I-T case: SC to hear final arguments against Rahul, Sonia Dec 4

The Supreme Court Tuesday fixed 4 December for final arguments in the petitions filed by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi challenging the Delhi High Court’s order related to a case of re-opening of their 2011-12 tax assessments. Continue Reading

SC declines to entertain PIL to make rape gender-neutral offence

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea challenging the Constitutional validity of Section 375 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) which deals with rape on the ground that the provision is not gender-neutral. Continue Reading

Rafale deal: Centre makes documents public

The Defence Procurement Procedure was “completely followed” in the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France and the deal was subsequently approved by the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Monday. Continue Reading

Delhi’s pollution level sharply spikes ahead of Deepavali

Delhi’s pollution level sharply spiked Monday as a thick haze engulfed the national capital ahead of Diwali due to high impact of stubble burning and pushed the air quality in the ‘very poor’ category, authorities said. Continue Reading

PIL in HC to allow women to enter all places of worship

A public interest litigation (PIL) was moved in the Delhi High Court Wednesday seeking a direction to ensure that women of all ages and religions were allowed to enter and pray at temples, mosques and zoroastrian fire temples. Continue Reading

Rahul exhibiting fancy dress Hinduism, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said Congress president Rahul Gandhi is exhibiting “fancy dress Hinduism” to fool people and demanded action against his party colleague Shashi Tharoor for his “scorpion” remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Continue Reading