Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicSupreme Court

Topic: Supreme Court

Supreme Court goes after ‘love jihad’, sparks fears of overreach

Top court names former judge to oversee NIA probe into Kerala marriage, triggers worries about reasoning and ramifications. Apurva Vishwanath

Now, SC to hear land-grabbing case against Karnataka minister D.K. Shivakumar

Allegations of collusion with revenue department officials to buy government land date back to 1999-2003 when Shivakumar was UD minister in S M Krishna govt. Apurva Vishwanath

Legal ground under J&K special status getting shaky in Supreme Court

With Centre hedging its position on special status, all eyes are on likely SC hearing Tuesday on challenge to Article 370. Apurva Vishwanath

SC to decide appointments to subordinate judiciary, states irked

State governments are upset over the proposed unified selection process for the appointment of judges in the lower judiciary. Apurva Vishwanath

SC verdict on 498-A could turn the clock back on women’s rights

The committees suggested by the court can hinder women’s recourse to justice, experts feel. Sabah K.

Talk Point: What reforms has the Muslim community initiated on triple talaq?

Ahead of the SC's triple talaq judgement we ask experts the internal reforms the community has implemented.

States hit the jackpot with SC mining decision

The Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday will allow states to reap massive sums from companies that mined illegally. Apurva Vishwanath

Sharif underestimated impact of Panama on public opinion, relied on legal arguments

Judges were not oblivious to public opinion and came up with remarks such as ‘Sicilian mafia’ for the House of Sharifs.

GM mustard walks in the ominous footsteps of Bt brinjal

The Centre told the Supreme Court that it would take a decision in a month-and-a-half on whether it would allow the commercial roll-out of GM mustard. But the final word rests with the Court.  Apurva Vishwanath

On Camera

YourTurn

Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

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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