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SC/ST reservation in promotions: Critics call proposal unconstitutional, say responsibility to 'strike balance' lies with state govts
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SC/ST reservation in promotions: Critics call proposal unconstitutional, say responsibility to 'strike balance' lies with state govts

For the SC/ST reservation in promotions, the Supreme Court was told on Thursday that reservation in promotion is impermissible and unconstitutional, and it is the responsibility of the state to strike a balance while giving reservation.

CJI is 'master of roster', says he has full power to allocate cases, Attorney General KK Venugopal tells SC
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CJI is 'master of roster', says he has full power to allocate cases, Attorney General KK Venugopal tells SC

Attorney General KK Venugopal on Friday told the Supreme Court that the Chief Justice of India is the "master of roster" and he has full power to allocate cases and to maintain discipline.

Supreme Court agrees to examine Shanti Bhushan's plea against CJI's power as master of roster, seeks AG and ASG's assistance
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Supreme Court agrees to examine Shanti Bhushan's plea against CJI's power as master of roster, seeks AG and ASG's assistance

The Supreme Court decided to examine a PIL filed by former law minister Shanti Bhushan challenging the existing roster practice of allocation of cases by the Chief Justice of India (CJI).

CJI cannot be distrusted, has authority to decide allocation of cases and set up benches, rules Supreme Court
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CJI cannot be distrusted, has authority to decide allocation of cases and set up benches, rules Supreme Court

Dismissing a PIL seeking the framing of guidelines for allocation of cases, the Supreme Court has declared that the CJI is an institution himself and cannot be distrusted.

Judges bribery case: SC reserves order on maintainability of plea; charges petitioner with impropriety
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Judges bribery case: SC reserves order on maintainability of plea; charges petitioner with impropriety

The bench said that making serious allegations against the CJI and saying that he should not pass orders, either on administrative or on judicial sides, would amount to contempt.

Ram Jethmalani calls himself 'unhappiest man in country', says Narendra Modi failed to deliver on poll promises
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Ram Jethmalani calls himself 'unhappiest man in country', says Narendra Modi failed to deliver on poll promises

Former law minister Kapil Sibal who is also featured in 'Courting Politics' which talks about lawyers who have become famous politicians in the country sought to draw attention to the fact that law and society do not move at the same pace.

Supreme Court to Centre: No justification to hold on to Lokpal law, absence of Leader of Opposition no reason to delay
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Supreme Court to Centre: No justification to hold on to Lokpal law, absence of Leader of Opposition no reason to delay

The 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.

Shanti Bhushan alleges AAP to have become a 'one man party'
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Shanti Bhushan alleges AAP to have become a 'one man party'

Former Union minister Shanti Bhushan alleged that AAP has become a "one-man party" with a single-point agenda of bad-mouthing Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

National Herald case: We owned more shares in Associated Journals than Nehru did, says Shanti Bhushan
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National Herald case: We owned more shares in Associated Journals than Nehru did, says Shanti Bhushan

In the National Herald case, Shanti Bhushan has said his family owned a greater portion of shares than the Nehrus in the contentious company Associated Journals. Bhushan clarified to Firstpost on Saturday that his father Vishwamitra held five preference shares in the company

How Congress has patented the ‘zero’: No loss in 2G, no loss in coal scam, no loss in Vadra deals, no loss in National Herald!
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How Congress has patented the ‘zero’: No loss in 2G, no loss in coal scam, no loss in Vadra deals, no loss in National Herald!

Though some scholars also give credit to ancient Babylonians and Mayans for the concept of zero, it is not known if the Indian National Congress party is among the claimants.

Shanti Bhushan breaks silence on 'wholly illegal' transfer of shares in National Herald case
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Shanti Bhushan breaks silence on 'wholly illegal' transfer of shares in National Herald case

In the latest revelations in the National Herald which can put the Congress in a tight spot, Shanti Bhushan has said that he will challenge the transfer of shares from AJL to YIL.

This is a 'mahajokepal': Prashant Bhushan calls for Arvind Kejriwal's resignation
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This is a 'mahajokepal': Prashant Bhushan calls for Arvind Kejriwal's resignation

Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Saturday accused Arvind Kejriwal of playing the "biggest fraud" on people by diluting the provisions of the Jan Lokpal draft of the Anna movement

I am not going to spare the Bhushan family, says angry Ashish Khetan
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I am not going to spare the Bhushan family, says angry Ashish Khetan

Training his guns at dissident duo of Shanti and Prashant Bhushan, AAP leader Ashish Khetan on Tuesday said he will not spare them for levelling baseless allegations against him.

Ashish Khetan vs the Bhushans: The politics of AAP just got dirtier
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Ashish Khetan vs the Bhushans: The politics of AAP just got dirtier

With no side showing any intention of backing out, the fighting between AAP and the Bhushan family is only getting uglier by the day.

Swaraj Samvad hits roadblock: AAP rebels AVAM ditch Bhushan, Yadav on big day
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Swaraj Samvad hits roadblock: AAP rebels AVAM ditch Bhushan, Yadav on big day

Swaraj Samvad, the new initiative conceptualized by the Prashant Bhushan-Yogendra Yadav duo to provide a platform for alternative politics, seems to have received a blow with AVAM (AAP Volunteers’ Action Manch) deciding not to lend its support to the group.

History won't forgive you: Prashant Bhushan compares Kejriwal to Stalin in stinging open letter
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History won't forgive you: Prashant Bhushan compares Kejriwal to Stalin in stinging open letter

AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Friday fired a fresh salvo at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accusing him of turning AAP a "high command-oriented" party and betraying trust of lakhs of supporters.

When Delhi was with AAP, some friends cheated us: Kejriwal in National Council meet
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When Delhi was with AAP, some friends cheated us: Kejriwal in National Council meet

When the whole Delhi was with the Aam Aadmi Party, some "friends back stabbed" us, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal told Saturday's National Council meeting which removed dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the National Executive for "anti-party activities".

AAP rift widens as Punjab party member warns Kejriwal about alleged conspiracy in letter
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AAP rift widens as Punjab party member warns Kejriwal about alleged conspiracy in letter

The internal feud in AAP saw a National Council member from Punjab demanding that party convenor Arvind Kejriwal launch an inquiry into a parallel meeting.

Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan worked for party's defeat in Delhi polls, claims AAP
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Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan worked for party's defeat in Delhi polls, claims AAP

AAP, in a statement, has said that Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan and Shanti Bhushan were trying to ensure AAP's defeat in the Delhi polls.

Truth will prevail: AAP's Yogendra Yadav hopes his statement will end rumor-mongering
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Truth will prevail: AAP's Yogendra Yadav hopes his statement will end rumor-mongering

AAP leader Yogendra Yadav responded to the party's statement issued against him and Prashant and Shanti Bhushan, saying he welcomes the statement.