Sunday, July 23, 2023


Delhi court grants bail to Brij Bhushan Singh in sexual harassment case

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Harjeet Singh Jaspal directed accused persons to furnish a personal bail bond of Rs 25,000 each. The court also imposed several conditions.

‘Deeply disturbing’: SC takes suo motu cognisance of purported Manipur video of women being paraded naked

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud says 'using women as an instrument in an area of communal strife to perpetuate gender violence is unacceptable', tells govt to take action.

SC grants bail to Teesta Setalvad, reverses Gujarat HC’s ‘perverse, contradictory’ order

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday granted bail to social activist Teesta Setalvad who is facing charges of falsifying evidence in a 2002 post-Godhra...

Divorce cases to strip searches, how courts are championing ‘right to privacy’

Courts in India have become increasingly proactive about safeguarding the privacy and dignity of individuals across a range of cases, including in matrimonial and criminal matters.

‘AAP ministers’ immature acts paralysed Delhi, so stepped in’: Centre defends Delhi ordinance in SC

Union govt told Supreme Court that Delhi CM Kejriwal 'appreciated work of all IAS officers & accorded them ‘outstanding’ rating, except for one, for the year 2019-2020'.

Can Parliament amend Constitution to strip Delhi govt of ‘services’? SC’s ordinance plea stumper

3-judge bench led by CJI Chandrachud hearing Delhi govt plea, says two previous Constitution bench judgments on distribution of powers in Capital didn’t cover this question of law.

‘Criminalising consensual teenage relationships burdens courts’ — Bombay HC acquits man in rape case

In 10 July ruling in case stemming from 25-year-old man's relationship with 17.5-year-old, Bombay HC says age of consent at 18 is 'criminalising consensual adolescence/teenage relationships'.

Delhi woman’s ‘family chopped off husband’s penis’. Couple wants case quashed, prosecution opposes

Almost 3 yrs after the incident, prosecution filed status report this week, describing it as 'one of the most reprehensible crimes'. Matter is set to come up before HC on 18 July.

‘Will destroy wildlife’ — Haryana govt’s ambitious Aravalli jungle safari project challenged in SC 

Petition by environmentalists flags potential damage the project will cause to the Aravalli Range. It comes day after CM Khattar invited PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for it.   

Tiger conservation body seeks clarity on SC stay on construction within reserves, national parks

National Tiger Conservation Authority raises concerns about order impacting infra projects & welfare activities, defends construction of zoo/tiger safari in Corbett Tiger Reserve's buffer zone.

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China uses UK universities, think tanks to promote its interest. Academics...

Western academics are championing the cause of the PLA, the CCP, and Xi Jinping at the cost of their nations.

G20 draft tweaked to reflect dissent on cutting ‘unabated’ fossil fuels

By Sudarshan Varadhan and Nidhi Verma BAMBOLIM, India (Reuters) - A draft statement by Group of 20 energy officials was edited on Saturday to reflect concerns from some members on phasing down "


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Indian military faces staggering shortfall of 11,266 young officers, Modi govt...

MoD is considering making 'short service entry more attractive' to mitigate shortage, clarified that available strength is adequate to meet current operational requirements.
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New BJP govt, old divisive ways. Biren’s rule shows party never...

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, and by implication, the BJP nationally and the Modi government are all under attack over anarchy in the...