Topic: Justice Kureshi
Law ministry data says total number of vacancies in Supreme Court & high courts was 392 in the beginning of 2019, and increased to 410 by year-end.
SC had initially recommended Justice A.A. Kureshi to be appointed Madhya Pradesh HC chief justice. But central govt objected to it.
Justice Akil Kureshi’s case won’t be the last one where Supreme Court collegium will bow down to the arbitrary diktat of Modi government.
Earlier, the apex court had recommended Justice Kureshi for Madhya Pradesh High Court but the Centre had expressed reservations.
Ideology and science are like oil and water — they refuse to mix.
A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.
In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.