The path-breaking judgments of the Supreme Court on gay sex, adultery and the entry of women of all ages into Sabarimala, were needed, and, in some cases, struck down or changed aspects of law that needed to be struck down or changed,said Arun Jaitl... read more
Artists dressed in costume rest outside a temple during a religious procession called Ravan ki Barat in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh on October 5, 2018. The procession was held to mark Dussehra festival, which celebrates the victory of good over evil.
Justice Misra, who retired as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI) this week, has presided over several important cases, and has been part of Supreme Court benches that have delivered key judgments during his 13-month tenure. read more
“I always wanted to be a Hindi film ‘Hero’ and not just an actor,” Ranveer SIngh said. On how he prepared for his first movie, Ranveer said he spent an entire week incognito as a Delhi University student attending classes and events as Bittu Sharma. “Different actors prepare in different ways. For me it’s more internal. I think a lot,” Deepika said. The actors capped the day’s events, breaking into moves from Padmaavat’s ‘Khalibali’.
The first day of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2018 started with Congress president Rahul Gandhi delivering the keynote address, and ended with actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh dancing to ‘Khalibali’ from their movie Padmaavat. read more
The moment CJI Gogoi sat in court, a few hours after taking the oath, he refused to hear lawyers who were waiting in queue to mention cases for urgent hearing, a standard practice in Court no 1. read more
A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said such people should have a functional facility to receive the information as permissible under the Right to Information Act. read more
Some of the judgments have been unanimously hailed. Others have been welcomed by some and criticised by others. Interestingly, those welcoming some judgements are the very people criticising some others. This is a clear indication that the court has... read more
The cases decided in the week of September 22-28 covered a range of issues — criminalisation of politics, discrimination in India’s old adultery law, religious aspect of Ram Janambhoomi title dispute, civil liberties of activists, legality of Aadhaar... read more