Committee of Administrators has not cleared agreement to appoint a tax advisor to BCCI to avoid questions of possible conflict of interest for Limaye. RUHI TEWARI
In the first instance of legal intervention in the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM), the Supreme Court has issued a notice and sought a detailed reply from the Centre and four states. SANYA DHINGRA
India’s courts have already invalidated triple talaq. The Supreme Court is unlikely to bring new closure.
Several Indian courts, including the Supreme Court, have ruled that the practice of instantaneous triple talaq is invalid and un-Quranic. It is unlikely that the upcoming hearing from May 11-19 by a constitution bench headed by the Chief Justice, will be groundbreaking. SANYA DHINGRA
Excerpts from the 429-page judgement by Justice Deepak Misra, Ashok Bhushan and the concurring judgement by Justice Bhanumati upholding the death sentence to the four convicts in the horrific 16 December gangrape case. ThePrint TEAM
Indian courts apply the principle of “rarest of rare” circumstances when they award capital punishment. RAJGOPAL SINGH