Abhishek Manu Singhvi

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Madhya Pradesh crisis: Horse-trading, Governor's power discussed in Supreme Court

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.

No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court

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.

UK MP's visa revoked, government blames her anti-India activities

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New Delhi has sort of clarified that the visa of the United Kingdom's Member of Parliament Debbie Abrahams was revoked as she was involved in anti-India activities.

Anurag Thakur's 'Goli Maaro...' chant invites trouble, he remains defiant

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.

Chidambaram's judicial custody extended till December 11; bail hearing adjourned

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.

Maharashtra government formation: SC orders floor test tomorrow

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.

Supreme Court on Maharashtra government formation: Order reserved for Tuesday

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.

Important day for Chidambaram, SC to pronounce verdict on pleas

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.

Chidambaram "offers" to remain in CBI custody till September 2

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.

Arrested by CBI, Chidambaram gears for another legal battle

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.

Chidambaram arrested: CBI, ED are revenge seeking departments, says Congress

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.

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

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.

#KarnatakaCrisis: SC to pronounce judgment on rebel MLAs' status tomorrow

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.

Union Budget 2019: Know what became costlier and what cheaper

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.

#Verdict2019: Congress fails to save face, Priyanka meets brother Rahul

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.

Rajiv Gandhi used INS Viraat for family vacation: PM Modi

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.

Congress says EC biased toward Modi-Shah, SC refuses to interfere

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.

SC rejects Opposition's plea, refuses to increase VVPAT-EVM verification

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%.

Chowkidar chor hai remark: SC scolds Rahul Gandhi, demands apology

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.

Congress moves SC against Modi, Shah for violating poll code

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.

SC issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi over #ChowkidarChorHai comment

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.

SC won't interfere in release of Narendra Modi's biopic

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.

SC refuses to give Modi biopic's copy to Congress' activist

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.

Petition in SC challenges Madras HC order to ban TikTok

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.

#UnitedIndiaRally: Sharad Yadav confuses Bofors and Rafale, leaves leaders embarrassed

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.

Sabka Haath, Sabka Vinash: Yashwant Sinha slams Modi at opposition-rally

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.

Modi government's 'reservation for economically-weaker sections' move draws brickbats

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.

BJP desperate to rewrite history; uses auspicious-occasion as political-tool: Congress

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."

SC's Aadhaar verdict: Slap on BJP's face, says Congress

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".

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists

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.

Arrested activists to be kept under house arrest, rules SC

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.

Rafale deal: Ambani asks Congress leaders to stop derogatory comments

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.

UP: Unknown persons fire bullets at Dr. Kafeel Khan's brother

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.

As Pranab Mukherjee readies for RSS event, daughter Sharmistha disapproves

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.

Will say whatever I have at RSS event: Pranab Mukherjee

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.

Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram moves Delhi court, seeking protection from arrest

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.

Cracks in Congress visible after Pranab Mukherjee accepts RSS' invitation

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.

#KarnatakaFloorTest: 'Let us enjoy our holidays,' says Justice Sikri

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.

SC: Bopaiah to remain pro-tem speaker, live-broadcast of floor test

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.

SC orders floor test tomorrow despite BJP seeking more time

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.