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Lakhimpuri Kheri: Supreme Court Asks UP Govt To Speed Up Investigation

Oct 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court asked the Uttar Pradesh govt to record statements of remaining witnesses in the Lakhimpur Kheri case.

Lakhimpur Kheri: SC Says 'Not Satisfied' With Steps Taken By UP Govt

Oct 08, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A three-judge bench headed by CJI NV Ramana also questioned the government over not arresting the accused against whom FIR has been lodged in connection with the violence.


SC Directs Suspension Of Tihar Jail Officials Who Colluded With Unitech Ex-Promoters Chandra Brothers

The Enforcement Directorate had earlier disclosed that Unitech's imprisoned ex-promoters Sanjay and Ajay Chandra were conducting business from prison.

Changes In NEET-Super Speciality Exams From Next Year: Centre

Oct 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Centre informed the Supreme Court that the changes in the pattern of the NEET-Super Speciality examination will be implemented from next academic year 2022-23.


Supreme Court Seeks Response From 43 Farm Leaders In Haryana Govt.'s Plea

Haryana government challenges that farm leaders have not been participating in talks with the state panel to defuse the issue of road blockade at Delhi borders.

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04 October, 2021

Farm Laws Have Been Stayed, What Are You Protesting Against?: Supreme Court To Kisan Mahapanchayat

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The Kisan Mahapanchayat had filed a writ petition, seeking permission to protest at Jantar Mantar. The Supreme Court, however, asked them what was the protest continuing for?


01 October, 2021

You Have Strangulated Entire City, Now You Want To Come Inside?: SC To Farmers

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To get permission for 'satyagraha' at Jantar Mantar, the protesting farmers had approached the Supreme Court. The court instead asked for some 'balanced approach'.


26 September, 2021

Strongly Recommend 50% Reservation In Judiciary For Women Lawyers: CJI

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Chief Justice of India N V Ramana exhorted upon women lawyers that reservation is a ‘matter of right, and not a matter a charity’ to them.


24 September, 2021

UPSC Allows Unmarried Women For Defence, Naval Exams Following SC Verdict

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The Supreme Court last month had issued its verdict to allow unmarried women to apply for the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam.


24 September, 2021

Centre Finds Caste Census Of Backward Classes Administratively Difficult, Tells SC

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In an affidavit filed in the apex court, the government has said that caste enumeration in Socio-Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 was “fraught” with mistakes and inaccuracies.


23 September, 2021

Congress Welcomes SC Observation To Set Up Expert Committee Over Pegasus Row

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The Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said Supreme Court observation of setting up a ‘technical committee’ on Pegasus row is a ‘right step in this direction’.


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23 September, 2021

SC To Announce Its Decision On Pegasus Snooping Row Next Week

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The Supreme Court said the decision on the pleas into the Pegasus snooping row will be announced next week.


22 September, 2021

SC Rejects Centre's Request To Postpone Women's Entry In NDA By One Year

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The Supreme Court noted the urgency of the matter as it said that the armed forces are the best response team to deal with emergency situations and it is hopeful that necessary arrangements will be made... without delay.


22 September, 2021

SC Declines Shree Padmanabha Swamy Temple's Plea Seeking Exemption From Audit.

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Run by the Travancore Royal Family, Shree Padmanabha Swamy Temple's monthly expenses are Rs. 1.25 crore. However, it is only able to get Rs. 60-70 Lakh, temple administration says.


21 September, 2021

Supreme Court Puts Stay On Order Asking Yash Raj Films To Pay Compensation For Excluding 'Jabra Fan' From The Film

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The top court's order came while hearing an appeal filed by Yash Raj Films Pvt Ltd challenging an order of NCDRC which upheld State Commission's 2017 direction to pay compensation at Rs .10,000 to the complainant Afreen Fatima Zaidi along with litigation cost of Rs.5,000.


15 September, 2021

CJI Slams Centre For Delay In Tribunal Appointments, Says Litigants Can't Be Left In Lurch

While observing that "Cherry-Picking" was done in Tribunal appointments, the Supreme Court pulled up centre after it also missed the deadline for appointments. Important tribunals in the country are facing a shortage of presiding officers, judicial and technical members.


13 September, 2021

SC Asks Centre To Reconsider COVID-19 Compensation Guidelines

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The Supreme Court asked Centre to reconsider decision to exclude compensation for those who died by suicide.


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13 September, 2021

Pegasus Row: Centre Tells SC Matter Is Not For 'Public Discussion', Refuses To File Detailed Affidavit

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Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that a committee of domain experts will be constituted and its report would be made available to the Supreme Court.


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Indian Army and the US Army troops carry out joint training on medical evacuation and underslung carriage of howitzers with help of helicopters during the ongoing 17th Edition of India-US Joint military exercise at...

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Congress General Secreatry Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on her way to meet the family of Arun Valmiki, who allegedly died in police custody, in Agra.

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Farmers participating in Lokniti Satyagraha Kisan Jan Jagran Padyatra, which began on Oct 2 in Bihar's Champaran, carry ashes of farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri violence, at the Shastri Ghat on the banks of Varuna in...

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Lawyer Amit Desai arrives at sessions court for the hearing of Aryan Khan's drugs case, in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's manager Pooja Dadlani arrives at the Sessions Court for a hearing on Aryan Khan's drugs case, in Mumbai.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

Profile

The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

Kashmir/Violence

Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu