Chief Justice Gogoi announced that only “extremely urgent” matters would be allowed to be orally mentioned for out-of-turn hearing.
Abolition of untouchability in all its forms, including scavenging, remains an unrealised constitutional right
The Swachh Bharat Mission needs a broader vision of what constitutes cleanliness
The core issue here was whether the ‘creamy layer’ among SC/STs should be barred from obtaining promotions through reservations. The court set aside the requirement to collect quantifiable data that was stipulated by its 2006 verdict in M. Nagaraj v. Union of India as it ignored the reasoning of a nine-judge bench in Indra Sawhney (1992) that any discussion on creamy layer “has no relevance” in the context of SC/STs.
The government’s revised guidelines for conducting exams for persons with disabilities are unfair and regressive
The Sabarimala verdict could open the door to litigation on other places of worship as well
The proposed deal from Russia could attract American sanctions, warns White House
The ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is legally binding, but it remains to be seen if the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump will comply.
NITI Aayog plans ‘eco-cottages’ and a film city to boost tourism in the island territories
While efforts continue to protect Gir lions which are perishing at an alarming rate, experts try to trace the DNA of Indian tigers
We need a clean environment for human empowerment, writes Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The easing of SLR norms can release ₹2.5 lakh crore
The Supreme Court has upheld the Constitutional validity of the law allowing cess to be collected for compensating States for revenue shortfall under the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Consolidated group loss of ₹2,670 cr. in 2017-18 and a leveraging of 13 times equity
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 with one half to Frances H. Arnold and the other half jointly to George P. Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter.
A Japanese probe launched a new observation robot towards an asteroid on Wednesday as it pursues a mission to shed light on the origins of the solar system.
UNESCO declared Sabratha to be at risk in 2016, mainly due to damage caused by armed groups