Legislators accuse Karki of playing ‘favouritism’ in constituting the bench for this issue, and fast tracking it while a similar case is pending before the court for the past three years.
CJ Karki, who is to retire on June 10, due to her age, has not held any bench since but has assigned cases to benches as usual.
To get a sense of what choices Islamabad faces, it’s important to get a sense of what the The Hague has actually said.
Sushma Swaraj tweeted her gratitude to India’s counsel at the Hague, who had argued that there was significant concern that Pakistan’s military court would have executed Jadhav in the dead of night.
Pakistan’s judiciary — historically, arguably, the most vibrant section of its civil society — has been crumbling under a weak state that cannot afford it protection.
The story the party weaved was that Kejriwal was incorruptible, allowing him incredible and almost unprecedented electoral success.
The Chief Minister talked to the family in the drawing room and was photographed handing over a cheque to the martyr’s family.
The violence, which marked the civic polls in three of the seven municipalities of Bengal, is perhaps a reflection of the ruling Trinamool Congress’s desperation to hold onto power at the crucial grassroots level.
The balancing act of handling the Chinese threat along with economic development goals is a leitmotif in the Indo-Chinese geopolitical landscape.
A local myth suggests that German women traveled to India to be impregnated by the Aryan ‘seed’.
Interpreting instruction in an over-the-top manner, especially before an exam, is playing with people’s future prospects.
Macron’s win is unprecedented. To have a man who has never held an elected office before, win on a national scale, with a one-year-old party certainly sets a new record for France.
The two finalist candidates for the Second Ballot cater to diametrically opposite visions for France, unlike the relatively sober differences between the traditional right and left parties in the past.
The claim is that “Blue Whale” game has been responsible for more than 130 suicides in Russia.
Ever since the Samajwadi Party lost the assembly elections, Shivpal has been demanding that Akhilesh should step down and hand over the party’s reins to Mulayam.
When Yoga guru Ramdev Baba declared Prime Minister Narendra Modi as ‘Rashtra Rishi’, he gave him the pedigree of a God-like status.
The SP and Congress are also facing internal dissent with several leaders openly voicing their opposition to alliance.
Politicians speak a lot and raise many issues — but what happens when these words and themes are taken from somebody else’s speeches.
The desire to “break” news quickly is the psychological driver that frequently motivates people to forward fake news in their circles without verification.
In the past 15 to 20 years there have been a number of such incidents across the entire state.
The Turkish President suggested a “multilateral” dialogue to resolve the on-going Kashmir issue. Ironically, Turkey itself is mired in several controversial, territorial and border disputes.
The 100-day benchmark was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt when he took office in 1933, in the midst of his attempt to fight the Great Depression.
Mobs across the Indian subcontinent are frequently projected as composed of faceless individuals, as collective expressions of spontaneous, righteous anger — almost like some ‘agent of God’.
Now that the worst has happened, the government has finally appointed 1983 batch UP cadre IPS officer Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, as the new director general of the force.
In India, cattle protection has suddenly emerged as the government’s prime agenda, marginalising or trivialising other issues higher up on the scale of grave importance.
The problem here is not just about the celebration of mediocrity, but also of the lack of mass appeal of those who are classified as ‘elite’ in the literary circuit.
Of course, we all need to help realise the Prime Minister’s vision for a vibrant India by 2031-32, but the improvement in lifestyle cannot be at the cost of the environment we live in.
The minister straight away moved to the rostrum to respond to the point, and left the House immediately.
It seemed the end of his political career when he was expelled from the AIADMK in February, but former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, it seems, is close to completing nothing short of a coup on his nemesis VK Sasikala.
Language cannot be imposed upon people. Imposition spawns resistance. There are several instances in history that serve as evidence, including the history of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)
The Twitter imbroglio overall reads like an unnecessary elongation of a battle-of-egos that skirts around the actual civic issue.
We must prioritise our “to-be-tackled” goals better.
The Sasikala faction has been reeling after some of its leaders came under the Income-Tax scanner and were also facing allegations of bribery in the run up to the RK Nagar bypoll.
Sonu Nigam’s choice of words could have been better while highlighting what is a rampant problem
The web-dictionary monitors its data about what words people are looking up and how much, and herein lie its timely interventions into the daily and the political.
It is strange that with a poor record of running a democratic government with repeated failures to abide by their constitution, Pakistan seems entitled to comment on Indian democratic practices.