Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde on Monday was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
As the winter session of Parliament begins, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday urged his party colleagues to 'expose' the 'utter mismanagement' of the economy by the Narendra Modi government.
The Union Environment Secretary called a high-level meeting on Monday with the Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh over the severe air pollution in these northern states.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will move the Bill to amend the Chit Funds Act, 1982, for its consideration and passing as it was introduced in the Lok Sabha on August 5 during the monsoon session.
Meanwhile, in a major political development, the Shiv Sena will be sitting with Opposition in both houses of the Parliament, beginning from Monday, with the opposition getting a major boost ahead of the winter session.
The source said the Ministry of Home Affairs in its order had said that in order to evade FCRA, Amnesty (UK) remitted Rs 10 crore to Amnesty's India entities classified as FDI, without its approval.
About three in five journalists in India receive threats or pressure at some point of time, mostly through social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter as well as private messaging app like WhatsApp, said a survey on Friday.
After a severe hit on account of AGR, relief may be underway for telecom companies with the government exploring minimum price for calls and data to prevent extreme low or free tariffs.
Apart from Gambhir, the commissioners of all three Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Vice-Chairman of DDA and Secretary/Joint Secretary of Environment did not turn up, forcing postponement of the meeting.
Delhi has earned the dubious distinction of becoming the most polluted major city in the world with an air quality index (AQI) of 527 on Friday, as per data by Air Visual on the World AQI rankings.
'Tell them our judgements are not to be played with,' Justice Rohinton Nariman of the Supreme Court told the Centre on Friday, a day after delivering a dissenting judgement in the Sabarimala temple review.
In Thursday's verdict, the top court closed contempt proceedings against Rahul Gandhi but asked him to 'remain more careful in future' as he is 'an important political person'.
The Supreme Court in a 3:2 verdict referred the Sabarimala review pleas to the larger bench. However, there is no stay on the September 28, 2018, judgement, which lifted the ban on the entry of women aged between 10 and 50.
The Ministry of Defence has started the process of procuring around 550 robotics surveillance units with minimum 25 years of service life for counter-insurgency ops in Jammu and Kashmir, sources said on Wednesday.
Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices Sanjeev Khanna and Deepak Gupta pronounced that the Chief Justice Office is as a public authority under RTI, and upheld the Delhi High Court verdict of 2010.
The submissions were made before a single Judge bench of Justice Mukta Gupta while it was hearing the bail plea filed by AgustaWestland deal alleged middlemen Christian Michel James in both CBI and ED case.
An 18-year-old student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi died after falling from the roof of the computer engineering department building, police said on Wednesday.
The Supreme Court will pronounce judgement on Wednesday on the petitions challenging the Delhi High Court verdict bringing the office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) within the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act.
President's Rule was on Tuesday imposed in Maharashtra where political parties failed to form government after the assembly polls last month, the Home Ministry said.
The Sena, which has emerged as the second-largest party with 56 seats in the 288-member Assembly, said that it was constrained to move the top court seeking urgent relief against the 'arbitrary and malafide actions' of the Governor.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday left for Brazil for the BRICS Summit and said he is looking forward to holding discussions with the leaders from the four nations on greater cooperation in a wide range of areas.
Koshyari submitted a report to President Ram Nath Kovind stating that he was satisfied that Maharashtra government cannot be carried on in accordance with the Constitution.
In a statement, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said that the President, as advised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has accepted Sawant's resignation from the Union Council of Ministers with immediate effect.
Even as the Congress top brass discussed backing a Shiv Sena led government in Maharashtra in Delhi on Monday, the Mumbai Congress was a divided house over the issue with senior leaders contradicting each other.