SC turns down Vaiko’s plea to produce Farooq Abdullah before court

The Supreme Court today declined a petition filed by MDMK chief and Rajya Sabha MP Vaiko insisting urgent hearing of a habeas corpus seeking to produce National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah. Continue Reading

ED submits interrogation transcript of Chidambaram to SC

Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s CBI custody ended today in the INX Media corruption case and he is expected to be produced before the trail court. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Campaign plumbs new low

With just two phases of polling left in the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections, campaigning has reached fever pitch. And, surprisingly, it has touched a new low with both major political parties indulging in personal abuses and trying to appeal to voters along religious lines, which is against the Model Code of Conduct. Continue Reading

Shiva Sena targets Congress over coining term ‘Hindu terror’

The Shiv Sena today accused the Congress of spreading the word ‘Hindu terror’ during its rule, saying it encouraged terrorists from Pakistan to carry out their activities in India. Continue Reading

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

Karti seeks permission to go abroad, SC declines urgent hearing

The Supreme Court on Thursday declined urgent hearing on a plea by senior Congress leader P Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram, who is facing several criminal cases, seeking its permission to go abroad. Continue Reading