The Anti Terrorism Act (ATA), 1997 Edition: 2019 1. Short title, extent, application and commencement. 2. Definitions. 3. Declaration of Intent. 4. Calling in of armed forces and civil armed forces to prevent terrorism of civil powers. 5. Use of armed forces and civil armed forces to prevent terrorism. 6. Terrorism. 7. Punishment for acts of terrorism 8. Prohibition of […]

Pragya Thakur: BJP MP from Bhopal Pragya Thakur on Saturday dared Congress MLA Govardhan Dangi to burn her alive, saying she will reach his home on December 8. She also hit back at the party, saying Congressmen have “experience” of burning people during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Soldier Died: Two soldiers were killed after an avalanche hit their patrol in […]

Maybe. Whatever the cause of his tantrum the Prime Minister tripped into default mode and swung a left hook as per muscle memory. He did not need to be specific, you see, because when do leaders really need to be specific when they have conveniently random ‘enemies’ and mafias’ to blast? Here’s the troubling part though: did he think through […]

If this be so, as it so seems, then the Prime Minister wants us to believe that the entire brouhaha in the top court and the ensuing adverse effects, was no one’s fault really, but in fact was – really – the fault of India, Al-Qaeda, ISIS, TTP, Ashraf Ghani, PML-N and PPP because, hey after all, why were they […]

The prime minister is clearly not blaming his government and his team of legal wizards, that much is disturbingly obvious. We can then safely infer that he is pointing fingers at elements who wanted the system to be destabilised as a result of all that was transpiring in court. [The Dawn November 30, 2019] Wizards – Pandits Transpiring – clear […]

The government found itself with no wiggle room to boost its own spending as figures released by the controller general of accounts (CGA) — the government’s accountant –– showed that the country’s fiscal deficit had crossed the budget estimate for the full year. It stood at Rs 720,445 crore, 102.4 percent of the full-year estimate. [ The Telegraph 30.11.19] Wiggle […]

Narendra Modi government’s bluster (big talk) on the state of the Indian economy was bottled on Friday after the National Statistical Office (NSO) came out with data that showed growth in the second quarter had sunk to an over six-year low of 4.5 per cent — the slowest expansion in 26 quarters. [ The Telegraph 30.11.19] bluster (big talk) bottled […]

Supreme Court Judgments February 2019 Diary Number 38 / 2018 Judgment Case Number C.A. No.-002388-002389 / 2019 28-02-2019 (English) Petitioner Name ABDUL HAKEEM M.A. Respondent Name MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY Petitioner’s Advocate C. N. SREE KUMAR Respondent’s Advocate Bench HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE UDAY UMESH LALIT, HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDU MALHOTRA Judgment By HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE UDAY UMESH LALIT S.No. 2 Diary Number […]

Supreme Court Judgments January 2019 Diary Number 173 / 2013 Judgment Case Number C.A. No.-001313-001313 / 2019 30-01-2019 (English) Petitioner Name DELHI DAYALBAGH COOPERATIVE HOUSE BUILDING SOCIETY LTD. Respondent Name REGISTRAR COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES Petitioner’s Advocate GARIMA PRASHAD Respondent’s Advocate PRAVEEN AGRAWAL Bench HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.M. KHANWILKAR, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE AJAY RASTOGI Judgment By HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.M. KHANWILKAR S.No. 2 […]

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