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Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan and N Ram challenge validity of law on criminal contempt in SC
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Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan and N Ram challenge validity of law on criminal contempt in SC

Section 2(1)(c) of the Contempt of Courts Act is unconstitutional, violates the freedom of speech and is 'incurably vague', said the petition

Narendra Modi visits Arun Shourie at Pune hospital, wins over Twitterati for gesture towards staunch critic
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Narendra Modi visits Arun Shourie at Pune hospital, wins over Twitterati for gesture towards staunch critic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's unplanned visit to vocal critic Arun Shourie at a Pune hospital on Sunday earned him praise from Twiteratti.

Arun Shourie hospitalised in Pune; former Union minister received minor head injury after he fainted
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Arun Shourie hospitalised in Pune; former Union minister received minor head injury after he fainted

Arun Shourie is a former Rajya Sabha member from the BJP and was Union minister for communications, information technology and disinvestment in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government

Rafale case: SC to pronounce verdict on review petitions today; pleas challenge 2018 order that gave clean chit to Narendra Modi govt
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Rafale case: SC to pronounce verdict on review petitions today; pleas challenge 2018 order that gave clean chit to Narendra Modi govt

The Supreme Court today will pronounce its judgment on a batch of petitions seeking review of its 2018 order which gave clean chit to Narendra Modi-led government on a plea seeking investigation into alleged irregularities in the Rafale deal

Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya land dispute, Rafale case after re-opening on 1 July
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Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya land dispute, Rafale case after re-opening on 1 July

Upon re-opening on 1 July after a six-week summer vacation, the Supreme Court will deal with sensitive cases including the Ayodhya land dispute, review pleas in the Rafale case and the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi.

CJI Gogoi 'perplexed' after SC website fails to follow his instructions over Rafale case listing, posts matter for 10 May
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CJI Gogoi 'perplexed' after SC website fails to follow his instructions over Rafale case listing, posts matter for 10 May

The Supreme Court Monday said it was "little perplexed" over separate listing, contrary to its order, of the pleas seeking review of its verdict in Rafale case and the contempt plea against Congress President Rahul Gandhi for wrongly attributing to the apex court his "chokidar chor hai" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Supreme Court to hear Rafale review pleas, contempt petition against Rahul Gandhi together on 10 May
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Supreme Court to hear Rafale review pleas, contempt petition against Rahul Gandhi together on 10 May

The Supreme Court said it would hear together on 10 May the pleas seeking review of its verdict on the Rafale fighter jet case and the contempt petition against Congress President Rahul Gandhi for allegedly attributing some remarks to it

SC dismisses Centre's claim of 'privilege' over Rafale documents: Here's the full text of apex court's judgment
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SC dismisses Centre's claim of 'privilege' over Rafale documents: Here's the full text of apex court's judgment

The apex court said it will fix the date for hearing of the review petitions on Rafale deal in a separate order. It has said that "as far as the question of hearing of review plea on Rafale judgement is concerned, it will give a detailed hearing later on."

Rafale row: Setback for Narendra Modi govt as SC rules ‘stolen’ documents, media reports admissible proof in case
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Rafale row: Setback for Narendra Modi govt as SC rules ‘stolen’ documents, media reports admissible proof in case

The Centre had submitted that the privilege documents on Rafale were procured by petitioners in an illegal way and used to support their review petitions against the 14 December, 2018 judgment of the apex court

Daily Bulletin: Rahul Gandhi to file nomination from Amethi; SC to decide on classified Rafale documents; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Rahul Gandhi to file nomination from Amethi; SC to decide on classified Rafale documents; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Rahul Gandhi to file papers from Amethi; SC to decide on whether classified Rafale documents can be admitted as evidence into the petition hearings of the case; Mumbai Indians look for home advantage against KXIP; and more.

Daily Bulletin: BJP calls Rahul's income guarantee a 'bluff'; Nirmohi Akhara seeks expansion of mediation panel; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: BJP calls Rahul's income guarantee a 'bluff'; Nirmohi Akhara seeks expansion of mediation panel; day's top stories

Today's top stories: BJP leader Arun Jaitley has called Rahul Gandhi's minimum income guarantee scheme promise a bluff; the EC has released a report which records the seizure of Rs 540 crore since the election dates were announced; the Nirmohi Akhara has asked for two SC judges to be included in the Ayodhya mediation; and more.

Bailout package for debt-ridden BSNL: Keeping Air India and public sector telecom firm afloat at all costs is a monumental blunder
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Bailout package for debt-ridden BSNL: Keeping Air India and public sector telecom firm afloat at all costs is a monumental blunder

DoT is considering a Rs 13,000-crore bailout plan for state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)

Rafale case: Using leaked documents in review petition jeopardised national security, amounts to theft, Centre tells SC
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Rafale case: Using leaked documents in review petition jeopardised national security, amounts to theft, Centre tells SC

Centre told the Supreme Court in an affidavit on Wednesday that those documents filed in Rafale review petition are 'sensitive to national security' and those who conspired in photocopying the papers have committed theft

Rafale row: Supreme Court allows defence ministry to file affidavit in review petitions in fighter jet case
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Rafale row: Supreme Court allows defence ministry to file affidavit in review petitions in fighter jet case

The apex court was hearing petitions seeking review of its 14 December, 2018 verdict that had dismissed pleas challenging the deal between India and France for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets

Editors Guild condemns AG KK Venugopal's 'threats' of action against The Hindu, urges govt not to curb media freedom
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Editors Guild condemns AG KK Venugopal's 'threats' of action against The Hindu, urges govt not to curb media freedom

The Editors Guild said it was perturbed over such threats and that these would intimidate the media in general and curb its freedom to report and comment on the Rafale deal in particular.

Rafale row: War of words between AG, SC bench over stolen documents; next hearing on 14 March
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Rafale row: War of words between AG, SC bench over stolen documents; next hearing on 14 March

After what was an intense round of arguments and counterarguments over the allegations of corruption the Rafale fighter jet deal, the Supreme Court Wednesday adjourned the hearing for 14 March.

Rafale controversy: SC to hear review petitions on 6 March; pleas claim earlier verdict relied on 'patently incorrect claims'
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Rafale controversy: SC to hear review petitions on 6 March; pleas claim earlier verdict relied on 'patently incorrect claims'

In its 14 December order, the Supreme Court had dismissed petitions seeking a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the Rafale deal.

Kolkata rally: Fear of Narendra Modi forces Opposition to hold hands, but Mamata Banerjee's own constituency is slowly sinking, writes BJP's Anirban Ganguly
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Kolkata rally: Fear of Narendra Modi forces Opposition to hold hands, but Mamata Banerjee's own constituency is slowly sinking, writes BJP's Anirban Ganguly

The Trinamool Congress, fragmented into factions and syndicates, is itself fast turning into a family conglomerate with Mamata’s nephew not only controlling the levers of power but meddling into the affairs of the party and the state.

Shatrughan Sinha praises Mamata Banerjee's rally, says it was aimed at 'saving democracy'
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Shatrughan Sinha praises Mamata Banerjee's rally, says it was aimed at 'saving democracy'

Shatrughan Sinha, has been critical of the BJP leadership for quite some time, terming it as a "one-man show and two-man army" besides sharing the stage with people opposed to the regime on a number of occasions.

Mamata Banerjee's rally a platform for Opposition show of strength; leaders stress need to oust BJP from Centre
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Mamata Banerjee's rally a platform for Opposition show of strength; leaders stress need to oust BJP from Centre

At the United India Rally in Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee said the Opposition would decide on its candidate for the prime minister's post after the Lok Sabha election.