Arun Shourie on his book Preparing For Death, and the possibility of meeting our end with equanimity
If we think about death all the time, we won't do any living at all, said Arun Shourie, discussing his new book 'Preparing For Death' at Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest.
Shourie, was the minister-in-charge of the divestment when the property owned by the public sector India Tourism Development Corporation, was sold to Bharat Hotels Ltd, a private company
Prashant Bhushan contempt case: 'Show remorse,' says court; tweets expressed my bonafide belief, argues lawyer
Prashant Bhushan told SC that he did not tweet in 'absence mindedness' and it would be insincere and contemptuous on his part to offer an apology for the tweets that expressed what was and continues to be his bona fide belief
Supreme Court finds Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for tweets against judiciary; quantum of punishment hearing on 20 August
Justice BR Gavai, reading out the judgment, said Bhushan had committed "serious contempt of the court".
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.