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Dec 05, 2018
Rules of in-flight mobile connectivity to be notified soon; awaiting law ministry's nod: Telecom minister Manoj SinhaTelecom Ministry is currently awaiting the views of Law Ministry on in-flight connectivity rules and is hopeful of notifying the norms soon thereafter, Manoj Sinha said.
Nov 13, 2018
Bail plea of journalist Upendra Rai in money laundering case rejected; Delhi court says allegations seriousUpendra Rai was arrested on 8 June by the ED under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) at the Tihar Jail here, moments after he secured bail in a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) case related to alleged extortion and dubious financial transactions.
Oct 08, 2018
Happy #MeToo movement has reached India, but shouldn't be used to 'target people who've offended us', says Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi said a lot of steps have been taken to empower women to speak up, and she is happy that the #MeToo campaign has begun in the country.
Sep 04, 2018
Dipak Misra recommends Justice Ranjan Gogoi as next Chief Justice of India; swearing-in ceremony on 3 OctoberHighly placed sources had confirmed on 1 September that Justice Misra had decided to go by convention and recommend the name of Justice Gogoi, who is next in seniority to him, to succeed him.
Aug 30, 2018
CBI to book journalist Upendra Rai under Official Secrets Act in extortion, money laundering case, say reportsThe Enforcement Directorate said it has attached assets worth Rs 26.65 crore of journalist Upendra Rai in connection with a money laundering and alleged extortion case against him
Jun 30, 2018
After triple talaq, Centre to oppose 'nikah halala' in Supreme Court, says practice violates principles of justiceThe government is to oppose the practice of 'nikah halala' in the Supreme Court, which allows a man to remarry his wife only after the latter is divorced again, when the top court examines its legal validity in the coming days, a senior Law Ministry functionary said on Friday.
May 18, 2018
Justice J Chelameswar's retires: A look back at Supreme Court judge's most contentious statements in past monthsFirstpost takes a look at some of the things that Justice Chelmaeshwar said over the last six months, and which for good or bad, became the talking point.
May 12, 2018
AG tells additional solicitors general that frivolous cases should not reach Supreme CourtLaw officers should ensure that frivolous appeals planned by ministries related to service matters of individuals do not reach the Supreme Court and special leave petitions are filed only in cases where a policy decision of the government is involved, the Attorney General is learnt to have told additional solicitors general.
Apr 26, 2018
Centre considering nod to Indu Malhotra's appointment as SC judge, may keep KM Joseph's elevation on holdThe government is considering clearing the appointment of senior advocate Indu Malhotra as Supreme Court judge while keeping on hold the collegium's another recommendation to elevate KM Joseph to the apex court
Feb 25, 2018
Supreme Court sees rise in cases where Centre is party; law ministry attributes spike to note ban, GSTNumber of cases in Supreme Court where govt is a party has seen a spike in the last one year due to note ban, implementation of the GST and taxation issues