Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicAllahbad High Court

Topic: Allahbad High Court

Defining ‘ideal rape victim’, judging ‘dissolute ladies’ — why courts get called out for sexism

June Allahabad HC order in 'dowry harassment' case, which said woman had no 'shame' & had 'venom and poison' in her mind, is latest judgment to draw flak for 'gender insensitivity'.

Supreme Court agrees to hear plea against Allahabad HC order granting bail to Chinmayanand

Former Union minister Chinmayanand was arrested last year in a case of sexual exploitation of a law student under Section 376, a charge short of rape.

Chinmayanand shifted to hospital, UP law student plea seeking stay on arrest turned down

The UP law student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape, had sought a stay on her arrest after the SIT booked her and arrested 3 men for allegedly trying to extort the BJP leader.

Govt to file review petition in Supreme Court on faculty reservation in universities: Javadekar

The announcement comes in the wake of protests by teachers and students bodies after the petition seeking restoration of earlier mechanism of faculty reservation.

On Camera

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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