Nirbhaya: SC to hear on 23 March Centre’s plea against HC verdict

The Supreme Court today said it would hear on 23 March the appeal filed by the Centre challenging the Delhi High Court order that the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case have to be executed simultaneously. Continue Reading

Rajini’s CAA remarks may rewrite political equations

At a time when Opposition parties dubbed actor Rajinikanth as ”B” team of the BJP, the actor-politician taking potshots at the Centre said the Home Ministry should be held responsible for the violence during CAA protests in New Delhi and that the Centre should resign if violence is not controlled. This has led to many raising their eye-brows. Continue Reading

Women officers in army: SC gives 3 months to Centre

The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Army within three months and said there will not be any absolute bar on giving them command postings. Continue Reading

AIADMK govt surviving by being subservient to Central govt: DMK

DMK president M K Stalin on Wednesday alleged the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu was surviving by being subservient to the Centre.

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DMK chief Stalin denies surrendering to Centre on Hindi issue

DMK chief M K Stalin pooh-poohed claims that his party surrendered to the Centre by putting off a protest against ”Hindi imposition,” saying it cannot be cowed down and remained firm on its stand. Continue Reading

Triple Talaq: SC issues notice to Centre on plea against new law

The Supreme Court today agreed to examine the validity of a newly enacted law which makes the practice of instant divorce through triple talaq among Muslims a punishable offense entailing imprisonment of up to three years. Continue Reading