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Kangana Ranaut Files Counter Complaint In Javed Akhtar Defamation Case

Sep 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

She accused him of extortion and criminal intimidation for asking her to apologize to actor Hrithik Roshan. The Mumbai court would have issued an arrest warrant had Kangana skipped this hearing.

Javed Akhtar Defamation Case: Will Issue Warrant If Kangana Does Not Appear In 6 Days, Says Mumbai Court

Sep 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The court ruled in the favour of Kangana Ranaut's plea seeking exemption from personal appearance for the day in the criminal defamation complaint filed by lyricist Javed Akhtar. The next date has been set to 20th September


SC Collegium Approves Names Of Three New Judges For Gauhati HC

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

This US Supreme Court Judge Is Concerned About The Institution's Public Image

Sep 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Justice Amy Coney Barret of the US Supreme Court was speaking at Rep Senator Mitch McConnell's McConnell Center's 30th anniversary.


US Justice Department Challenges Texas' New Anti-Abortion Law

Immediate injunction seeked. Meanwhile, the Texas Government spokesperson said, “Texas passed a law that ensures that the life of every child with a heartbeat will be spared from the ravages of abortion,”

22 July, 2021

108-Year-Old Man Dies Just Before Supreme Court Admits Case He Pursued Since 1968

Outlook Web Bureau

Sopan Narsinga Gaikwad will be now represented in the court through legal heirs.


25 April, 2021

Right To Life: Dead In India?

Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Constitution and national health policies should have been the guiding philosophy for leaders and planners. But did we even read them?


06 April, 2021

Justice NV Ramana Appointed Next Chief Justice Of India

Outlook Web Bureau

Justice NV Ramana was recommended by the outgoing CJI SA Bobde as his successor.


08 March, 2021

Police, Politics, Judiciary: How India Fails Its Women Everyday

Shruti Gupta

The Hathras rape case brought forward the barbarism of those who sit at the top of gender and caste hierarchical systems.


18 February, 2021

Sexual Harassment Allegations A Conspiracy Against Ranjan Gogoi: SC; Case Closed

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court said that two years have passed and the possibility of retrieving electronic records is very unlikely.


31 December, 2020

Four HC Chief Justices Transferred, 4 Judges Elevated As High Court Chief Justice

PTI

A couple of transfers and elevations may take place in January, sources said.


31 December, 2020

Sonal Sharma, Daughter Of A Milkman, Is Set To Become Judge In Her First Attempt

Outlook Web Bureau

She will be posted as a first-class magistrate in a Sessions court in Rajasthan


24 December, 2020

Kerala Journalist Siddique Kappan's Case Transferred To Additional District And Sessions Judge

PTI

Journalist Kappan and three others were arrested by Mathura police on October 5 when they were on their way to a village in Hathras to meet the family of gangrape victim.


17 December, 2020

Kashmir Court Allows Relatives To Meet Prisoners Without Court Permission

Naseer Ganai

Lawyers say every day around three applications are moved by relatives seeking directions to meet relatives in prisons.


27 October, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett Takes Oath To Join US Supreme Court

Associated Press (AP)

A conservative, Barrett fills the vacancy created by the September death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who led the court's liberal voting bloc.


16 October, 2020

The Judiciary Faces A Crisis Of Character: Retired Justice Ranjit Singh

Ranjit Singh

'Judges are more often bribed by their ambition and loyalty rather than by money', says Retired Justice Ranjit Singh.


13 October, 2020

Certain Media Reportage Forbidden In Pending Cases, Attorney General Tells SC

PTI

Attorney General K K Venugopal was appearing before a bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar to assist it in the hearing of the 2009 contempt case against activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan and journalist Tarun Tejpal.


12 October, 2020

AP High Court Orders FIR Against YSR Cong Leaders

PTI

The court took serious note of the anti-judiciary remarks made by the Speaker, Deputy CM, and others in the ruling party in the state


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

PTI Photo

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

Eduardo Munoz /Pool Photo via AP

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

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo
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Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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