Kerala Actor Assault Case: Prosecution seeks to stop the trial on grounds of Bias by Judge

The sensational case relating to the abduction and sexual assault of a Malayalam film actor witnessed a dramatic twist on Thursday when the Prosecution sought to stop the trial proceedings, expressing no-confidence with the presiding judge. Stating that the conduct of the trial court is "highly biased" and "detrimental to the entire judicial system and … Continue reading Kerala Actor Assault Case: Prosecution seeks to stop the trial on grounds of Bias by Judge

Supreme Court Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Enumeration of OBCs in Census 2021

A Supreme Court bench headed by CJI SA Bobde, while hearing a Public Interest Litigation seeking for inclusion of the enumeration of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the country in the 2021 Census, has issued notice to the Centre and National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) to respond to the PIL in four weeks. The … Continue reading Supreme Court Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Enumeration of OBCs in Census 2021

India Has Gained A Decade Of Life Expectancy Since 1990: Lancet Study

India has gained more than a decade of life expectancy since 1990, but there are wide inequalities between states, according to a new study which assessed more than 286 causes of death and 369 diseases and injuries in more than 200 countries and territories across the world. The study, published in the Lancet journal, noted … Continue reading India Has Gained A Decade Of Life Expectancy Since 1990: Lancet Study

Sushma Swaraj Lectures launched by the Ministry of External Affairs

The Ministry of External Affairs launched a series of lectures in fond remembrance of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The inaugural lecture was given by Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla. The first edition was designed to introduce India to foreign diplomats posted here.In the first lecture, emphasis was given on the four Ds - … Continue reading Sushma Swaraj Lectures launched by the Ministry of External Affairs

Bombay High Court has granted anticipatory bail to the accused under Section 354 of IPC

Justice Sarang V Kotwal while hearing an anticipatory bail application filed by one Raviraj Gupta observed that the case was solely dependent on the side of the victim and if futher it was proved that allegations were false then it will have an irreparable loss if the accused was arrested. The FIR was lodged by … Continue reading Bombay High Court has granted anticipatory bail to the accused under Section 354 of IPC

Pakistan Pushing as Many Terrorists, Arms Across LoC as They Can Before Winters: Army Chief Naravane

Amid multiple attempts by the Pakistani Army to infiltrate along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Thursday asserted that the Indian soldiers were thwarting all efforts with "counter-terrorist" mechanisms to fight the neighbour's "nefarious design". Pakistan is not letting up on its nefarious design of … Continue reading Pakistan Pushing as Many Terrorists, Arms Across LoC as They Can Before Winters: Army Chief Naravane

Use of plain English in legal dealings: Supreme Court takes up plea, issues notice

 A petition had been filed in the Supreme Court by Dr Subhash Vijayran, an advocate by profession and proponent of the use of plain language, specifically English in all legal dealings and writings. A bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde, Justice A.S. Bopanna and Justice V. Ramasubramanian today took up the petition and sought the response of … Continue reading Use of plain English in legal dealings: Supreme Court takes up plea, issues notice