Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicK.K. Venugopal

Topic: K.K. Venugopal

Supreme Court paves way for SC/ST job promotion, says no need to collect quantifiable data

The verdict cleared a major hurdle cited by the Centre in granting reservation in promotion of SC/ST govt employees.

Supreme Court asks Parliament to frame law to weed out crime from politics

Supreme Court reiterates that all candidates must declare their criminal antecedents to the Election Commission before contesting an election. 

Why Attorney-General Venugopal’s words in court remind us of the dark days of Emergency

In court for the Karnataka case, the AG has received polite rebukes for a number of controversial statements.

The Constitution will prevail in Karnataka. The BJP’s Constitution

It is secularist trash that 104 is less than 117. If only they could appreciate Vedic mathematics.

Ex-Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi appointed ‘eminent jurist’ on panel to appoint Lokpal

Rohatgi had represented the Centre in case against delays in implementing Lokpal. He had argued things could not go ahead without an official Leader of Opposition.

New twist in CJI impeachment as Congress MPs withdraw petition challenging V-P Naidu order

SC allowed to withdraw petition after senior advocate Kapil Sibal took objection to the ‘overnight constitution of a five-judge bench’ to hear the case.

On Camera

YourTurn

Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Amitabh Bachchan was a comic book Superman 40 years ago. In a tight, pink costume

Created by Pammi Bakshi and Gulzar, Amitabh Bachchan comics cost Rs 4 each 40 years ago. Today, they are a hot collectors' item costing $199 on eBay.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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