Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicOP Jindal gang-rape

Topic: OP Jindal gang-rape

‘She may be an extrovert, not a liar’: Why HC upheld 20-yr jail for 2 in 2015 OP Jindal rape case

Observing that 'merely because victim is alleged to be woman of easy virtue, her testimony can't be discarded', Punjab & Haryana HC confirmed convictions of 2 accused, acquitted 3rd.

SC stays bail of 3 Jindal University students convicted of rape, but all are still free

Supreme Court stayed their bail, but the men were “not home” when police went to serve fresh arrest warrants issued by the trial court.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.