Thursday, 6 October, 2022

Topic: MPs

Nearly 5,000 criminal cases pending against sitting & former MPs, MLAs, SC told

UP tops list with 1,339 cases still pending for final disposal. Bihar is second. Amicus curiae Vijay Hansaria says Centre didn’t provide suggestions over the monitoring panel.

Avoid airport lounge, queue up like common people: PM Modi tells BJP MPs in breakfast meet

BJP MPs from Andhra, Telangana, Karnataka told to organise sporting, cultural events, meet and greet people to know their expectations and showcase work done by government.

Unprecedented, says Opposition as 12 MPs suspended for ‘misconduct’ in last Parliament session

The Opposition MPs, accused of ‘unruly and violent behaviour’ in the monsoon session, have been suspended for the duration of the winter session

Why is Justice Akil Kureshi not in Supreme Court? A little bit more transparency, my lord

People have a right to know if government’s objections to appointments were driven by larger cause of justice or political considerations.

Few special courts, bunked hearings — why thousands of cases against MPs, MLAs remain pending

Findings part of report submitted last week before Supreme Court. It was put together by senior advocate Vijay Hansaria and advocate Sneha Kalita.

122 with ED, 163 with CBI — SC gets tally of criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs for 10 yrs

A report submitted to Supreme Court Tuesday provides details of pending cases against MPs and MLAs filed by the CBI and ED.

Govt wants MPs to buy stubble machines with funds from suspended MPLADS to tackle pollution

In a letter to MPs, government makes clear no fresh funds will be released until 2022 and puts a cap of Rs 25 lakh per annum per constituency for the purchases.

Delegation of Punjab MPs meet Amit Shah for resumption of train services in state

Train services have been suspended in Punjab since 24 September, when farmers groups organised protests on train tracks against the 3 farm laws enacted by the Centre.

Criminal cases against MPs, MLAs have increased in trial courts — amicus curiae to SC

Senior advocate Vijay Hansaria's report says in December 2018, these cases numbered 4,122, but have increased to 4,859.

MPs’ suspension underlines degenerating parliamentary debate, both sides are to blame

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.