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Speaker defends decision on LoP, says SC made no observations against her

Aug 23, 2014

Speaker defends decision on LoP, says SC made no observations against her

In a significant development, the Supreme Court had yesterday decided to go into the issue of interpreting the provision of LoP in Lok Sabha in the matter of selection of statutory bodies when there is no recognised LoP. #Congress #Supreme Court #Lok Sabha #TheySaidIt #Central Information Commission #Sumitra Mahajan #Leader of Opposition #LoP
SC refuses to defer civil services prelims examination

Aug 23, 2014

SC refuses to defer civil services prelims examination

The bench granted a patient hearing for around half-an-hour but did not agree with the contention of the petitioner that the examination procedure favours students of science background. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #UPSC #Civil Services #English Comprehensive section #Science stream
Drug price debate; Don't cow down to pharma pressure, activists tell govt

Aug 23, 2014

Drug price debate; Don't cow down to pharma pressure, activists tell govt

Countering the industrys claims that the decontrol of prices will cause an annual loss of revenues of over Rs.600 crores, activists note that NPPAs action on the market will bemarginal. It will affect only those brands that were selling at very high prices. #India #Supreme Court #pharmaceuticals #Drugs #Medicines #Price control #NLEM #Drug Prices Control Order #DPCO 2013 #ll India Drug Action Network
Congress should accept Speaker's decision on LoP issue Rajnath

Aug 22, 2014

Congress should accept Speaker's decision on LoP issue Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asked the Congress to honour the decision of the Speaker not to grant the status of Leader of Opposition to it in Lok Sabha. #Lokpal #Congress #BJP #Supreme Court #Rajnath Singh #Anand Sharma #RM Lodha #Leader of Opposition
Congress sends legal heavyweights to make Uttarakhand Governor Qureshi's case

Aug 22, 2014

Congress sends legal heavyweights to make Uttarakhand Governor Qureshi's case

Interestingly, the appointed trio made their case out of the judgement handed out by the supreme court against the UPA government led by Congress for removing NDA-appointed governors #Politics #UPA #Governor #Supreme Court #Salman Khurshid #Kapil Sibal #Uttarakhand #Modi #NDA #Aziz Qureshi

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Why the judicial system's fear of mobs is frightening

Mar 16, 2014

Why the judicial system's fear of mobs is frightening

I do not understand what collective conscience is and how it is to be measured for extreme or moderate revulsion. #Supreme Court #Afzal Guru #Sahara India #InMyOpininon #High Courts
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Mar 06, 2014

Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

The judiciary is not something to be scoffed at and neither is public sentiment. #HowThisWorks #India #Business #Delhi #Supreme Court #protest #Subrata Roy #Sahara #lUCKNOW #Ink

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Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Aug 20, 2014

George V. Hansen, Seven-Term Idaho Congressman, Dies at 83

Found guilty three times of federal crimes, Mr. Hansen, an Idaho Republican, had a 1984 conviction overturned by the Supreme Court... #Idaho #U.S. Republican Party
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Aug 20, 2014

Supreme Court blocks gay marriages from starting in Virginia

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked a court order that would have allowed gay marriages in Virginia to begin Thursday, adding to the likelihood the justices will decide the issue themselves in the coming term... #Idaho #U.S. Republican Party
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Aug 20, 2014

Supreme Court blocks same-sex marriages in Virginia

The Supreme Court blocked gay marriages in Virginia pending an appeal by opponents... #Idaho #U.S. Republican Party