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High Court

SC Collegium Approves Names Of Three New Judges For Gauhati HC

Sep 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Justices Soumitra Saikia, Parthivjyoti Saikia and S Hukato Swu would get permanent appointments.

Gujarat HC Stays Certain Sections Of ‘Anti-Love Jihad’ Law

Aug 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Gujarat High Court said the interim order has been passed to protect people from unnecessary harassment.

Delhi Riot: HC Dismisses Plea That Claimed Gulfisha Fatima’s Detention Was Illegal

The HC said the pleas was 'completely misplaced' and 'not maintainable'.

Twitter Appoints Interim Compliance Officer In India, To Fill Other Jobs Soon

Jul 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Twitter has posted job openings for all three positions, will try to make an offer of employment within 8 weeks

Children Addicted To Phone, But Can’t Ban Online Games: Madras HC

The court said it is the policy matter to be looked into by the appropriate governments in the State or the Centre.

25 June, 2021

Satyen Vaidya Appointed Additional Judge, Himachal High Court

Outlook Web Bureau

With the elevation of Vaidya, who will take charge on Saturday, the strength of the judges at High Court will increase to 11, including the Chief Justice

25 June, 2021

Narada Case: SC Stays Calcutta HC's Order Refusing To Accept Replies Of Mamata Banerjee, Law Minister

Outlook Web Desk

Supreme Court annulled the Calcutta High Court's recent order on denying the reply affidavits of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee and the law minister Malay Ghatak.

24 June, 2021

Mamata Banerjee Joins Virtual Court Hearing In Case Against Suvendu Adhikari

Outlook Web Bureau

Banerjee had sought recusal of Justice Kaushik Chanda from the case over alleged 'conflict of interest'.

24 June, 2021

IT Rules: Madras HC Issues Notice To Centre On Plea From Digital News Publishers

Outlook Web Bureau

The Digital News Publishers Association, comprising 13 outlets challenged the constitutional validity of the Information Technology rules 2021.

18 June, 2021

High Court Warns Of Third Wave In Delhi If Covid Protocol Not Followed

Outlook Web Bureau

The HC took cognisance of the violation of Covid-19 protocols in various markets in the national

18 June, 2021

Mamata's Case Challenging Nandigram Result Listed For Mention At Calcutta HC Today

Outlook Correspondent

It is scheduled to be heard by the single bench of justice Kausik Chanda at 11 am

17 June, 2021

Delhi Riots 2020: Court Orders Immediate Release Of 3 Student Activists From Jail

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi Riot Case: Earlier in the day, the students had moved the Delhi High Court seeking forthwith release from jail saying that they had not been released even after 36 hours of obtaining a bail order.

04 June, 2021

Delhi High Court Dismisses Juhi Chawla's Plea Against 5G, Fines Rs 20 Lakh

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi High Court in its Friday order said, 'It appears the suit was for publicity. Juhi Chawla circulated the link of the hearing on social media.'

04 June, 2021

Students, Delhi Govt Move HC Against Order Allowing Private Schools To Charge Fees

Outlook Web Bureau

The students studying in the private unaided schools, in their petitions, have contended that the single judge's May 31 decision was based on incorrect facts and law.

03 June, 2021

Extra-Marital Affair Cannot Be Ground To Deny Custody Of Child To Mother: HC

Outlook Web Bureau

The Punjab and Haryana High Court noted that in a patriarchal society, it is fairly common to cast aspersions on the moral character of a woman and more often than not these allegations are made without any basis.

02 June, 2021

Man Sings Juhi Chawla’s Songs During Hearing Of Her Plea Against 5G


The man first started singing ‘Ghoonghat ki aad mein dilbar ka didaar adhura’ from her blockbuster movie 'Hum hai rahi pyar ke' after which he wa removed.

02 June, 2021

Why Start Vaccine Centres With ‘Pomp And Splendour’ If 2nd Dose Of Covaxin Not Available: HC To Delhi Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

The court also issued notice to the Centre on two pleas to make the second dose of both vaccines against Covid-19 -- Covaxin and Covishield -- available in the national capital.

02 June, 2021

‘Like A Manual For Rape Victims’: Bombay HC On Tarun Tejpal Case Verdict

Outlook Web Bureau

'The judgement goes into how she (victim) responded. There are some observations on this. It is like a manual for rape victims,' Justice Gupte said.

Photo Gallery

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?


A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu