"...But I don’t think justice can ever be or ought to be instant and justice must never, ever take the form of revenge. I believe justice loses its character of justice if it becomes revenge,” the CJI said.
Members of the Rajput community and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh have objected to a provision in the Centre's proposed amendments to the 1959 Arms Act that prohibit an Indian citizen from owning more than one gun.
At Rajakiya Varishth Upadhyay Sanskrit Vidyalaya in Bagru, where Firoze Khan, the Sanskrit teacher at the centre of the BHU row, studied, teachers and parents wonder: ‘What has religion got to do with education’?
The order issued on Thursday said the earlier permission granted to these nine Muslim police personnel — seven constables, a head constable and an assistant sub-inspector — had been revoked with immediate effect.
“Identify all officers/ personnel working under you who have more than average weight/ waist size at your office/ branch level and send information about their weight/ waist size,” says an order issued Wednesday by the office of the SP, Bikaner.
Shortly after coming to power, the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government decided to change the system through which mayors and chairmen in urban local bodies were elected under the previous BJP government.
In light of the inquiries, the BJP has accused the Congress government in the state of deliberately initiating inquiries to harass academics appointed during the previous regime, and of interfering in the autonomy of universities.
The Congress government in Rajasthan has come up with this scheme after merging the previous BJP government’s flagship Bhamashah Swasthya Bima Yojana with the Central government’s Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.
Speaking to reporters, the Chief Minister alleged that in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, in which all the accused were acquitted, the previous BJP government in the state “deliberately” left shortcomings to “save the accused”.
The decision on constituting the SIT was taken following a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot at the chief minister’s office on Friday evening, two days after a court in Alwar district acquitted all six men accused of murdering Khan.
On April 1, 2017, Khan and his companions — including his sons — were attacked by cow vigilantes in Alwar for transporting cattle. The incident invited nationwide outrage when Khan died two days after the attack.