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Book launch

Collegium system needs reconsideration, says former Supreme Court judge AK Sikri

Former SC Justice A.K. Sikri was speaking at launch of Chintan Chandrachud's new book 'The cases that India forgot'. Justice D.Y. Chandrachud was also present.
A file image of A.K. Sikri | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Justice AK Sikri, stellar student with 4,570 verdicts to his name, retires today

Justice A.K. Sikri's tenure as a judge has largely been controversy-free, barring the recent row over his nomination for a post-retirement job by the Modi government.
The Supreme Court had struck down Section 66A in 2015 | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint file

Bureaucrats only cannot be made information commissioners, says Supreme Court

The top court has passed a slew of directions on filling up vacancies in the Central Information Commission & state information commissions.
A file image of A.K. Sikri | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

In the digital era, judging is under stress, says Supreme Court judge A.K.Sikri

A.K. Sikri who was talking on 'Freedom of press in the digital age' said today when as issue is raised or even before it is taken by the court, people start discussing what should be the outcome.
A file image of A.K. Sikri | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Justice AK Sikri turned down Commonwealth post. Here’s what he has lost out on

Legal experts say a post at CSAT is not financially rewarding but is considered prestigious professionally because the selection is so rigorous.
Supreme Court’s ruling Wednesday says that the Delhi lieutenant governor (L-G) can neither act independently nor obstruct government's policy decisions | Wikipedia

Supreme Court won’t tolerate delays by tax authorities, benches begin dismissing cases

Different benches headed by Justices Sikri, Chelameswar, Gogoi, and Nariman, pull up income tax and revenue departments for repeated delays.

On Camera

The river Ganga in Varanasi

Five reasons that are stopping Ganga from becoming clean

The bureaucracy is capable enough to prove to the govt that Ganga has been completely cleaned. But that, we know, would be far from truth.

Revival in demand & business activity push Indian economy’s animal spirits up in September

Economists attributed the recovery to pent-up demand after a strict lockdown imposed in March hit the consumption of goods and services.

Defence

A file photo of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper at the 2+2 dialogue in Washington in December 2019. | Photo: ANI

The 3 foundational agreements with US and what they mean for India’s military growth

Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement, the last of the key foundational agreements between India & US, was signed Tuesday. LEMOA was signed in 2016 and COMCASA in 2018.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.