Re-promulgation of ordinances is illegal, the apex court ruled, in a judgment that will be applicable to all central ordinances, including demonetisation.
The Wire Analysis
If the Supreme Court bench had relied on the precedent set by a constitution bench in 2013, it would not have insisted that the evidence – the Sahara-Birla diaries – be cogent in order to qualify for investigation.
Dented, Painted, Sexists – G. Parameshwar, Abu Azmi Join Long List of Politicians Who Run Down Women
Their statements after the the alleged New Year’s Eve attacks on women in Bengaluru’s M.G. Road proved that 2017 is not the year Indian politicians stop being sexist.
The outgoing chief justice sided with the majority view because he believed it advances the constitution’s commitment to secularism, which is now recognised as one of its basic features.
While Modi’s statements about the economy fall flat when compared to data, most of the promises the prime minister made are simply new packaging on old schemes.
In a year full of protests and mass mobilisation, a list ten acts of defiance that were particularly important.
The hearing for the case was rescheduled in light of a conflict of interest because the case implicates Prime Minister Modi while Khehar’s appointment as chief justice lay in his hands.
While the prime minister is partly right, it isn’t the whole picture and there is certainly more than enough blame to go around.
Self-censorship by Amazon comes at a time when the company is worrying about regulatory and legal obstacles on the e-commerce front in India and when our political atmosphere is going through a particularly prickly phase.
The Ahmedabad property dealer who was a proxy for politicians and businessmen who sought to benefit from the Modi government’s undeclared income amnesty scheme has said he will name names.