Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicJustice Madan Lokur

Topic: Justice Madan Lokur

Government is using sedition as an iron hand to curb free speech, says Justice M.B. Lokur

Former SC judge M.B. Lokur's comments came a day after former JNU student leader Umar Khalid was arrested for his alleged involvement in the northeast Delhi riots.

SC comes down hard on IT dept, says apex court is not a “picnic place”

The Supreme Court raps the department for making a "misleading statement" and notes that the pending matter was decided by the apex court earlier. New Delhi:...

Supreme Court takes up ‘mass rape’ in Bihar shelter home after letter from activist

Court directs TISS to submit a copy of its audit report that unearthed sexual exploitation of 34 girls in a state-run shelter.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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