'Judges are more often bribed by their ambition and loyalty rather than by money', says Retired Justice Ranjit Singh.
Justice Gupta, who superannuated on Wednesday became the first judge in the history of the Supreme Court to be given farewell through video conferencing due to the lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, said that judges have to identify the problems and deal with them.
The Delhi High Court judge, who replaces Justice Manmohan Singh as the chairperson, had kept his verdict on Chidambaram's plea reserved for seven months and pronounced the judgment just 72 hours before he retired.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested an Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge and two advocates in Telangana on the charge of accepting Rs 7.5 lakh bribe for granting bail.
Sarkozy, 63, had until now refused to respond to a summons for questioning in the case
This is the second time that the verdict in the case has been postponed
The government is also considering to draft a new law to confiscate assets of those who get away with unpaid liabilities of over Rs 100 crore
An in-house committee of judges headed by the CJI had reportedly found him guilty of the charges and said he "disgraced the values of judicial life".
According to the list of business released by the Allahabad high court registry for January 30, Shukla’s name does not appear on the roster.
Prasad's detractors, he added, have always been scared of his immense popularity.
A seven-member Bar Council India panel led by its chairman Manan Kumar Mishra had a 50-minute meeting with the CJI at the end of the day.
Misra, who has a 13 month-long tenure till October 2, has been having a tough time in dealing with his colleagues
Several crucial developments closely follow an Outlook cover story on touting judgeships in Punjab and Haryana
It was claimed that the evidence was "contentious" without any underlying material to support claims being made
The apex court has, however, imposed conditions on his UK visit, by asking him to furnish an undertaking that he will return as directed.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
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.
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.