Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicIndian law

Topic: Indian law

Deepika, Rhea ‘drugs probe’ to Delhi riots — what law says on WhatsApp chats as evidence

Investigators have used WhatsApp chats as evidence to question suspects in NCB-Bollywood drug case that has seen Deepika Padukone's name emerge, as well as in the Delhi riots case. 

In a rush to pass bills, 17th Lok Sabha is not scrutinising future laws enough

Narendra Modi government intends to get Parliament’s approval on 40 bills before the two houses adjourn on 26 July.

Restricting surrogacy to relatives won’t work, doctors say as bill is tabled in Lok Sabha

The bill aims to ban ‘commercial’ surrogacy, or paying a woman to carry a baby for 9 months, and restrict the practice to blood relatives.

On SC plate after break, ‘conspiracy’ in CJI case, NRC update & a power tussle in the South

The Supreme Court, resuming duties after its summer vacation, will also hear steps taken by Bihar to tackle the Encephalitis deaths.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

A Sikorsky S-76D chopper | Credit: Twitter/@PawanHansLtd

Pawan Hans chopper crash not an anomaly, doesn’t bode well for govt-owned firm’s disinvestment

Crash that killed 4 one of several Pawan Hans chopper accidents in last few decades. These incidents, coupled with losses, operational issues & legal hurdles, may delay disinvestment.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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