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

CBI questions Chidambaram based on Indrani’s confession

CBI officials continued to question former Union Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram for the third consecutive day today. Continue Reading

CBI grills Chidambaram; Karti says he never met Peter or Indrani

Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram spent a quiet night in the CBI guest house on the ground floor of the agency headquarters after his dramatic arrest from his posh residence in the INX media corruption case, officials said today. Continue Reading

Chidambaram: Rise and fall of Harvard-educated, royal family scion

Some call this karma, some others allege this as vendetta, while those in the investigating agencies say law is doing its duty. Will the Chidambara(m) ragasiyam come out? Continue Reading

Chidambaram’s arrest politically motivated witch-hunt, says Karthi

“This is totally a politically motivated witch-hunt,” said Karthi Chidambaram minutes after his father and former Union minister P Chidambaram was arrested yesterday night in the INX media case. Continue Reading

Chidambaram to be produced before CBI special court at 4 pm today

Former minister P Chidambaram, who was dramatically arrested in the INX Media case last evening from his Delhi residence in Jor Bagh, will be produced in the CBI special court today at 4 pm. Continue Reading

SC permits 2 independent Karnataka MLAs to withdraw plea

Though B S Yeddyurappa is said to be the frontrunner, suspense over who will be the next Chief Minister of Karnataka continued today too, with top guns of the BJP’s State unit holding discussion with the party’s national president Amit Shah today. Continue Reading

Karnataka rebel MLAs say they we will not attend Assembly

“We are happy with the decision of the Honourable Supreme Court, we honour it,” rebel Congress MLA B C Patil said in a video released to the media, a day ahead of the trial of strength in the Karnataka Assembly. 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

Morphed picture of Mamata: SC grants bail to BJP activist

The Supreme Court today granted bail to a BJP activist arrested for allegedly posting a morphed image of Mamata Banerjee on social media and asked her to apologise, while observing that freedom of speech ends when it infringes upon others’ rights. Continue Reading