Tuesday, June 6, 2023


‘Disturbing’ — SC stays Allahabad HC order to examine whether rape complainant is ‘manglik’

HC ordered Lucknow University's astrology department to check woman's horoscope in 'false promise of marriage' case after man claimed he could not marry her because she was 'manglik'.

Hindus’ plea to pray all-year at Gyanvapi won’t change its character — HC order junking mosque panel case

Masjid Committee filed revision plea against district court order which rejected challenge to maintainability of plea by Hindu devotees who seek to offer prayers inside Gyanvapi.

Law Commission says retain sedition law, increase jail term — ‘helps combat anti-national elements’

Colonial legacy not valid ground for repeal, says 22nd Law Commission tasked with reviewing the provision. The commission submitted its report to the Union Law Ministry on 24 May.

Brij Bhushan booked for aggravated sexual assault, but still free. What POCSO Act says on arrest

An offence falling under Section 10 of POCSO Act is cognizable & non-bailable. When committed by an individual in a position of authority, it is categorised as an 'aggravated' offence.

‘Bogus deals, fake will’ & a landlord named Rushdie — curious case of Delhi HC’s ‘oldest’ civil suit

4, Flagstaff Road has been mired in a legal battle royale ever since Salman Rushdie’s father ‘sold’ it to politician Bhiku Jain for Rs 3.75 lakh in 1970. It was last valued at Rs 130 cr.

CBI is relying on a 2017 UK court judgment in case against Rolls Royce. Here’s what it says

CBI has booked London-based arms dealer Sudhir Choudhrie, his son Bhanu, and the British aerospace major for corruption in procurement of 115 Hawk jets for the training of IAF pilots.

Allahabad HC dismisses Gyanvapi mosque committee’s plea against maintainability of Hindu suit

Five Hindu women have moved the suit before the Varanasi court seeking the right to worship Maa Shringar Gauri on the outer wall of the mosque complex.

‘Hardened terrorist’ — NIA appeals Yasin Malik’s life sentence, demands death penalty

New Delhi: Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik has not only failed in reforming himself, but has moved up “several steps in hierarchy” to become...

‘Can influence witnesses’: Delhi High Court denies Manish Sisodia bail in liquor policy case

The former Delhi deputy chief minister had moved the high court after a trial court rejected his bail on 31 March.

Delhi HC issues notice to Kashmir separatist Yasin Malik on NIA plea for death sentence

A trial court had rejected the probe agency’s plea for a death sentence last year, and awarded Malik a life term instead.

On Camera


Restoration work underway at the site of the Balasore railway accident | representational image | ANI

Railway officers overburdened. Bring in technical experts, not IRMS to solve...

Better maintenance procedures shall remain the backbone of railway operations. Outsourcing safety maintenance will be the wrong solution.
Representative image | Photo: PTI

Make it easier for nominees & heirs to access money left...

Panel set up in May 2022 has recommended ways in which RBI's regulated entities can improve customer service, including easing KYC norms & removing limits on UPI transactions.


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with US counterpart Lloyd Austin in New Delhi Monday | ANI

Rajnath-Austin meet sets stage for mega jet engine deal when Modi...

India and US to initiate negotiations on 'Security of Supply Arrangement and a Reciprocal Defence Procurement Agreement' to promote long-term supply chain stability.
Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Manipur saw ‘free’ India’s 1st flag hoisted. Now it’s BJP’s biggest...

There are 3 things you never do in a small northeastern state: undermine local leaders, divide and rule, push homogenisation.