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Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi entering the Parliament for oath taking in Rajya Sabha | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

This is the justification ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi is giving for accepting Rajya Sabha seat

Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi addressed several criticisms that arose from his acceptance of the Rajya Sabha nomination and the sealed cover jurisprudence.
At the seminar organised by the Centre for Air Power Studies in New Delhi | Twitter: @rajnathsingh

IAF to focus on bombs & air-to-air missiles for edge over Pakistan

IAF chief says force had lost the edge to Pakistan Air Force over the past 15 years but adds that the Rafale fighters will tilt the scales in India’s favour. 
Indian Air Force fighter jets fly during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi

India will purchase 110 new fighter jets in staggered manner, says CDS Gen Bipin Rawat

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, who is mandated with prioritising capital procurement, says India will likely buy more submarines for the Navy too.
Prashant Bhushan (L) and Arun Shourie at the press conference | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie demand CBI probe into Rafale deal, say SC verdict clears way

Stating Justice K.M. Joseph's judgment that the CBI can still take lawful action, Bhushan and Shourie said the agency should launch an independent inquiry.
The Supreme Court of India | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC dismisses Rafale review but Justice Joseph says CBI can still take lawful action

In a separate judgement, Justice K.M. Joseph said the verdict will not stand in the way of the CBI taking lawful action on petitioners' complaint.
SC closes contempt case against Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi says Supreme Court verdict on Rafale deal opens ‘huge door’ for probe

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi called for a Joint Parliamentary Committee investigation citing the Supreme Court's verdict that gave the Modi government a clean chit in Rafale deal.
SC closes contempt case against Rahul Gandhi

Rahul’s Rafale reaction, Mamata roshogollas on World Diabetes Day, Lalu breaks ‘maun vrat’

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Rajnath demands apology from Congress after Rafale verdict, accuses it of trying to malign PM

The Supreme Court on Thursday gave a clean chit to the Modi government in the Rafale fighter jet deal case, and said the review petitions were without merit.
File photo of a Rafale fighter aircraft | PTI

SC dismisses petitions seeking Rafale probe, drops contempt case against Rahul Gandhi

Supreme Court holds that there are no grounds to file an FIR into the Rafale deal. It also drops contempt proceedings against Rahul Gandhi in related case.
A file photo of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

Losing govt’s grip to winning people’s trust – a lot is riding on CJI Gogoi’s last 4 cases

The four cases hold the power to establish whether Supreme Court decisions are made on constitutional principles or as per popular public perception.

On Camera

File photo | TB patients wait to receive treatments, offered free by Delhi Tuberculosis Association, at Chandni Chowk, New Delhi | PTI

India’s long TB battle has 3 key lessons for fighting the coronavirus

Tuberculosis keeps coming up in the context of the novel coronavirus pandemic. India’s tuberculosis burden has taught us a thing or two about infection control.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Ramayan on DD: Best way to keep India’s elderly indoors or show the young TV beyond Netflix?

Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, which was a rage in the late 1980s, has made a comeback at a time when the 21-day lockdown has forced people indoors.

Defence

File image of medical staff at isolation ward where 3 patients were admitted for suspected coronavirus infection, in New Delhi | ANI

Army doctor and JCO test positive for Covid-19, both had travelled to Delhi separately

The latest cases have come over 10 days after an Army jawan in Leh tested positive for Covid-19 to become the first its victim in the 13-lakh strong force.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.