Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicArun Shourie

Topic: Arun Shourie

Politicians, editors, a retired Major General: The petitioners taking on sedition law in SC

Supreme Court suspended Section124A after hearing a bunch of petitions challenging various aspects. Petitioners range from Lok Sabha MP to journalists facing sedition charges.

Today, RSS cadres available to be Modi-Shah instruments, says former BJP minister Arun Shourie

Discussing his new book at ThePrint's Off the Cuff, Shourie spoke to Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta about importance of studying RSS & his great 'errors of judgement' on PM Modi & V.P. Singh.

A ‘skeleton bent like a bow’, Sri Ramakrishna’s battle with cancer made him child-like

In ‘Preparing for Death’, Arun Shourie traces Sri Ramakrishna’s battle with cancer and his pleading with the doctor to lessen the unbearable pain.

Arun Shourie, crusader against corruption faces corruption charge — it happens only in India

Arun Shourie, who was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1982 and the Padma Bhushan in 1990, is an outstanding Indian change-agent and leader.

This is the 2002 hotel sale case in which CBI court wants FIR against Arun Shourie

A CBI court has asked the agency to file criminal cases against Shourie & four others as allegations against them in the corruption case prima facie appeared to be true.

Shourie, Bhushan, N Ram withdraw plea filed in SC challenging validity of criminal contempt

Petitioners’ lawyer tells Supreme Court bench that issues raised in plea are ‘important’ but they would not like to raise them at this stage.

Shourie, Bhushan, N Ram challenge validity of criminal contempt in SC, say it curbs free speech

Their petition states that Section 2(c)(i) of the Contempt of Court Act has the effect of threatening dissenters and critics, and silences legitimate criticism and dissent.

Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie demand CBI probe into Rafale deal, say SC verdict clears way

Stating Justice K.M. Joseph's judgment that the CBI can still take lawful action, Bhushan and Shourie said the agency should launch an independent inquiry.

Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie and Prashant Bhushan move SC seeking review of Rafale verdict

On 14 December, Supreme Court dismissed all PILs alleging irregularities in the procurement of 36 Rafale jets from France.

SC’s Rafale verdict shocking and disappointing, say Shourie, Yashwant & Bhushan

Petitioners say Supreme Court has taken ‘dangerous step in condoning total disregard of procedures’.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

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Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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