Tuesday, 20 November, 2018

Topic: Supreme Court

Alok Verma

CBI vs CBI: Supreme Court asks Alok Verma to file response quickly to CVC report

The top court also made clear that it will not adjourn the scheduled hearing.
Institutions

Apart from Ram, the Supreme Court is BJP’s best friend in 2019

Even die-hard Modi fans are not enthused with the performance of the government in the last four-and-a-half years.
Image of the Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

How the Supreme Court took it upon itself to become a daily criminal investigation monitor

Supreme Court’s priorities expose its lack of confidence in every other institutional process except for its own.
Delhi University | Commons

Modi govt to move bill to skirt SC and allow institution-centric quotas in universities

The bill, to be tabled in the upcoming winter session, is also meant to allow universities to continue hiring teachers.
One survey after another points to rising conservatism in the country | Facebook

Where I see the rise of an illiberal, irritable and sometimes petulant new India

French President Emmanuel Macron has sparked a fresh global debate on nationalism versus patriotism. Here is what I had written in August 2014. Good time to put it to a reality check.
Alok Verma

Supreme Court asks CBI Director Alok Verma to respond to CVC report by Monday

The top court ordered for the CVC report on allegations against Verma to be given to him in a sealed envelope.
Sabarimala temple in Kerala | PTI

Stand-off on Sabarimala continues after all-party meeting fails in Kerala

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said his government was duty-bound to enforce the Supreme Court's September 28 verdict.
Delhi's air pollution

All the legal attempts made to combat Delhi’s air pollution in the last 2 decades

From mandating CNG for Delhi’s buses to restricting the bursting of fireworks, courts have tried to curb air pollution in the capital for more than 20 years.
A Rafale fighter jet manufactured by Dassault Aviation SA | SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Rafale on the front page, yet again

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Supreme Court of India

Modi govt tells Supreme Court to figure out if it’s competent to review Rafale case

Attorney General K.K. Venugopal said Rafale was a matter for experts, not one for judicial review based on media reports & documents.
amritsar attack

Do Amritsar & Kashmir violence signal internal security crisis like ‘90s under Ajit Doval?

Three people were killed in a grenade attack at a Nirankari prayer hall in Amritsar Sunday. The same day, a terrorist attack at a CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir...