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Tushar Mehta

Delhi High Court Dismisses Subramanian Swamy's Plea Against Air India Disinvestment

Jan 06, 2022 PTI

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy had sought to set aside and revoke the Air India disinvestment process. The Delhi High Court dismissed his disinvestment petition on Thursday.

Delhi Air Pollution: SC Permits Panel To Decide On Curbs

Dec 10, 2021 PTI

Delhi air pollution: Supreme Court(SC) permitted the commission on air quality management to examine requests of various organisations about relaxation of conditions.

SC Asks Centre, States To Continue With Measures To Curb Pollution

The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Centre and the NCR states to continue implementing for few days the measures to ensure improvement in air quality, saying that preventive actions are needed in anticipation to curb pollution even as it wondered what signals are being sent to the world.

Delhi Air Pollution: It's An Emergency Situation, Stop Vehicles Or Impose Lockdown, Asks SC

Nov 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court said: ‘everybody has the passion of blaming farmers. Have you seen how crackers are being burnt in Delhi for the last seven days? It is an emergency situation’.

Pegasus Row: Centre Tells SC Matter Is Not For 'Public Discussion', Refuses To File Detailed Affidavit

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that a committee of domain experts will be constituted and its report would be made available to the Supreme Court.

06 July, 2021

TMC Leader Tries To Meet Solicitor General Tushar Mehta Without Appointment, Fails

Outlook Correspondent

TMC leader Kunal Ghosh tried to enter Tushar Mehta's Delhi residence following the controversy around last week’s 'meeting' between Mehta and BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari.

05 July, 2021

After PM, TMC Knocks On President's Door For Removal Of Tushar Mehta

Outlook Correspondent

Trinamool Congress wrote to President Ramnath Kovind for the removal of Tushar Mehta from the post of the solicitor general of India following a letter from the party to PM Modi making the same demand.

02 July, 2021

Narada-Accused Suvendu’s ‘Meeting’ With Solicitor General Heats Up Bengal Politics

Outlook Correspondent

Suvendu Adhikari visited Solicitor General Tushar Mehta’s residence in New Delhi on Thursday. Mehta soon denied meeting Adhikari

02 July, 2021

Narada-Accused Suvendu Adhikari’s ‘Meeting’ With Solicitor General Heats Up Bengal Politics

Outlook Correspondent

Adhikari visited Mehta’s residence in New Delhi on Thursday. Solicitor general Tushar Mehta soon denied meeting Adhikari

22 April, 2021

Small Hospitals In Delhi Scramble For Oxygen Supply For Covid Patients

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi High Court had on Wednesday night ordered the Centre to 'forthwith' provide oxygen by whatever means to hospitals in Delhi facing a shortage of the gas.

16 February, 2021

Angry Supreme Court Tells BCCI, 'Won't Adjourn Again'; Sourav Ganguly To Face Axe As Prez?

Soumitra Bose

BCCI has taken 'six' adjournments and the Supreme Court is not amused. Next hearing on Ganguly and Jay Shah's future as BCCI office-bearers on March 23

09 November, 2020

Why Oppose Special Prosecutors? HC asks Centre, AAP's in Delhi riots case


Plea wants prosecution to be 'independent and insulated from the police'.

06 November, 2020

SC Asks Centre To Ensure There's No Smog In Delhi


The top court had raised concern over the worsening air quality in Delhi-NCR

05 November, 2020

Issue Directions For Banning Use Of Disinfectants And UV Rays On Humans: SC To Centre


SC seeks ban on installation, production and advertisement of disinfection tunnels involving the spraying of chemical disinfectants on people.

16 October, 2020

Centre Didn’t Favour Lokur Panel To Downplay Stubble Burning Issue: AAP


The SC directed the court-appointed EPCA and chief secretaries of Haryana, Punjab, and Uttar Pradesh to assist the Lokur panel to enable it in physical surveillance of fields where stubble is burnt.

15 September, 2020

'Disservice To Nation', 'Rabid': SC On Sudarshan TV's 'UPSC Jihad' Show


The Supreme Court, while hearing a plea which has raised grievance over the programme, said that the manner in which some media houses are conducting debate is a matter of concern as all kind of defamatory things are said.

14 September, 2020

'Our Culture and Laws Don't Recognise Same Sex Marriages:' Centre To Delhi HC


The petition has contended that despite the Supreme Court decriminalizing consensual homosexual acts, marriages between same sex couples was still not possible in India and the further hearing is due for October 21 as per the submission by Solicitor General (SG) Tushar Mehta.

01 September, 2020

SC Asks Bihar Govt To Move HC For Transfer, Trial Of Cases Against Foreigner Tablighi Members


Earlier, the top court had sought a response from the Bihar government on a plea of foreign Tablighi Jamaat members that their cases and subsequent trial be consolidated before one court in the state.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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