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Feb 13, 2018
South Korean president Park Geun-hye's secret confidante Choi Soon-sil jailed for 20 yearsThe secret confidante of ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye was convicted Tuesday and jailed for 20 years for her key role in the scandal that brought down the head of state.
Feb 12, 2018
Asma Jahangir, a gutsy rights activist who pulled no punches when criticising either India or PakistanAsma Jahangir found herself opposing the other two military rules as well. She was there at the forefront of every difficult moment in Pakistan, opposing Zia and Musharraf alike, standing up for women and minorities, for peace with India and against military intervention in the democratic process.
Feb 03, 2018
Indian American lawyer Kashyap Patel, author of Donald Trump's memo criticising FBI, worked as prosecutor with justice departmentIndian American lawyer Kashyap "Kash" Patel is the author of the controversial Republican memo critical of the FBI and some Justice Department officials
Jan 22, 2018
BH Loya case: Supreme Court terms controversy over death 'serious', says it will 'look at full records'The Supreme Court on Monday said the controversy surrounding the death of special CBI judge BH Loya is "serious" and it will look into the circumstances leading to his death in November 2014..
Jan 20, 2018
Senior lawyer Dushyant Dave terms allocation of cases in Supreme Court 'arbitrary' and 'dishonest'There is a "pattern" in the allocation of cases in the Supreme Court, senior counsel Dushyant Dave has said, terming it as "very unfortunate"
Jan 19, 2018
Sohrabuddin Shaikh case: Plea by lawyers' body in Bombay HC questions CBI decision not to challenge Amit Shah's dischargeA city-based lawyers' association on Friday filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay High Court against the CBI decision not to challenge a lower court order discharging BJP president Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter case.
Jan 16, 2018
Judge Loya death case in SC today: Justice Arun Mishra makes up with competence what he lacks in seniorityOn Friday, four senior Supreme Court judges chose to break norms and go public with their grievances against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra. Since then, some have said that their tipping point was the decision by the CJI to assign the case regarding Justice BH Loya's death to a bench headed by a relatively junior judge.
Jan 14, 2018
What the four dissenting judges were telling us: Supreme Court hearing into Judge Loya's death was improperThe Supreme Court not only listed a PIL on Judge BH Loya's death, it also heard the matter, knowing the matter was listed in the Bombay High Court. It raises serious questions of propriety.
Jan 08, 2018
PIL in Bombay High Court seeks judicial probe into death of CBI judge BH LoyaA PIL was filed in the Bombay HC seeking a judicial probe into the death of special CBI judge BH Loya, who was then hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.
Dec 19, 2017
BJP spokesperson asks Bar Council to debar legislators from practising as advocates, says it violates rulesBJP spokesperson Ashwini Upadhyay has written to the Bar Council of India (BCI) asking it to debar MLAs and MPs from practising as advocates in courts of law.