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SC's NJAC verdict based on 'erroneous logic': Jaitley

SC's NJAC verdict based on 'erroneous logic': Jaitley

Terming as “erroneous logic” the Supreme Court’s reasoning for striking down the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said Indian democracy cannot be a “tyranny of the unelected” and that it would be in danger if the elected are undermined. Expressing “personal” views on the judgment in a Facebook post titled ‘The NJAC Judgement – An Alternative View?’ he said, “The judgement has ..., 1 month ago

Are 54 Indians in Pakistan jails dead or alive, asks SC

“Are they still alive,” the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre expressing concern over the present status of 54 Indian Prisoners of War languishing in Pakistan jails since 1971. “We don’t know,” Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, appearing for the external affairs and defence ministries, told a bench of Justices T S Thakur and Kurian Joseph. “We presume that they are dead as Pakistan has been denying their presence in their prisons,” he said. The ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

SC relief for Dhoni over Lord Vishnu avatar on magazine

In a relief to cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Supreme Court on Monday stayed criminal proceedings against him on a complaint lodged for allegedly portraying himself as Lord Vishnu on a magazine cover. A bench comprising of Justices Pinaki Chandra Ghose and R K Agrawal also stayed the operation of the order of Karnataka high court which had refused to stall the criminal proceedings against him. The bench, which clubbed the Dhoni’s plea with another petition on a similar issue, has ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Winter session unlikely to see GST breakthrough

  Even as the government gets ready for Parliament’s winter session, which begins on Thursday, whether or not the constitution amendment Bill for implementation of the goods and services tax will be debated and passed in the Rajya Sabha during this session remains uncertain.A meeting of the ruling National Democratic Alliance will be held on Tuesday to make sure the Treasury benches are on the same page. Strategy meetings will also be held for floor coordination and the sequence in ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Why Shashank Manohar is the right choice for BCCI...

‘He has a good reputation, a very clean image and, importantly, he has no interest anywhere’ ‘The image of BCCI has taken a beating all over and it needed someone like Shashank to get their credibility back’ Harish Kotian/ on why Shashank Manohar is the best man to lead the BCCI... IMAGE: BCCI president Shashank Manohar, left, with secretary Anurag Thakur addresses the media in Mumbai. Photograph: PTI A leadership crisis in the Board of Control for Cricket in ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago New president Manohar's 3-point agenda to clean BCCI's image  Rediff.com1 month ago

Thakur, Shukla depose before Lodha Commission

Anurag Thakur and Rajeev Shukla. Photograph: PTI Board of Control for Cricket in India secretary Anurag Thakur and IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla deposed before the Supreme Court appointed Justice (Retd) RM Lodha Commission on the possible reforms that the board is expected to carry out once the second part of report is released. It is learnt that both the senior officials of the BCCI have had "fruitful discussions" with the three-member panel comprising of Justice (Retd) Lodha, Justice ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

More trouble for Somnath Bharti: AAP govt allows his prosecution in midnight raid case

After Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s stern message to Aam Aadmi Party MLA Somnath Bharti to surrender in a domestic violence case, there was more trouble for the legislator with Delhi government on Thursday sanctioning his prosecution for alleged involvement in a midnight raid targeting a group of African women in South Delhi last year. The home department of Delhi government notified Lt Governor Najeeb Jung’s sanction to prosecute the MLA for his alleged involvement in the raid ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

The man who works for India, seven days a week

'Serving as the AG is one way of giving back to society or to the profession from which you have earned your name, fame, money and reputation. A lawyer practises for only about 50 years. I have already put in 35 years. If I put in 40 or 50 years, out of which if I take five or 10 years to give back to the profession, it's not a big deal.' Meet India's 14th Attorney General.   Appointments to higher constitutional posts sometimes get mired in controversies. Even when Mukul Rohatgi was ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Dattu's retirement puts focus on fate of Rajiv killers

Whichever way the verdict goes, it will be a win-win for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa ahead of the assembly election next year. A favourable verdict, it will be a boost for her because she took the decision to release the convicts. She will once again try to usurp the Tamil card and use it to silence her political rivals. If the verdict goes against her, she can still claim the moral high ground. R Ramasubramanian explains. The fate of Rajiv Gandhi killers may be decided by ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Vodafone for conciliation on tax dispute

The government, however, amended the laws with retrospective effect to undo the judgment and claim taxes. The government and Vodafone are getting closer to settling their eight-year tax spat over the 2007 Hutch-Vodafone cross-border deal. The British telecom major, which had sought arbitration under the Indo-UK bilateral investment protection treaty in June, has formally approached the finance ministry for conciliation.In a series of tweets on Wednesday, Revenue Secretary Hashmukh Adia said, ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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