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Delhi Confidential: A New Idol

A prolific tweeter, Congress social media and digital communication chief Divya Spandana Ramya has curiously not tweeted since September 29, barring retweeting Rahul Gandhi’s tweet on Wednesday.

Liberty without statism

Supreme Court upheld individual freedom, dignity, equality in Sabarimala case. But statism has its own dangers.


Sabarimala verdict: Justice Indu Malhotra dissents — Can’t invoke rationality in religion

Sabarimala verdict: In her order, Justice Malhotra said that in matters of practices of faith, the courts should intervene only if they are “pernicious, oppressive, or a social evil, like Sati”.

Asaram Bapu verdict to elevation of Indu Malhotra as SC judge: News in pictures

A look at the photo round-up of some of last week's events, including Asaram Bapu's conviction to senior advocate Indu Malhotra's elevation as Supreme Court judge.

Justice Indu Malhotra takes oath, starts Supreme Court innings with CJI bench

Born in Bengaluru in 1956, Indu Malhotra moved to Delhi at a young age. Her father was noted advocate Om Prakash Malhotra. In a 2012 interview to, an online legal portal, she recollected that he never allowed her and her siblings to slack off.

Justice Indu Malhotra gets down to work, shares bench with CJI on day 1 as SC judge

Indu Malhotra is the first woman to be elevated to the post of Supreme Court judge from the Bar. She adds to the existing strength of 24 judges in the top court.


Govt snubs Supreme Court: All eyes on Chief Justice Dipak Misra as Centre asks collegium to reconsider Justice KM Joseph's name

The government Thursday returned for reconsideration the Collegium’s recommendation to elevate Uttarakhand Chief Justice K M Joseph to the Supreme Court even as it notified the appointment of senior advocate Indu Malhotra as a judge of the apex court.

SC rejects plea to stall Indu Malhotra’s appointment, on KM Joseph says wait

"If Centre has segregated the recommendation and sent one of the names for reconsideration then they are within their right," said the bench of CJI while rejecting Indira Jaising's plea.

Indu Malhotra helped frame Vishaka guidelines, Good Samaritan law

Indu Malhotra will be the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed to the top court. She will be the seventh woman to become a Supreme Court judge.

Ball’s in Supreme Court

The manner and context in which the Supreme Court collegium’s recommendation on the appointment of judges has been treated by the executive poses a threat to the independence of the judiciary.