A polygraph test is based on the assumption that physiological responses (heartbeat, sweating, etc.) triggered when a person is lying are different from the normal state. How is it administered? Are its results admissible as evidence? We explain.
Certain services at CDSL were disrupted due to a suspected cyber attack over the weekend.
Aaftab Poonawalla, who allegedly chopped up Shraddha Walkar's body and disposed of them in a wooded area in Delhi over several weeks, will be made to do a narco test as part of the police's investigation in the case.
A Vostro account is an account that a domestic bank holds for a foreign bank in the domestic bank’s currency, i.e., rupee. The idea is to get around Western sanctions against Russia by carrying on trade in rupees.
The EAS is an ASEAN initiative and refers to the annual Meeting of Heads of States/Governments of these countries, where they are able to discuss common concerns and interests.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said ASEAN is central to India’s Act East policy, which focuses on the extended neighbourhood in the Asia-Pacific region.
CJI Chandrachud has criticised sealed covers earlier too — as has former CJI N V Ramana. However, it is also the Supreme Court itself that has given legitimacy to the practice.
After two and a half years, the 22nd Law Commission of India has been constituted with Justice (retd) Rituraj Awasthi as its head. What is the Law Commission of India, and what does it do?
Based on the levels, the governments in areas like Delhi announce measures. As the AQI in NCR dipped to the ‘severe’ category on Thursday, stage 4 of the Graded Response Action Plan was set in motion.
Delhi pollution: With Delhi's air quality deteriorating to hazardous levels, measures under Stage 4 of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) have been invoked with immediate effect. What's changing?
DMK leader TR Baalu has urged “all like-minded MPs” to support a proposal to remove Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi. How are Governors removed from office?
Bringing in the Uniform Civil Court relates to questions of personal laws, the directive principles of state policy and the Indian constitution. We explain these issues.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'One Nation, One Uniform' suggestion is in line with his broader attempt to introduce a uniform set of policies across the country.
President Droupadi Murmu honoured the Indian Army's oldest regiment, the legendary mounted unit that serves as the President's own splendid Guard.
Traditionally, almost all states have given CBI general consent. However, since 2015, several states have begun to act differently.
Regarded as Hollywood’s first Chinese-American star, Wong’s decades-long career in motion pictures, television and theatre came at a time of widespread racism.
Jointly published by Concern Worldwide and Welthungerlife, the GHI lists countries by ‘severity’. How is hunger measured? Why has India ranked so poorly? We explain.
Three kamikaze drones struck the small town of Makariv, situated west of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, on Thursday. These drones are not new, and have also been supplied by the US to Ukraine in its ongoing war with Russia.
With the Karnataka hijab case seeing a split verdict from a two-judge Supreme Court bench, we explain what happens next in such judgements.
Saying India has failed to provide sufficient information to support its case, the Interpol has rejected its request to issue a Red Corner Notice against Gurpatwant Singh Pannun. What is the interpol, and what is a Red Corner Notice?
The collegium system is not rooted in the Constitution or a specific law promulgated by Parliament but has evolved through judgments of the Supreme Court.
The Constitution of India places the post of the A-G on a special footing. The A-G is the Government of India's first law officer, and has the right of audience in all courts of the country.
More than 150 delegates will deliver speeches from the UNGA podium, in the backdrop of heightened geopolitical tensions, a climate crisis and global food shortages.
A subpoena is a writ issued by a government agency, usually a court to compel someone to appear before court or a parliamentary inquiry committee, or provide documents that they possess.
While Britain does not have a single constitutional document, it still has laws and carefully documented traditions that together form a Constitution, one that binds the king.