Monday, 22 January, 2018

Policy

File photo of CJI Dipak Misra

Judges who revolted give Chief Justice list of complaints, but standoff prevails

Justice Jasti Chelameswar travels out of the capital further delaying resolution of crisis in the Supreme Court.
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Sahasrabuddh

‘One nation, one election’: This BJP MP is trying to get all political parties...

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini organising a seminar on 20 & 21 January, political leaders and NITI Aayog vice-chairman set to attend.
Soldiers

Hafiz Saeed & Salahuddin among 12 in NIA charge sheet in J&K terror funding...

Many Hurriyat office-bearers also named alongside LeT and Hizbul Mujahideen chiefs, NIA says it has definite evidence of cross-LoC funding

After Ahmed Patel’s election drama, poll panel changes Rajya Sabha voting process

After the fracas during the Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll, Election Commission decides on a new polling station layout for future elections. New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) seems to have learnt its lessons...
Supreme Court of India

Top lawyer petitions Supreme Court to begin live telecast of its proceedings

Petition argues that live proceedings will help citizens get information on important cases first-hand, rather than relying on third parties.
Representative image of domestic violence

52% Indian women think it’s okay for their husbands to beat them. Only 42%...

Data from the National Family Health Survey found that the number of men who say physical abuse is justified has fallen faster over the past 10 years. 

Now, MCI counsel writes to five senior-most judges in defence of CJI

Vikas Singh, also president of the Supreme Court Bar Association, rebutted Prashant Bhushan’s request seeking an in-house probe into the CJI’s actions.
Supreme Court judge Jasti Chelameswar during a press conference at his residence

Justice Chelameswar does not attend court, no breakthrough in sight for SC crisis

The possible reassigning of judge Loya's case not seen as a step towards resolving the crisis between the CJI and the four senior judges.
Japan’s Shinkansen bullet train

Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet train construction will begin in 2019: Project chief

Achal Khare, MD of new company set up to build and run bullet train, says rest of this year will go in land acquisitions and awarding contracts.
26/11 attack survivor Moshe Holtzberg at the Mumbai Chabad House

How Chabad House in Mumbai was restored to its original glory before Moshe came...

Chabad House in South Mumbai was badly damaged after the 2008 attacks. This is how it was restored to its former glory while retaining its past character. 
A file photo of Manvendra Gohil

My family built a palace similar to Windsor Castle. I’m making it a safe house for LGBTQA

When I came out some years ago, my parents publicly disowned me and disinherited me from the ancestral property, writes Manvendra Gohil.

Gujarat Elections 2017

A graphic showing newspapers The Hindu, The Indian Express and President APJ Abdul Kalam

When one Indian newspaper handed over its big scoop to a rival

It was the only way to ensure the story wasn't killed. And Spielberg's latest, The Post, brings it back to me.
Former CAG Vinod Rai who A Raja has alleged was a vigilante

Talk Point: Was former CAG Vinod Rai a ‘vigilante’, or was he India’s ‘conscience keeper’?

Andimuthu Raja, the former telecom minister who was recently acquitted in the 2G scam trial, has alleged in a new book that the entire episode was the opposition’s attempt to bring down the UPA-II.