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On Rafale, the apex court has pointed out that the political charge does not pass the legal test.

SC dismisses curative petition challenging Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Spl CBI Director

The decision of the apex court came amidst a bitter feud between Asthana and CBI Director Alok Verma. Both have been divested of powers and sent on leave by the central government.

Rafale deal: Arun Jaitley dismisses demand for JPC probe, says SC verdict leaves no scope of doubt

Addressing the press with Jaitley, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said with the Supreme Court verdict "Rafale matter is put to rest."   

At farewell, Justice Lokur says important to maintain independence of judiciary and Bar

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi spoke about how his fellow judge's farewell was an emotional moment for him.


Full text: Supreme Court verdict dismissing pleas seeking probe into Rafale deal

Rafale verdict: Read the full text of the Supreme Court's judgment here.

Rafale deal: Relief for Modi govt as SC dismisses all petitions seeking probe

Rafale deal verdict: On offsets, the court said it was “neither appropriate nor within the experience” of the court “to step into an arena of what is technically feasible”.

Anil Ambani welcomes SC verdict on Rafale deal, says it proves falsity of allegations against Reliance

Anil Ambani said the SC verdict on the Rafale deal proves that the allegations levelled against him and his company were "wild, baseless and politically motivated".

After Rafale verdict, BJP says Rahul Gandhi and Congress should apologise to PM Modi

BJP on Rafale deal verdict: Rajnath Singh said, "Congress President tried to mislead public for political benefit and maligned Indian image globally. He should apologize to the house and to the people of the country."

Rafale SC verdict: Amit Shah to Anil Ambani — who said what

Rafale deal probe: "We are satisfied that there is no occasion to doubt the process. A country can’t afford to be underprepared. It is not correct for the court to sit as an appellant authority and scrutinise all aspects."

LiveRafale deal LIVE UPDATES: Dassault Aviation welcomes SC verdict

SC verdict on Rafale deal LIVE UPDATES: The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the Rafale deal.

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Mapping Delhi’s air quality, the week after Diwali: News in Numbers

A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.

Express Eye for Detail Ep 12: Two years of demonetisation, the Diwali mess and Faizabad renamed as Ayodhya

Two years on, The Indian Express learns that RBI did not approve of demonetisation and more about the week’s top stories in Express Eye for Detail episode 12.

Eye for Detail EP 12: All about the Ayodhya uncertainty, RBI vs govt and Statue of Unity

How the BJP and RSS are reacting to the Supreme Court deferring the Ayodhya case, why the RBI and the government are at loggerheads and what it means to have a statue worth almost Rs 3000 crores. All that and more in this week’s Eye for Detail.

How the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya impacts the BJP

The Supreme Court has said that the date for the Ayodhya hearings will be decided in January. Here’s how it will impact the BJP and what the RSS is likely to do.

Women know where to go and how to behave, Uma Bharti on Sabarimala

On the Sabarimala verdict, union minister Uma Bharti said the court cannot be blamed for its intervention. This comes just days after BJP President Amit Shah said that meddling with the affairs of the temple was a conspiracy by Communists in Kerala.

Supreme Court puts a partial ban on firecrackers just before Diwali

The Supreme Court has put a partial ban on firecrackers and asked central and state pollution boards to monitor air quality a week before and after Diwali. Here’s what the court said.

What Indu Malhotra, the only judge who disagreed on the Sabarimala verdict, said

Justice Indu Malhotra said that it is not for courts to determine which religious practices are to be struck down.

Supreme Court allows women of all ages to enter Sabarimala temple

In a 4-1 majority verdict, the Supreme Court lifted the ban and said that it violates constitutional principles. See more:

What the Supreme Court did not address in its Aadhaar verdict

There are still many unanswered questions about aadhaar despite the Supreme Court's verdict of more than 1,400 pages. Usha Ramanathan tells us the concerns that the poor of India still have, what making aadhaar voluntary means and whether the linking

What Justice Chandrachud said during the aadhaar verdict

What Justice DY Chandrachud said during the aadhaar verdict, many agree, will have implications in the future. He was the judge who did not agree with the majority opinion of the bench on many key issues. Here's what he said.