Justice Karnan has been evading arrest since May 9, after being sentenced to six months imprisonment for contempt of court by the Supreme Court.
As of 2011, there were 2.68 crore disabled people in India, but facilities for them in railway coaches remains neglected.
The discussion of legalising abortions needs to go further than just preventing child pregnancies – it needs to challenge the deep rooted ideas of sexual violence and impunity to perpetrators.
Brazil’s labour reform is set to pass the legislature and workers fear a dramatic worsening of their living conditions as a result.
The leader plans on bringing up the issue at the upcoming G20 summit.
Other social activists were also arrested as they tried entering Mandsaur after a curfew had been placed following the farmers’ protest.
The protests came about in light of the multiple attacks that have been carried worldwide by ISIS within the past few months.
According to a recent poll, 85% of the citizens were opposed to this decision.
The essentiality of communication when it comes to epidemics and life threatening diseases cannot be undermined. It is not only moral but vital to the curative measures that need to be taken.
While it may be mandatory under 139AA(1) to enroll for Aadhaar and quote it in your tax return, there appear to be no consequences for non-compliance with that mandate for the moment.
Saif Al-Islam was accused by the International Criminal Court of committing crimes against humanity during the 2011 Libyan uprising.
After Comey’s recent testimony brought to light links between the attorney general and Russia, Sessions says it is important to discuss the matter with the Senate.
As the beef ban issue rages on, an animal rights activist believes that the new cattle slaughter notification does nothing for the ‘greater good’ – there’s no end in sight, but there’s no compromise either.
The clarification was issued after the apex court’s order was “studied” by a high-level team of authorities from various ministries.
The two-judge bench said the PAN cards of those people who are not Aadhaar card holders, and who do not comply with the provision of Section 139(2), cannot be “treated as invalid for the time being”.
Saudi Arabia, UAE and others are clamping down on anyone who shows sympathy or support for Qatar.
Justice Karnan had sought a recall of the apex court order awarding him six months’ imprisonment, saying he could not be held guilty of contempt of court.
Threats, political intimidation and arrests are common place for those posting content criticising the government, even under the administration of Nobel prizewinner Suu Kyi.
Old age and extensive travels cited reasons as exemptions of appearance in court.
The country has become an international destination for paid surrogacy, a business supported by Hong kong and Thailand by providing healthcare support.
Ex FBI director Comey testified that while the president was not under investigation in the Russian probe, he did put pressure on Comey to ‘let it go’.
Past Continuous: Those Who Think Nehru Was Power Hungry Should Review Events Leading to Independence
A fortnightly column reflecting on chapters of India’s political past that are relevant today.
With militants hiding in among the civilians, the government’s efforts to push back are taking longer than expected, and making hundreds of thousands flee.
When suicide bombers attacked a funeral of a politician’s son and killed six, people’s fury over lack of security grew, calling for the resignation of security chiefs.
The accident, which happened in 2011, involved the son of Chief Minister N. Biren Singh.
As the Supreme Court hears Rajamarthandan’s plea for bail, it may turn out to be a test case for deciding whether an officer could proactively disclose information without violating the requirements of confidentiality.
Does the Centre have the power to make rules prohibiting the slaughter of animals for food and religious sacrifice, or on their sale for these purposes?
Guha has written some of the most revered books on cricket like “Wickets In the East” and “Corner of a foreign Field”.
Though the text of his judgment drew largely on legal and religious arguments, the judge, while speaking to reporters outside court, cited the supposed celibacy of peacocks as another reason for declaring the cow a national animal.
A bill effectively limiting parties from forming contenders to current leaders by eliminating “non serious” candidates, is about to be passed in Kazakhstan.
According to the court, a woman is just a vulnerable body incapable of knowing what’s best for her and what she wants.
The court has directed the state government to coordinate with the Centre and take necessary steps to declare cow as a national animal.
Justice Seth was the first woman chief justice of a high court and one of the members of the Justice Verma Committee, constituted after the December 2012 Delhi gangrape.
The High Court has decided to stay the ban for four weeks amid anger and chaos from state governments and non-BJP parties.
The leader remains optimistic about North Korea’s new missile programme despite technical restraints and says he will retaliate to US military provocation.
Argentineans are determined to not forgive or forget the criminals who killed or disappeared more than 30,000 people.
Issues of terrorism and global trade were much talked about, but disappointment was rife when Trump didn’t talk about Russia or back a climate change deal.
Gulzar Ahmed Wani was a 28-year-old PhD student when he was picked up by the police. After being tried in 15 different cases, he is finally going to walk out of jail.
China is under pressure by the US to apply more sanctions on North Korea, and quickly, as its missiles programme continues to grow.
The 75 year old was executed for the murder of his girlfriend’s husband after being on death row for more than 30 years.