Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma was on Thursday appointed the new CBI Director, almost 50 days after the post fell vacant. The 1979-batch officer will succeed Anil Sinha, who retired on December 2, 2016. Additional Director Rakesh Asthana was ... Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
This historic judgement brought the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace into the mainstream discourse. Given the achingly slow pace of social progress in India, this is no small cause. IMAGE: A demonstrator takes part in a New Delhi protest rally in December 2012. Photograph: Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters. In 1997, the Supreme Court broke new ground for the cause of gender equality by setting out the first explicit definition of sexual harassment in the workplace and guidelines to deal with ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Expressing complete faith in Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao in regard with the state's political crisis, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said they are confident that Rao will take the right decision as to whom to hand over the reins of ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
[India], Jan 17 (ANI): Averring that the selection of the candidate for the post of CBI director must be done on basis of merit, seniority and experience, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday said officers who have a background of ...Sify, 2 months ago
'Disturbingly, the dissenting judgment of the Supreme Court has raised doubts whether religion, race, caste, community, language etc can be separated from politics at all.''It has rightly underlined that this question should to be addressed by Parliament rather than the Supreme Court,' says Dr Madhav Godbole, the distinguished civil servant who resigned as Union home secretary after the Babri Masjid demolition. The Supreme Court decision on January 2 on the interpretation of Section 123 (3) of ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'Unfortunately, the judges chose not to address the issue of whether Hindutva is an appeal to religion.''From the moment the judgment is delivered, it is the law of the land.' Senior Supreme Court lawyer Indira Jaising. image, below, discusses the Supreme Court judgment banning the use of religion, caste, creed or language to seek votes during elections with Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore. How do you see the Supreme Court ruling banning the use of religion, caste, language and creed for seeking ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago SC ruling "clashes" with Hindutva verdict, says Owaisi Business Standard, 2 months ago SC ruling 'clashes' with Hindutva verdict, says Owaisi Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
That's all it takes to protect an institution -- just one person with no past and no greed for the future, says Shekhar Gupta. The eyes of the devoted plagiarism hunters would light up if they put this column to the test of their forensics. Old readers of this column will also find this heading and strapline familiar, and for good reason, as this is almost precisely what we had used on another Saturday, July 31, 2010. So you could still be charged, if not with being pompous -- as in ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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