Fair & lovely

The legal mandate of the CBI must be strengthened by having a comprehensive legislation addressing deficiencies relating to organisational structure, charter of functions, limits of power, superintendence, and oversight, Gogoi said. Continue Reading

SC to soon hear 11 AIADMK MLAs disqualification case

The disqualification case of Tamilnadu MLAs involving Deputy Chief Minister, O Panneer Selvam and 10 others will soon be taken up for hearing soon, stated Supreme Court today. Continue Reading

Two is too little

No doubt, firecrackers burst during Deepavali increase pollution levels and affect the environment. But what about the other forms of pollution that come from vehicles, factories and chopping of trees, etc., on a daily basis? Continue Reading

CBSE will provide answer sheets at Rs 2/ page under RTI

The contempt plea has alleged that the CBSE has wilfully and deliberately disobeyed the directions of the apex court, which had in 2016 said that the board should ‘scrupulously’ follow its 2011 verdict holding that the students have the fundamental and legal right to access their evaluated answer-sheets under the Right to Information Act Continue Reading

Will implement SC order on Sabarimala: Kerala CM Vijayan

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Thursday said the State government would implement the Supreme Court order permitting entry of all women into the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala. Continue Reading

SC to hear CBI director Alok Verma’s plea on 26 October

The Supreme Court Wednesday agreed to hear on 26 October the plea of CBI Director Alok Verma challenging the Centre’s decision to divest him of powers and send him on leave in view of the internal feud between him and Special Director Rakesh Asthana. Continue Reading

No cop should enter Jagannath temple with weapons: SC

The Supreme Court today took note of the 3 October violence at Puri’s Jagannath temple during a protest against the introduction of a queue system for devotees and said no policeman should enter the temple with weapons and shoes. Continue Reading