The SC judgment comes at a time when the armed forces are grappling with a huge number of cases where officers are being prosecuted for “stealing the affections of a brother officer’s wife”—the common euphemism for adultery.
The BJP-led Maharashtra government launched Manodhairya Yojana with much fanfare and made it its showcase initiative, offering a compensation of Rs 3 lakh to rape and acid-attack survivors, to be given in instalments.
Simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections can be held in two phases, provided at least two provisions of the Constitution are amended and ratified by a majority of the states, the Law Commission had recommended.
Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s decision to preside over a vacation bench between May 25-30 has sparked speculations as the bench might hear cases linked to government formation. Normally, CJI does not preside over vacation benches
Yashwant Sinha, one of the petitioners in the Rafale case before Supreme Court talked to Outlook about apex court's verdict and said they will pursue a perjury case against the Narendra Modi government