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There had been speculation that the senior-most SC judge could be superseded following the 12 January press conference.

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Is AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal also guilty of treating Muslims as an unthinking votebank?

Days after Delhi voted in the Lok Sabha elections, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the Muslim vote “shifted” to the Congress at the last minute.


Pakistan sends a ‘message’ to Modi, test-fires nuclear missile on day of his poll sweep

Pakistan tested ballistic missile Shaheen-II, which has a range of 1,500 km. Indian security experts say timing of the test clear signal to new govt.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.