“It is time to set precedence”, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi defends his nomination to Rajya Sabha, says will reply to criticism after taking oath
Ranjan Gogoi said that he was given ample time before taking the decision, and he accepted the offer because of strong conviction
Curious case of Justice Madan Lokur, his flip flop on detention centres and his membership of a shady foreign funded NGO
Justice Lokur association with the CHRI may provide some clue into the reasons behind his flip flop
News roundup in brief
CJI Gogoi, Retd Justice Madan Lokur attend Pakistan Chief Justice swearing-in, Lokur shares bench with the new Chief Justice
Justice Lokur was one of the four SC judges who held the press conference last year against then CJI Dipak Misra.
“No crisis” and “no intervention needed”, say 2 of the ‘rebel judges’ who held the press conference against CJI Misra
The SC Bar Association expressed “grave concern” over the differences of the four seniormost judges with CJI Dipak Misra.
60 Malaysian nationals who had attended Nizamuddin Markaz violating visa norms freed by Delhi court on fine of Rs 7000 each
Four policemen injured in the accident, which led to the encounter of Vikas Dubey, brought to the hospital: Watch
The injured policemen have been rushed to Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital in Kanpur, after they suffered some injuries during the encounter of gangster Vikas Dubey.
After notorious gangster Vikas Dubey, another criminal Panna Yadav killed in an encounter after he opened fire
After Vikas Dubey, notorious criminal Panna Yadav gunned down in encounter by Uttar Pradesh police
The Wire accused Yogi Adityanath of being ‘casteist’ for not killing Vikas Dubey hours before the encounter of the gangster
Notorious gangster, Vikas Dubey, who was arrested from Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh was killed in an encounter in the wee hours of the morning on Friday
Nepal irked over reports of KP Oli’s alleged affair with Chinese ambassador, cable operators ban Indian channels
As per reports, the ban is not official and has been brought in by cable operators. Nepal's Nepal’s information minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada, when asked whether the Nepalese government is mulling a ban on Indian channels, had stated that it would be better if Indian media practises self-restraint.
Netizens ask Netflix to cancel comedian Kenny Sebastian’s special show after he hurls obscene abuses
Social media users are demanding that Netflix reconsiders special show of Indian comic Kenny Sebastian after he was allegedly found hurling obscene abuses to people on his Instagram page.
The curious case of ‘Drone Boy’ who has made 600 drones using broken mixer grinders and televisions. A fact-check
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While 'drone boy' Prathap NM has claimed to have made 600 drones using e-waste, not a single photo or video of them exist
Only Muslims go to heaven, Ravish Kumar-like non-Muslims can only hope for a mild level of hell: Dr Zakir Naik explains
Naik said that virtues like honesty and charity cannot ensure qualifying marks for heaven or Jannah. Only Muslims can go to heaven and non-Muslims will go to hell by default, he says.
After obscene comments, clip of comedian Kenneth Sebastian calling Sanskrit ‘most useless language ever’ goes viral. Watch video
In the video titled "Journey to the centre of my brain", Sebastian is seen thanking God because 'all the people who spoke Sanskrit are dead'.