Articles about Dipak Misra

Branded a spy, ISRO scientist gets compensation after 26 years

Nambi Narayanan deserved respect for emboldening India's space dreams by working on the liquid propulsion system at ISRO. Instead in the 90s, he spent all his resources to prove himself innocent after being falsely implicated as a spy.

Justice Lokur on Gogoi's RS nomination: Has last bastion fallen?

In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government nominated former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha, four months after he retired from the top post.

Discrimination against women: SC will complete hearings in 10 days

A nine-judge constitutional bench, that was formed to hear pleas on religious discrimination faced by women, will not hear the matter for more than ten days, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde announced on Tuesday.

15 Jan 2020

Ranjan Gogoi
No, liberals aren't tolerant. They prefer ideological supremacy over democracy

The world is going through a tectonic shift. The Left has been defeated across most democratic platforms, but they control academia, campuses, media houses; influence the millennials and enjoy disproportionate power.

Sabarimala review: SC grants parties three-weeks' time to file suggestions

On Monday, a nine-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court began hearing pleas relating to discrimination that women face in places of worship like Sabarimala, mosques, and Parsi temples.

13 Nov 2019

India
SC will pronounce verdict on Sabarimala, Rafale review pleas tomorrow

In his last working days as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi is hoping to end long-drawn and important legal battles.

Uttar Pradesh: Same-sex marriage of cousin girls shocks Varanasi

A temple in Varanasi witnessed a peculiar event on Tuesday, after two cousins, dressed in jeans and t-shirts, married one another.

31 May 2019

India
All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a valid document proof.

13 Apr 2019

India
All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a valid document proof.

01 Apr 2019

India
Deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN extended by six months

The Central government has extended the deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN by six months, to September 30, 2019. The previous deadline to link the two IDs was March 31.

22 Mar 2019

India
Link your Aadhaar with PAN today: Income Tax Department

The Income Tax Department has again urged all taxpayers to immediately link their Aadhaar with PAN.

13 Mar 2019

India
All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a valid document proof.

24 Feb 2019

India
All the questions around Aadhaar, answered

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a valid document proof.

Aadhaar card: Where it is mandatory and where not

Lately, there has been a lot of confusion about the status of Aadhaar card as a document proof.

#AAPvsCentre: SC gives electricity-board to AAP, Anti-corruption bureau to L-G

In a verdict which is sure to upset the Aam Aadmi Party, the Supreme Court on Thursday said the Delhi government can't have control over the anti-corruption bureau.

05 Jan 2019

Madhya Pradesh
DU ad-hoc teachers on hunger strike, demand immediate absorption

A group of 20 ad-hoc teachers of the Delhi University began a hunger strike yesterday demanding their immediate absorption, and also the facilities that are given to permanent teachers.

31 Dec 2018

India
#ThatWas2018: 6 Supreme Court verdicts that changed India in 2018

If 2018 can be summed up for India in a phrase, it would be called the 'year of reforms'.

30 Dec 2018

Karnataka
#ThatWas2018: RaGa's hug to Biplab Deb's logic, looking at political-controversies

2018 wasn't devoid of political action. As it nears an end, dynamics in Indian politics have changed.

29 Nov 2018

India
How has the fight of LGBT community turned against Hindutva

Find what you love and let it kill you, for it is better to be killed by a loved one.

'Right-to-pray' crusader, Swamy, feels Hindu unity will ensure temple's construction

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said if Hindus unite then no one can stop the construction of a magnificent Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

#AyodhyaDispute: No urgent hearing, rules SC, matter listed for January'19

The Supreme Court of India on Monday said the date for hearing title dispute of Ayodhya will be decided in the first week of January 2019, meaning there would be no urgent hearing in the matter.

#AyodhyaDispute: SC to hear pleas against HC verdict on Monday

The Supreme Court is likely to hear Monday a batch of pleas challenging the Allahabad HC's 2010 verdict by which the disputed land on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid area in Ayodhya was divided into three parts.

24 Oct 2018

India
Not "56-inch seena", but a thin-skinned man: The real Modi

If there is one adjective that defines Narendra Modi in totality, it has to be 'Frank Underwood'. Much like Underwood, Modi has 'limited' ethics, wants to win at any cost and the ever-astute man never forgives.

#CBIFaultlines: Midnight order, top-officials' 'leaves', and other details to know

At 1 AM on Wednesday, two top-ranking officials of the country's premier investigative agency, CBI, were sent on leave, paving way for cataclysmic changes.

Sabarimala row: BSNL transfers its activist employee Rehana Fathima

Activist Rehana Fathima, a BSNL employee who had made an attempt to enter the Lord Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala, has been transferred to the Palarivattom telephone exchange in Kochi where public contact is not required, sources said.

SC didn't take tradition into consideration: Bhagwat on Sabarimala row

Amid ongoing protests at Sabarimala, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today said the Supreme Court verdict hasn't taken into consideration the nature and premise of the tradition that has been accepted by society and has given rise to "divisiveness" in society.

#SabarimalaRow: Hartal begins in Kerala, special security arrangements in place

In yet another move to defy the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of the menstrual age group to enter the Sabarimala temple, Hindu outfits in Kerala called for a hartal.

Sabarimala opening: Temple doors opened amid attacks on journalists

Following the controversial Supreme Court verdict, the 800-year-old Sabarimala temple opened its gates to devotees on Wednesday at 5pm.

06 Oct 2018

Odisha
Error in Aadhaar, Odisha man says he will commit suicide

An employee of Odisha Electrical Department has said he will commit suicide as he is unable to withdraw money from the Employee Provident Fund due to an error in his Aadhaar card.

03 Oct 2018

India
Minutes after taking oath, CJI Gogoi raises bar for urgent-hearing

Upon taking office on Wednesday, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi raised the bar for urgent hearings.

03 Oct 2018

India
Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as next CJI: Details here

Being the first Chief Justice of India from North-East, Justice Ranjan Gogoi has taken the oath a while back.

CJI-Designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi praises outgoing CJI Dipak Misra

Chief Justice of India-Designate, Justice Ranjan Gogoi, today praised the outgoing CJI Dipak Misra saying that his greatest contribution has been to civil liberties, and cited his recent verdicts in this regard.

01 Oct 2018

India
CJI Misra, judge of key-verdicts, holds court for last time

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra held court, along with his successor Ranjan Gogoi, for the last time today.

Triple talaq ordinance is against women, says Asaduddin Owaisi

Alleging that the NDA government's ordinance on triple talaq was "against women" and "fundamental rights" of the Constitution, AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi has demanded its withdrawal.

Temple-board to file review-petition because Lord Ayyappa is 'brahmachari'

The Travancore Devaswom Board which administers the Lord Ayyappa Temple of Kerala will move court with a review petition after Friday's verdict of Supreme Court, which ended the ban on women's entry in the ancient temple.

Activist who led Shani Shingnapur stir hails SC Sabarimala verdict

Activist Trupti Desai, who led an agitation earlier to allow women to enter the Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra, hailed today's Supreme Court's order on Kerala's Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala.

Joseph Shine: The happily-married man who changed Indian adultery laws

When the Supreme Court, in a historic judgment, struck down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code yesterday, it was not on the petition of a legal expert of a gender equality activist.

SC Sabarimala-judgment: Women activists elated but concerned over ground reality

Women activists today hailed the Supreme Court judgment allowing entry of women into Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala but expressed concern over its acceptance at the ground level.

28 Sep 2018

Sabarimala Temple
#SabarimalaVerdict: What sole dissenting and woman judge Indu Malhotra said

Dissenting with the majority on Sabarimala verdict, Justice Indu Malhotra opposed the upliftment of ban in Sabarimala Temple in Kerala saying, "Notion of rationality should not be seen in matters of religion".

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, no SIT formed

After the Supreme Court, on September 20, reserved its judgement on the case challenging the arrest of five activists in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence, the apex court, today, extended the activists' house arrest by another four weeks.

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