Articles about Jaiveer Shergill

Jaiveer Shergill is an Indian politician who is a member of the Indian National Congress. He is also a practicing lawyer in the Supreme Court of India. Shergill was born on June 28, 1983, in Punjab and completed his education at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences in Kolkata and the UC Berkeley School of Law, University of California, United States. Shergill is popularly known for solving cases related to money laundering and has also been a part of several high-profile cases. After his graduation, Shergill started his career in law, working as a law associate with ‘Economic Laws Practice.’ Following this, he joined the chambers of senior advocate and politician Abhishek Singhvi. Shergill was among the panel of lawyers representing Vodafone India in the case against the Income Tax Department. He had also represented Vistara in a petition challenging the entry of foreign airlines into India. As a politician, he has launched a 24x7 legal toll-free helpline number to provide legal help to Congress workers. He has also raised his voice on issues related to the alarming use of drugs, depleting conditions of schools in Punjab, women's safety, etc.

Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK

21 Dec 2020

India
Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK

The top advisory body of the Union Health Ministry will meet on Monday to discuss the new variant of coronavirus, which has forced the United Kingdom to impose new restrictions during the holiday season and prompted other European nations to ban travel from the country.

'Bhabhiji Papad' can develop antibodies, fight coronavirus: Union Minister

24 Jul 2020

Politics
'Bhabhiji Papad' can develop antibodies, fight coronavirus: Union Minister

At a time when the world is scrambling to develop a vaccine against coronavirus, a Union Minister launched a "papad" claiming it develops antibodies to fight the highly contagious disease.

Journalist, shot in front of daughters, dies; family demands answers

22 Jul 2020

India
Journalist, shot in front of daughters, dies; family demands answers

In a terrible piece of news that shows law and order has gone for a toss in Uttar Pradesh, the journalist, who was shot at by criminals in Ghaziabad on Monday evening, died, doctors confirmed on Wednesday.

Rahul Gandhi skipped 11 meetings on defense, BJP slams him

06 Jul 2020

Politics
Rahul Gandhi skipped 11 meetings on defense, BJP slams him

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi who has been questioning the government over tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and has repeatedly asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "come clean" on the situation has, surprisingly, not attended a single meeting of the Standing Committee on Defense since September.

Modiji doesn't respect RSS' views anymore, claims Priyanka Gandhi

20 Aug 2019

Politics
Modiji doesn't respect RSS' views anymore, claims Priyanka Gandhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday saying he no longer respects the views of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), the ideological mentor of BJP.

Congress has lost its way: Hooda supports BJP's Kashmir move

19 Aug 2019

Politics
Congress has lost its way: Hooda supports BJP's Kashmir move

In a major blow to Congress, one of its stalwarts on Sunday openly supported the Centre's decision to annul Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories.

Article 370: PM Narendra Modi likely to address nation today

08 Aug 2019

India
Article 370: PM Narendra Modi likely to address nation today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the nation on Thursday, to explain his government's move of removing special status of Jammu and Kashmir, and splitting the state into two Union Territories.

#Article370Scrapped: Congress says no government can change J&K's status

07 Aug 2019

Politics
#Article370Scrapped: Congress says no government can change J&K's status

Congress is not moving an inch from its stand on Article 370. The grand old party on Tuesday reiterated that no government can change the status of Jammu and Kashmir, saying it "acceded" to India as one state.

#Article370Scrapped: RaGa's 'friend' Jyotiraditya Scindia supports BJP's Kashmir move

06 Aug 2019

Politics
#Article370Scrapped: RaGa's 'friend' Jyotiraditya Scindia supports BJP's Kashmir move

In a huge blow to Congress and its former president Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia supported the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

#PulwamaAttack: Politicians unite to condemn attack, Congress slams Modi

14 Feb 2019

India
#PulwamaAttack: Politicians unite to condemn attack, Congress slams Modi

In a horrifying incident, 40 CRPF jawans were martyred on Thursday, after their convoy was attacked in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Further, at least 40 soldiers were injured.

Rafale deal: Ambani asks Congress leaders to stop derogatory comments

23 Aug 2018

India
Rafale deal: Ambani asks Congress leaders to stop derogatory comments

Facing allegations of getting undue benefits from the multi-billion dollar Rafale deal, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group has sent legal notices to several Congress leaders asking them to "cease and desist" from leveling such charges.

Amid widespread criticism, government assures solution to rising fuel prices

22 May 2018

India
Amid widespread criticism, government assures solution to rising fuel prices

The Center is facing flak from all sides even as fuel prices, which have been rising continuously since the Karnataka elections, touched new highs.