked the EC for details of parties eligible to receive funds. Finance ministry announces first issue of the scheme will be open from 1-10 March.

Fresh row in top court as CJI roped in to resolve conflict between 2 benches

A bench led by Justice Arun Mishra has asked CJI if court can declare a ruling of equal bench strength invalid after invalidating one such ruling.

President scraps Visva-Bharati V-C appointment, starts selection process afresh

On HRD ministry advice, President withdraws his own assent to V-C appointment. Ministry writes to University to set up new selection committee.

Avani Chaturvedi becomes India’s first woman fighter pilot in 2018. Why are we clapping?

A decade before Avani Chaturvedi became India's first solo woman fighter pilot, Pakistan had already done it, as had UAE, Somalia and Turkey.

On Camera


File photos of Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal | ANI

3 polls, 3 parties, 3 outcomes: Conclusive yet bittersweet for BJP,...

Just as Modi isn’t such a vote-catcher outside Gujarat, Kejriwal isn’t beyond Delhi. And in Himachal, Gandhis were mostly not there, but local Congress elders fought cohesively.
File photo of a petrol pump in Delhi | ANI

How India could ride out oil price rise thanks to cheap...

With its fleet of hurriedly assembled tankers, Moscow is likely to defy EU oil sanctions. Moreover, eased US sanctions on Venezuelan crude to help New Delhi meet energy demand.


Border Security Force (BSF) troops at the Attari border | Image by special arrangement

No more mad rush, book online now to watch BSF-Pak Rangers’...

Online registration begins from 1 January, 2023 to ‘smoothen the process’ for visitors; the decision is part of Centre’s digital push, says BSF.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP...

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.