Abhishek Manu Singhvi
19 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh crisis: Horse-trading, Governor's power discussed in Supreme Court
In what serves as a setback for the Madhya Pradesh government, the Supreme Court remarked today that a Governor can call for a floor test even when the Assembly is not in session.
12 Mar 2020
No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government under which law did it put up banners, carrying names, photos, and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters who are accused of inciting violence.
18 Feb 2020
UK MP's visa revoked, government blames her anti-India activities
New Delhi has sort of clarified that the visa of the United Kingdom's Member of Parliament Debbie Abrahams was revoked as she was involved in anti-India activities.
28 Jan 2020
Anurag Thakur's 'Goli Maaro...' chant invites trouble, he remains defiant
Union Minister Anurag Thakur behaved irresponsibly at an election rally when he openly called for shooting the "traitors" of the country.
27 Nov 2019
Chidambaram's judicial custody extended till December 11; bail hearing adjourned
A Delhi court on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of Congress leader P Chidambaram till December 11 in the INX Media corruption case.
26 Nov 2019
Maharashtra government formation: SC orders floor test tomorrow
In the ongoing Maharashtra power tussle, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a floor test to be conducted on November 27 before 5 pm.
25 Nov 2019
Supreme Court on Maharashtra government formation: Order reserved for Tuesday
On Monday, the Supreme Court reserved its order while hearing arguments on Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's decision to install a government in the state on Saturday.
05 Sep 2019
Important day for Chidambaram, SC to pronounce verdict on pleas
P Chidambaram, the former Finance Minister, who has been in CBI custody has an important day today, as courts will pronounce verdict on a bunch of his pleas.
30 Aug 2019
Chidambaram "offers" to remain in CBI custody till September 2
P Chidambaram, the former Union Finance Minister who is currently in CBI custody for his alleged involvement in INX Media case, made an unprecedented offer in Supreme Court on Thursday.
23 Aug 2019
Arrested by CBI, Chidambaram gears for another legal battle
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who was sent to CBI custody till August 26 on Thursday, is gearing for another legal battle.
22 Aug 2019
Chidambaram arrested: CBI, ED are revenge seeking departments, says Congress
The dramatic arrest of P Chidambaram from his residence on Wednesday night forced Congress to reach out to the other Opposition parties.
06 Aug 2019
#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.
16 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: SC to pronounce judgment on rebel MLAs' status tomorrow
Karnataka politics is going through a bizarre phase- 18 MLAs have tendered their resignations, the speaker hasn't accepted them for days now, and the Supreme Court (which was also brought into the crisis) has decided to give its verdict on Wednesday.
05 Jul 2019
Union Budget 2019: Know what became costlier and what cheaper
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke for more than two hours in her maiden budget speech and promised a better future to countrymen.
23 May 2019
#Verdict2019: Congress fails to save face, Priyanka meets brother Rahul
For both BJP and Congress, 2019 has served as a redux of 2014. While BJP swept the nation, Congress failed to resurrect itself.
09 May 2019
Rajiv Gandhi used INS Viraat for family vacation: PM Modi
From New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a fresh attack on the Gandhi family, by referring to an incident which media "forgot" to report.
08 May 2019
Congress says EC biased toward Modi-Shah, SC refuses to interfere
The Congress had complained to Supreme Court alleging that Election Commission has been giving a free pass to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, hoping that the court might take some action.
07 May 2019
SC rejects Opposition's plea, refuses to increase VVPAT-EVM verification
In a major blow to Opposition parties, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to increase VVPAT verification of EVMs to 50%.
30 Apr 2019
Chowkidar chor hai remark: SC scolds Rahul Gandhi, demands apology
Coming down heavily on Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said he should apologize for falsely attributing the "Chowkidar Chor Hai" remark to the top court.
29 Apr 2019
Congress moves SC against Modi, Shah for violating poll code
On Monday, Congress moved Supreme Court alleging that Election Commission isn't taking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah for violating Model Code of Conduct.
23 Apr 2019
SC issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi over #ChowkidarChorHai comment
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a formal contempt notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi for attributing his Chowkidar chor hai comment to the top court's 10 April judgment.
09 Apr 2019
SC won't interfere in release of Narendra Modi's biopic
A Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, refused to interfere in the release of movie PM Narendra Modi, saying too much time is wasted on non-issues.
08 Apr 2019
SC refuses to give Modi biopic's copy to Congress' activist
The Supreme Court on Monday said it cannot pass an order on the release of PM Narendra Modi, a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi starring Vivek Oberoi, as the movie is yet to be certified by the Censor Board.
08 Apr 2019
Petition in SC challenges Madras HC order to ban TikTok
A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against the Madras High Court's interim order calling for a ban on downloading the famous media app, TikTok.
19 Jan 2019
#UnitedIndiaRally: Sharad Yadav confuses Bofors and Rafale, leaves leaders embarrassed
Sharad Yadav of the Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) made a huge mistake on the stage of mega opposition rally in Kolkata on Saturday, after which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said it was a slip of tongue.
19 Jan 2019
Sabka Haath, Sabka Vinash: Yashwant Sinha slams Modi at opposition-rally
Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha didn't mince his words on Saturday as he spoke at the mega opposition rally in Kolkata, West Bengal, organized by TMC.
07 Jan 2019
Modi government's 'reservation for economically-weaker sections' move draws brickbats
In a surprise move, the Narendra Modi government on Monday approved 10% reservation for economically challenged sections of the society.
21 Oct 2018
BJP desperate to rewrite history; uses auspicious-occasion as political-tool: Congress
Accusing BJP-led Center of using every "auspicious" occasion as "political tool," Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said BJP was "desperate to rewrite history."
26 Sep 2018
SC's Aadhaar verdict: Slap on BJP's face, says Congress
The Congress today welcomed the Supreme Court decision to strike down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act, which allowed private parties to access Aadhaar data, and termed it a "slap on the face of BJP".
20 Sep 2018
Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists
The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea by historian Romila Thapar and others seeking the immediate release of five activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and a SIT probe into their arrest.
29 Aug 2018
Arrested activists to be kept under house arrest, rules SC
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered all five activists arrested on Tuesday in near-simultaneous raids, will be kept under house-arrest till September 6.
23 Aug 2018
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.
11 Jun 2018
UP: Unknown persons fire bullets at Dr. Kafeel Khan's brother
The younger brother of Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was arrested after the Gorakhpur Hospital tragedy and is out on bail, was shot at by unknown miscreants at around 11 PM on Sunday.
07 Jun 2018
As Pranab Mukherjee readies for RSS event, daughter Sharmistha disapproves
Sharmistha Mukherjee, former president Pranab Mukherjee's daughter and a Congress leader, took to Twitter on Wednesday to express her discontent over the latter attending an RSS event in Nagpur today.
03 Jun 2018
Will say whatever I have at RSS event: Pranab Mukherjee
Days after his decision to attend an RSS event triggered a political storm, former president Pranab Mukherjee has responded, asserting he'll say whatever he has to at the event.
30 May 2018
Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram moves Delhi court, seeking protection from arrest
Former Finance Minister of India, P Chidambaram, today moved a Delhi court seeking protection from arrest in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.
30 May 2018
Cracks in Congress visible after Pranab Mukherjee accepts RSS' invitation
After former President Pranab Mukherjee agreed to attend a convocation of RSS pracharaks on June 7, tensions are visible in the Congress.
19 May 2018
#KarnatakaFloorTest: 'Let us enjoy our holidays,' says Justice Sikri
"Now, let us enjoy our holidays," this is how the Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the Karnataka power row today.
19 May 2018
SC: Bopaiah to remain pro-tem speaker, live-broadcast of floor test
The Supreme Court has rejected the plea of Congress-JD(S) challenging the appointment of pro-tem speaker KG Bopaiah in the crucial floor test of Karnataka.
18 May 2018
SC orders floor test tomorrow despite BJP seeking more time
In the latest development, the Supreme Court today ordered floor test in Karnataka to be held tomorrow at 4pm.