SC reserves order on SIT probe into activists’ arrest

New Delhi, Sep 20 : The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on a plea seeking court-monitored SIT probe into the charge that the five rights activists have links with banned outfit CPI (Maoist) and were allegedly involved in a conspiracy to kill leaders. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar […]

Triple talaq bill diversionary ploy: Congress

New Delhi, Sep 19 : With the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approving an ordinance criminalising triple talaq, the Congress has accused the Modi government of using the issue for “vote garnering” and a diversionary ploy amid rising incidents of rape. Finding flaws in the ordinance, the Congress asked why the Modi government did not bring […]

Modi government approves ordinance on triple talaq

New Delhi, Sep 19 : Ahead of Assembly elections in five states, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance making triple talaq a criminal offence, with the government stating that there was a “compelling necessity” and “overpowering urgency” to do so. The ordinance, which will be sent to the President for approval, comes against […]

As far as I am concerned the fight’s over: Nambi

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 14 : Hours after the Supreme Court on Friday awarded him Rs 50 lakh compensation for the sufferings and ignominy he underwent after being arrested in an espionage case, former ISRO scientist S. Nambi Narayanan said the fight was finally over for him. “I am happy that a (three-member) committee, and not a […]

Big response to doorstep delivery of services on Day 1: Delhi Government

New Delhi, Sep 10 : The Delhi Government on Monday launched the doorstep delivery of 40 public services which received a huge response from the people living in the national capital with 369 appointments fixed within hours. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who launched the scheme at the Delhi Secretariat, will monitor the output data personally […]

SC says Section 377 had chilling effect

New Delhi, Sep 6 : Holding that the punishment under Section 377 had created a chilling effect, the Supreme Court on Thursday said it was the responsibility of the three organs of the State to curb any “propensity or proclivity of popular sentiment or majoritarianism” to invade the rights of LGBTQ community. Having said this, […]