Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicIndu Malhotra

Topic: Indu Malhotra

SC ex-judge Indu Malhotra to head 5-member panel that will probe ‘breach’ in PM Modi’s security

3-judge bench led by CJI Ramana says questions over PM’s security ‘can't be left to be resolved through one-sided inquiries’, reiterates central & Punjab govt probes won't proceed.

With Sabarimala ruling, Supreme Court is doing its bit to push back patriarchy

Supreme Court’s Sabarimala judgment shows that a woman’s fundamental rights are not inferior to that of a man’s

Dear PM Modi, just 3 female judges in the Supreme Court is no cause for celebration

Women judges are routinely passed over for promotions, making it impossible for them to move into bigger roles.

Gloves off, dissent collar on. US judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg is what India needs

Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg is quite the rage in the United States. She is on T-shirts, phone cases, adult colouring books and children’s books.

An ineffective collegium gives government an opportunity to revive NJAC 2

The collegium gives the impression that it has been certain of the need to appoint an eminent member of the Bar and that Joseph was the only other fit person.

Indu Malhotra: India’s 7th woman Supreme Court Judge in 70 years

Justice R. Banumathi has for years been the lone woman judge in the Supreme Court. With Malhotra, the top court now has two women and 23 men as judges.

CJI Misra doesn’t find anything wrong in govt asking court to reconsider Joseph elevation

In response to lawyers and bar association plea asking for stay on Indu Malhotra’s appointment as SC judge, CJI says it’s ‘unimaginable, inconceivable’.

Modi govt takes on SC again, appoints Indu Malhotra but doesn’t clear K.M. Joseph

The move is bound to be controversial, and it is unclear whether the Centre took CJI Dipak Misra into confidence before taking the decision.

Govt wanted to appoint Indu Malhotra to SC, stall KM Joseph, but precedent didn’t allow it

Centre’s bid to stop Joseph’s elevation was blocked by legal precedent — it can’t process one name recommended by the collegium while returning another.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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