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What Led To Alok Verma's Removal: All You Need To Know

Jan 11, 2019 Ushinor Majumdar

Verma, 61, was removed two days after he was reinstated by the Supreme Court and with barely a few weeks left for his tenure to end.

SC Dismisses Rafale PILs With A Note Of Caution, Major Relief To Modi Govt

Dec 14, 2018 Ushinor Majumdar

The judgement is a major relief for the Modi government which is gearing up for re-election in a few months. An ongoing probe into a defence procurement would have created a major hurdle for the BJP in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.


Media Not Into 'Public Interest' But In 'What Public Is Interested': Justice Kurian Jospeh

Justice Kurian Joseph who retired from the Supreme Court on Thursday, says today's media is more into what public is interested in rather than in 'public interest'.

'History Owes An Apology': Justice Indu Malhotra On Section 377

Sep 07, 2018 Ushinor Majumdar

Supreme Court judge Justice Indu Mahotra said on Thursday that “History owes an apology to the members of this [LGBTQIA] community”.


Supreme Court Says Fluidity In Love And Sex Is Natural; RSS Disagrees

The SC has said that homosexuality or bisexuality is “as natural a phenomenon as other natural biological phenomena.

25 August, 2018

Amartya Sen Joins Growing List Of Supporters Of Incarcerated Bangladeshi Dissenter Shahidul Alam

Ushinor Majumdar

The police in Dhaka detained Alam on the night of August 5 and he was remanded to police custody for a week on charges of ‘spreading propaganda and false information against the government’.


27 June, 2018

So Who Wants To Push Rajeshwar Singh Out Of The ED?

Ushinor Majumdar

A vacation bench is set to look into a rehash of a seven-year-old petition against a top ED officer on charges the Supreme Court had already probed as did the CBI and CVC. Why?


15 June, 2018

Dalits, Tribals Plan Delhi Rally Against Dilution Of SC/ST Law

Ushinor Majumdar

The proposed July 17 demonstration in the capital seeks annulment of the Supreme Court’s March modification of the 1989 Act


14 June, 2018

Petition In Delhi HC Challenges Kejriwal’s Fast

Ushinor Majumdar

Wants the court to ensure the CM discharges his administrative functions, wants the huger-strike declared illegal


14 June, 2018

ED Indictment Of Karti Tightens Noose Around P Chidambaram

Ushinor Majumdar

The probe by both the CBI and the ED has looked at how the father allegedly managed approvals after money was paid into the son’s alleged benami company.



30 December, 2017

Judicial Paper Leaks: Punjab Haryana HC Likely To Look At 60 Appointments Made In Last Three Years

Ushinor Majumdar

Several crucial developments closely follow an Outlook cover story on touting judgeships in Punjab and Haryana


28 December, 2017

'I Take Back My Letter,' Senior Lawyer Rajeev Dhavan Writes To Chief Justice, Says He Wants To Continue Practice

Ushinor Majumdar

The senior lawyer wrote that there are "some things fundamentally wrong with the court and its functioning", but he still "owes a lot to the Supreme Court and the judicial system,.. and have not repaid my debt


21 December, 2017

Media Trial And Judicial Decisions Following CAG’s 2G Report Cost The Economy A Bomb

Ushinor Majumdar

The trial by media and judicial decisions following the cry of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has a huge financial burden still breaking on the economy.


09 November, 2017

Supreme Court Notice To Centre And CBI On Petition Seeking SIT Probe Into Judge-Fixing Racket

Ushinor Majumdar

The petition asks for a special investigation team to be formed to probe into allegations of attempts to bribe Supreme Court judges to allow the registration of medical colleges.


11 October, 2017

Justice AP Shah Advises Centre And Kerala Government To Drop PriceWaterhouse Coopers

Ushinor Majumdar

In second letter to FM Arun Jaitley, the retd HC judge tells government to drop contracts given to consultancy firm


22 August, 2017

Rape Trial That Has North India On ‘High Alert’

Ushinor Majumdar

The judgement has been reserved for August 25, ahead of which thousands of the Dera followers have camped near the special court where the godman has to be physically present.


22 August, 2017

Dera Sacha Sauda Cult Followers Issue Threats Against India On Eve Of CBI Court Judgment Of Its Guru In Rape Case

Ushinor Majumdar

In Panipat, the godman’s followers even issued threats, on camera, to attack the country if anything happened to Gurmeet Ram Raheem.


Photo Gallery

In this file image, Punjab Cabinet Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Charanjit Singh Channi addresses the foundation stone laying ceremony of a memorial for those killed in Jallianwala Bagh massacre, at Anand...

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Congress supporters outside Governor's residence after Charanjit Singh Channi, was announced as the next CM of Punjab, in Chandigarh.

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Former union minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo during interaction with media, in the presence of TMC Rajyasabha MP Derek O'Brien (R) and TMC leader Saugata Roy (L) at a city hotel in Kolkata.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath being garlanded on his visit to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University in Ayodhya.

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The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) team at Mandapam have seized two tonnes of banned sea cucumber.

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