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Jul 05, 2018
Prolonged sexual relations as good as marriage? Supreme Court's patriarchal attitude invalidates concept of consent and matrimonyThe overall attitude of the Supreme Court is problematic in this matter simply because the bench is examining the nature of relationships, i.e., scrutinising whether live-in relationships and marriages can be deemed similar in nature.
Jun 20, 2018
Arvind Subramanian quits as CEA; thanks his team and says he's committed to serving the country in futureUnion Minister Arun Jaitley said that Arvind Subramanian will be leaving the ministry after nearly 4 years because of "pressing family commitments"
Jun 12, 2018
Ravi Shankar Prasad says govt not committing 'cardinal sin' by seeking reconsideration of SC collegium recommendationsThe executive was not committing a "cardinal sin" by seeking reconsideration of some proposals made by the Supreme Court collegium, Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
Mar 23, 2018
Criminal justice system in India skewed against the poor; judiciary losing credibility due to repeated legal oversightsSuch miscarriages of justice run the entire gamut of the criminal justice system in India. Be it the police, investigators, advocates, media, even the judiciary — the weak and powerless find the system stacked against them.
Dec 27, 2017
Courts acquit over 3,200 people booked by CBI in corruption cases in last 4 years, Centre tells Lok SabhaOver 3,200 people booked by CBI for their alleged involvement in corruption were acquitted by courts in the last four years, the government said on Wednesday
Dec 13, 2017
Will set up 12 special courts to try cases involving netas as accused, Centre tells Supreme CourtAt least 12 special courts would be set up to decide cases involving politicians as accused, the Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court.
Oct 12, 2017
Delhi district court lawyers to go on strike tomorrow to protest misconduct by certain judgesThe lawyers of all six district courts in the national capital will go on a day-long strike on Friday to protest against alleged misconduct of some judges.
Jul 16, 2017
Railways biggest govt litigant with over 66,000 cases pending across country: Law ministryThe railway ministry is the biggest litigant among the government departments as it is a party to over 66,000 cases pending in courts across the country, the law ministry says.
Jul 13, 2017
Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav records statement before CBI court in RanchiRJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Thursday appeared in a Central Bureau of Intelligence (CBI) court here in a fodder scam case.
Apr 28, 2017
Supreme Court to Centre: No justification to hold on to Lokpal law, absence of Leader of Opposition no reason to delayThe Supreme Court said on Thursday that the Lokpal law as it stands today is "workable" and there is no "justification" to hold it back till the proposed amendments are effected.