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Law Minister Kiren rijiju with Chief justice of India N. V. Ramana during an event organised by the Bar Council of India | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

‘I’m not Sachin Tendulkar,’ says CJI Ramana, lauds ‘team effort’ at Bar Council felicitation

The Chief Justice of India also spoke about challenges faced by women lawyers at the event, also attended by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju. Snapshots from the ceremony.
File photo of CJI N.V. Ramana | ANI

It’s a sorry state of affairs in Parliament, there’s no clarity in laws, CJI Ramana says

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana recalls earlier debates as 'very wise and constructive', urges lawyers to contribute their knowledge, wisdom and experience to lawmaking.
Representational image | A beneficiary receives a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre, in Kerala in July 2021 | ANI

SC issues notice to Centre, others on plea for disclosure of data on Covid vaccines’ trials

The SC bench asked advocate Prashant Bhushan whether entertaining the plea would create doubt over vaccines. Bhushan said the disclosure of data will rather clear all the doubts.

More ‘citizen requests’ for PM Modi, and SC’s concern over ‘safety’ of judges

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‘Scooter’ on vaccine certificates, and ‘all eyes’ on Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC readies new e-system to immediately issue bail orders to jails, awaits security audit

New mechanism, aimed at ensuring quick release of prisoners, entails emailing the bail orders to jails as well as the district court under whose jurisdiction the prison falls.
Samples of pulses are displayed in a wholesaler at Khari Baoli spice market in New Delhi (Representational Image) | Photo: Ruhani Kaur | Bloomberg

SubscriberWrites: How Right to Food is more entitlement than a fundamental right

According to Shaunak Desai, food, education, and healthcare are entitlements that an individual needs to obtain for himself.
File photo of the Supreme Court of India | Photo: Manisha Mondal | Photo: ThePrint

‘Shocking, terrible’ that people still booked under scrapped Section 66A of IT Act, SC says

An application filed before the top court by People’s Union for Civil Liberties claimed 745 cases were pending trial in courts in 11 states under the now-defunct Section 66A of IT Act.

‘Don’t play games with court’ — SC tells BSP MLA’s husband seeking bail in murder case

SC refused to entertain the bail plea of the accused arrested for the murder of Congress leader Devendra Chourasia, and pointed out how 17 cases were pending against him.
Anti-CAA protest at Jamia Millia University | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

IUML moves SC against govt inviting applications for citizenship from non-Muslim refugees

Indian Union Muslim League's petition argues that Centre is trying to circumvent the assurance given to SC on its previous plea challenging the constitutional validity of CAA.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.