Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicChief Justice Dipak Misra

Topic: Chief Justice Dipak Misra

No mala fide intention on part of police in arrest of Bhima-Koregaon activists: Top court

In a 2-1 ruling, the SC bench led by CJI Dipak Misra extended the house arrest of the five activists in the Bhima-Koregaon case by four weeks.

St Stephen’s grad Amitabh Kant calls Hindu College ‘lousy’ at IIC event

The St Stephen’s vs Hindu rivalry came into play at a book launch at Delhi's IIC.

Women activists express concern over acceptance of Supreme Court’s Sabarimala verdict

Doubtful that temple authorities will take it in right spirit, said a women rights activist who welcomed the top court's decision.

Explained: All things Babri, Faruqui and Ayodhya

Thursday’s SC ruling paves way for final hearing in Ayodhya land dispute case to begin. And a verdict may even be possible before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Supreme Court paves way for SC/ST job promotion, says no need to collect quantifiable data

The verdict cleared a major hurdle cited by the Centre in granting reservation in promotion of SC/ST govt employees.

5 key takeaways from Supreme Court’s Aadhaar judgment

From bar on private companies to allowing citizens the right to redress a breach, Supreme Court has put in restrictions in use of Aadhaar. 

Supreme Court asks Parliament to frame law to weed out crime from politics

Supreme Court reiterates that all candidates must declare their criminal antecedents to the Election Commission before contesting an election. 

Supreme Court rejects petition seeking appointment of lawyer as High Court judge

The petition has no merit and it is not justiciable, said the two judge bench while dismissing the plea.

Supreme Court to hear ArcelorMittal plea tomorrow seeking an extension for repayment of dues

The National Law Appellate Tribunal had directed ArcelorMittal to pay Rs 7,000 crore to become eligible to bid for Essar Steel.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi will be next CJI, nothing adverse against him: Govt sources

There had been speculation that the senior-most SC judge could be superseded following the 12 January press conference.

On Camera

YourTurn

Taliban confirms Al-Qaeda chief Ayman-al-Zawahiri's killing; condemn US drone attack

Al-Zawahiri dispatch from heaven: I am reunited with Osama. This is the new Muslim Brotherhood

Before you read any theory about how I, as the CEO of terror group al-Qaeda, was killed by Joe Biden, let me walk you through my own story of love, lust and betrayal.
File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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